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ESPN
Michigan State Spartans season outlook, title odds and season win total predictions - ChalkWith college football season on the horizon, ESPN Chalk's college football expe
Michigan State Spartans season outlook, title odds and season win total predictions - Chalk
ESPN / Posted an hour ago
With college football season on the horizon, ESPN Chalk's college football experts -- Phil Steele, "Stanford Steve" Coughlin and Chris Fallica -- combine to give you betting previews of the top 25 teams, according to the ESPN College Football... Read more
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The State News
Linebacker and running back positions highlight MSU football depth chart competitionsWith the first game of the season against Western Michigan University just arou
Linebacker and running back positions highlight MSU football depth chart competitions
The State News / Posted an hour ago
With the first game of the season against Western Michigan University just around the corner, head coach Mark Dantonio released his updated roster. Replacing Ed Davis When senior linebacker Ed Davis was lost to a season-ending injury one of the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Canisius kicker Haubeil, Bennett LB/RB McDuffie making the jump to D-IBennett’s Isaiah McDuffie and Canisius’ Blake Haubeil count their blessings eve
Canisius kicker Haubeil, Bennett LB/RB McDuffie making the jump to D-I
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 hours ago
Bennett’s Isaiah McDuffie and Canisius’ Blake Haubeil count their blessings everyday. The two football players are barely old enough to drive a car, yet neither 16-year-old has to worry about his college future as he heads into his junior year of... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Jim Harbaugh, Mark Dantonio and what there is to prove for Michigan Wolverines, MSU SpartansSeldom in the history of football – college or professional ranks – has a coach
Jim Harbaugh, Mark Dantonio and what there is to prove for Michigan Wolverines, MSU Spartans
The Oakland Press / Posted 15 hours ago
Seldom in the history of football – college or professional ranks – has a coaching debut been as anticipated as Jim Harbaugh’s with Michigan at Utah. It’s not exactly the easiest assignment given how the Utes ran over and by the Wolverines with... Read more
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CBS Sports
Big Ten coaches recorded some enjoyably wacky BTN promosPat Fitzgerald: 'Cat person. (YouTube) On Tuesday the Big Ten Network released
Big Ten coaches recorded some enjoyably wacky BTN promos
CBS Sports / Posted 19 hours ago
Pat Fitzgerald: 'Cat person. (YouTube) On Tuesday the Big Ten Network released a series of short new promos starring the league's 14 coaches (or rather, 13 coaches; Tim Beckman's has been shelved) mostly filmed at the conference's media days. The... Read more
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The Alpena News
Dantonio keeps Spartans focused on this weekBy LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING — Michigan State coach Mark Danto
Dantonio keeps Spartans focused on this week
The Alpena News / Posted 22 hours ago
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING — Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio insisted his team isn’t even thinking about playing Oregon. Yet. Dantonio said the fifth-ranked Spartans have been focused “entirely” on Western Michigan since last... Read more
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SportingNews
Michigan State QB Connor Cook not named a captainConnor Cook is entering his third year as the starting quarterback at Michigan
Michigan State QB Connor Cook not named a captain
SportingNews / Posted yesterday
Connor Cook is entering his third year as the starting quarterback at Michigan State, but his experience as the leader of one of the best football programs in the country wasn’t enough to make him one of the team’s three captains. Offensive lineman... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Harbaugh still mum on QB starter against UtahBy ERIC OLSON AP College Football Writer Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says the
Harbaugh still mum on QB starter against Utah
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
By ERIC OLSON AP College Football Writer Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says the decision is made on who will be his starting quarterback for the season opener at Utah on Thursday. Harbaugh is keeping it private for now. Jake Rudock and Shane Morris... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Michigan State insists it isn’t peeking ahead to Oregon gameEAST LANSING >> Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio insisted his team isn’t even
Michigan State insists it isn’t peeking ahead to Oregon game
The Oakland Press / Posted yesterday
EAST LANSING >> Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio insisted his team isn’t even thinking about playing Oregon. Dantonio said the fifth-ranked Spartans have been focused “entirely” on Western Michigan since last week. Michigan State opens the season... Read more
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ESPN
Michigan State to start redshirt freshman Vayante Copeland at cornerbackCopeland ascended to the top of the depth chart ahead of four others gunning fo
Michigan State to start redshirt freshman Vayante Copeland at cornerback
ESPN / Posted yesterday
Copeland ascended to the top of the depth chart ahead of four others gunning for the top spot late in Michigan State's training camp. The former track state champion and Ohio co-defensive player of the year in football steps into a key position in... Read more
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ESPN
Connor Cook of Michigan State Spartans disappointed not to get captain nodEAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan State quarterback and Heisman Trophy hopeful Co
