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Big Ten links: More on Harbaugh, takes on Pelini & Bosa scores honor

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

The buzz around Michigan’s reported blockbuster offer to Jim Harbaugh still has many talking. And with good reason. If the Wolverines somehow could land Harbaugh, it would be huge. Ex-players at the University of San Diego have high praise for him, with one saying it’s this simple: Harbaugh takes losers and makes them winners.

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Big Ten links: Stunning report of Michigan offer, Pelini's outburst & more

The NFL Network reported that Jim Harbaugh has made a stunning offer to coach the Michigan football team. It appears Bo Pelini didn’t leave Nebraska quietly, and that’s a shame. And Mark Dantonio knows that assistant coach Pat Narduzzi will be a head coach someday and that’s a good thing. ERead all that and more in today’s Big Ten links.

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Big Ten links: Spin through Thursday's Big Ten hoops & football headlines

Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

In Thursday’s Big Ten links we look that stories on the Cotton Bowl being a good fit for Michigan State, the NCAA president looking back at the Penn State scandal, and at least one Big ten hoops coach who likes to see the men’s tournament headed to New York City. Get caught up in this post.

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Could bowl-eligible Big Ten team miss the postseason? Read the Big Ten links

Even though it’s bowl eligible with six wins, could Penn State—or any other 6-6 and 7-5 Big Ten team–be left out of the postseason? Greg Pickel of Pennlive.com says the outcome of Saturday’s Big Ten championship game between Wisconsin and Ohio State will be a major factor in determining whether a team stays home or not.

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Big Ten links: Reports say IU's Wilson, Illini's Beckman staying on

Big reports at Illinois and Indiana, where Tim Beckman and Kevin Wilson both will be back—Beckman for his fourth season and Wilson for his fifth. Good to hear. Beckman rallied the Fighting Illini to bowl eligibility. Wilson has the Hoosiers on the rise and may have stamped a postseason ticket if not for an injury to quarterback Nate Sudfeld. IU A.D. Fred Glass has thrown his support behind Wilson.

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Big Ten links: Gordon's Heisman outlook, Coleman vs. OSU & more

Melvin Gordon

UW's Gordon on his amazing week

BTN

Melvin Gordon’s 408-yard rushing effort last week against Nebraska has him squarely in the Heisman hunt. Indiana’s Tevin Coleman eyes Ohio State’s front seven. Michigan State’s Jeremy Langford looks back at his days as cornerback and receiver. We touch on these stories and more in Thursday’s Big Ten links.

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Big Ten Links: Huskers, Badgers ready for Big Ten showdown & more

Nebraska at Michigan State

Bo Pelini: It'll be a great environment

Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

If you are like me, you can’t wait for the Nebraska at Wisconsin game this Saturday. It is a key Big Ten West showdown. The Cornhuskers can count on the Badgers sticking with their classic power running game that has burned Nebraska in the past. Who can forget the 2012 Big Ten title game? Exactly.

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