Spring football is a time for hope and the thought that anything is possible, right? Um, no. Here's why your team will be disappointed in the fall.
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Minnesota will review how it handled sexual assault allegations involving football players last fall. "We must take a step back and learn so we can do better," board chairman Dean Johnson said.
Iowa, Nebraska, Michigan State, Northwestern and Minnesota might not be preseason favorites, but there are reasons why each could be Big Ten champ.
Spring is crucial for setting up a team for success in the fall -- and some programs have more work to do than others.
Three Minnesota football players have been cleared in an alleged sexual assault and harassment case that included accusations against 10 players.
They aren't easily noticed, but unheralded recruits such as Virginia Tech's Zohn Burden and Baylor's Joey McGuire are doing big things in 2018.
Once considered a home for slow, plodding players, who knew that the Big Ten would stake a claim as the nation's fastest conference at the NFL combine?
Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer
Minnesota is about to hit the practice field for the first time under P.J. Fleck. How different will the offense look for the Gophers this season? "I mean, until we get down by the goal line, we really won't be under center at all," QB Conor Rhoda said. "But other than that, the basics are going to be very similar. The verbiage we use is a lot different and stuff like that, but really I don't think there's a huge difference in what we're trying to accomplish."
The Golden Gophers will start fresh under P.J. Fleck this spring. Will the team come together quickly? And who will be at quarterback?
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Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota must pick QBs. Northwestern and Purdue need playmakers. Wisconsin and Illinois need help on the defensive front.
After being away from college football for over a year, Jerry Kill is back as Rutgers' offensive coordinator and he has big plans on and off the field.
From Iowa's running game to Wisconsin's linebackers, we examine the biggest strengths of each team in the Big Ten West division.
New head coach P.J. Fleck can build some momentum with a nonconference slate that features two highly winnable games in 2017.
P.J. Fleck will be able to use "Row the Boat" with the Golden Gophers after his agent reached an agreement with Western Michigan, which had trademarked the phrase.
Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck's five-year, $18 million contract comes with a hefty buyout if he is fired and substantial bonuses if the Gophers win big.
P.J. Fleck's first recruiting class at Minnesota includes an offensive lineman who could help keep the Gophers' rushing attack rolling.
Iowa's nationally acclaimed offensive line should be even better this season with another year to develop.
Because of geography and timing, changes to rules regarding recruiting visits could benefit the Big Ten more than any other conference.
Penn State's Saquon Barkley and Northwestern's Justin Jackson head a talented group of running backs returning to the Big Ten.
Ohio State stays on top after signing a star-studded class ranked No. 2 in the country and an especially good haul in the defensive backfield.
An attorney representing a group of Minnesota football players says several are still considering bringing a federal lawsuit stemming from an investigation into allegations of sexual assault.
The Minnesota panel that heard the case of 10 football players allegedly involved in a sexual assault has upheld punishment for five and overturned or reduced discipline for the other five.
P.J. Fleck scrambled to put together the best class he could for 2017, but he has a far-ranging plan to build depth and lure talent to Minnesota.
Maryland became the first Big Ten school other than Ohio State, Michigan or Penn State to sign more than five ESPN 300 recruits.