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Top Freshmen in the Big Ten heading into Week 4

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Who is the top freshman in the Big Ten?

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Who are the top freshmen in the Big Ten heading into Week 4 of the college football season? BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman provides his top 10 list in this post!

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Ranking Week 1 Big Ten quarterback performances

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How did Connor Cook stay in after this hit?

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After Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller went down with a season-ending injury, the biggest question around the Big Ten became: Who is the top quarterback?

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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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Four B1G teams land on ESPN's top 25 Power Rankings

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With the College Football Playoff era upon us, ESPN.com decided to assemble a 13-member committee to create its preseason Top 25 Power Rankings. Four Big Ten teams made the list, headlined by Ohio State (No. 6) and Michigan State (No. 7), last year’s Big Ten title game participants. Wisconsin came in at No. 17, and Nebraska No. 22.

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Top 10 offensive players B1G teams will face in 2014

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If you take a look up and down the Big Ten, you will find a number of high-profile offensive stars. Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller is a two-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon and Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah are both preseason All-American candidates at running back, and Iowa offensive tackle Brandon Scherff is being talked about as the top pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.

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Top 10 2014 Big Ten nonconference foes

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This year’s non-conference schedule for Big Ten teams is one of the best in recent memory. College football royalty fills the must-see slate with teams such as Oregon, LSU, Miami (FL) and Notre Dame scheduled to take on the Big Ten’s best.

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Five Big Ten programs listed on top 25 jobs list

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FoxSports.com posted its top 25 jobs in college football Monday, and a handful of Big Ten teams made the list. Ohio State paced the Big Ten, at No. 6, behind Florida, Texas, Georgia, USC and Alabama. Michigan, Penn State, Wisconsin and Nebraska also made the cut. See where all the Big Ten teams land in this post.

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Ranking the Big Ten's best defensive trios

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With Big Ten media days Monday and Tuesday, media members are busy predicting what the conference landscape may look like in the upcoming 2014 season. One thing is for certain: The Big Ten should be loaded with talent on defense. To that point, I was wondering which teams feature the best trios, when it comes to the three levels (line, linebacker and secondary)?

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