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Top moments for Wisconsin from National Signing Day

National Signing Day was a major success for Wisconsin. According to Scout.com, the Badgers signed 26 players on Wednesday and have the No. 25-ranked class in the nation. “I certainly feel better having been able to recruit this class for a full year, and you truly get to know them and I think one of the common threads amongst the whole group is as varied as their backgrounds and positions are and where they come from is I really am confident that each individual is a great fit for Wisconsin,” Badgers coach Paul Chryst said of Wisconsin’s 2016 class. BTN

Top moments for Michigan State from Signing Day

It was a great day for Mark Dantonio and the Michigan State Spartans. MSU put together an outstanding 2016 recruiting class, which currently has 19 commits and ranks No. 18 in the nation, according to scout.com. The Spartans’ class currently features 12 four-star standouts, including four outstanding four-star receivers. “We’re very excited about our class,” Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said. “These guys are in the mix for the next four or five years here and it’s going to be very exciting to watch their development.” We had eight straight hours of #SigningDayOnBTN coverage today. Mike Hall (@BTNMikeHall) anchored the

Mike Hall: My favorite 2016 Big Ten signing day commit backstories

National Football Signing Day is always a big day for the nation’s college-bound high school stars. But as you scroll through the lists and the rankings and the player ratings, keep in mind that every one of these players has their own personal story. [ MORE: All-signee team | All-name team | States that produced most B1G recruits ] Here are several interesting stories from this year’s Big Ten class that I discovered while doing my own research for this year’s #SigningDayOnBTN show. Let’s start with Wisconsin’s Dallas Jeanty, a three-star linebacker who battled homelessness and spent two months one

Top moments from Purdue on National Signing Day

National Signing Day is in the books. According to Scout.com, Darrell Hazell and the Purdue Boilermakers signed 23 players and feature the No. 82-ranked class in the nation. We had eight straight hours of #SigningDayOnBTN coverage on Wednesday. Mike Hall (@BTNMikeHall) anchored the festivities along with BTN analysts Gerry DiNardo (@gerrydinardo) and Howard Griffith (@HowardGriffith) and Scout.com’s Allen Trieu (@AllenTrieu). Here is a look at some of the top highlights from Purdue on National Signing Day. Purdue coach Darrell Hazell joins BTN

Top moments from Northwestern on National Signing Day

National Signing Day was a success for Northwestern. According to Scout.com, the Wildcats signed 20 prospects on Wednesday and have the No. 45-ranked class in the nation. “It’s a very close group,” Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald said of the class. “Now to have them all finally signed and a part of our family is exciting.” We had eight straight hours of #SigningDayOnBTN coverage today. Mike Hall (@BTNMikeHall) anchored the festivities along with BTN analysts Gerry DiNardo (@gerrydinardo) and Howard Griffith (@HowardGriffith) and Scout.com’s Allen Trieu (@AllenTrieu). Here is a look at some of the top highlights from Northwestern on National

Top moments for Nebraska from National Signing Day

Mike Riley’s second recruiting class at Nebraska is a good one. According to Scout.com, the Huskers have 21 commits and the No. 28-ranked class in the nation. “It’s a big day for Nebraska and an exciting day for Nebraska football,” Riley said on the Huskers’ 2016 group. “We went through the day, in one good way, we had no real surprises. Everybody that was supposed to sign, everyone we thought was going to sign, they did.” We had eight straight hours of #SigningDayOnBTN coverage today. Mike Hall (@BTNMikeHall) anchored the festivities along with BTN analysts Gerry DiNardo (@gerrydinardo) and Howard

Top moments for Minnesota on National Signing Day

National Signing Day was a success for the Minnesota Gophers. According to Scout.com, the Gophers signed 22 players on Wednesday and have the No. 42-ranked class in the nation. Minnesota’s class has two four-star prospects, highlighted by Seth Green. “He’s a very talented kid,” Minnesota coach Tracy Claeys said of Green. “I think he really fits into what we’re going to continue to do.” We had eight straight hours of #SigningDayOnBTN coverage today. Mike Hall (@BTNMikeHall) anchored the festivities along with BTN analysts Gerry DiNardo (@gerrydinardo) and Howard Griffith (@HowardGriffith) and Scout.com’s Allen Trieu (@AllenTrieu). Here is a look at

Top moments for Iowa from Signing Day

Fresh off an undefeated regular season, a spot in the Big Ten Championship, and a Rose Bowl appearance, the Iowa Hawkeyes had a successful Signing Day. According to Scout.com rankings, the Hawkeyes have 26 commitments and the No. 31-ranked class in 2016. Two of Iowa’s 26 commitments are four-star prospects, while 20 have a three-star ranking. “We’re very enthused about this class,” Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said. “First of all, I think the staff did a good job of dictating or determining what our needs are. “I think for the most part we’ve addressed those pretty well. Really pleased with

Which new commits make the 2016 All-Big Ten Signee Team?

So, what type of team could you build if you assembled the highest-ranked players at each position who signed with Big Ten teams? A pretty good one. Check back in four or five years to see how many of these guys are first-team All-Big Ten in 2019 and 2020. [ MORE: Meet Michigan’s Rashan Gary, the nation’s No. 1 recruit ] Ohio State leads the way with nine guys. Michigan has seven. In all, eight different schools are represented: OSU, Michigan, Michigan State, Penn State, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Minnesota and Maryland. 2016 ALL-RECRUIT TEAM, based on rankings by 247Sports.com OFFENSE WR

Check out BTN analyst Mike Hall's Class of 2016 All-Name Team

Every year, it’s one of the best parts of National Signing Day. [ MORE: 2016 All-Big Ten signee team | Most fruitful states for B1G teams? ] The all-name teams, that is. The Big Ten’s latest recruiting class features no shortage of all-name worthy names. There are plenty of lists out there, for sure, but we had BTN analyst Mike Hall provide his list at the end of our eight-hour marathon SigningDayOnBTN coverage. Find Hall’s 2016 name team in the tweet above. Some other good ones: Quayshon Alexander (Nebraska); Devin Asiasi (Michigan); Max Bortenschlager (Maryland); Ko Kieft (Minnesota); Qwuantrezz Knight