Every year at Big Ten media days, BTN.com conducts an anonymous player survey that asks one player from each team the same questions. This year, we asked questions ranging from "most exciting player" to "best visitor's locker room."
We had the Twitter Mirror (@TwitterMirror) at Big Ten media days Thursday and Friday in Chicago. [ MORE: Get all of our Big Ten media days coverage ] If you didn’t follow along at @BigTenNetwork, the players and some of the coaches sure seemed to enjoy the red carpet treatment. Whether it be players, coaches or mascots, every team had some representation on the Twitter Mirror. And a lot of them felt pretty comfortable in front of it, evidenced by the GIFs below. The best one? My personal favorite was Penn State defensive lineman Anthony Zettel. See some of my
Indiana’s Nate Sudfeld and Ohio State’s Joshua Perry each delivered a speech at the annual Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon in Chicago. Watch Perry’s speech in this post. On Saturday, BTN will air a Kickoff Luncheon Special at 7 p.m. ET, hosted by Dave Revsine. “Although sports is a big part of what we do,” Perry said,” We are much more than just athletes.” Perry added, “We have a voice, and we use our voices for good.” Share Perry’s speech via Twitter below.
Indiana’s Nate Sudfeld and Ohio State’s Joshua Perry each delivered a speech at the annual Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon in Chicago. Watch both Sudfeld’s and Perry’s speeches in this post. On Saturday, BTN will air a Kickoff Luncheon Special at 7 p.m. ET, hosted by Dave Revsine. We also have look back at previous Kickoff Luncheon speeches, too. Sudfeld traveled to Uganda as a 14-year-old and saw the poverty in that country. He recently returned last spring to do humanitarian work, and he spoke Friday of how it impacted his life. “Why do I have so much?” Sudfeld told the crowd. “And
We're tracking new Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh all day long at Big Ten Media Days. Check in and see what kind of attention the first-year Wolverines coach is attracting.
Between all of the “awesome” and “mates” delivered in his great Australian accent, Brad Craddock has a lot to say, a fun story to tell. The 2014 Lou Groza Award winner was a popular personality Thursday at Big Ten media days – even as the lone kicker and one of just two specialists among the 42 players invited to the two-day event in Chicago. Craddock was born and raised in Australia, and he learned how to kick playing, you guessed it, Australian rules football. “Over here, people grow up throwing the ball,” Craddock said. “We grow up kicking it.” His
When BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart asked Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany for the biggest challenge ahead, Delany pointed to the "sweet spot" for student-athlete that balances the educational experience and the rich athletic experience. But that's just one of several challenges, including the new game scheduling outlines.
Ohio State is coming off a national championship season. BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart takes a look at the grind the Buckeyes are about to go through as every opponent looks to take Ohio State down in 2015.
CHICAGO – The Big Ten Network will debut an original program in August with an exclusive, behind-the-scenes series featuring the Ohio State Buckeyes training camp as they prepare for the 2015 football season. The in-depth, documentary style show will follow the reigning national champions over a portion of pre-season practice. One of the nation’s premier programs, Ohio State marches toward Week 1 at the forefront of the college football conversation. On the heels of defeating the Oregon Ducks in the first College Football Playoff National Championship Game, OSU will begin its title defense by seeking a win in their opening
Here’s Penn State football coach James Franklin’s full media conference from Big Ten Football Media Days. Also today on BTN/BTN2Go: Watch our four-hour “BTN Live” at 3 p.m. ET for more Big Ten football interviews and analysis. On Saturday, BTN will air a Kickoff Luncheon Special at 7 p.m. ET, hosted by Dave Revsine. Coaches will join BTN’s lead studio host to discuss the upcoming season. Indiana’s Nate Sudfeld and Ohio State’s Joshua Perry will speak on behalf of the players in attendance. BTN is the sports fan’s home for championship football in 2015, as Ohio State begins its title defense on