There are still more non-conference games (four) than Big Ten games (three) this week. And the lid was taken off Big Ten action in the opening week. But for the first time in 2017, this Saturday has multiple league games.
This was an upsetting Saturday for Nebraska. For Michigan, Penn State, Minnesota and Purdue, it was a chance to continue to shine. Ohio State got back on track. Here is the Best of Week 3.
Ask yourself this as you settle in to watch Ohio State on Saturday vs. Army: What is the offensive identity of this team? If you had a 15-second elevator ride with someone, how would you describe the Buckeye offense?
As Week 3 approaches, Tom Dienhart has five football topics to either buy or sell, including Ohio State's passing improvement and Wisconsin's Best in West status.
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart caught up with Indiana WR Simmie Cobbs this week as he looked to fine-tune his game and get ready for Indiana’s next game, a visit from Georgia Southern on Sept. 23.
The Big Ten released its conference schedules for 2020 and 2021 on Tuesday afternoon. Let's take a look at each season's schedule, and highlight some of the interesting aspects.
Numbers, numbers, numbers. Who doesn’t like some good numbers to broaden their knowledge? BTN research guru Harold Shelton assembles some fascinating stats each week. And here is one for each team that will catch your eye.
The third and final week of full-blown non-conference games is here. And, after last week’s strong lineup of game, this week’s slate lacks much pizzazz. The best game looks like Wisconsin’s trip to BYU, but this isn’t a vintage Cougar squad as it is struggling on offense.
There were some impressive efforts in Week 2. Is Penn State the best team in the Big Ten? I think so. Maryland continues to shine, along with Wisconsin. Illinois and Minnesota are 2-0. How will Ohio State rebound from an ugly home loss to Oklahoma?
There is no denying it: Penn State is the No. 1 team in my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. But keep an eye on Wisconsin, assuming it can get some consistent play in the passing game.