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Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah, Miami’s Duke Johnson focus 
on beating defenses, not each other

Just when the swarming tacklers seem to have the advantage — when the running play seems to have no chance — that’s when you realize just how special Ameer Abdullah and Miami back Duke Johnson can be. 

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The Roundup with Lee Barfknecht: Replay

Replay Wednesday's “Big Ten Roundup” chat with World-Herald staff writer Lee Barfknecht to track the discussion of the latest conference headlines.

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Barfknecht: Hawkeyes' offensive problems start with the play-caller

Iowa football coaches, players and fans seem puzzled by the struggles through three games to move the ball, particularly on the ground. May I suggest a two-word answer: Greg Davis.

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Big Ten notes: Wisconsin coach sees progress from QB Joel Stave

Joel Stave, Wisconsin’s starting quarterback in 2013, still hasn’t taken a snap this season after developing a mental block passing the ball. That condition, similar to the yips, has led to his removal from game preparation, though he still takes part in practice.

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Barfknecht: Hawkeyes' offensive problems start with the play-caller

Iowa football coaches, players and fans seem puzzled by the struggles through three games to move the ball, particularly on the ground. May I suggest a two-word answer: Greg Davis.

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