We’re six days from the 2013 football season kicking off. Indiana (Indiana State) and Minnesota (UNLV) get things started for the Big Ten on Thursday, Aug. 29 on BTN/BTN2Go. To help count down the days to kickoff, BTN.com is ranking the top 25 players. Join us as we count it down, from 25-1, every day.
With the New England Patriots set to play an exhibition game Thursday night at Detroit, the League’s most famous Wolverine decided to pay the Michigan football team a visit. That’s right, former Michigan quarterback Tom Brady hung out with the Wolverines early Thursday, and he even tried on his old No. 10 jersey. Watch Brady address the team in this video.
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If Big Ten fans want to attend games, they’ll have to reach deep into their pockets. Big Ten teams occupy three of the top four spots in Forbes.com’s ranking of most expensive average ticket price for 2013.
After 15 nights in 12 hotels and 12 cities, stretching from Lincoln, Neb., to State College, Pa., the BTN bus has come to a stop. It was a fun ride, visiting all the Big Ten schools to watch practices. It was the BTN crew’s last chance to kick the tires on each team before the start of the 2013 season.
Did you miss something while you stepped away from your computer? We’re tracking some of the best Big Ten social media happenings and posting them all right here. Check out today’s edition, including a pair of new alternate helmets released today.
Who says that reining Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel should automatically earn the right to be the Heisman favorite heading into the 2013 college football season?
Northwestern’s already vast helmet collection is growing. On Thursday, the Wildcats unveiled a white alternate lid that they will wear in the season opener at Cal. The new helmet brings Northwestern’s collection to five.