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Dienhart: 70 questions for Big Ten Football Media Days

Jul 28, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany addresses the media during the Big Ten football media day at Hilton Chicago. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

2016 Big Ten football sizzle reel? Yes, please

Can the Big Ten win the national championship? Can Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers be as good at linebacker as he was at safety? Who are the sleeper teams? BTN’s Tom Dienhart lays out 70 questions as he heads off to cover Big Ten Football Media Days in Chicago Monday and Tuesday.

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Here's how to watch & follow Big Ten Football Media Days

Get ready for 13 hours of live coverage at Big Ten Football Media Days in 2016 Monday and Tuesday as coaches and players from all 14 Big Ten head football coaches meet the media in Chicago. We know not everyone will be near a TV when the event is going on, so all press conferences can be streamed via the web, smartphones, tablets and connected devices on BTN2Go. Just click this “Watch Live” link when the events begin or make sure you have the BTN2Go app.

What are the events and when will they air live? Glad you asked. We’ve got the full schedule down below.

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Dienhart: Ranking the Big Ten's top 10 defensive backs

Oct 31, 2015; Iowa City, IA, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes defensive back Desmond King (14) returns an interception 88 yards for a touchdown during the second half against the Maryland Terrapins at Kinnick Stadium. Iowa won 31-15. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Desmond King houses pick at Maryland

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Is there a better defensive back in the nation than Iowa’s Desmond King, the reigning Jim Thorpe Award winner? Probably not. He emerged last year as a special talent for a Hawkeye defense that helped the program race to a school-record 12-0 start en route to winning the Big Ten West and earning the school’s first Rose Bowl bid since the 1990 season.

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