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Preseason Big Ten Football Power Rankings

The preseason edition of TCR's Big Ten power rankings.

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1

Ohio State Buckeyes

2014 RECORD: 14-1 (8-0)
SB Nation Site: Land-Grant Holy Land
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1.11

2

Michigan State Spartans

2014 RECORD: 11-2 (7-1)
SB Nation Site: The Only Colors
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1.89

3

Wisconsin Badgers

2014 RECORD: 11-3 (7-1)
SB Nation Site: Bucky's 5th Quarter
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
3 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 3 3.22

4

Nebraska Cornhuskers

2014 RECORD: 9-4 (5-3)
SB Nation Site: Corn Nation
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
4 4 4 5 6 4 3 5 4 4.33

5

Penn State Nittany Lions

2014 RECORD: 7-6 (2-6)
SB Nation Site: Black Shoe Diaries
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
5 7 7 4 4 5 6 4 6 5.33

6

Michigan Wolverines

2014 RECORD: 5-7 (3-5)
SB Nation Site: Maize n Brew
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
6 5 5 6 5 6 7 7 7 6.11

7

Minnesota Golden Gophers

2014 RECORD: 8-5 (5-3)
SB Nation Site: The Daily Gopher
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
7 6 6 7 8 8 4 6 5 6.22

8

Iowa Hawkeyes

2014 RECORD: 7-6 (4-4)
SB Nation Site: Black Heart Gold Pants
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
8 8 8 8 7 7 8 10 8 8.00

9

Maryland Terrapins

2014 RECORD: 7-6 (4-4)
SB Nation Site: Testudo Times
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
9 9 9 9 11 9 11 8 9 9.33

10

Illinois Fighting Illini

2014 RECORD: 6-7 (3-5)
SB Nation Site: The Champaign Room
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
10 11 10 11 9 10 10 11 12 10.44

11

Rutgers Scarlet Knights

2014 RECORD: 8-5 (3-5)
SB Nation Site: On the Banks
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
12 10 13 10 10 11 9 9 11 10.56

12

Northwestern Wildcats

2014 RECORD: 5-7 (3-5)
SB Nation Site: Inside NU
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
11 12 11 12 13 12 12 12 10 11.67

13

Purdue Boilermakers

2014 RECORD: 3-9 (1-7)
SB Nation Site: Hammer and Rails
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
13 13 12 13 12 13 14 14 14 13.11

14

Indiana Hoosiers

2014 RECORD: 4-8 (1-7)
SB Nation Site: The Crimson Quarry
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
14 14 14 14 14 14 13 13 13 13.67