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It’s Friday, the day before game day. (Well, Michigan State plays Jacksonville State tonight and Minnesota and Rutgers played last night. But, you get my point.) And my mind is filled with questions. Here are 20 to ponder until kickoff.
Like bold predictions? Of course, you do! Well, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart offers his Week 1 bold predictions and observations in this post.
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BTN senior writer Tom Dienhart explains how there are two prime opportunities for the Big Ten to earn some much-needed credibility by scoring victories vs. elite programs.
Wisconsin’s Week 1 matchup with LSU is a must-see prime-time showdown. But what’s the best coaching matchup? How about a player on the spot? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart provides an in-depth preview of what to watch for in Week 1.
Not many people know the Big Ten as well as former Iowa quarterback Chuck Long. Tom Dienhart goes one-on-one in this Q&A with the former Hawkeye standout.
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The Big Ten season kicks off Thursday. Before the action starts, make sure to check out BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart’s preseason power rankings. His top team? Michigan State, the reigning Big Ten champ, of course. See where every team lands here.