The Big Ten lost Ohio State's Devin Smith, its 2014 Big Ten receiving TD leader, to the NFL, but plenty of playmakers return. See our panel's predictions for the 2015 leader.
Here's a safe assumption: Few, if any, Big Ten fans predicted a pair of freshmen (Penn State's DaeSean Hamilton & Illinois' Mike Dudek) would lead the Big Ten in receptions last season.
Who will lead the Big Ten in touchdown passes this fall? The answer could come down to the victor of the Ohio State quarterback competition. See our team's predictions inside.
The Big Ten welcomes back five of its six top passing yards leaders, including last year's winner (Michigan State's Connor Cook). Will a new name finish atop the leaderboard. See our panel's picks.
Three of the Big Ten's talented running backs finished atop the Big Ten scoring list last fall. Who will take the scoring title in 2015? See our panel's picks inside.
One of the tougher stats to predict every season is interceptions. [ MORE: Sacks leader? | Get all of our preseason coverage ] Consider this: Former Michigan CB Blake Countess followed up his 2013-leading six-interception campaign with zero picks last season. Or this: Darqueze Dennard, a first-round pick in 2014, finished two off the pace in his final season, and Trae Waynes, a first-round pick in 2015, finished three off the pace last season. Who will lead the Big Ten in interceptions this fall? See what our BTN.com team says below: INTERCEPTIONS 2014 leader: William Likely, CB, Maryland & Ohio
Look out, Big Ten quarterbacks! Once again, the Big Ten will boast more than its share of premier pass-rushers. In all, the Big Ten returns seven of its top 10 sack leaders. It all starts with Ohio State’s Joey Bosa, the reigning Big Ten defensive player of the year who racked up a Big Ten-best 13.5 sacks in 2014. All of the following guys are back after finishing tied for fourth place with eight sacks: Vince Biegel (Wisconsin), Shilique Calhoun (Michigan State), Darron Lee (Ohio State), Drew Ott (Iowa), Kemoko Turay (Rutgers) and Anthony Zettel (Penn State). After that, don’t
The Big Ten had a solid showing in Week 1, registering a 12-2 record. However, there were several notable injuries in the opening week. Which one is the most worrisome?
Our Countdown to Kickoff series has reached the end. The final topic: Big Ten champion? See who our panel picks in this post.
Who will win the inaugural Big Ten East title? See Tom Dienhart, Sean Merriman and Brent Yarina's picks in this post.