Who will win the inaugural West title? See Tom Dienhart, Sean Merriman and Brent Yarina’s picks inside.
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BTN lead host Dave Revsine sat down with BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart to discuss Revsine’s new book “The Opening Kickoff: The Tumultuous Birth of a Football Nation,” a rich, historical look at the early days of the game which includes the formation of the Big Ten Conference.
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Everyone can agree Wisconsin-LSU is the most intriguing Week 1 Big Ten matchup, right? Right. OK, now it’s time for Tom Dienhart’s full Week 1 Big Ten game rankings.
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The Marching Illini recently visited Illinois football practice. It resulted in some entertaining dancing and a good time had by all. View a trio of videos in this post.
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The Big Ten season kicks off Thursday. Before the action starts, make sure to check out BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart’s preseason power rankings. His top team? Michigan State, the reigning Big Ten champ, of course. See where every team lands here.
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Football season is here! Like we’ll do all season long, we’re predicting every Big Ten game and providing polls for Big Ten fans to pick their winners. This week, Illinois beat writer Bob Asmussen joins the panel.
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