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The Big Ten Conference began in 1896 when representatives from seven universities met in Chicago to discuss what would become the foundation of the “Intercollegiate Conference Athletic Association.” At that time, the conference consisted of the Perdue University, University of Chicago, University of Illinois, University of Michigan, University of Wisconsin, University of Minnesota and Northwestern University. Indiana University, the State University of Iowa and Ohio State University would eventually join. Although the public had long been referring to the conference as the “Big Ten,” the name wasn’t used in an official capacity until 1987. The Big Ten Conference is headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois. Jim Delany is the current commissioner.

Today, Big Ten members includes Indiana University, University of Maryland, University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Rutgers University in the East Division and University of Illinois, University of Iowa, University of Minnesota, University Nebraska, Northwestern University, Purdue University and University of Wisconsin in the West Division.

The Big 10 Conference is a member of the Division 1 of the Football Bowl Subdivision of the NCAA, which features the most competitive teams in college football. Other “Power Five” conferences are Big 12, ACC, Pac 12 and SEC.

Ohio State's Ryan Day reportedly a candidate for Titans OC job NFL News Ohio State's Ryan Day reportedly a candidate for Titans OC job , Senior Content Editor 2:04pm, January 21

The Tennessee Titans announced on Saturday that they had hired former Patriots linebacker Mike Vrabel as their new head coach.…

Jay Williams predicts Purdue will win the national title game Big Ten Jay Williams predicts Purdue will win the national title game , Associate Content Editor 5:42pm, January 20

ESPN College GameDay made its way to Lexington for the first show of the 2017-18 season and infamous Duke alum…

Michigan reportedly hires Minnesota offensive assistant Ed Warinner Big Ten Michigan reportedly hires Minnesota offensive assistant Ed Warinner , Content Editor 4:12pm, January 20

Minnesota offensive line coach and run game coordinator Ed Warinner has reportedly accepted a position on Michigan's coaching staff, sources…

Four-star safety Jaylen McCollough names his top 7 schools Florida State Four-star safety Jaylen McCollough names his top 7 schools , Associate Content Editor 12:35pm, January 20

Four-star safety Jaylen McCollough has plenty of time until he has to make a commitment as he is a 2019…

Lovie Smith hiring Rod Smith away from Arizona Big Ten Lovie Smith hiring Rod Smith away from Arizona , Associate Content Editor 4:25pm, January 19

Illinois head coach Lovie Smith was not in a very good Christmas spirit as he fired his offensive coordinator just…

Four-star DT Tyler Friday announces his commitment Ohio State Four-star DT Tyler Friday announces his commitment , Senior Content Editor 2:36pm, January 19

Four-star defensive tackle Tyler Friday (6-foot-3, 263 pounds, Ramsey, NJ) definitely chose the right day of the week to make…

Former Kent State head coach Paul Haynes lands with Michigan State Big Ten Former Kent State head coach Paul Haynes lands with Michigan State , Associate Content Editor 12:41pm, January 19

Paul Haynes was the head coach at Kent State until he was fired in December, but it looks like he…

Alabama reportedly adding Josh Gattis from Penn State to staff Alabama Alabama reportedly adding Josh Gattis from Penn State to staff , Associate Content Editor 11:22am, January 19

Alabama might have lost quite a few assistant coaches this offseason, but they have been replacing them with some other…

Chris Holtmann is the first Big Ten coach in 95 years to hit milestone College Basketball Chris Holtmann is the first Big Ten coach in 95 years to hit milestone , Content Editor 11:30am, January 18

Chris Holtmann, in his first season with the Ohio State Buckeyes, is the first Big Ten coach to win his…

Syracuse has hired Mike Cavanaugh as offensive line coach ACC Syracuse has hired Mike Cavanaugh as offensive line coach 4:33pm, January 16

Syracuse football has announced that they have hired Mike Cavanaugh to be their next offensive line coach. Cavanaugh, the former…

Jimbo Fisher reportedly completes his coaching staff with latest hire Big Ten Jimbo Fisher reportedly completes his coaching staff with latest hire , Associate Content Editor 2:36pm, January 16

Jimbo Fisher has been scrambling to complete his new staff at Texas A&M and it looks like he's done it…

Former four-star WR Trishton Jackson announces transfer to Syracuse ACC Former four-star WR Trishton Jackson announces transfer to Syracuse , Content Editor 3:09pm, January 15

Trishton Jackson, a former four-star wide receiver prospect coming out of high school, has announced his transfer to the Syracuse…

Mississippi State hires PSU director of recruiting Michael Villagrana Big Ten Mississippi State hires PSU director of recruiting Michael Villagrana , Associate Content Editor 10:54am, January 15

The SEC has gotten some pretty good coaches in the offseason and it looks like they are stealing away some…

Former four-star recruit Breon Dixon transfers to Nebraska Big Ten Former four-star recruit Breon Dixon transfers to Nebraska , Content Editor 1:33pm, January 14

Former UCF Knights coach Scott Frost is already doing damage at his new home. Breon Dixon, a former four-star defensive prospect,…

Baker Mayfield will be allowed to compete in Combine despite arrest Big Ten Baker Mayfield will be allowed to compete in Combine despite arrest , Content Editor 6:05pm, January 13

Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield will be able to participate in the NFL scouting combine, despite being arrested last February,…

Former four-star WR Trishton Jackson leaving Michigan State Big Ten Former four-star WR Trishton Jackson leaving Michigan State , Content Editor 4:09pm, January 13

Michigan State sophomore wide receiver Trishton Jackson announced his decision to transfer on Friday via Twitter. Jackson, a former 4-star…

Wisconsin DC Jim Leonhard admits he's considered other coaching offers Big Ten Wisconsin DC Jim Leonhard admits he's considered other coaching offers , 6:08pm, January 12

