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Iowa? Ohio State? Michigan? Some other team perhaps? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart asked a handful of football writers to make their incredibly early predictions on a 2016 Big Ten football champion. Here’s what they said.
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James Franklin’s third Penn State team has some challenges with an altered coaching staff and a number of player transfers. Amid the turnover, Franklin will try to take the next step in State College after going 7-6 in each of his first two seasons and 6-10 overall in the Big Ten. This remains a young roster that teems with promising talent.
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The AFC and NFC championship games are set, and it will be New England at Denver and Arizona at Carolina, respectively.
When Mel Kiper Jr. releases an NFL Mock Draft, both college and NFL football fans take notice.
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With the 2015 season officially in our rear-view mirror, we take an early peek into the fall of 2016 and how it may shape up. BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart presents his premature forecast for the Big Ten East division, and we’ve included a link for the readers to contribute to the fans’ overall prediction from No. 1 to No. 7.
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One year after Ohio State claimed the inaugural College Football Playoff national crown, the Big Ten compiled another successful season that saw Michigan State make the national semifinals.