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19 Big Ten players land on ESPN's CFB Top 100

Big Ten Top Players

Shilique Calhoun Fumble Recovered for TD

ESPN.com recently finalized a list of the top 100 players in college football this season. A total of 19 Big Ten standouts appear on the list, led by Michigan State defensive end Shilique Calhoun, who comes in at No. 4. Here is a look at where all 19 Big Ten players appear and a short blurb from ESPN on each player near the top of the list.

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Debate It: Who will be 2014 rushing yards leader?

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Melvin Gordon 27-Yard Touchdown Run

A season ago, Ameer Abdullah and Melvin Gordon battled for the rushing yards crown. Abdullah, in the end, finished on top, albeit on 75 more carries than his rival in Madison. This season, the way the Big Ten’s loaded at running back, it might be more than a two-man race. Will Abdullah be able to hold off the deep pool?

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NFL.com puts 4 B1G stars on Heisman candidates list

Braxton Miller

Braxton Goes Deep to Smith for the TD

NFL.com continues to churn out its 14 for ’14 lists, and it was the nation’s top 14 Heisman Trophy candidates turn Monday. Braxton Miller led a quartet of Big Ten representatives, at No. 3, behind reigning Heisman winner Jameis Winston and Oregon’s Marcus Mariota. See NFL.com’s Big Ten Heisman contenders list in this post.

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Ranking Big Ten's top 10 position units in 2014

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Ameer Abdullah Breaks Free for TD

Take a moment to open your Big Ten football history books and think back to some of the top position units that have defined the conference’s excellence. Think back to when Penn State first adopted the name “Linebacker U.” Or Purdue’s “Den of Defensive Ends.”

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B1G spring football: Top 3 players at each position

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Mark Dantonio Talks with #BTNLive

Iowa, Michigan State and Rutgers wrapped up the Big Ten spring football season with spring games on Saturday. After 13 games, one practice and an infamous cat leading Nebraska onto the field, it’s safe to say that this year’s spring was a success. Many Big Ten teams faced questions heading into the spring, and a number of those questions were answered. So now we ask: Who are the top players in the conference heading into the 2014 Big Ten football season?

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Did you see this: Nebraska 2014 hype video

After a 9-4 season concluded with an impressive win over Georgia in the Gator Bowl, Nebraska fans are already getting amped up for the 2014 college football season… And rightfully so. The Huskers return a lot of talent on both sides of the ball, including All-Big Ten running back Ameer Abdullah on offense and All-Big Ten defensive end Randy Gregory on defense.

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Dienhart: My top 10 Big Ten running backs for 2014

2014 Big Ten Running Backs

Miller Sidearms It to Elliott for the Score

Northwestern received great news Tuesday, as running back Venric Mark was granted a medical hardship for a fifth season of eligibility. Mark’s return bolsters what will be a strong collection of running backs in the Big Ten in 2014. Here’s my ranking of the conference’s Top 10 backs for next season.

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Ameer Abdullah returning for senior season

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Abdullah Gets the 4th Down Converstion

Following a memorable 24-19 win over Georgia in the Gator Bowl, Nebraska’s football program got some great news today. The Huskers’ talented running back Ameer Abdullah has announced that he will return for his senior season in 2014. The 1,600-yard rusher had the following to say in a statement released by the team Thursday.

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Poll: What was your Week 11 top play?

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Shane Wynn Catch

Week 11 in the Big Ten featured plenty of highlight-reel plays. My two favorite: Ameer Abdullah’s dive into the end zone for the game-winning score at Michigan and Shane Wynn’s incredible diving catch near the sideline vs. Illinois. Didn’t see the plays? Watch them in this post. Also, vote for the top play.

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Ameer Abdullah's game-winning TD, in video & photos

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Ameer Abdullah 5-Yard Touchdown

It was never any secret that Ameer Abdullah was a stud. The last two weeks, though, the Nebraska star has added “clutch” to his arsenal. Last week, the memorable game-winning Hail Mary wouldn’t have been possible without his incredible fourth-down effort to keep the drive alive. On Saturday at Michigan, he scored the game-winning touchdown to keep Nebraska in control of its destiny in the Legends Division.

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Q&A: Ameer Abdullah likes 'carrying the whole state'

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Abdullah Gets the 4th Down Converstion

The nation is still buzzing over the Hail Mary pass (Watch it!) that Nebraska completed in the dying moments last Saturday to beat Northwestern, 27-24. But it wouldn’t have happened if Ameer Abdullah had not picked up a huge first down on the fourth-and-15 dump-off pass featured in the video above.

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Big Ten office hands out Week 6 individual honors

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Abdullah Takes Option Pitch for 43-Yard TD

The Big Ten Conference announced its Week 6 Players of the Week on Monday, and three Ohio State players were honored following Saturday night’s comeback win at Northwestern. See all the honorees, plus their video highlights, in this post.

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