Dienhart: Ranking the Big Ten's top 10 running backs

Oct 31, 2015; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions running back Saquon Barkley (26) leaps over Illinois Fighting Illini defensive back V'Angelo Bentley (2) during the fourth quarter at Beaver Stadium.  Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Let's just call this The Saquon Barkley Play

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Yes, Ohio State’s all-world talent Ezekiel Elliott is gone, in addition to Illinois’ Josh Ferguson, Iowa’s Jordan Canzeri and Maryland’s Brandon Ross. But the Big Ten is loaded with plenty of options/depth at running back entering the 2016 season. The impressive group is led by Penn State wunderkind Saquon Barkley.

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Dienhart: Big Ten West linebacker unit rankings

Dec 30, 2015; San Diego, CA, USA; Wisconsin Badgers head coach Paul Chryst (right) shakes ahnds with linebacker Vince Biegel (47) during the fourth quarter against the USC Trojans in the 2015 Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

New DC Justin Wilcox talks Badgers' defense

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Talented, quick, deep … those are just three words that aptly describe the linebacking corps at Wisconsin, which tops my ranking of Big Ten West linebackers. But the LBs will have to adjust to a new coordinator. What impact will that have?

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