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The 2016 NCAA Convention is next week, and a vote will be taken on the Big 12 and ACC’s proposal to deregulate rules surrounding league title football games. What exactly does that mean? Also in Friday’s Big Ten headlines, two Big Ten football players wrote public letters to fans but for different reasons. Plus, Ohio State is dealing with seeing nine players entered the NFL Draft. Catch up in this post.
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AthlonSports.com has a very early football Top 25 for 2016. Yes, you knew it was coming because they come every year and we roll our eyes at them and then read them anyway because they’re fun to talk about. The national title game for this season hasn’t even been played and college players still can declare for the NFL draft until Jan. 18. Regardless, early, early, early Top 25 lists wait for no one.
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The 2015 Jim Thorpe Award winner is coming back to Iowa City, Iowa.
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The NFL playoffs are set, and former Big Ten standouts litter the 12 teams’ active rosters.
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Not every school’s bowl experience was the same. Some teams are coming off postseason highs. Others enter the offseason on a down note. Here is a ranking of how the 10 Big Ten teams performed.