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Urban Meyer - B1G Championship Preview Interview

Big Ten football fans are in full force this weekend in Indianapolis as the third annual Big Ten Championship game is set to kick off tonight at Lucas Oil Stadium. With fans come team spirit, and with team spirit comes great jerseys. I went around the Big Ten Fan Fast and compiled photos of the best jerseys leading up to tonight’s Michigan State vs. Ohio State game.

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Three & Out: Former Ohio State star Eddie George

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PSU's Robinson, Hackenberg Give Title Game Picks

Former Ohio State standout and Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George appeared as a guest on #BTNLive this morning at the Indianapolis Convention Center. I caught up with George after the show and asked him about his thoughts on tonight’s big game.

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X-Factors: 6 players to watch tonight

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Mark Dantonio B1G Championship Preview Interview

Kickoff is just hours away. BCS No. 2 Ohio State and BCS No. 10 Michigan State each has a lot on the line in the third annual Big Ten championship game. For the Buckeyes, a victory figures to push them to the BCS title game. For the Spartans, a triumph will mean a trip to the Rose Bowl for the first time since the 1987 season.

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Urban Meyer - B1G Championship Preview Interview

BTN and BTN.com has team coverage of the Big Ten Football Championship weekend as BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman are in Indianapolis for all the events. Follow Dienhart on Twitter via @BTNTomDienhart and find Merriman via @BTNSean. We’re also taking pictures for our BTN Instagram page and our Instagram page for the TV show “The Journey.”

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Friday's top sights and sounds from Indianapolis

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Urban Meyer - B1G Championship Preview Interview

After addressing the media on Friday afternoon at Lucas Oil Stadium, both Urban Meyer and Mark Dantonio made one thing clear – This year’s Big Ten Championship Game is going to be a good one. Scratch that. A GREAT one.

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Friday notebook: A look at some B1G numbers

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Mark Dantonio B1G Championship Preview Interview

In less than 24 hours Michigan State and Ohio State will take the field to face off in the 2013 Big Ten Football Championship Game. There is plenty at stake. For now, let’s take a look at some numbers on both sides of the ball for both sides starting with this one: Ohio State and Michigan State have played six common foes in 2013. They are Michigan, Iowa, Northwestern, Illinois, Indiana and Purdue. The Buckeyes’ total margin of victory in those tilts is 130; MSU’s margin was 126.

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MSU defense, OSU offense eyeing each other

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B1G Championship Game Press Conference - Mark Dantonio

INDIANAPOLIS — The marquee on the Big Ten title game says “Ohio State vs. Michigan State.” But it may as well say “Ohio State’s offense vs. Michigan State defense.” That’s what many are focused on the eve of the game.

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Meet the press: Watch Friday's media sessions

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B1G Championship Game Press Conference - Urban Meyer

Both football coaches spoke with reporters at the Big Ten Football Championship press conferences today in Indianapolis, and BTN aired them both live. Ohio State’s Urban Meyer went first and Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio followed up. We’v posted video of both session in this post and transcripts below those videos.

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Photos: Friday's Big Ten preparations

Our crew from “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013″ presented by Best Buy is in Indianapolis to cover the Big Ten Football Championship for an episode of the show next week. As they have done all season, they’re posting great behind-the-scenes photos to their Instagram page. We’ve pulled out a few in this post.

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Big Ten writers make title game predictions

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Shawn Springs Talks OSU-MSU Championship Game

The picks are in! I canvassed my writing colleagues from all Big Ten precincts, as well as some national scribes and pundits, to get their prediction on the Big Ten title game between Ohio State and Michigan State this Saturday night in Indianapolis. And yes, we asked for a predicted final score, too.

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Dienhart: Looking back at last time OSU-MSU met

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A.J. Hawk Talks OSU-MSU Championship Game

Adding to the intrigue of the Ohio State vs. Michigan State Big Ten championship game is the fact the teams didn’t play this fall. The Buckeyes cross-division foes in 2013 were Michigan, Iowa and Northwestern. The Spartans played Purdue, Indiana and Illinois.

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Dienhart: Laying out Big Ten Title Game from A to Z

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DiNardo on Dantonio's "Why Not Us" Comment

The Big Ten Football Championship game is being analyzed from every possible angle. And that’s just on this website. But let’s not stop there as we are days away from the big game between No. 2 Ohio State and No. 10 Michigan State. I’m headed to Indianapolis for all of the hoopla on Friday and I’ll be covering Saturday night’s game of course, too. So here is my  look at the big clash from A to Z.

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Dienhart: 10 reasons why Ohio State can win

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Jackson, Jansen Pick B1G Championship Players to Watch

There’s a lot to like about Ohio State and its chances to beat Michigan State in the league title tilt and win the Big Ten championship. The biggest hope is a killer offense. Here are 10 reasons why the Buckeyes can win the conference and perhaps go to the BCS title game for the first time since making back-to-back appearances after the 2006-07 seasons.

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Dienhart: 10 reasons why Michigan State can win

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DiNardo on Dantonio's "Why Not Us" Comment

There’s a lot to like about Michigan State and its chances to beat Ohio State in the league title tilt and win the Big Ten championship. The biggest hope is a killer defense. Here are 10 reasons why the Spartans can win the conference and go to the Rose Bowl for the first time since the 1987 season.

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Jackson, Jansen Pick B1G Championship Players to Watch

BTN will provide extensive coverage of the Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis this weekend, when No. 2 Ohio State takes on No. 10 Michigan State. Leading up to the action, BTN will air the Big Ten Football Championship team press conferences Friday from 3:30-4:30 PM ET.  Later, #BTNLive, with Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo, Howard Griffith and Glen Mason, will air live from the Big Ten Fan Fest at 6 PM ET. Also, Mike Hall will host the Big Ten Football Report Championship Preview at 7 PM ET with analysts Brandon Williams, Jim Miller and Stanley Jackson.

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Scouting Report: Big Ten assistants on Ohio State

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What Does Alabama's Loss Mean for OSU?

The coaches for Michigan State and Ohio State are furiously game-planning for the Big Ten championship game. I asked several Big Ten coordinators who have prepared for and stared down the Spartans and Buckeyes for their off-the-record views and ideas on how to attack each team. Here’s what they said.

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Scouting Report: Big Ten assistants on Michigan State

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2013 Defensive Lineman of the Year: Shilique Calhoun

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The coaches for Michigan State and Ohio State are furiously game-planning for the Big Ten championship game. I asked several Big Ten coordinators who have prepared for and stared down the Spartans and Buckeyes for their off-the-record views and ideas on how to attack each team. Here’s what they said.

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Dienhart: Finally, a big B1G title game

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Ohio State at Michigan - Football Highlights

This is what the Big Ten needs: A league championship game with some true national big-game appeal that could launch the conference on an upward trajectory.

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Twitter: Is title game Big Ten's biggest game since '06?

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What Does Alabama's Loss Mean for OSU?

The Big Ten title game is going to be great. Not only do you have 11-1 Michigan State vs. 12-0 Ohio State, you have Michigan State’s No. 1 defense vs. Ohio State’s No. 1 offense. There’s more intriguing storylines, too. Like, Ohio State can make the BCS title game with a win. That got BTN’s Mike Hall wondering if this was the biggest Big Ten game since Michigan-Ohio State in 2006.

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Audio: Spartans, Buckeyes talk B1G title game

On Monday, Ohio State and Michigan State players spoke with reporters from around the country about the upcoming Big Ten Football Championship game in Indianapolis. Listen to what group of players each had to say about reaching the title game and their opponents

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