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Big Ten Week: Five impact newcomers from the transfer portal

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It’s Big Ten preview week and here are the top five newcomers coming into the conference from the transfer portal.

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1. WR Samouri Toure, Nebraska

Toure comes from the FCS level but he dominated at Montana and showed some great signs this spring.

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2. DE Arnold Ebiketie, Penn State

Penn State needed pass rushing help and the former Temple standout will provide it immediately.

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3. LB Palaie Gaotetote, Ohio State

The USC transfer is on the Buckeyes' campus on his own dime right now waiting on some eligibility clearance but Gaoteote is a plug-and-play talent for one of the best teams in the country.

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4. RB Kenneth Walker, Michigan State

The Wake Forest transfer has a chance to be a powerhouse in the Michigan State offense and will be a name well known in the Big Ten early.

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5. LB Itayvion Brown, Michigan State

The massive linebacker from Minnesota has the physical skills to play right away and potentially dominate.