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Ranking the Big Ten's best defensive trios

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Shilique Calhoun Interception Touchdown

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With Big Ten media days Monday and Tuesday, media members are busy predicting what the conference landscape may look like in the upcoming 2014 season. One thing is for certain: The Big Ten should be loaded with talent on defense. To that point, I was wondering which teams feature the best trios, when it comes to the three levels (line, linebacker and secondary)?

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Dienhart's 15 Big Ten units under pressure

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Doe Makes Diving Touchdown Grab

You hate to put too much pressure on any one unit–this is a team game. But there’s no denying some have to step up this fall if their teams want to make a push for a division title. From the Michigan offensive line to the Ohio State linebackers, here’s a look at the 15 Big Ten units with most to prove in 2014.

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BTN to provide live coverage of Big Ten media days

CHICAGO – BTN and BTN2Go will provide more than five hours of live coverage of Big Ten Football Media Days, beginning at 10:30 a.m ET Monday. Coverage includes the press conferences of all 14 Big Ten head football coaches and remarks from BTN President Mark Silverman, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and College Football Playoff Chief Operating Officer Michael Kelly. The press conferences and remarks will re-air beginning at 7 p.m. ET that evening.

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BTN.com's 2014 Big Ten football uniform poll

NCAA Football: Indiana at Ohio State

Purdue Takes Field in Black Helmets

Everybody enjoys a good football uniform. Already home to some of the game’s most iconic uniforms, the Big Ten will garner even more attention for its designs with Maryland and Rutgers’ arrival. Who has the best uniforms? We asked five college football writers to help us form BTN.com’s 2014 Big Ten uniform poll.

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Check out these 50 fun Big Ten football facts

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Drew Brees Fires Up the Crowd

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With football season just around the corner, BTN.com decided to offer up a heavy dose of Big Ten football facts. See Sean Merriman’s 50 fun and interesting list of factoids in this post. Have another tidbit? Feel free to leave it in the comment box at the bottom of the post.

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BTN LiveBIG: Illinois, NU create self-charging heart

The human heart is one of the most incredible natural phenomena in existence. The ways in which it powers various functions of the human body is one of the great wonders of life. Yonggang Huang and John Rogers, professors at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois, respectively, have spent much of their careers studying this amazing organ.

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