Every week during the 2013 football season, BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart, Brent Yarina and Sean Merriman make their predictions for all the Big Ten games. We also provide polls for Big Ten fans to pick their winners. This year, we’re proud to include former Flyin’ Illini and new BTN basketball analyst Stephen Bardo, a huge college football fan, to the weekly feature.
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Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
The analysis, opinion, conjecture, speculation and anticipation are almost finished. Real, live football kicks off Thursday, with Minnesota hosting UNLV and Indiana entertaining Indiana State. Both games air at 7 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2Go.
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The wait is over: Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz named sophomore Jake Rudock the starting quarterback today. No surprise.
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Reese Strickland-US PRESSWIRE
If Big Ten fans want to attend games, they’ll have to reach deep into their pockets. Big Ten teams occupy three of the top four spots in Forbes.com’s ranking of most expensive average ticket price for 2013.
After 15 nights in 12 hotels and 12 cities, stretching from Lincoln, Neb., to State College, Pa., the BTN bus has come to a stop. It was a fun ride, visiting all the Big Ten schools to watch practices. It was the BTN crew’s last chance to kick the tires on each team before the start of the 2013 season.
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CHICAGO – It’s time to apply the face paint, dig out that lucky jersey and find the sweet spot on the couch – college football season kicks off next week!
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