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With the Big Ten Conference’s Independent Medical Spotter system in it’s first year, BTN Senior Writer Tom Dienhart checks in to see what the conference has learned about spotting injuries in football games. What is the exact process? Who are the spotters and what have they seen through 42 non-conference games and 20 conference home games so far? Read Dienhart’s update here.
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The 2015 college football season has reached the midway point, meaning midseason All-America teams are being released at a rapid pace.
This week on “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2015” at 10:30 p.m. ET, we visit Ann Arbor to experience the buzz before the Wolverines’ big in-state rivalry showdown with Michigan State and then all that happened after it. In profiling Michigan State’s Shilique Calhoun, we learn about his New Jersey roots and why he chose to return to school for his senior year. Also Wednesday, meet Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard and find out how he grew up around the music industry.
Week 7 of the Big Ten football season was filled with plenty of outstanding individual performances. Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott had another great week, but was it enough to keep him in the top spot of our player rankings?
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Maryland was picked as the Big Ten preseason favorite at last week’s media day and it is the highest ranked Big Ten team (No. 3) in the recently released preseason Coaches Poll.
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As I reach into my Big Ten Mailbag, I find a lot of letters that are Iowa-related. So, let’s roll up our sleeves and have it! It’s mail bag time!