Connor Cook of Michigan State Spartans disappointed not to get captain nod
ESPN / Posted yesterday
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan State quarterback and Heisman Trophy hopeful Connor Cook said he was disappointed his teammates didn't vote him among the team's three captains this season. Connor Cook isn't one of the Spartans' three captains but is... Read more
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Daily Herald
Michigan State insists it isn't peeking ahead to Oregon gameEAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio insists his team isn'
Michigan State insists it isn't peeking ahead to Oregon game
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio insists his team isn't thinking about playing Oregon. Dantonio says the fifth-ranked Spartans have been focused entirely on Western Michigan since last week. Michigan State opens the season... Read more
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CBS Sports
Week 1 college football game odds, lines: Stay away from Georgia, FloridaIt's happening, y'all: In only three short days, the 2015 FBS college football
Week 1 college football game odds, lines: Stay away from Georgia, Florida
CBS Sports / Posted 2 days ago
It's happening, y'all: In only three short days, the 2015 FBS college football season will truly, actually, genuinely, really be upon us. That means it's time to buy the new television, stock the cooler, order your new lucky gameday shirt (with rush... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
CFT 2015 Preseason Preview: Big Ten PredictionsAs the 2015 season draws near, we peek into our crystal ball and guess project
CFT 2015 Preseason Preview: Big Ten Predictions
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 3 days ago
As the 2015 season draws near, we peek into our crystal ball and guess project how each of the five major conferences will play out. Today, we will be examining the home of the defending national champion, the Big Ten. And while we’re at it, check... Read more
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SportingNews
Big Ten, SEC poised for latest, maybe greatest chapter yetIt's been 50 years, and legendary Georgia coach Vince Dooley still says he hasn
Big Ten, SEC poised for latest, maybe greatest chapter yet
SportingNews / Posted 3 days ago
It's been 50 years, and legendary Georgia coach Vince Dooley still says he hasn't seen a celebration quite like it. On Oct. 2, 1965, Dooley took the No. 10 Bulldogs up to the Big House to face No. 7 Michigan two weeks after beating No. 5 Alabama. A... Read more
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CBS Sports
Next man up: College football's 10 biggest 2015 preseason injuriesInjuries are a part of football. But nothing frustrates a coach quite like an i
Next man up: College football's 10 biggest 2015 preseason injuries
CBS Sports / Posted 4 days ago
Injuries are a part of football. But nothing frustrates a coach quite like an injury in August while his team is making final preparations for the regular season. (In the case of Tennessee's Butch Jones, one injury after another after another.) The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Preseason AP Top 25: Teddy Greenstein's quick takesOpener: at Virginia Tech, Sept. 7 Buckeyes head to Blacksburg minus four key o
Preseason AP Top 25: Teddy Greenstein's quick takes
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Opener: at Virginia Tech, Sept. 7 Buckeyes head to Blacksburg minus four key offensive weapons. Good thing Braxton Miller is now an H-back. Opener: at Minnesota, Thursday As the nation's only team with an entire LB corps yet to start a college... Read more
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ESPN
College football season could be filled with chaosAs the season nears, it's time to check your chaos tolerance. If you're the ty
College football season could be filled with chaos
ESPN / Posted 5 days ago
As the season nears, it's time to check your chaos tolerance. If you're the type of person who sees the preseason rankings, nods in approval and hopes the polls prove prophetic, you might want to spend the next four months hiking the Andes. If... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
This season will show whether FSU coach Jimbo Fisher is a great coachTALLAHASSEE — Jimbo Fisher sees mountains as metaphors. Maybe it comes from bei
This season will show whether FSU coach Jimbo Fisher is a great coach
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
TALLAHASSEE — Jimbo Fisher sees mountains as metaphors. Maybe it comes from being raised a coal miner's son in West Virginia. It's the Mountain State. When Fisher faces a challenge, he sees Appalachia. “I don't ever sustain,” he said. “Go back down... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
This season will show whether FSU coach Jimbo Fisher is a great coachTALLAHASSEE — Jimbo Fisher sees mountains as metaphors. Maybe it comes from bei
This season will show whether FSU coach Jimbo Fisher is a great coach
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
TALLAHASSEE — Jimbo Fisher sees mountains as metaphors. Maybe it comes from being raised a coal miner's son in West Virginia. It's the Mountain State. When Fisher faces a challenge, he sees Appalachia. “I don't ever sustain,” he said. “Go back down... Read more
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The State News
Allen, Harris and Calhoun named 2015 MSU football captains By Matthew Argillander | Published 3 hours ago The coaches have no say in the
Allen, Harris and Calhoun named 2015 MSU football captains
The State News / Posted 6 days ago
By Matthew Argillander | Published 3 hours ago The coaches have no say in the naming of the captains. The captains are named through player voting. Head coach Mark Dantonio has chosen to... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
Mistakes last straw for Tigers viewersThe Detroit Tigers have now officially become a “cannot watch” for the Fat Guy.
