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  1. B1G early look: Setting up Week 8

    Austin Ward

    Another weekend with four teams sitting on the couch is on tap, but there is still plenty of intrigue packed into the five Big Ten matchups slated for Saturday. With Week 7 in the books, let's peek ahead at what's in store. 1. Bucks back in busine...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  2. Big Ten morning links

    Austin Ward

    Wake up twice more and Big Ten football is back in action. Why isn't it the weekend already? 1. Michigan Meltdown: Now the Wolverines are right back where they started, restoring Devin Gardner as the starter at quarterback and hoping for different...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  3. Big Ten awards race tracker: Week 4

    Austin Ward

    A few teams have already played a third of the season. The nonconference action is winding down. Big Ten play is about to really kick off in earnest this weekend -- and the battles for individual awards are starting to come into better focus. Ther...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  4. Big Ten viewer's guide: Week 4

    Austin Ward

    The chances to bolster the leaguewide résumé are running low, and the Big Ten already has squandered almost all of them. Can it turn things around today before conference action picks up in earnest next week? Or is more of the same from the...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  5. Big Ten Wednesday mailbag

    Austin Ward

    No surprise, but one topic has dominated the conversation in the Big Ten -- and predictably generated the most questions in the mailbag. But Braxton Miller's shoulder injury isn't the only thing worth discussion in the league, particularly with train...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  6. B1G players in top 100: Part II

    Austin Ward has taken on the herculean task of ranking the top 100 players in college football entering the 2014 season. These are based on expected contributions for the 2014 season, regardless of position. The list is released in 10-player incremen...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  7. B1G media day preview: Michigan State

    Austin Ward

    Big Ten media days arrive in just less than two weeks, on July 28. But we can hardly wait for the event and the season to arrive, so we'll get you ready in the coming days by identifying three pressing questions that each league squad will face at me...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  8. Big Ten's lunch links

    Austin Ward

    Make up your mind, Mother Nature. Connor Cook now has the freedom to audible at the line of scrimmage for Michigan State, another sign of confidence in the quarterback heading into his second season as the starter. If the problem for Michigan l...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  9. Big Ten lunch links

    Austin Ward

    How long is too long to wait for free pizza? Michigan's new offensive coordinator might be "insane" according to Devin Gardner, but Doug Nussmeier's might be just what the program needs. Michigan State backup quarterback Tyler O'Connor has no p...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  10. B1G spring preview capsules: East Division

    Austin Ward

    Here's a team-by-team look at what to watch in the new Big Ten East this spring. Indiana Spring start: March 8 Spring game: TBA What to watch Getting defensive: The Hoosiers have had no trouble scoring since Kevin Wilson took over the...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  11. Big Ten postseason player rankings: No. 20

    Austin Ward

    The postseason countdown rolls on, this time hitting on another surprise performer who wasn't on the radar heading into the 2013 season. As a reminder, this list takes into account only what happened on the field last season and doesn't rely on th...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  12. 2014 Heisman contenders: Big Ten

    Austin Ward

    The most famous statue in college football has been awarded to seven guys since somebody from the Big Ten has lifted it and been recognized as the best player in the country. But plenty of candidates are already emerging to snap that skid and beco...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  13. Big Ten's lunch links

    Austin Ward

    Might be a good idea for Jordan Lynch to shop for flights to New York. Connor Cook used the time during the bye week to watch extra film on Nebraska ahead of Michigan State's huge showdown on Saturday. It's a different approach than he used du...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  14. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Austin Ward

    Don't recall Knope, NBC. Aside from getting healthy, Braxton Miller has also rediscovered his passion for the game and has had plenty to smile about recently for Ohio State. The Penn State defense has seen up close what Braxton Miller and Carlo...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  15. Midseason report: Michigan State

    Austin Ward

    A struggling offense almost made Michigan State an afterthought in the league throughout the first month of the season. Even if those early issues aren't all entirely solved, there have been enough strides to complement a defense that doesn't take...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  16. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Austin Ward

    Welcome back, Ron Swanson. Braxton Miller will "probably start" for Ohio State after missing the last two games and almost all of a third. Bradley Roby took some exception to all the praise about Wisconsin as Big Ten royalty. The absence of Bret ...

    Blog | September 26, 2013