Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, April 12, 2015

Spring is in the air, and that means it's time for Big Ten spring football.

Five Big Ten teams have hosted their annual spring game, including Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska and Northwestern, all of which took the field yesterday.

Coming up Saturday, it's Illinois, Indiana, Ohio State, Penn State and Purdue's turns. Get link to watch your team's game on BTN2Go.

The following weekend, Iowa, Michigan State, Rutgers (Friday) and Wisconsin close out the Big Ten spring season.

Catch up on the highlights and reaction to all of the completed spring games below.


Senior wide receiver Marcus Leak hauled in three touchdown receptions in the first half to lead the Red team to a 21-16 win over the White squad in the 2015 Red-White Spring Game on Saturday afternoon at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium. Read full recap.

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Minnesota returned to TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday for its annual spring game in front of 10,100 fans. The fifth spring game under head coach Jerry Kill featured a matchup between the defense, who wore white jerseys, and the offense, who were adorned in gold. Read full recap.

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New Nebraska coach Mike Riley gets it. It?s all about the football at Nebraska. Always has been, and it always will be. That?s why he?s here. He wasn?t going to leave Oregon State to coach at another school like ? Oregon State. He had chances to do that. Nope, Riley was only gonna leave his comfortable cocoon in Corvallis for the big-time. Welcome to the big time, Mike. Read Tom Dienhart's full column.

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The Wildcats closed their spring with a practice that ended with some 7-on-7 action and a brief scrimmage. Oh, and there was some fun following the festivities, per usual.

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Beauty is in the eye of beholder. On one hand, Michigan?s spring game was difficult to watch, what with three interceptions, 333 combined yards and seven total points. But, it still was a beautiful afternoon for Wolverines fans that got to see Jim Harbaugh roam the Michigan Stadium. Read Tom Dienhart's column.

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