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Big Ten links: Cam Johnston's importance, Penn State OL & more

Sep 19, 2015; Columbus, OH, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes punter Cameron Johnston (95) punts during the second half versus the Northern Illinois Huskies at Ohio Stadium. Ohio State won the game 20-13. Mandatory Credit: Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

Urban Meyer thanks fans for Saturday night

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Still can’t get enough of the wild end to the Michigan State at Michigan game? Jon Solomon of looked into the history of Wolverine Aussie punter Blake O’Neill. And Solomon unearthed some interesting stuff, as O’Neill’s Australian rules past may have contributed to his last-play fail.

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Big Ten links: Michigan-Michigan State comes down to QB play

Jack Allen

Watch Mark Dantonio talk about Michigan

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Who wins Michigan vs. Michigan State, and why – at least in the eyes of these experts? And Urban Meyer is not surprised by Jim Harbaugh’s early success leading the Wolverines. Also, Penn State is eyeing an upset of the Buckeyes this Saturday, plus a handful of notes from Thursday’s Big ten Basketball Media Days.

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Big Ten links: Catch up on Wednesday's football headlines

Maryland at Wisconsin

Who is Wisconsin's primary receiver?

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

In Wednesday’s batch of Big Ten headlines, we look at stories on Wisconsin’s struggling offense, Penn State’s plan for Ohio State, plus handful of other football and basketball stories. Oh look – Frank Kaminsky is dancing in China! Watch and read these stories in this post.

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Easiest remaining schedule? Buckeyes' best H-Back? Read today's headlines

Bill Rabinowitz

Watch our Buckeyes discussion

Who has the easiest schedules among the 15 major college unbeatens to stay perfect? Have you seen Nebraska I-back Devine Ozigbo? Is Braxton Miller really Ohio State’s best H-back?’s Tom Dienhart scoured the headlines from the Big Ten beat writers on Thursday morning and assembled this roundup for all Big Ten football fans. Dive in for those stories and more.

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Big Ten links: 5 teams in the Big Ten West title chase

Jordan Westerkamp

Would Jordan Westerkamp ever shave the 'stache?

The race to win the Big Ten West shapes up as a wild and wooly one, with five teams seemingly in the hunt (sorry, Illinois and Purdue). And the opening Saturday of full-blown Big Ten action will give us an early taste of what’s to come with three key West Division tilts: Iowa at Wisconsin; Minnesota at Northwestern; Nebraska at Illinois. Joe Christensen of the Minneapolis Star Tribune has a nice breakdown of the contenders.

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Big Ten links: Take a spin around Thursday's notable football stories

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

In Thursday’s spin around the headlines for Big Ten football, we look at a story that points out how Michigan’s loss to Utah is looking better and better. Plus, who’s running the offense at Ohio State? How serious is Wisconsin running back Corey Clement’s injury? Look – great old pictures from the 1973 Penn State-Army game! Read these stories and more in our daily digest of Big Ten news.

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Big Ten links: Possible No. 1 vs. No. 2, Minnesota QB situation & more

OK, yesterday marked the two-month warning bell for the Michigan State at Ohio State game. I know what you are thinking … that’s WAY too much time between now and then to be talking about that game. SO much can happen over the next 60 or so days. Point taken. But that won’t stop me from cranking up the hype machine right now. Will both teams make it to 10-0 before meeting?

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Big Ten links: Catch up on Friday's Big Ten football headlines

Sep 12, 2015; Evanston, IL, USA; Eastern Illinois Panthers wide receiver Anthony Taylor (3) looses his helmet while being tackled by Northwestern Wildcats cornerback Nick VanHoose (23) during the first half at Ryan Field. Mandatory Credit: Caylor Arnold-USA TODAY Sports

Watch Pat Fitzgerald discuss hot start

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Wisconsin RB Corey Clement could be out until the Badgers open their Big Ten season. Ohio State left a school’s name off their trophy. A detailed look at Braxton Miller’s transition. And no football ticket price increases any time soon for at least one Big Ten school. We touch on these stories and more in Friday’s Big Ten links.

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