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Tony Lippett

Around the Big Ten: Beat writers call in

Michigan State wideout Tony Lippett is having a quietly awesome season. He leads the Big Ten with five TD grabs and his 345 yards receiving are second in the conference. Not bad for a guy who at one time was a cornerback and before that a scout team quarterback. Now, he’s one of the Big Ten’s top wideouts.

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Big Ten links: MSU's backfield, OSU's playmakers & Hoke on booing

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

MSU's Drummond: 'One game doesn't make or break our year'

In Friday’s Big Ten Links, Tom Dienhart takes a look at Michigan State’s tailback rotation and the rise of two playmakers at Ohio State. Michigan’s Brady Hoke hopes any booing is directed at him and not his players while one website believes Northwestern may be better off than most think. Read it all in this post.

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Big Ten links: Good news for Penn State, Rutgers ahead of Saturday

NCAA Football: Penn State-Spring Game

Rutgers, penn State talk up Saturday's game

Matthew O'Haren-USA TODAY Sports

Penn State gets back to 85 scholarships in 2015, but James Franklin won’t alter his approach to redshirting. A win by Rutgers over Penn State this Saturday night would speed up the development of the Scarlet Knights program. And can the Big Ten rise again? All this and more in today’s Big Ten links.

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Big Ten links: Rutgers vs. Penn State, Iowa's run game woes & more

Gary Nova

Rutgers' Nova: 'Can't wait for Saturday'

James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

Every weekday morning BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart scours the Internet for the latest news worthy headlines, then he tells you what that means for Big Ten teams Today: How does Rutgers handle Penn State’s air game? What’s up with Iowa’s ground game? Plus much more.

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Devin Gardner, unsold tickets & more in today's Big Ten headlines

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

When discussing Michigan’s season, most focus on the offensive line as the key area. No doubt, the unit has a lot of pressure to perform after a lackluster effort in 2013. But quarterback Devin Gardner also has a big role. He must grasp new coordinator Doug Nussmeier’s attack—and play within the system. He can’t try to do too much.

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