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7hMatt Hinton

Grantland: College Football Cram Session Preview: 2015 Power 5 Conference CliffsNotes

College football is back! If you’ve been too busy to keep pace with our full season preview, or just lost track of time during the most interminable offseason in sports, don’t worry: We’ve got your back. Consider this your conference-by-conference cram session, outlining the least you need to know about the Power 5 leagues to get back up to speed before Thursday's kickoff.

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8hBrian Bennett

Week 1 is a big moment for B1G momentum

The Big Ten took a major step toward rebuilding its reputation with last season's bowl games, but a challenging opening weekend will test the league.

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9hDan Murphy

The week ahead in the Big Ten

The first weekend of college football in 2015 will be blanketed with Big Ten storylines, including Ohio State beginning its national title defense.

Is 'The Game' the best matchup in Big Ten?

Jim Harbaugh's first clash with Urban Meyer must be this season's premier game in the Big Ten, right? It's one of three Michigan games on our list. Top Big Ten games

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Jabrill Peppers a humble star

Peppers has barely played for the Wolverines, but that hasn't slowed talk that he's primed for a quantum leap this season. As for the comparisons to Charles Woodson? "Let me play first," Peppers says. Breakout players Nos. 10-1 (Insider)

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Jabrill Peppers to be all over field for Michigan (0:41)
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3dTravis Haney

Top breakout players in 2015: Nos. 10-1

Ah, breathe that clean, rarefied air. We’ve reached the mountaintop of our countdown of the top 50 breakout players for the 2015 college football season.

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Jim Harbaugh's first game won't be easy

According to ESPN's Football Power Index, Michigan only has a 45 percent chance to win the road game against Utah. Weeks 2-6 look promising for the Wolverines.

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Harbaugh starstruck by MJ's call

Need evidence that Michael Jordan still carries weight in today's sports world? Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was in shock when he got a call from Jordan in July. 'The real Michael Jordan?'

Harbaugh's new uniform request

What was new head coach Jim Harbaugh's special request for Michigan's road uniforms this season? Also, he got rid of alternate threads. Uni Watch: See the jerseys

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Quarterback biggest obstacle for Michigan (1:39)
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4dDan Murphy

Jim Harbaugh wowed by Michael Jordan call

Even Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was a bit starstruck when Michael Jordan called to congratulate the Wolverines for signing with Nike brand Jumpman.

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Lawson, Peppers, and Bercovici top breakout list (2:13)

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Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says he will name a starting quarterback in Monday for his team's first game. Harbaugh says Utah will send its depth chart Monday, so he plans to reciprocate in the spirit of fair, honest competition.

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Who will score a B1G-time prospect?

ESPN 300 wide receiver Ahmir Mitchell announces his decision tonight at 5 p.m. ET. The No. 216 ranked prospect is down to Michigan and Ohio State, and the Wolverines seem to be trending, according to ESPN's Tom VanHaaren.

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5dAustin Ward

Big Ten preseason quarterback rankings

The offseason is finally nearing an end, which means the Big Ten is all set to usher in what should be the Year of the Quarterback in the league.

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