Every Saturday night during the Big Ten football season, BTN.com posts its “U.S. Marine Corps: Leaders of the Week.” The feature is designed to honor some of the top individual Big Ten performances. Check out our Week 7 stars in this post.
Looking for Week 8 highlights, stats and game stories? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Catch up on all the day’s best highlights and get caught up on all the stats and action from a wild Saturday in this post.
Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby is the second Big Ten player, and the second Big Ten player in as many weeks, to be ejected for targeting. Roby was booted after a jarring first-quarter hit on Iowa tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz in Saturday’s 34-24 victory. A week ago, Nebraska cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste was tossed for the same rule.
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Michigan wide receiver Jeremy Gallon had a career day in Saturday’s wild 63-47 victory vs. Indiana. Devin Gardner’s favorite target went for a Big Ten-record 369 receiving yards and hauled in a pair of scoring strikes. The 369 yards were just 93 short of Gallon’s season total (462) entering the game. Watch a few of Gallon’s highlights in this post.
BTN showed a great pregame moment between the Mallory family during the Indiana-Michigan game Saturday afternoon. Bill Mallory, the patriarch of the family and the former longtime Indiana coach (1984-1996), turned some heads with his blanket of choice at a wet Michigan Stadium. Yep, that’s a Michigan blanket!
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Here’s a guarantee: Indiana wide receiver Cody Latimer will never forget career catch No. 100. Not only did the reception give him a lofty milestone, he turned it into a 59-yard touchdown to give the Hoosiers the early lead at the Big House. Watch the milestone catch in this post.
It’s been an offensive struggle in the Purdue-Michigan State game, but we got our first offensive score of the day in the fourth quarter. Fitting for a game like this, it came on a trick play. Watch receiver Tony Lippett, a former quarterback, take the pitch and hit tight end Andrew Gleicher for the touchdown in this post.