Twitter fan or not, it’s hard not to be impressed with Jim Harbaugh’s incredible success on the social media platform. The new Michigan coach, hired on Dec. 30, 2014, recently became the owner of the most followed account among Big Ten football coaches, a title previously held by rival Urban Meyer (283,246). Think about that for a second: In six-plus months, Harbaugh has garnered 286,512 followers, an average of 1,476 followers per day since his first tweet Jan. 2. That, in a word, is impressive. With a new name in the No. 1 spot, I thought it would be fun
Alabama coach Nick Saban knows his voice is powerful in the college football world. When he speaks, people listen. Period.
At 8 p.m. ET tonight on BTN/BTN2Go, we will replay Wisconsin’s incredible 71-64 win over top-seeded Kentucky in the 2015 Final Four. This will be remembered as the game that ruined the Wildcats’ pursuit of a perfect season. It will also be remembered as the game that Frank Kaminsky helped lead the Badgers to their first national championship appearance in 74 years. Kaminsky scored a game-high 20 points and added 11 rebounds while leading Wisconsin to arguably the biggest win in program history. Here is a breakdown of Wisconsin’s memorable Final Four win. Top moment: Sam Dekker hit a go-ahead
Fantasy football leagues are open – yes, already – with kickoff just about two months away. So, you have plenty of time to sign up, not to mention to come up with a creative name that gets the attention of your friends/league members. We did this before basketball season last year, and now it’s time to do it for football. Here are two fantasy team names for every Big Ten team: ILLINOIS Dudek, Where’s My Car? Lunt Trauma INDIANA Dominique Booth Ferry Simmie’s Corn on the Cobbs IOWA Three & Ott Ferentzic Science (h/t @chfortfun) MARYLAND Skid Rowe Un-Likely Explanation
Our good friend Mekka Don made a new Ohio State hype video. Check it out in this post!
Braxton Miller put an end to the never-ending rumors late last week, announcing he will return to Ohio State for his final season of eligibility. [ MORE: Who should start for Ohio State? We asked several writers ] A graduate student, Miller could have transferred and been eligible this fall. Instead, the two-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year will battle J.T. Barrett and Cardale Jones for the starting quarterback job of the reigning national champs. Did Miller consider leaving? “Nah, I’m a Buckeye, man,” he told 247Sports.com. “I’ve got a tat on my shoulder. My son is going
At Monday's SEC media days, Gus Malzahn said it's "slim to none" that a Big Ten team can go into Alabama and get player the Tide and Tigers want.
At 8 p.m. ET tonight on BTN/BTN2Go, we will replay Penn State's memorable 24-17 victory over Texas A&M in the 2007 Alamo Bowl.
Former Rutgers standout Todd Frazier won the 2015 MLB Home Run Derby on Monday night at Great American Ball Park.
Last week, I posted an article on the top 5 defensive trios in the Big Ten. The list consisted of the top DL-LB-DB trio in the conference, and was highlighted by Ohio State.