Michigan State has its Messiah, and Northwestern can unchain Jango, while Nebraska has Dicaprio to act its way out of any trouble.
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Purdue on Thursday hired offensive line coach Darrell Funk, who was the offensive line coach at Michigan for three seasons before coaching at Akron in 2015.
Grading the 2016 football recruiting classes in the Big Ten, which saw Ohio State deliver another top-5 class and Michigan finish with a fury.
As signing day nears we're taking a look at the highest-impact prospects each Big Ten school has signed over the last decade, starting with 2001-15.
Led by Markell Jones and D.J. Knox, Purdue has reason for optimism from its running game in 2016.
Purdue's new coordinator Ross Els will have his hands full rebuilding a depleted secondary for the 2016 season.
Barring any last-second, non-publicized surprises, 20 Big Ten players have officially declared for the NFL draft this spring.
The Buckeyes leapfrogged Michigan State and Iowa after the bowl games in our final Big Ten Power Rankings of the season.
The college football season just ended, but we're already looking ahead to 2016. Here's how the Big Ten stacks up, at least to us.
Randall Cunningham, the UNLV star who went on to a productive 17-year NFL career as a quarterback, will enter the College Football Hall of Fame as a punter.
Darrell Hazel is on the hot seat after changing both coordinators; David Blough showed some promise at QB but went only 1-7 in his starts.
Our reporters pegged the Big Ten's cellar-dwellers and a Michigan rebound ... but Iowa's run to the Rose Bowl defied summer prognostications.
By the latest count, there are 14 new coordinators in the Big Ten for 2016, accounting for half the coordinator jobs available in the league.
Bowl season is over for the Big Ten, and the long offseason has begun. Here is a look at offseason issues facing some conference teams.
Ohio State's J.T. Barrett and Iowa's C.J. Beathard should be among the conference's best quarterbacks heading into the 2016 season.
As a fourth-year junior who graduated in December, Purdue quarterback Austin Appleby will transfer to Florida and be eligible to play immediately.
Purdue coach Darrell Hazell hired Ross Els, who was linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator at Nebraska, as defensive coordinator Friday.
Purdue coach Darrell Hazell talked confidently this summer about how his 2015 football team would be different. It was ... only worse.
Can Purdue keep undefeated pace up?
We'll find out as the schedule gets a bit tougher; the Boilermakers' slate is the weakest of the undefeated. Purdue is dominating its opponents, but how long will it stay that way? Tuesday truths (Insider)
Last year's bumper crop was hard to replace, but with LJ Scott and Saquon Barkley leading the way, bruising backs aren't disappearing in the Midwest.
The league doesn't award an all-freshman team, but we do. A look at the impact rookies in the Big Ten for 2015.
Boilermakers only simmer with recruits
Purdue isn't exactly sitting on a well of talent in Indiana. The last few years haven't been particularly good to the Boilermakers, and if they ever want to make any headway with prospects they'll have to be better. Ranking CFB recruiting jobs 1-65
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Black Sunday so far in Big Ten: Rutgers dumped head coach Kyle Flood and AD Julie Hermann. Purdue let go both its offensive and defensive coordinators. Penn State and Minnesota also fired their offensive play callers.
Purdue coach Darrell Hazell says assistant coaches John Shoop, Greg Hudson and Rubin Carter won't return to his staff next season.
The Iowa Hawkeyes and Michigan State Spartans will settle the top of the power rankings on the field this Saturday.