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Big Ten Football Picks: Week 1

As the Big Ten season gets under way, who does the staff at The Champaign Room thing will succeed and falter in week 1?

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Football is back!! After the seven-month layoff, the Big Ten Conference gets under way this week. The usual suspects, Ohio State, Penn State, Michigan, and Wisconsin, all look to play in the 2017 Big Ten Championship. Week One, however, can make or break your campaign. Struggle early against a weaker foe, and your season may be in shambles before it starts. Look good against a strong foe, and you write your own destiny.

Below are the picks for this weekends matchups. Agree, disagree, want to argue? Comment below!

Big Ten Football Week 1

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Buffalo @ Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Goldy
(2)Ohio State @ Indiana Ohio State Ohio State Ohio State Ohio State Ohio State Ohio State Ohio State Ohio State Brutus
(8)Washington @ Rutgers Washington Washington Washington Washington Washington Washington Washington Washington Dawgs
Utah State @ (9)Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin Bucky
Akron @ (6)Penn State Penn State Penn State Penn State Penn State Penn State Penn State Penn State Penn State Lions
Maryland @ (23)Texas Texas Texas Texas Maryland Texas Texas Maryland Maryland Fighting Turtles
Ball State @ Illinois Illinois Illinois Illinois Illinois Illinois Illinois Ball St Illinois Illinois
Wyoming @ Iowa Iowa Iowa Iowa Wyoming Iowa Iowa Iowa Iowa Cowboys
Bowling Green @ Michigan State Michigan State Michigan State Michigan State Michigan State Michigan State Michigan State Michigan State Michigan State Sparty
(11)Michigan @ (17)Florida Florida Michigan Michigan Michigan Michigan Michigan Michigan Michigan Gators
Nevada @ Northwestern Northwestern Northwestern Northwestern Northwestern Northwestern Northwestern Northwestern Northwestern Fitzy and the Cats
(16)Louisville @ Purdue Louisville Louisville Louisville Louisville Louisville Louisville Louisville Louisville Cardinals
Arkansas State @ Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska Huskers
Big Ten Football Week 1