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Chris Ash continues to put his stamp on the Rutgers program after taking over for Kyle Flood. Job No. 1: change the culture. Offense? Defense? Special teams? It all needs work. Rutgers ranked No. 13 in the Big Ten in total defense in 2015 (462.0 ypg) and 12th in scoring (34.9 ppg). The back seven needs a lot of work, as the linebacking corps is being rebuilt and a young secondary needs to mature.
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The 2015 season didn’t go as scripted for Minnesota. Jerry Kill abruptly retired and the Gophers finished with their first losing record since 2012.
With a nickname like “The Unicorn,” Mike Shawaryn has to be quite the talent.
There was a terrific highlight in the Michigan State-Iowa baseball game Sunday. It saw Iowa 2B Mason McCoy sprinting in and diving to catch a batted ball that deflected off pitcher Ryan Erickson. Watch it in this post.
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BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart offers his offseason to-do list for the Purdue Boilermakers.
Barack Obama delivered the commencement speech Sunday afternoon at Rutgers. It was a special occasion, as it marked the university’s first presidential commencement, coming on its 250th anniversary celebration.