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Maryland football picked to finish fifth in Big Ten East in preseason media poll

Maryland football picked to finish fifth in Big Ten East in preseason media poll

The Maryland football team was picked to finish fifth in the Big Ten Conference’s ultra-competitive East Division, according to a Cleveland.com poll of writers from around the league.

Ohio State, the Big Ten’s reigning champion and a preseason top-five team, was predicted to win the East by 23½ of the 28 voters and the overall league championship by 14 voters. (The Big Ten is the only Power Five conference not to conduct its own preseason vote of media members.)

Behind them in the division were Michigan State (two first-place votes), Penn State (one...

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