Two years ago, Ohio State had a Cinderella run to the national title, knocking off Alabama and Oregon in the playoff to win it all in 2014. The Buckeyes will enjoy no such run this season after being the first team to make the playoff despite not winning its conference championships.
Best of 2016 Orange Bowl: No. 11 Florida State squeaks out 33-32 victory over No. 6 Michigan in thriller
No. 6 Michigan lost a 33-32 thriller to No. 11 Florida State in Friday night's Orange Bowl. The Wolverines finished the season at 10-3, with their three losses coming by a combined five points.
A banged-up Huskers squad couldn't keep up with Tennessee in the Music City Bowl as No. 24 Nebraska fell to the Vols, 38-24.
We're one day closer to 2017, and today it's time to take a look at the top 10 Big Ten football games of 2016. See BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's full list inside.
We're one day closer to 2017, and today BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart is counting down the 10 best storylines, in no particular order, of the 2016 Big Ten football season.
Indiana showed fight against No. 19 Utah, but turnovers and special teams woes doomed the Hoosiers to a 26-24 loss in the Foster Farms Bowl. Indiana ended the season with a 6-7 record.
We're one day closer to 2017, and today it's time to take a look at the top 10 individual seasons of 2016. See BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's full list inside.
No team entered the bowl season amid the tumult that enveloped Minnesota, which had to diffuse a player boycott that threatened its participation in this game. Things got smoothed out, and the Golden Gophers proceeded to post a 17-12 upset of Washington State to finish 9-4.
Maryland got back in the bowl business in its first year under DJ Durkin, the former Michigan defensive coordinator. Alas, the Terrapins couldn’t finish with a win, falling 36-30 to Boston College in the Quick Lane Bowl.
When 2016 dawned, myriad questions loomed over Wisconsin. Who would be the quarterback? What would the departure of defensive coordinator Dava Aranda to LSU mean? Would the offensive line be better? Well, the Badgers answered all of those questions.