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Know your team’s left tackle. Just like the quarterback, he’s a glamour boy. Really. Jake Long, Orlando Pace and Eric Fisher are left tackles who recently were picked No. 1 in the NFL draft. You won’t see a guard or center earn that honor. And probably not even a wideout or running back.
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Every school needs them. They are breakout players. They may come out of nowhere to become key contributors this fall. Or, expectations may be big for these “breakout” players.
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It’s July, and hopes run high across the fruited plain of the Big Ten. The possibilities seem endless from Lincoln to Piscataway. Now is the time to dream big.
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Three former Big Ten standouts were selected in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft, with two more landing in the second round.
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Check out Sean Merriman’s top Big Ten offensive trios.
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There’s offense, defense … and special teams, the often overlooked aspect of football. But, special teams can be the narrow difference between winning and losing. Here’s a look at the Big Ten East units.