The Big Ten has a huge new TV rights deal, a football landscape with a rising profile, and relatively few worries heading into the football season.
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Dennis Green's career highlights
Before his 13-year career as an NFL head coach, Dennis Green served as the head coach at Northwestern (1981-85) and Stanford (1989-91). He died Thursday at the age of 67.
Dennis Green, who coached the Vikings and Cardinals over 13 NFL seasons, died Thursday at the age of 67 from complications of a cardiac arrest.
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald is bringing a trio of talented Wildcats, including Anthony Walker Jr., to Big Ten media days, which start Monday.
Northwestern is taking unique approach to promote star linebacker Anthony Walker, or "The Franchise," as he's now being called.
Zach Strief and Sherrick McManis are two current NFL players who were among the top talent this century for Northwestern University.
What Vegas expects from Big Ten teams
The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook expects 10 wins from the Wolverines. Rival Ohio State is right behind them in over/under win total.
Running back Justin Jackson is one of the Big Ten's most underrated players, but the Wildcats' passing game will need some work in 2016.
Northwestern was a surprise team last season with 10 wins. We look at why they will or won't reach double-digit wins again in 2016.
Every Big Ten team boasted at least one candidate on one of the watch lists for the Maxwell and Bednarik awards. Here's a breakdown, by team.
Who will play quarterback at Michigan? And can any one player fill the massive hole left by Ezekiel Elliott at Ohio State? The Big Ten has some interesting position battles to watch.
Duke's program has turned a corner under coach David Cutcliffe, and will be trying to create early momentum when it travels to Northwestern.
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?
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.
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.
Four of the Wildcats' top-six pass-catchers graduated, but freshman possession receiver Ben Skowronek adds depth and ability to the roster.
Northwestern vs Western Michigan Broncos
Ryan Field - Sat 9/3