In his latest review of Big Ten football spring games, BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart looks at the latest developments at Purdue. Here are five things he learned about the Boilermakers this spring.
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Reports of a new Big Ten TV deal are coming out and at least one national writer says the six-year deal would make sense. Also, there are departures at Michigan State’s and Iowa’s football teams while another Big Ten star is testing the NBA Draft waters. Read Wednesday’s Big Ten headlines digest now.
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BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart and Sean Merriman look at the most intriguing quarterback races in the Big Ten this season.
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Michigan State has been one of the Big Ten’s top programs in recent years, winning 11 or more games five times in the last six seasons. But the NFL draft doesn’t reflect that success. Instead, it reinforces the notion that Mark Dantonio and his staff have few peers when it comes to developing talent to fit their system.
To put it mildly, Mike Riley’s debut didn’t go smoothly. Nebraska struggled, no doubt about it, but the squad finished 3-1 in its last four games with a bowl win vs. UCLA in an otherwise vexing 6-7 season that forever will be remembered by myriad tough losses.
Could former Wisconsin OT Chris McIntosh be the successor to Barry Alvarez as Badger A.D.?
Monday is the 20th anniversary of Brook Berringer’s death.