From Jim Harbaugh's glasses to Penn State's conference title and everything in between, a look at the best quotes from the 2016 season in the Big Ten.
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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Michigan State offensive line coach Mark Staten has withdrawn his name from consideration for the head coaching job at Northern Michigan. Staten wrote on Facebook, "Decision was made after a lot of prayer, talking with family, friends and mentors. I appreciate all of those involved as I will continue to battle on as a Spartan. God Bless and Go Green!"
Becoming just the third Ohio State freshman to rush for 1,000 yards landed Mike Weber on our B1G all-frosh team, joining a solid young group.
A look at the most exciting and memorable Big Ten games in a season defined by must-win scenarios.
Ivan Maisel, Chris Low and Doug Kezirian discuss Malik McDowell's decision to declare for the NFL Draft and examine how his departure with impact the Spartans.
Michigan State is among the nominees
Michigan State is among Mark Schlabach's nominees for most disappointing team. Schlabach picked Notre Dame for this category, but what do you think? Vote now!
Michigan State defensive lineman Malik McDowell will enter the upcoming NFL draft, forgoing his final season of college eligibility.
Michigan State senior defensive back Demetrious Cox has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge.
The Nittany Lions are one of the hottest teams in the country as they leapfrogged Michigan in the CFP rankings -- and in the Big Ten Power Rankings.
McDowell remains on the Big Board
Malik McDowell drops several spots on Mel Kiper's list after missing three games with an ankle injury and recording just 1.5 sacks. McDowell, at 6-foot-6, 290 pounds, is awfully talented to pass on. Big Board (Insider)
Spartans defensive back Demetrious Cox says was "falsely accused" after being cited for misdemeanor assault last week.
Malik Zaire is expected to graduate in December and will be eligible immediately next season at whichever school he chooses.
Despite going from the College Football Playoff a year ago to a 3-9 finish in 2016, Mark Dantonio says changing his staff isn't a consideration.
Ohio State is the top team in the Big Ten. Michigan is No. 2. Neither will be playing in the conference title game.
A long-shot scenario comes to fruition for the Nittany Lions, whose win over Michigan State sends them to the title game next week against Wisconsin.
Trace McSorley completed 17 of 23 passes for 376 yards and four touchdowns and No. 7 Penn State beat Michigan State 45-12 to win the Big Ten East on Saturday.
Josh Moyer ESPN Staff Writer
FINAL: Penn State 45, Michigan State 12 The Nittany Lions are heading to the B1G championship game.
Penn State ends with a flourish
Trace McSorley completes a pass to Andre Robinson, who runs 40 yards for the score as the Nittany Lions pour it on Michigan State, 45-12. The win earned Penn State a spot in the Big Ten title game.