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Big Ten links: Penn State's Carl Nassib is one of Big Ten's best

Matthew O'Haren-USA TODAY Sports

A look at the rise of Penn State’s Carl Nassib. Another look at how Michigan punter Blake O’Neill handled adversity. What are Ohio State’s Cardale Jones’ options? Is Iowa’s 7-0 start “lucky” or a product of design? Find these Big Ten football stories and more in Friday’s Big Ten roundup.

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Big Ten links: On punters, Pitt vs. Penn State & Purdue's project plans

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Thursday morning brings stories on Brady Hoke’s take on Michigan’s last play last Saturday, a little bit of possible tension between Pit and Penn State, Maryland’s handshake plan for this weekend, and Urban Meyer’s thoughts on Rutgers WR Leonte Caroo. Plus, Purdue seeks approval on a new football complex. Read it all in this post.

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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

Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

Still can’t get enough of the wild end to the Michigan State at Michigan game? Jon Solomon of CBSSports.com 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

Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

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? BTN.com’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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