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2017 Schedule
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Franklin inks deal to make big bucks

James Franklin's extension places him among the five highest-paid coaches in college football, along with Alabama's Nick Saban, Michigan's Jim Harbaugh, Ohio State's Urban Meyer and Florida State's Jimbo Fisher.

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5dTodd McShay

McShay's 2018 NFL draft Top 10 RBs: Akrum Wadley

Wadley has elite lateral agility to make defenders miss in small spaces. He showed his ability as a pass-catcher as well last season, generating 8.8 yards per catch on 36 receptions.

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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.

Welsh: Positive response since revealing depression battle (0:56)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Iowa offensive lineman Sean Welsh on the response since he went public last week about his battle with depression.


Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Iowa's Kirk Ferentz, the nation's longest-tenured coach, on how much longer he still wants to coach.

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Iowa football players got their Big Ten Media Days started with a taste of Chicago last night at Portillo's. OL Sean Welsh had to introduce his teammates to the Windy City staple. He said he skipped the roast beef for a hot dog and hamburger.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Big Ten media days kick off at 12:15 ET today. Coaches to speak include Urban Meyer, Mark Dantonio, Lovie Smith, Tom Allen, Kirk Ferentz, D.J. Durkin and Paul Chryst.

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27dDan 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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Jewell named to Butkus Award watch list

LB Josey Jewell was named to the Butkus Award watch list Monday. Last season, Jewell was a semifinalist for the award, which is given to the nation's top linebacker. Jewell had 124 tackles (6 for loss) in 2016.

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42dDan 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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44dPhil 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?

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52dDan 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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73dTom VanHaaren

Big Ten West teams poised to score big upsets

Pulling off an upset can make a good season great. Here are some Big Ten West teams that could score some surprise victories this fall.

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81dDan Murphy and Tom VanHaaren

Picking over/under win total for Big Ten West teams

The oddsmakers don't think any Big Ten West team will win 10 games, or that Nebraska and Iowa will even win seven games. Are they right? Yes, and no.

89dMichael Rothstein

Why the Penguin loves the Hawkeyes so much

Robin Lord Taylor, best known for his role in the TV series "Gotham," grew up in Iowa and has strong memories of growing up a fan of the Hawkeyes. Even if it occasionally involved a black-and-gold scooter.

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93dMel Kiper Jr.

Way-too-early 2018 prospect rankings

Iowa's Akrum Wadley ranks high among 2018 NFL running back prospects. He's joined by two other Hawkeyes in our early position rankings.

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