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 news about how Pat Fitzgerald motivated his team following Saturday’s loss.
The Big Ten Conference released its Week 7 Players of the Week on Monday. A pair of Nittany Lions took home superlative honors following their thrilling 4OT victory over previously unbeaten Michigan. See all the honorees in this post, plus watch their highlights.
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The guys at CBSSports.com com released their preseason Top 25 (And One) Monday, and one of the six experts, Doug Gottlieb, has Michigan State as his No. 1 team. Six Big Ten teams received top 25 votes, with Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State and Wisconsin landing on every experts’ list.
This week on “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013” presented by Best Buy captured their usual amazing shots from selected Big Ten action, including some great plays from the Penn State-Michigan game. Watch two of them in this post and learn more about Wednesday’s episode.
To the surprise of no one, there was quite the celebration in the Penn State locker room following Saturday night’s quadruple-overtime victory over previously undefeated Michigan. Watch the Nittany Lions celebrate in the locker room and hear Bill O’Brien’s speech to his team in this post.
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So much happened on Saturday. Where do we start with daily links? How about here, with a look at a Northwestern season that began with such promise but now is filled with questions after two losses in a row. That’s what happens when you play back-to-back games vs. arguably the Big Ten’s best teams–and not Illinois and Purdue, like Nebraska. Still, the Wildcat defeat at Wisconsin was particularly disturbing.
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 tonight’s #BTNLive show, our experts kick around what they too away from Penn State’s amazing four-overtime win over Michigan. So now you tells us: What’s your takeaway from Penn State’s 4-OT win? Two answers: #PennStateWonIt or #MichiganLostIt