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Big Ten Football in Review

A place for the Big Ten football recaps.

CFB Rivalry Week Recap, Championship Week Preview

MSU won’t have a bowl game to look forward to, but who’s going where from the Big Ten?

Around the B1G: Football Week 12 Recap, Week 13 Preview

Five teams still have a chance to reach Indianapolis, and three more are playing for bowl bids.

Around the B1G: Football Week 11 Recap, Week 12 Preview

Michigan’s loss opens the door for a surprise contender in the East, while five teams still have a shot at representing the West in Indianapolis.

Around the B1G: Football Week 9 Recap, Week 10 Preview

Wisconsin’s overtime win against Nebraska makes the West race more interesting. Can Penn State crash the party in the East?

Around the B1G: Football Week 8 Recap, Week 9 Preview

A funny thing happened on the way to that Michigan-OSU showdown; in the West, the biggest game of the season is this week.

Around the B1G: Football Week 7 Recap, Week 8 Preview

All signs point to a Columbus showdown Thanksgiving weekend deciding the East champion; Nebraska has the edge out West but has plenty of competition.

Around the B1G: Football Week 6 Recap, Week 7 Preview

Avert your eyes.

Around the B1G: Football Week 5 Recap, Week 6 Preview

The East looks like it’s already down to the obvious two contenders, while the West has a third different favorite in three weeks.

Around the B1G: Football Week 4 Recap, Week 5 Preview

Road teams won three out of four in the first week of conference play, while three others wrapped up their non-conference schedules.

Around the B1G: Football Week 3 Recap, Week 4 Preview

Conference play starts early as we begin the first year of the Big Ten’s 9-game conference schedule.

Around the B1G: Football Week 2 Recap, Week 3 Preview

The final full weekend of non-conference play in the Big Ten approaches, with a handful of marquee games on the docket along with the usual cupcakes.

Around the B1G: Football Week 1 Recap, Week 2 Preview

2015’s first games are in the books. Here’s what happened and what to watch around the conference on MSU’s off week.

Around the B1G: Football Week 1 Preview

Football season is finally here! Here’s how the Big Ten will be spending Labor Day weekend.

Around the B1G: Bowl Season

Where to watch, and what to expect in, the New Year's Six and the rest of the Big Ten bowl lineup.

Championship Week Preview

The Big Ten title game winner is headed to the playoff, but other bowl spots depend on games around the nation.

Around the B1G: The Final Week

Here's what's at stake in the final week of Big Ten play.

Around the B1G: Two Weeks Left

Two weeks of the top teams in the East playing each other will settle the question of who plays Iowa (or Wisconsin, but who are we kidding, it'll be Iowa) in Indianapolis.

Around the B1G: Three Weeks to Go

Business as usual in the West Division race, but two East contenders take a big hit to their chances.

Around the B1G: Week 9 Recap, Week 10 Preview

The title race didn't change much, thanks in part to Minnesota's time-management blunder.

Around the B1G: Week 8 Recap, Week 9 Preview

No major shake-ups this week, but three more teams reached bowl eligibility and another can this week.

Around the B1G: Week 6 Recap, Week 7 Preview

The first major showdown in the East awaits, while a clear favorite emerges in the West.

Around the B1G: Week 5 Recap / Week 6 Preview

One week into conference play, the West gets thoroughly rearranged and the East sees some shifts behind the leader.

Around the B1G: Week 4 Recap / Week 5 Preview

Conference play begins in earnest this week. Now with division title race projections!

Around the B1G: Week 3 Recap, Week 4 Preview

Here's what happened in week 3 and what's in store for the final week of non-conference play.

Around the B1G: Week 1 Recap/Week 2 Preview

After a less-than-stellar Week 1 for the conference, what does Week 2 have in store?

Around the B1G: Week 1 Preview

Football is back! Here's a look at the opening-week games from around the conference.

Around the B1G: Thanksgiving Week

Ohio State waits to see who their opponent in Indianapolis will be, as nine teams jockey for bowl positioning and three more have one last shot at eligibility.

Around the B1G: Two Weeks Left

The East is all but decided. Out West, Wisconsin is very much in the driver's seat, but three others all have a non-negligible chance.

Around the B1G: Three Weeks Left

With the East all but settled, attention shifts to the Quadrangle of Hate in the West.

Around the B1G: Week 10 Recap / Week 11 Preview

All eyes in the East are on the main event in East Lansing; in the West, the four-way round robin that will decide the title begins.

Around the B1G: Week 9 Recap / Week 10 Preview

Michigan State and Ohio State stayed on track for a winner-take-all showdown in two weeks, while the West has a clear favorite despite the four-way tie in the loss column.

Around the B1G: Week 8 Recap / Week 9 Preview

The favorites in the East are exactly who you'd expect. The West picture is still muddled, but despite being 3-0, Minnesota is not the favorite.