For future reference. Returning starters is always a handy 10,000 foot metric for projecting a college football season and Phil Steele has helpfully assembled a comprehensive list. The Big Ten:

Big 10

OFF DEF ST TOTAL Wisconsin 10* 6 2 18 Northwestern 8 6 2 16 Michigan 7* 8 0 15 Michigan St 7* 7 1 15 Ohio State 9* 6 0 15 Illinois 5 7 2 14 Indiana 8* 4 2 14 Iowa 6* 8 0 14 Penn St. 7 5 1 13 Minnesota 9* 2 1 12 Purdue 6 5 1 12 Michigan loses Graham, Brown, and Warren on defense. On offense, Ortmann, Moosman, Mathews, and whichever oft-injured running back you think was technically the starter last year.

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