Mistakes last straw for Tigers viewers
Grand Blanc View / Posted 7 days ago
The Detroit Tigers have now officially become a “cannot watch” for the Fat Guy. The debacle Monday night against the Cincinnati Redlegs was the final straw for me. Detroit was leading this baseball game 5-0 and then lost 12-5 after the Reds put up 10... Read more
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The Burton View
Mistakes last straw for Tigers viewersThe Detroit Tigers have now officially become a “cannot watch” for the Fat Guy.
Mistakes last straw for Tigers viewers
The Burton View / Posted 7 days ago
The Detroit Tigers have now officially become a “cannot watch” for the Fat Guy. The debacle Monday night against the Cincinnati Redlegs was the final straw for me. Detroit was leading this baseball game 5-0 and then lost 12-5 after the Reds put up 10... Read more
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Flint Township View
Mistakes last straw for Tigers viewersThe Detroit Tigers have now officially become a “cannot watch” for the Fat Guy.
Mistakes last straw for Tigers viewers
Flint Township View / Posted 7 days ago
The Detroit Tigers have now officially become a “cannot watch” for the Fat Guy. The debacle Monday night against the Cincinnati Redlegs was the final straw for me. Detroit was leading this baseball game 5-0 and then lost 12-5 after the Reds put up 10... Read more
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The Alpena News
Spartans look to make run at national titleBy NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING — After everything Michigan Sta
Spartans look to make run at national title
The Alpena News / Posted 7 days ago
By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING — After everything Michigan State has accomplished over the past few seasons, there is always some reminder of unfinished business. Last season, the Spartans went 11-2, finished in a tie at No. 5 in... Read more
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SportingNews
Michigan State RB Delton Williams returning from suspensionMichigan State football will open the season ranked fifth in the AP Top 25, and
Michigan State RB Delton Williams returning from suspension
SportingNews / Posted 7 days ago
Michigan State football will open the season ranked fifth in the AP Top 25, and the return of junior running back Delton Williams from an indefinite suspension gives its young backfield a veteran presence. Williams was suspended in March after being... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Dantonio says RB Delton Williams is eligible to playThe return of Michigan State running back Delton Williams appears to be in the
Dantonio says RB Delton Williams is eligible to play
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 7 days ago
The return of Michigan State running back Delton Williams appears to be in the hands of the running back. According to a one report, Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio says the running back will be eligible to play for the Spartans in the season... Read more
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CBS Sports
2015 Big Ten Expert Picks: Overrated, underrated, predicted order of finishCBS Sports asked our college football staff to lay it all on the line ahead of
2015 Big Ten Expert Picks: Overrated, underrated, predicted order of finish
CBS Sports / Posted 7 days ago
CBS Sports asked our college football staff to lay it all on the line ahead of the season, calling out each of their most overrated and underrated teams, projecting each division's order of finish and making a bold prediction that will stay with them... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
College football's 25 Most Intriguing Games of 20151. Baylor at TCU, Nov. 27. This time, the winner WILL make the College Football
College football's 25 Most Intriguing Games of 2015
Yahoo Sports / Posted 8 days ago
1. Baylor at TCU, Nov. 27. This time, the winner WILL make the College Football Playoff. Even though both were snubbed last year, the game was madly memorable: the Bears won a 61-58 shootout by scoring the final 24 points in the last 11 minutes. Then... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Injuries already taking toll on top 25KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has no time to celebrate its first Top 25 app
Injuries already taking toll on top 25
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has no time to celebrate its first Top 25 appearance in three years. The 25th-ranked Volunteers are too busy adjusting their depth chart after three of their players suffered likely season-ending injuries in... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Injuries cause problems for plenty of Top 25 teamsThe 25th-ranked Volunteers are too busy adjusting their depth chart after three
Injuries cause problems for plenty of Top 25 teams
The Gadsden Times / Posted 8 days ago
The 25th-ranked Volunteers are too busy adjusting their depth chart after three of their players suffered likely season-ending injuries in training camp. Senior guard Marcus Jackson, the Vols' most experienced offensive lineman, likely will miss the... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Injuries cause problems for plenty of Top 25 teamsThe 25th-ranked Volunteers are too busy adjusting their depth chart after three
