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Running back Jeremy Langford #33 of the Michigan State Spartans scores a touchdown during the second quarter of the game against the Oregon Ducks at Autzen Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Battered Big Ten Is Beleaguered, But Not Beaten Just Yet

Unfortunately for the Big Ten, the chance to prove itself on the national stage in 2014 has officially been missed.

09/09/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - AUGUST 30:  Quarterback Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines hands the ball off during the first half of the game against the Appalachian State Mountaineers on August 30, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Mountaineers 52-14.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Big Week For The Big Ten

The Big Ten has been fighting a perception for the last few years that it has fallen a step behind the rest of the major college football world, and Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio was armed with a quick rebuttal when the question came up again Tuesday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/03/2014

College Football Spotlight: Big Ten Reputation On The Line For Michigan State

The Big Ten had an opportunity to make a statement in the opening weekend of the college football season, but Wisconsin let a 24-7 lead slip away against LSU in Houston. As Wisconsin saw a […]

09/02/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers looks to make a move on Courtney Avery #11 of the Michigan Wolverines in the first quarter at Michigan Stadium on November 9, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Nebraska RB Abdullah Eager To Win A Championship

Ameer Abdullah is in position to become the first Nebraska player to record three 1,000-yard rushing seasons.

08/26/2014

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan Shrugs Off Bad Memories Of Appalachian State

The Mountaineers love to recall the upset that raised awareness about their program and school in Boone, North Carolina.

97.1 The Ticket–08/25/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 30: Quarterback Braxton Miller #5 of the Ohio State Buckeyes scores a touchdown in the third quarter against the Michigan Wolverines during a game at Michigan Stadium on November 30, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Report: Ohio State QB Miller Reinjures Shoulder

With just over two weeks remaining before its season opener, it appears No. 5 Ohio State has already sustained a devastating loss.

97.1 The Ticket–08/19/2014

Michigan v Michigan State

U-M, MSU Both In Top 25 Of ESPN’s ‘Football Power Index’ Ratings

Going into the season, this might not be where you would think the Wolverines and Spartans should be ranked.

97.1 The Ticket–08/16/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 07: Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates a 34-24 win over the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Big 10 Conference Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 7, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan State Ranks 6th In Sports Illustrated’s Top 25 Poll

Fresh off a Rose Bowl win and a Big Ten Championship, Michigan State isn’t the favorite to win the Big Ten (Ohio State is). Sports Illustrated has ranked the Spartans 6 in the preseason rankings.

97.1 The Ticket–08/13/2014

COLLEGE PARK, MD - JANUARY 3: Randy Edsall speaks as he is introduced as the University of Maryland Terps new head football coach as Athletic Director Kevin Anderson (L) of the University of Maryland looks on during a press conference on January 3, 2011 at the Byrd Stadium in College Park, Maryland. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Improving Maryland Eager To Get Started In Big Ten

The Maryland Terrapins feel the timing couldn’t be better for them to enter the Big Ten.

97.1 The Ticket–08/13/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Running back Jeremy Langford #33 of the Michigan State Spartans rushes with the ball against the Stanford Cardinal during the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Michigan State Hoping For Big Ten Repeat

It wasn’t until November last year — after Michigan State pounded rival Michigan — that the idea of the Spartans playing in the Rose Bowl started to feel like a serious possibility.

97.1 The Ticket–08/12/2014

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