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2015 Schedule
10-3, 2nd in Big Ten - West
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3dJesse Temple

Most indispensable player: Northwestern Wildcats

Without Justin Jackson, what would Northwestern's running game have looked like last season? Four times in 2015 he carried the ball at least 33 times.

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3dTravis 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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9dAdam 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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10dAustin Ward

Toughest stretch: Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern's viability as a Big Ten contender should be settled following a tough stretch of games in October,

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18dJosh 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.

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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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Between the ESPN networks and BTN, Big Ten-scheduled night kickoffs in 2016 feature Nebraska in a league-high five games, followed by Ohio State (4), Northwestern, Iowa and Penn State (3), Michigan State, Wisconsin, Michigan and Rutgers (2), Illinois, Indiana, Maryland and Minnesota (1).

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24dTom VanHaaren

ESPN 300: Where the Big Ten stands

After signing a top-five class in 2016, Ohio State has take the lead in the Big Ten with the 2017 class.

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30dMitch Sherman

Spring breakout player: Northwestern Wildcats

Even though Northwestern is already loaded at linebacker, sophomore Cameron Queiro made a big play for playing time during spring practice.

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38dBrian Bennett

Top 10 players: Northwestern Wildcats

Anthony Walker, an All-American who led the Big Ten with 20.5 tackles for loss last season, tops Northewstern's roster heading into the summer.

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45dHeather Dinich

Scheduling in the age of the College Football Playoff

Some leagues play eight conference games, others play nine. Some have title games, others -- well, only the Big 12 -- don't. How can the playoff committee make fair choices without uniformity?