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Video: Check out this vintage Chris Farley Wisconsin recruiting pitch

So, @BadgerFootball, the Wisconsin football team’s Twitter handle, posted a terrific video Tuesday afternoon. As you can tell, it’s a vintage Chris Farley video. In it Farley, playing his popular character “Matt Foley,” tells recruits why they should go to Wisconsin. Farley’s pitch? “If you don’t go to the University of Wisconsin, you’re gonna end up eating government cheese and living in a van down by the river!” This is great stuff. Also: Look at how much Camp Randall Stadium has changed. Please welcome the #Badgers' newest recruiting coordinator, Matt Foley. #SNL #ChrisFarley http://t.co/XyLHBqdVAj — Badger Football (@BadgerFootball) February 24,

Big Ten links: Spring football starts, Traevon Jackson & much more

Big Ten spring football officially kicks off today. Yep. It’s true. The calendar still says “February,” but they have the neck rolls and J-pads out in Ann Arbor for Jim Harbaugh’s first spring practice. The Detroit Free Press will be at every practice, Tweeting about each broken shoe lace, Harbaugh whistle blow and bobbled snap—in addition to these five things to watch. At the top of the list? Do you really have to ask? *** This is amazing: The draft stock of Michigan State’s Connor Cook continues to soar—and he’s not even in the draft. Funny how this works, isn’t

THON 2015: Get video & photos of Penn State teams participating

Penn State hosted THON, the world’s largest student-run philanthropy, Friday-Sunday at the Bryce Jordan Center. [ MORE: Watch live webcam of THON ] The 46-hour event, starting at 6 p.m. ET Friday and running through 4 p.m. Sunday, raised $13,026,653.23 for the fight against pediatric cancer, with all benefits going to the Four Diamonds Fund out of Penn State Hershey Medical Center. A year ago, THON raised a record $13,343,517.33. Congratulations to all of those who participated and donated. The Thon total is…. pic.twitter.com/NGrrvuPmGF — Audrey Snyder (@audsnyder4) February 22, 2015 Here’s video of several of the Penn State athletic