It took all of 14 seconds for Purdue to match its Week 1 one scoring total Saturday. Darrell Hazell went with trickeration on the opening kickoff, and speedy Akeem Hunt took the reverse 90 yards to the end zone. And just like that, without one offensive possession, the Boilermakers led Indiana State, 7-0. Purdue, of course, lost 42-7 to Cincinnati in last week’s opener.
It’s Friday, one day before the big test on Saturday. So, here’s a pop quiz to make sure you’re up to speed before kickoff. Get out your No. 2 pencils … eyes down … begin.
Each week during the season, BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman and a featured guest will debate a topic related to Big Ten football. This week’s question: If you were a Big Ten coach, would you rather have Nebraska’s offense or Michigan State’s defense.
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Brady Hoke has been known to make a few bold statements from time-to-time, but the Wolverines’ head coach may have topped them all during a radio interview on the “Dan Patrick Show,” early Friday morning.
Just how resourceful is social media in today’s digital world? That answer became evident to Penn State wrestling coach Cael Sanderson after he addressed the following tweet to Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands early Thursday afternoon.
If you’re on Twitter, you can vote in our ongoing series of Big Ten Twitter polls for our weekday TV show #BTNLive weekdays at 6 p.m. ET. On Friday’s airing of #BTNLive, Rick Pizzo, Jim Miller and Brandon Williams discuss this question: Are you in favor of the new NCAA rules when it comes to helmet contact? Now it’s time for you to vote.