Wisconsin has one of the best defensive coordinators in the country in Jim Leonhard, but the 35-year-old admitted he's entertained…

Four-star DT Matthew Pola-Mao is down to six schools Big Ten Four-star DT Matthew Pola-Mao is down to six schools , Associate Content Editor 11:23am, January 12

Four-star defensive tackle Matthew Pola-Mao is the younger brother of USC safety Isaiah Pola-Mao and so it should come as…

Jay Williams predicts Purdue will win the national title game Big Ten Jay Williams predicts Purdue will win the national title game , Associate Content Editor 5:42pm, January 20

ESPN College GameDay made its way to Lexington for the first show of the 2017-18 season and infamous Duke alum…

Ohio State's Ryan Day reportedly a candidate for Titans OC job NFL News Ohio State's Ryan Day reportedly a candidate for Titans OC job , Senior Content Editor 2:04pm, January 21

The Tennessee Titans announced on Saturday that they had hired former Patriots linebacker Mike Vrabel as their new head coach.…

Michigan reportedly hires Minnesota offensive assistant Ed Warinner Big Ten Michigan reportedly hires Minnesota offensive assistant Ed Warinner , Content Editor 4:12pm, January 20

Minnesota offensive line coach and run game coordinator Ed Warinner has reportedly accepted a position on Michigan's coaching staff, sources…

Four-star DT Tyler Friday announces his commitment Ohio State Four-star DT Tyler Friday announces his commitment , Senior Content Editor 2:36pm, January 19

Four-star defensive tackle Tyler Friday (6-foot-3, 263 pounds, Ramsey, NJ) definitely chose the right day of the week to make…

Four-star safety Jaylen McCollough names his top 7 schools Florida State Four-star safety Jaylen McCollough names his top 7 schools , Associate Content Editor 12:35pm, January 20

Four-star safety Jaylen McCollough has plenty of time until he has to make a commitment as he is a 2019…

Alabama reportedly adding Josh Gattis from Penn State to staff Alabama Alabama reportedly adding Josh Gattis from Penn State to staff , Associate Content Editor 11:22am, January 19

Alabama might have lost quite a few assistant coaches this offseason, but they have been replacing them with some other…

Lovie Smith hiring Rod Smith away from Arizona Big Ten Lovie Smith hiring Rod Smith away from Arizona , Associate Content Editor 4:25pm, January 19

Illinois head coach Lovie Smith was not in a very good Christmas spirit as he fired his offensive coordinator just…

Former Kent State head coach Paul Haynes lands with Michigan State Big Ten Former Kent State head coach Paul Haynes lands with Michigan State , Associate Content Editor 12:41pm, January 19

Paul Haynes was the head coach at Kent State until he was fired in December, but it looks like he…

Four-star WR Cameron Brown flips from Nebraska to Ohio State Ohio State Four-star WR Cameron Brown flips from Nebraska to Ohio State , Content Editor 12:47pm, December 21

Four-star wide receiver Cameron Brown (6-foot-1, 175 pounds) flipped his commitment from Nebraska to Ohio State and signed with the…

Nation's No. 4 OT Max Wray officially commits to Ohio Sstate | FanBuzz Georgia Nation's No. 4 OT Max Wray officially commits to Ohio Sstate | FanBuzz , FanBuzz Writer 10:22am, April 15

The nation's No. 4 offensive tackle, Max Wray, has not been officially committed to the Georgia Bulldogs for quite a…

Washington State DC Alex Grinch is reportedly going to Ohio State Ohio State Washington State DC Alex Grinch is reportedly going to Ohio State , 10:09am, December 23

One of the top assistant coaches in the country is expected to join Urban Meyer's staff at Ohio State next…

Former four-star recruit Breon Dixon transfers to Nebraska Big Ten Former four-star recruit Breon Dixon transfers to Nebraska , Content Editor 1:33pm, January 14

Former UCF Knights coach Scott Frost is already doing damage at his new home. Breon Dixon, a former four-star defensive prospect,…

Chris Holtmann is the first Big Ten coach in 95 years to hit milestone College Basketball Chris Holtmann is the first Big Ten coach in 95 years to hit milestone , Content Editor 11:30am, January 18

Chris Holtmann, in his first season with the Ohio State Buckeyes, is the first Big Ten coach to win his…

Syracuse has hired Mike Cavanaugh as offensive line coach ACC Syracuse has hired Mike Cavanaugh as offensive line coach 4:33pm, January 16

Syracuse football has announced that they have hired Mike Cavanaugh to be their next offensive line coach. Cavanaugh, the former…

Five-star CB promises a "shock" when he makes his commitment Big 12 Five-star CB promises a "shock" when he makes his commitment , Content Editor 4:52pm, January 4

When it comes to high school kids making commitments, college football has really upped its game the last several seasons.…

Scott Frost is surprised it took Nick Saban so long to change QBs Alabama Scott Frost is surprised it took Nick Saban so long to change QBs , Content Editor 12:37pm, January 11

Now with the Nebraska Cornhuskers, former UCF Knights coach Scott Frost is basically king of the mountain. Following an undefeated…

Despite recent criticism, JT Barrett broke a record held by NFL legend Big Ten Despite recent criticism, JT Barrett broke a record held by NFL legend , FanBuzz Writer 1:28am, September 17

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett is pretty good, isn't he? Barrett, who's currently playing in his senior season at Ohio…

Former four-star WR Trishton Jackson announces transfer to Syracuse ACC Former four-star WR Trishton Jackson announces transfer to Syracuse , Content Editor 3:09pm, January 15

Trishton Jackson, a former four-star wide receiver prospect coming out of high school, has announced his transfer to the Syracuse…