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Look for Buckeyes to bounce back

While Ohio State reached last season's playoff semifinals, it's easy to forget that the Bucks' most recent Big Ten championship was won in the national title season of 2014. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook sees that changing this season.

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Big Ten belongs to Buckeyes?

Vegas gives Ohio State the best odds to win the Big Ten in 2017. Wisconsin, Penn State and Michigan are next in the running, according to Westgate.

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2dDan Murphy

Five storylines to watch at Big Ten media days

Ohio State is the big favorite to win the Big Ten (pause for Penn State fans to smack their heads) and that's just one of many topics to be covered.

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17dDan Murphy

Longtime assistant Elliott dies of cancer at 64

Bob Elliott, who at one time appeared to be Hayden Fry's successor at Iowa and was an assistant for Notre Dame in 2012, died Saturday at age 64. He most recently was a defensive analyst at Nebraska.

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19dPhil Steele

Which college football conference is No. 1 for 2017?

After a (sort of) down year, the SEC is loaded again in 2017. But the ACC and Big Ten are right there. So which league enters 2017 as the deepest in the country?

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star defensive end Micah Parsons says when he narrows down his list, Ohio State, Nebraska, Florida State and Penn State will definitely make the list. Parsons, the No. 7 ranked prospect, also said Nebraska, Miami and Ohio State will receive an official visit during the season.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 300 athlete Bryan Addison said he knows Nebraska, Washington and Michigan will get official visits. Says UCLA and Michigan will definitely make his next narrowed list.

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27dDan Murphy

B1G Ultimate Road Trip 2017: November

As usual, The Game highlights a month full of huge matchups that will shape the postseason picture in the Big Ten.

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28dDan Murphy

B1G Ultimate Road Trip 2017: October

We map out the best way to see as much high-quality Big Ten football as possible in October this season.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Nebraska has hired Scott Booker to coach safeties and reassigned Bob Elliott as a defensive analyst for personal reasons that recently arose. Booker coached at Notre Dame from 2010 to 2016, most recently as tight ends coach and special teams coordinator. Elliott, also formerly at Notre Dame, joined coach Mike Riley's staff after last season. "It's an unusual time to make a coaching hire," Riley said in a statement. "But we are fortunate that Scott worked with our staff this past spring and brings great experience and energy to our program."

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37dTom VanHaaren

These new assistants already tearing up recruiting

Texas has been one of the hottest recruiters this spring and summer. That's thanks to Todd Orlando, among others on the staff. He is just one of several new assistants already making a mark with their new teams.

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Huskers WR Johnson Jr. cited for marijuana

Nebraska freshman receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr., the son of the former NFL player, was cited for marijuana possession, according to police.

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