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Ara Parseghian, who led Notre Dame to national titles in 1966 and 1973, is receiving treatment for a hip infection at a care facility in South Bend, Indiana.
The Wildcats return seven defensive backs who started last season, and they get Keith Watkins II back, so they should be near the top.
You know all about Justin Jackson, but the Wildcats' backfield talent doesn't end there. John Moten IV wasn't too shabby as a true freshman. Who else could contribute?
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?
Northwestern will host Notre Dame for the first time in over 40 years, with the football game to be played at Ryan Field on Nov. 3, 2018.
Former Hoosiers head coach Kevin Wilson's return to indiana as Ohio State's offensive coordinator highlights an exciting first week in the Big Ten.
William Weinbaum ESPN
As Northwestern president Morton Schapiro escorted Billie Jean King to the stage Friday at Ryan Field, an ensemble played "Philadelphia Freedom," the 1975 hit Elton John dedicated to her. King received an honorary doctorate as a trailblazer for equality and gave the commencement address. She said freedom needs to be won in each generation and "You can follow the money, money, money, which is not bad, actually, but only if you never lose sight of your moral compass." When she concluded, King introduced newly minted Wildcat tennis grads, who hit balls into the crowd of 10,000+ as the band again performed John's classic.
Ohio State, Penn State and Michigan cast large shadows, but receivers from Indiana and Purdue could steal some of the spotlight this fall.
Led by Northwestern's Justin Jackson, who led the league in rushing last season, the Big Ten is loaded with backs who could run for 1,000 yards.
The Big Ten continues to shed its plodding, pro-style reputation and it's possible that half the league could have 3,000-yard passers this fall.
Can Tanner Lee spark Nebraska's offense? What's up with Wisconsin's defense? We breakdown the biggest unanswered questions for Big Ten West teams.
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.
Everyone talks about the East, but Big Ten West teams are hoping to make some noise in 2017 and these games offer them a chance to make a statement.
Vikings rookie Ifeadi Odenigbo got a late start in football with hesitant parents, including a mother who is a pediatrician. But he found a path.
Wisconsin led the league in interceptions in 2016 and should still be a top unit, but a few other teams could stake a claim of being the best.
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.
Northwestern wide receiver and returner Solomon Vault will be out for the 2017 season following surgery for a lower-body injury. The senior will use a redshirt and plans to play in 2018.
Penn State's Saquon Barkley is the top returning running back in the Big Ten, but another team lays claim to the top running game.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
Northwestern's Austin Carr, the 2016 Big Ten Receiver of the Year, talks about why he chose to sign with the Patriots and which player he has developed a quick connection with in short time.
Most of the league's top teams return starters under center this fall, but who has the top overall group at quarterback?