In 2015, the Big Ten was represented very well as three teams had a legitimate shot at making the College Football Playoff. It seems just as many have a chance to that this year and it will be fun to see what many of them can do in Week 1.
The Ohio State Buckeyes are, by many accounts, the favorite to win the conference and move on to the playoff for the second time in three years. However, teams like rival Michigan and even West darkhorse Nebraska are looking to make a big impact this year.
What will happen this week when these teams take the field? Here are the top five Big Ten power rankings for Week 1 of the college football season.