Injuries cause problems for plenty of Top 25 teams
The Gadsden Times / Posted 8 days ago
The 25th-ranked Volunteers are too busy adjusting their depth chart after three of their players suffered likely season-ending injuries in training camp. Senior guard Marcus Jackson, the Vols’ most experienced offensive lineman, likely will miss the... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Injuries already causing problems for plenty of Top 25 teamsIn this file photo, Oregon running back Thomas Tyner scores against Florida Sta
Injuries already causing problems for plenty of Top 25 teams
The Oakland Press / Posted 8 days ago
In this file photo, Oregon running back Thomas Tyner scores against Florida State during the second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal in Pasadena After coming on strong during last season’s College Football Playoff, Tyner... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Injuries already causing problems for plenty of Top 25 teamsBy STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee has no t
Injuries already causing problems for plenty of Top 25 teams
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 8 days ago
By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee has no time to celebrate its first Top 25 appearance in three years. The 25th-ranked Volunteers are too busy adjusting their depth chart after three of their players suffered... Read more
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Salon.com
Injuries already causing problems for plenty of Top 25 teamsKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has no time to celebrate its first Top 25 app
Injuries already causing problems for plenty of Top 25 teams
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has no time to celebrate its first Top 25 appearance in three years. The 25th-ranked Volunteers are too busy adjusting their depth chart after three of their players suffered likely season-ending injuries in... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Injuries already causing problems for plenty of Top 25 teamsTennessee has no time to celebrate its first Top 25 appearance in three years.
Injuries already causing problems for plenty of Top 25 teams
Dayton Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Tennessee has no time to celebrate its first Top 25 appearance in three years. The 25th-ranked Volunteers are too busy adjusting their depth chart after three of their players suffered likely season-ending injuries in training camp. Senior guard... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Injuries already causing problems for plenty of Top 25 teamsKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee has no time to celebrate its first Top 25 app
Injuries already causing problems for plenty of Top 25 teams
KTVN Reno / Posted 8 days ago
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee has no time to celebrate its first Top 25 appearance in three years. The 25th-ranked Volunteers are too busy adjusting their depth chart after three of their players suffered likely season-ending injuries in... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Injuries already causing problems for plenty of Top 25 teamsKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee has no time to celebrate its first Top 25 app
Injuries already causing problems for plenty of Top 25 teams
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee has no time to celebrate its first Top 25 appearance in three years. The 25th-ranked Volunteers are too busy adjusting their depth chart after three of their players suffered likely season-ending injuries in... Read more
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The State News
Spartans continue preseason camps with second jersey scrimmage By Matthew Argillander | Published 36 minutes ago Defensive line players lin
Spartans continue preseason camps with second jersey scrimmage
The State News / Posted 9 days ago
By Matthew Argillander | Published 36 minutes ago Defensive line players line up to take a snap next to the Duffy Daugherty Football Building on August 8, 2015 during the first practice... Read more
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The State News
MSU football ranked fifth in AP preseason pollJunior quarterback Connor Cook looks to pass the ball Jan. 1, 2015, during The
MSU football ranked fifth in AP preseason poll
The State News / Posted 9 days ago
Junior quarterback Connor Cook looks to pass the ball Jan. 1, 2015, during The Cotton Bowl Classic football game against Baylor at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The Spartans defeated the Bears and claimed the Cotton Bowl Victory, 42-41. Erin... Read more
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CBS Sports
Pat Narduzzi: Ohio State stole our defense, won a national championshipPat Narduzzi's Michigan State defense was very effective, and it's now very pop
Pat Narduzzi: Ohio State stole our defense, won a national championship
