How did we do? Week 1 Big Ten football predictions revisited

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How did we do? Week 1 Big Ten football predictions revisited

Before we turn our attention to Week 2, it’s time to revisit how the BTN.com team, Illinois beat writer Bob Asmussen and Big Ten fans did with their Week 1 Big Ten predictions.

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Everyone but Big Ten fans opened the season 11-3. The fans went 10-4, meaning they trail the pack by the slimmest of margins.

Tom DienhartTom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart)
Week 1 record: 11-3
Week 1 picks: Utah 24, Michigan 17; TCU 28, Minnesota 19; Michigan State 44, Western Michigan 14; Illinois 29, Kent State 21; Iowa 17, Illinois State 14; Maryland 30, Richmond 10; Rutgers 41, Norfolk State 9; Stanford 30, Northwestern 24; BYU 28, Nebraska 27; Penn State 31, Temple 21; Indiana 45, Southern Illinois 17; Alabama 27, Wisconsin 24; Purdue 27, Marshall 24; Ohio State 29, Virginia Tech 17

Sean MerrimanSean Merriman (@BTNSean)
Week 1 record:
11-3
Week 1 picks: Utah 31, Michigan 21; TCU 38, Minnesota 28; Michigan State 45, Western Michigan 14; Illinois 20, Kent State 14; Iowa 24, Illinois State 21; Maryland 35, Richmond 3; Rutgers 24, Norfolk State 12; Stanford 27, Northwestern 14; Penn State 24, Temple 7; Nebraska 31, BYU 27; Indiana 35, Southern Illinois 14; Alabama 27, Wisconsin 23; Marshall 31, Purdue 17; Ohio State 24, Virgina Tech 14.

Brent YarinaBrent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina)
Week 1 record: 11-3
Week 1 picks: Utah 27, Michigan 23; TCU 37, Minnesota 20; Michigan State 41, Western Michigan 10; Illinois 27, Kent State 17; Iowa 31, Illinois State 27; Maryland 32, Richmond 13; Rutgers 42, Norfolk State 14; Stanford 30, Northwestern 23; Penn State 24, Temple 13; Nebraska 34, BYU 31; Indiana 45, Southern Illinois 21; Alabama 30, Wisconsin 24; Marshall 27, Purdue 23; Ohio State 31, Virginia Tech 20

Rotating B1G Writer: Bob Asmussen (@BobAsmussen), news-gazette.com
Week 1 record: 11-3
Week 1 picks: Utah 28, Michigan 27; TCU 37, Minnesota 29; Michigan State 40, Western Michigan 10; Illinois 34, Kent State 13; Iowa 21, Illinois State 20; Maryland 45, Richmond 12; Rutgers 32, Norfolk State 6; Stanford 30, Northwestern 16Penn State 41, Temple 18; Nebraska 31, BYU 24; Indiana 36, Southern Illinois 15; Alabama 28, Wisconsin 20; Marshall 39, Purdue 33; Ohio State 35, Virginia Tech 21

FansBig Ten fans
Week 1 record:
10-4
Week 1 picks: See polls below

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SEE HOW THE FANS FARED!

THURSDAY

Utah, 24, Michigan 17

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TCU 23, Minnesota 17

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FRIDAY

Michigan State 37, Western Michigan 24

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SATURDAY

Iowa 31, Illinois State 14

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Maryland 50, Richmond 21

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Rutgers 63, Norfolk State 13

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Northwestern 16, Stanford 6

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Illinois 52, Kent State 3

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BYU 33, Nebraska 28

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Temple 27, Penn State 10

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Indiana 48, Southern Illinois 47

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Alabama 35, Wisconsin 17

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SUNDAY

Marshall 41, Purdue 31

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MONDAY

Ohio State 42, Virginia Tech 24

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