Chris Ash isn’t afraid of a challenge. That’s why he’s at Rutgers. Ash knows the potential of this program. The Scarlet Knights have won before. And, they can win again.
The Big Ten enjoyed success in the opening round of the 2017 NFL draft with seven selections. It was the most for the conference since it had the same number in 2006.
Last year Ohio State dominated the draft, but look for Michigan to represent the Big Ten with the most picks in this weekend's 2017 NFL Draft.
Spring football is in the books for the Big Ten. Now, offseason work begins, as teams point toward training camp this summer. Check out Tom Dienhart's annual BTN.com All-Spring Team.
When you think of Wisconsin, you think of an offense built around a punishing rushing attack led by mammoth offensive linemen. And those “big uglies” that pave the way have been the players picked most often in the last 10 NFL drafts, as 10 offensive linemen have been selected.
The momentum continues to build at Maryland, where DJ Durkin has one of the fastest-rising programs in the Big Ten. He is adding talent at a break-neck pace as he continues to refine the roster and build toward a breakout season.
The 2017 NFL Draft begins on Thursday in Philadelphia. And, many Big Ten players will be selected. After surveying the mock draft of CBSSports.com, here is a ranking of the Top 50 Big Ten NFL draft prospects.
With the 2017 NFL Draft set to kick off Thursday in Philadelphia, let’s take a look at which Big Ten schools have produced the most picks at each position over the last 10 NFL drafts.
Recent drafts haven’t been fruitful for Rutgers, as the Scarlet Knights have had just three players picked in the last three years. Just one RU player was tabbed last year; none were picked in 2014.
What will Penn State do for an encore coming off a surprising Big Ten title? The Nittany Lions could repeat, as most of the key cogs from last season are back led by QB Trace McSorley and RB Saquon Barkley on offense, along with an improving line.