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2015 Schedule
2-10, 7th in Big Ten - West
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2dDan Murphy

Top newcomer: Purdue Boilermakers

With so much uncertainty at offensive tackle, the Boilermakers will be counting on newcomer Jalen Neal to make an immediate impact.

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The Big Ten's 14 biggest X factors for 2016

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.

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The Big Ten's 14 most important players in 2016

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?

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Big Ten coaches dish anonymously on league

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.

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22dDan Murphy

Must-win game: Purdue Boilermakers

Purdue has perhaps the Big Ten's easiest schedule in 2016, and it's likely that this regime must take advantage to stay afloat.

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30dDan Murphy

Most indispensable player: Purdue Boilermakers

Purdue must get better up front on defense, and the Boilermakers are thin on the depth chart. That makes Jake Replogle the most indispensable player.

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31dTravis Haney

How Dantonio outranks Meyer, Harbaugh

The collection of coaching acumen in the Big Ten East is astounding. Mark Dantonio has a leg up on his competition in at least one area.

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38dAdam Rittenberg

Big Ten officials downplay SEC rivalry

The Big Ten-SEC rivalry is real, but many Big Ten officials don't view the two leagues as diametrically opposed, even if it's how they're portrayed.

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Purdue athletic director Morgan Burke proposed this change to recruiting: allow for earlier official visits, and after a player has taken one, he can request to sign a letter of intent after Sept. 1 of his senior year of high school. "I don't need an early signing day, because it just creates an artificial date," Burke said.

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46dJosh Moyer

Crunching the numbers: Big Ten quarterbacks

Who's the Big Ten's best signal-caller in the fourth quarter? Who's the best in the red zone? Who throws well against the blitz? We take a look.


How B1G could a new Big Ten be?

In the spirit of conference expansion chatter, our Ryan McGee has an idea. He shook up the Big Ten, added four schools and juggled the divisions to help create a more balanced CFB map. Which teams are in the new East and West? Flipping the field

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