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Tom Dienhart's top 5 Penn State players to replace in 2015

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Mike Hull: 'It's a bittersweet ending'

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The debut for James Franklin had its ups and downs. The Nittany Lions opened the season 4-0 and then went in a 2-6 funk to end the season before rallying to beat Boston College in overtime in the Pinstripe Bowl. BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart takes a look at the Top Five Penn State players who must be replaced in 2015.

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Big Ten Links: Tackling the recruiting advantage of 'unofficial visits'

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Interesting take from Bleacher Report that says the Big Ten needs to fight back on recruiting rules that favor the SEC. The author of this piece, Greg Couch, says unofficial visits hurt Big Ten schools, who can’t get as many from top players as SEC schools on those “unofficials” because of proximity.

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Big Ten links: Purdue's hot, football offseason ponderings & more

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In Thursday’s look at Big Ten headlines, we review Purdue’s win over Indiana – did you see the locker room celebration in the video above? Also, read about one Super Bowl coach who thinks Jim Harbaugh will thrive again in the college game. Find lots more in this post.

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Tom Dienhart's top 5 Maryland Terrapins to replace in 2015

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Diggs takes it to the house!

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Maryland football coach Randy Edsall has some key players to replace to keep competing in the uber-competitive Big Ten East, including wideout Deon Long and linebacker L.A. Goree. Here are the five Terrapins that will be most difficult to replace.

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