CBS Sports / Posted 9 days ago
Pat Narduzzi's Michigan State defense was very effective, and it's now very popular. (USATSI) Throughout the history of football, on both the professional and collegiate level, teams have stolen ideas from other teams. Typically if a team does... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Smits Top-25 ballot: Ohio State, againEvery preseason college football poll of substance is in agreement on the top s
Smits Top-25 ballot: Ohio State, again
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
Every preseason college football poll of substance is in agreement on the top spot: Ohio State is the No. 1 team in the nation, coming off its national championship season with more quarterbacks than 49 other states allow by law and a vetern defense... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Michigan State eager to stand out in crowded Big Ten, Spartans ranked No. 5Orlando Sentinel college insider Matt Murschel ranks all 128 Football Bowl Subd
Michigan State eager to stand out in crowded Big Ten, Spartans ranked No. 5
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
Orlando Sentinel college insider Matt Murschel ranks all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering this season. The Sentinel staff takes a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our projected No. 1... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Collins: In a Big Ten loaded with stories, it's still all about the Buckeyeshat guy with the blue hat emblazoned with a maize M is Jim Harbaugh. You might
Collins: In a Big Ten loaded with stories, it's still all about the Buckeyes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
hat guy with the blue hat emblazoned with a maize M is Jim Harbaugh. You might recognize him from his days as an NFL quarterback, or the San Francisco 49ers’ former head coach. He’s the guy that led Stanford back to relevance, and the 49ers back... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
In a Big Ten loaded with stories, it's still all about the Buckeyeshat guy with the blue hat emblazoned with a maize M is Jim Harbaugh. You might
In a Big Ten loaded with stories, it's still all about the Buckeyes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
hat guy with the blue hat emblazoned with a maize M is Jim Harbaugh. You might recognize him from his days as an NFL quarterback, or the San Francisco 49ers’ former head coach. He’s the guy that led Stanford back to relevance, and the 49ers back... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
In a Big Ten loaded with stories, it's still all about the Buckeyeshat guy with the blue hat emblazoned with a maize M is Jim Harbaugh. You might
In a Big Ten loaded with stories, it's still all about the Buckeyes
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
hat guy with the blue hat emblazoned with a maize M is Jim Harbaugh. You might recognize him from his days as an NFL quarterback, or the San Francisco 49ers’ former head coach. He’s the guy that led Stanford back to relevance, and the 49ers back... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Big Ten CapsulesBig Ten East Indiana Difference maker: QB Nate Sudfeld In 2013, a healthy Su
Big Ten Capsules
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Big Ten East Indiana Difference maker: QB Nate Sudfeld In 2013, a healthy Sudfeld led the Hoosiers passing offense to a conference-best 306.7 passing yards per game. Last season, Sudfeld was injured in the sixth game and the Hoosiers went on to... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Biggest Position Battles in Big Ten Fall CampCornerback would probably be the typical answer here. However, the season-endin
Biggest Position Battles in Big Ten Fall Camp
Bleacher Report / Posted 12 days ago
Cornerback would probably be the typical answer here. However, the season-ending knee injury to Michigan State linebacker Ed Davis is among the biggest, if not the biggest, of its kind this year in terms of potential impact. Davis was a veteran... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
New coach means questions to answer for PittsburghNew coach. New system. New way of doing things. The reigning ACC Player of the
New coach means questions to answer for Pittsburgh
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
New coach. New system. New way of doing things. The reigning ACC Player of the Year had grown pretty comfortable in former coach Paul Chryst's run-heavy system. And now here was a newcomer, in charge for the first time in his career, ready to revamp... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
MSU in national championship pictureEAST LANSING (AP) — After everything Michigan State has accomplished over the p
MSU in national championship picture
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 13 days ago
EAST LANSING (AP) — After everything Michigan State has accomplished over the past few seasons, there is always some reminder of unfinished business. Last season, the Spartans went 11-2, finished in a tie at No. 5 in the final AP poll and trounced... Read more
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