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2017 Big Ten Standings Predictions

It’s almost time for the 2017 college football season, and the staff have made their predictions for the final Big Ten standings.

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With the 2017 college football season right around the corner, The Champaign Room’s staff have made a series of predictions. Today, in the series’ fourth edition, TCR’s staff predicted the final 2017 Big Ten football standings.

Michael Berns:

West:

  1. Wisconsin
  2. Nebraska
  3. Northwestern
  4. Iowa
  5. Minnesota
  6. Illinois
  7. Purdue

East:

  1. Ohio State
  2. Penn State
  3. Michigan
  4. Maryland
  5. Indiana
  6. Michigan State
  7. Rutgers

Brad Repplinger:

West:

  1. Wisconsin Badgers
  2. Iowa Hawkeyes
  3. Northwestern Wildcats
  4. Minnesota Golden Gophers
  5. Nebraska Cornhuskers
  6. Purdue Boilermakers
  7. Illinois Fighting Illini (ugh…)

East:

  1. Ohio State Buckeyes
  2. Penn State Nittany Lions
  3. Michigan Wolverines
  4. Maryland Terrapins
  5. Michigan State Spartans
  6. Indiana Hoosiers
  7. Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Josh Greenberg

West:

  1. Nebraska Cornhuskers
  2. Wisconsin Badgers
  3. Iowa Hawkeyes
  4. Northwestern Wildcats
  5. Illinois Fighting Illini (Boys know they have to win for Luke Ford)
  6. Minnesota Golden Gophers
  7. Purdue Boilermakers

East:

  1. Ohio State Buckeyes
  2. Penn State Nittany Lions
  3. Michigan Wolverines
  4. Maryland Terrapins
  5. Michigan State Spartans
  6. Indiana Hoosiers
  7. Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Brandon Birkhead

East:

  1. Ohio State
  2. Michigan
  3. Penn State
  4. Maryland
  5. Michigan State
  6. Indiana
  7. Rutgers

West:

  1. Wisconsin
  2. Nebraska
  3. Northwestern
  4. Iowa
  5. Minnesota
  6. Illinois
  7. Purdue

Stephen Cohn

East

  1. Ohio State
  2. Michigan
  3. Penn State
  4. Maryland
  5. Indiana
  6. Michigan State
  7. Rutgers

West

  1. Minnesota
  2. Illinois
  3. Northwestern
  4. Wisconsin
  5. Nebraska
  6. Iowa
  7. Purdue

Austin Jabs

East:

  1. Ohio State
  2. Michigan
  3. Penn State
  4. Indiana
  5. Maryland
  6. Michigan State
  7. Rutgers

West

  1. Wisconsin
  2. Northwestern
  3. Mebraska
  4. Illinois
  5. Iowa
  6. Minnesota
  7. Purdue

Ian Gold

East:

  1. Ohio State
  2. Penn State
  3. Michigan
  4. Indiana
  5. Maryland
  6. Michigan State
  7. Rutgers

West

  1. Wisconsin
  2. Nebraska
  3. Iowa
  4. Northwestern
  5. Minnesota
  6. Illinois
  7. Purdue

Thumpasaurus

East:

  1. Penn State
  2. Ohio State
  3. Michigan
  4. Michigan State
  5. Indiana
  6. Maryland
  7. Rutgers

West

  1. Wisconsin
  2. Iowa
  3. Nebraska
  4. Minnesota
  5. Northwestern
  6. Illinois
  7. Purdue

Bourbon

East

  1. Ohio State
  2. Penn State
  3. Michigan
  4. Indiana
  5. Michigan State
  6. Maryland
  7. Rutgers

West

  1. Wisconsin
  2. Nebraska
  3. Iowa
  4. Northwestern
  5. Minnesota
  6. Illinois
  7. Purdue