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12:00 PMGrand Canyon at IllinoisWatch
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12:00 PMPenn St. at IndianaWatch
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1:00 PMPurdue at MarylandWatch
1:00 PMIndiana at Ohio St.Watch
1:00 PMIowa at IllinoisWatch
1:00 PMPurdue at WisconsinWatch

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BTN LiveBIG: Monday Download

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Q&A: Kirk Cousins talks about MSU's Rose Bowl win

LOS ANGELES — Michigan State fans from across the nation traveled to see their beloved Spartans play in the 100th Rose Bowl Game on Wednesday. But once the clock hit 0:00 and the scoreboard read 24-20 in favor of MSU, there wasn’t anyone with a bigger smile across his face than former Spartan quarterback Kirk Cousins. I caught up with Cousins in the locker room following the Spartans’ memorable Rose Bowl victory. [ MORE:  DIENHART | AP RECAP | 2013-14 BOWL SCHEDULE | GALLERY | TWITTER ] Can you talk about how special it was to be part of

BTN LiveBIG: Kirk Cousins teaching kids

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Video: Ex-Spartan Kirk Cousins, the singer

We know Kirk Cousins, the football player. We also know Kirk Cousins, the orator. We even know Kirk Cousins, the football analyst. But what about Kirk Cousins, the singer and performer? Yeah, he’s that, too, and we saw footage of it during Saturday’s Green-White Game. [ VIDEO: Watch all of Saturday’s Green-White Game highlights ] You see, BTN aired a video of Cousins singing and dancing as a high school senior during the spring game, which the former Michigan State star helped call from the press box. The footage, in a word, is classic. And yes, Kirk, as you said,

Kirk Cousins: 'It was a phenomenal rookie year'

Michigan State product and current Washington Redskin Kirk Cousins joined “Big Ten Football Report” on Monday. The show also airs several times Tuesday morning. Check out the TV schedule for the complete list. With Cousins in studio, flagged down the quarterback for a quick Q&A. We asked him about his transition to the NFL, his Hail Mary pass, Mark Dantonio and Robert Griffin III, among other things. [ RELATED: Follow Kirk Cousins (@KirkCousins8) on Twitter ] What can you tell us about the transition to the NFL and your experience as a rookie? Kirk Cousins: It was a phenomenal

Big Ten products up for 2012 ESPY Awards

It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years, huh? The 2012 ESPY Awards will mark the 20th installment of ESPN’s annual awards show. It all happens Wednesday, July 11 at 9 p.m. ET in Los Angeles. As is the case every year, Big Ten products are up for their share of awards. See all of the Big Ten nominees in this post. Also, you can vote on the ESPY Awards here. Best Record-Breaking Performance Drew Brees Mike Krzyzewski Mariano Rivera Lexi Thompson Brees, a Purdue product, broke NFL Hall of Famer Dan Marino’s single-season record for most passing yards, with

Twitter: Washington, with RG3, drafts Cousins

The fact Kirk Cousins lasted until the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft wasn’t the big surprise Saturday, believe it or not. No, it was the fact Washington, which mortgaged its future to draft Baylor Heisman Trophy QB Robert Griffin III at No. 2, selected Cousins. The selection had “Kirk Cousins” trending worldwide, and rightfully so. See some of the tweets in this post and listen to Cousins’ phone interview during the Michigan State spring game Saturday. Oh, and let’s not forget, congrats go out to Cousins. By taking Kirk Cousins, the Skins have guaranteed a mess of "Heath

Football Report: Dantonio & Cousins on NFL Draft

With 10 Big Ten spring games down, it will be the inaugural Big Ten Football Championship Game participants closing out the spring football slate Saturday. On Tuesday night’s “Big Ten Football Report,” Mark Dantonio, the coach of the reigning Legends Division champs, joined BTN host Dave Revsine to talk about Michigan State’s spring. Catch the Spartans spring game at 1 p.m. ET Saturday live on BTN/BTN2Go. Also Saturday, BTN2Go will stream Wisconsin’s spring game at 5 p.m. ET. Watch our interview with Dantonio now and hear from Kirk Cousins on his NFL draft stock in this post. Kirk Cousins talks 2012

Outback Bowl Preview: MSU vs. Georgia

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