A truncated week of action with just five games, as Iowa, Michigan, Purdue and Minnesota are off. The big news: Ohio State has a new starting quarterback in J.T. Barrett.
Would it be a shock to see Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State all finish 7-1 and tied atop the Big Ten East? Not really. Should it happen, it could mean we won't know the Big Ten title game participants until four days before the game. See why inside.
Still can’t get enough of the wild end to the Michigan State at Michigan game? Jon Solomon of CBSSports.com looked into the history of Wolverine Aussie punter Blake O’Neill. And Solomon unearthed some interesting stuff, as O’Neill’s Australian rules past may have contributed to his last-play fail. *** And then there is this: Mark Dantonio says he missed the postgame handshake with Jim Harbaugh but says no issues loom between them. “It’s one of those things, you’re just not there at the time, but there’s no problems between myself and coach Harbaugh,” Dantonio said Monday morning on WDFN. “I have
As I reach into my Big Ten Mailbag, I find a lot of letters that are Iowa-related. So, let’s roll up our sleeves and have it! It’s mail bag time!
It's time to check on Jerry Palm's latest CBSSports.com bowl projections. And some big changes have taken place.
Still don’t believe what you saw at the end of the Michigan State-Michigan game? Mlive.com has a good breakdown from the snap, to the run, to the celebration. It still takes my breath away. *** The Spartans’ win brings more focus on their visit to Ohio State on Nov. 21 in a showdown of what could be unbeaten teams at the top of the Big Ten East. As Doug Lesmerises of Cleveland.com notes, after seven weeks of leaving doubt as to whether they belonged there, No. 1 Ohio State and No. 7 Michigan State are right where everyone predicted –
It hasn't been pretty every week for Michigan State or Ohio State, but the two programs keep winning. And now, after a couple weeks of Ohio State and Michigan atop my Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, the Spartans are back at No. 2.
Crazy enough for you? Michigan State stuns Michigan in an ending you’ll never see again, and Rutgers roars back from 25 points down to crush Indiana’s spirit. What did I learn from those results, and others? Check it out inside!
Deep breath … exhale. OK, let’s begin taking a look at one of the crazier Big Ten Saturdays we have seen in years.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – “We played winning football.” [ MORE: Best of Week 7 | Week 7 scoreboard | Power Rankings | Latest polls | Week 7 picks revisited | Week 7 top performers | What our expert learned | Dienhart: The Mitten State rivalry is back | Twitter: Former Spartans react to winning play | Watch Dantonio, Harbaugh talk wild win | Watch Rutgers win on walk-off FG | Photo: Braxton Miller jersey mix-up | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats ] Those were Jim Harbaugh’s words. And, he was correct in his somber post-game analysis. His Michigan