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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Northwestern All-Big Ten LB Anthony Walker had season tickets to Miami games growing up and hoped to play for the U. He even was coached by Hurricanes super fan Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell in an all-star game. "After seeing Sean Spence and guys like that, Miami always was the favorite team, but I didn't get a Miami offer," Walker said. "You can only go to one college, so as long as I was able to get one offer, I was OK with it."
Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer
Pat Fitzgerald has raised some interesting points in regards to the Big Ten's 9-game conference schedule. He's concerned about the uneven number of home and away games for teams, and while he preferred 8 league games, he would rather play 10 than 9.
Josh Moyer ESPN Staff Writer
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald opens Big Ten media days by offering thoughts and prayers for the friends and families of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler, who died in a car crash over the weekend. "It's with a heavy heart and great sadness that I kick off here this morning," he said.
Watch: Day 1 at Big Ten media days
Michigan's Jim Harbaugh and Penn State's James Franklin are among the coaches at Big Ten media days on Monday. Ohio State's Urban Meyer will take the podium on Tuesday. Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN
Naturally, Jim Harbaugh will be the center of attention, but there will be plenty of big topics to cover when the Big Ten kicks off its media days.
Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer
With Big Ten media days kicking off in Chicago, the league has announced its preseason honors list. Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett is the headliner, but there is no shortage of star power returning to the conference this fall.
Ohio State fell short of a Big Ten title game appearance last season. Will the Buckeyes get back for the third time in four seasons? Or will Michigan take over the East Division?
Pat Fitzgerald @coachfitz51
Our entire football family is thinking and praying for the Foltz, Sadler, Husker and Spartan families today.
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.
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.
Northwestern vs Western Michigan Broncos
Ryan Field - Sat 9/3