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Big Ten freshmen pose for Class of 2018 photos

Big Ten football kicks off Thursday night. Before then, classes will start at several schools across the Big Ten. That means it’s time for the annual freshman class photo shoot at the football field. Check out several really great Class of 2018 photos in this post. Have one from another Big Ten school? Tweet it to me (@BTNBrentYarina).

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Video: Classic Gary Andersen throwback footage

Before your Big Ten team kicks off, you need to see the fantastic throwback footage Wisconsin has of head coach Gary Andersen. In the team’s latest “The Camp 2014” video feature, the Badgers put video of Andersen, with a mullet and skin tight clothes, on the big screen during a team meeting. The team loved it, and so will you. Fast forward to the 3:45 mark to see a younger Andersen working out and trying to make a name for himself.

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Photo: Spartans' Mike Sadler delights in team photo

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Outside of the classroom, Mike Sadler is a punter first and an entertainer second. A 2014 Ray Guy Award watch list honoree, Sadler garners as much attention for what he does off the field as he does on it. That says a lot, and it’s the direct result of his hilarious personality. Need proof? Check out his pose in Michigan State’s 2014 team photo.

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Photo: Check out this Braxton Miller billboard

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Tim May with a Braxton Miller Update

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Braxton Miller’s season-ending shoulder injury hit Ohio State fans and the Columbus community hard Tuesday. Miller, the two-time reigning Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, reinjured his right shoulder in practice Monday and an MRI on Tuesday revealed structural damage. To no surprise, Miller is on Ohio State fans’ minds, to the point there’s a billboard for him.

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Video: Huskers send best wishes to Jack Hoffman

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Seven-Year-Old Jack Hoffman Runs For Touchdown

Nebraska football fan Jack Hoffman starts another round of chemotherapy Thursday, and the Nebraska football team has a message for the young brain cancer survivor who delighted the nation with his touchdown run in the 2013 spring game. Watch Bo Pelini, Kenny Bell and Ameer Abdullah, among others, send Jack their best wishes as he enters am international clinical trial in Boston.

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Video: Austin Hatch takes court for first time

Austin Hatch took the court for the first time as a Michigan player Sunday night during the team’s exhibition opener in Italy. Hatch, a two-time plane crash survivor who has lost his mother, father, brother, sister and stepmother in the crashes, played the final three minutes and went scoreless.

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Photo: Truck decorated as Ohio State helmet

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Think you’re ready for the college football season? One Ohio State fan has you topped. @mirrorlakejump tweeted a picture Monday of a pickup truck decorated as an Ohio State helmet, complete with Buckeye helmet stickers and all. See the Ohio State-themed truck in this post.

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Nebraska football releases must-see hype video

With the Big Ten football season set to kick off in less than two weeks, teams are beginning to release highlight videos to get fan’s excited. Nebraska released the latest “hype” video this past weekend. It is a two minute video, showing various highlights from the 2013 season, including the unforgettable Hail Mary pass to beat Northwestern, 27-24, in Lincoln.

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Video: Bo Pelini accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Gerry Dinardo - ALS Ice Water Challenge

BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo challenged Bo Pelini to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and the Nebraska football coach wasted no time accepting the challenge. “Let’s get it over with,” Pelini said after mentioning that he’d been challenged. Before getting drenched, Pelini sent challenges out to former Nebraska star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska fan Larry The Cable Guy and, of course, @FauxPelini.

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Site ranks Ann Arbor No. 2 college town in America

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Rankings are always fun. They’re even more fun in the summer, when we need something to debate until the games start. Well, bestcollegereviews.org posted a popular list ranking the best college towns that made its way around social media Thursday, and the Big Ten was all over it. In fact, the Big Ten owned two of the top three towns: Ann Arbor (No. 2) and Madison (No. 3).

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Video: Gelen Robinson throws down slam dunk

All Big Ten basketball fans know Glenn Robinson and son Glenn Robinson III had skills on the hardwood. The former is one of the Big Ten’s greatest of all times, while the latter was a second-round pick in the June NBA draft. So, son/brother Gelen Robinson should be at home on the basketball court, right? See a video of Gelen, a freshman on the Purdue football team, dunk in this post.

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Photo: Braxton Miller on cover of Sports Illustrated

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Braxton Miller - Fall Tour Interview

Sports Illustrated released five regional covers for its College Football Preview magazine Wednesday morning, and Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller is one of the cover boys. The publication picks the Buckeyes No. 4 in its preseason top 25, the same spot it was last year, good enough for inclusion in the inaugural College Football Playoff. See Miller’s SI cover in this post.

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LeGrand, Taliaferro to serve as game captains Sept. 13

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Eric LeGrand - Fall Practice Interview

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Two of the most inspiring players in the history of Rutgers and Penn State football will be re-united when the schools meet for the first time as Big Ten opponents on Sept. 13 at High Point Solutions Stadium.

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Photo: Mason Monheim is a (very) good samaritan

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Illinois linebacker Mason Monheim is an Allstate AFCA Good Works Team nominee, and he showed why after Monday’s scrimmage. With the rain pouring down in Rantoul, home of Illinois’ training camp, the players sprinted off the field. Everyone but Monheim, that is.

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Video: Indiana, Nebraska accept Ice Bucket Challenge

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There’s nothing better than an ice cold shower in the summer, right? Forget that, no matter the temperature, freezing cold water is going to shock the body. Indiana’s Fred Glass and members of Nebraska’s men’s basketball staff know this all too well after accepting the Ice Bucket Challenges. Watch Glass and Tim Miles get doused with cold water in this post.

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Photo: Iowa T Brandon Scherff returns punt

Brandon Scherff’s incredible athleticism and strength are well-documented. There’s this, and this, just to single out a couple things. There’s also an Instagram gallery of Scherff, the massive offensive lineman and former high school quarterback, returning a punt at the end of Iowa practice. See the gallery in this post.

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