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The Big Ten will have a nine-game conference schedule in 2016, three new head coaches, a slew of talented freshmen, and the same old favorite.
The Wildcats are hoping to do what no other Northwestern football team has done before: post back-to-back 10-win seasons.
The Big Ten has some the most iconic uniforms in college football. Now, you get to decide who has the league's best uniforms.
Northwestern's Anthony Walker and Justin Jackson are great on the field, but they are even better at deflecting praise toward the other off it.
Will Michigan be as good as advertised? Can anyone stop Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett? We offer our take on the best of the Big Ten.
A preseason look at who in the Big Ten will likely dominate the college football headlines.
The return of the Big Ten mailbag suggests that Maryland will be among the teams on the rise, while Northwestern is primed for a fall.
The Spartans have a deep, talented and experienced group of linebackers.
Northwestern needs more from Vault
Solomon Vault scored two touchdowns on kick returns last season, but Pat Fitzgerald wants to see the junior produce more as an all-purpose back and receiver. Breakout players (Insider)
Indiana and Michigan have the premier offensive lines in the Big Ten, but Iowa and Wisconsin aren't far behind.
Which school has the Big Ten's best running back corps? Who might emerge this fall and who has some serious issues that must be addressed?
The Ohio State-Michigan rivalry could reach another peak this season, as the teams rank 1-2 in ESPN's early Big Ten Power Rankings.
You can always go home
There are 19 head coaches at the helm of the schools they attended, highlighted by stalwarts like Mike Gundy, in his 12th season at Oklahoma State, and new faces such as Kirby Smart in his first year at Georgia.
After logging 312 carries, Justin Jackson jokes that asking for more carries "You'd think it's like a death penalty, right?" So why is he doing it?
The Northwestern Wildcats now have one of the nicest practice fields in the country.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Northwestern CB Matthew Harris has switched to No. 11 for his final season to honor his late father, Russell, who passed away in 2007. Russell Harris Sr. was born on November 11. Other players had the number until now. "He didn't get to watch me play football," said Matt, who was just 12 when his father died. "I didn't realize how much he meant to me until he was gone."
We take a look at five critical competitions in the Big Ten West, where several key position battles still need to be resolved.
Northwestern vs Western Michigan Broncos
Ryan Field - Sat 9/3