Last year, the Big Ten finished the season with six teams ranked in the final AP Top 25. How will things shake out this season?
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Josh Rosen and UCLA lead our list of wild-card teams heading into the season. For these teams, a few lucky bounces could be the difference between the playoff and disappointment.
From LeBron James to Will Ferrell, from Katy Perry to President George H.W. Bush, here are the top celebrity fans for each of our top 25 teams.
Every team has one -- a wild-card guy who could be great or inconsequential, or anything in between. Here are the 14 biggest X factors in the Big Ten for 2016.
Phil Steele gives four value bets to win this year's College Football Playoff National Championship, all of which have odds worse than 10-1.
The Hawkeyes are thin at tight end, giving Noah Fant a chance to make a difference very soon.
Week 11 in the Big Ten features a matchup between last year's West Division champs (Iowa) and arguably this year's East Division favorites (Michigan).
Woody Hayes, Fielding Yost and Bo Schembechler lead the way for all-time great Big Ten coaches.
Predicting who will make the most interceptions is often a futile exercise, but two Big Ten defensive backs have a solid track record.
There's a clear-cut No. 1 quarterback in Columbus, and Ohio State fans know the success of their offense rests with J.T. Barrett. Who are the Big Ten's other indispensable players?
Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation
Along with a full complement of Michigan coaches, coaches from KU, Iowa and a lot of local smaller schools in attendance at Midwest Elite Camp. Doing better in KC a priority for the Jayhawks and the Hawkeyes have been sneaky good over the years in the area.
It's that part of the year when everybody is dreaming of the CFP. So what better time to offer up the single reason why each top 25 team could, should and will make a January title run?
Hayden Fry and Kirk Ferentz lead the pack as the best coaches in Iowa history.
Michigan State-BYU and Iowa-Minnesota games in October could offer insight into how the races in the Big Ten will shape up.
It's easy to name college football's best players -- hello, Fournette, Mayfield, McCaffrey, Watson. But who has the best skill guys, O-line and secondary? Here's the five best at each position.
Big Ten might miss out on CFP
The Big Ten might be plagued with two-loss teams this year. Since Ohio State returns only six starters, Michigan is favored by FPI to win the conference. But the Wolverines must face Ohio State, Michigan State and Iowa on the road. Predicting the CFP semifinalists (Insider)
Spoiler alert: What you're about to read is a 100 percent, completely-accurate-even-though-the-season-hasn't-started look at how the 2016 All-American team will look. (You're welcome.)
June is the time for college football optimism, especially if you're a likely top 25 team. But even the best rosters in the country have a skeleton or two in their statistical closet.
There isn't a more potent playmaker for the Hawkeyes than Desmond King.
Does June still count as "Way Too Early" for college football? Our vote: yes. So in Mark Schlabach's updated Way-Too-Early Top 25, Baylor drops out and Tennessee jumps into the top 10.
How do Big Ten coaches think 2016 will play out? With anonymity assured, they dish on why Michigan is the team to beat, how J.T. Barrett could struggle again and more about the league.
After Ohio State's J.T. Barrett, which Big Ten quarterbacks are primed for big seasons? Our writers debate the topic.
why not live in Fantasyland for a bit? Here are potential matchups for the totally nonexistent 2016 SEC/Big Ten challenge.
The annual Heartland Trophy game against Wisconsin always looms large for Iowa, and a victory typically propels the Hawkeyes to a big season.
Iowa vs Miami (OH) RedHawks
Kinnick Stadium - Sat 9/3