Big Ten spring football prospectus, notes

The notes section includes a composite B1G schedule

Published: April 4 2013 | 2:29 pm - Updated: 28 March 2014 | 1:38 pm in

Here's some Big Ten spring football materials I think you might be interested in, including B1G team and notes prospectuses.

BTN Coverage of Spring Football: BTN is the ultimate destination for Big Ten spring football coverage, with studio shows twice each week beginning April 10 and telecasts of 12 Big Ten spring games or final practices. In all, the network will dedicate more than 28 hours to Big Ten spring football, with every team receiving live television or streaming coverage . . .

Rose Bowl Game Celebrates 100th Anniversary: On January 1, 2014, the Tournament of Roses will celebrate the 100th Rose Bowl Game.  As home to the Big Ten and Pac-12 Conference Champions, the Rose Bowl Game will become the first postseason contest to reach this historic milestone. . .

The Road to Indy: The third annual Big Ten Football Championship Game will once again determine the Big Ten Champion and send one conference representative to play in the Rose Bowl Game or Bowl Championship Series National Championship Game. The 2013 Big Ten Football Championship Game will be broadcast in prime time by FOX on Saturday, Dec. 7, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

Going For Four: Wisconsin enters the 2013 season seeking its fourth consecutive Big Ten Championship . . .

Streaking: Ohio State begins the 2013 campaign with the nation's longest active winning streak after producing a perfect 12-0 record last season . . .

Welcome Back:?The 2013 Big Ten campaign will feature 30 All-Conference players from last season, with 18 first-team honorees and 12 second-team selections returning to the field this fall . . .

A Bevy of All-Big Ten Returnees:?The Big Ten's 30 returning All-Conference standouts this season are the most for the Big Ten since at least the 2005 season . . .

Returning Award Winners: Along with the All-Conference honorees returning in 2013, the winners of eight of the 13 regular-season individual awards from last season will also hit the field again this fall . . .

An Offensive Trend: For the fourth consecutive season, the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year will be back to defend his award as Ohio State's Braxton Miller returns for his junior season after being named the Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year . . .

Double Dip: Ohio State's Braxton Miller enters the 2013 season with the chance to become just the second player to earn Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year honors in back-to-back seasons . . .

Familiar Faces Back in the Lineup in 2013: All 12 Big Ten teams welcome back at least 12 players to their starting lineups in 2013 . . .

New Faces In New Places: The Big Ten will welcome a pair of new head coaches to the sidelines for the 2013 campaign in Purdue’s Darrell Hazell and Wisconsin’s Gary Andersen . . .

Fresh Crop of Coaches: With Hazell and Andersen making their Big Ten debuts this season, nine of the 12 current coaches have been in the Big Ten for two years or less . . .

Big Ten, Big Bowls:?The Big Ten bowl lineup will once again consist of eight different bowl games in December and January based in the states of Arizona, California, Florida, Michigan and Texas. Conference schools will have the opportunity to take part in the Rose Bowl Game, Capital One Bowl, Outback Bowl, Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl, Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas, Heart of Dallas Bowl and Little Caesars Pizza Bowl . . .

Big Ten Takes on Bowl Teams:?Every Big Ten team will square off against at least one non-conference team that participated in a bowl game last season, with 21 total games against squads coming off bowl trips . . .


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