The most controversial topic in college football’s offseason took a turn today as the NCAA Board of Governors voted to rescind the recent ban on satellite camps. [ MORE: Everything you need to know about satellite camps ] Satellite camps are essentially high school football camps held off an institution’s campus. They allow college coaches to travel across the country and get a chance to see high school football prospects in other regions. In return, these coaches are able to make in-person evaluations of these prospects, which became a cause of concern for several coaches across the nation, specifically those
Earlier today, I posted my All-Spring Football Team for the offensive side of the ball. Now I’ll get into the defensive players who stood out to me and made my All-Spring Football defensive Team after the past few weeks of spring games and practices. As I mentioned then, all available spring football games are on BTN2Go, in case you want to look back. Here are the links to watch: Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio State, Penn State, Purdue, Rutgers, Wisconsin. Let’s get to my defensive team. Keep this post handy and let’s see how it plays
2016 Big Ten spring football season is over and the 2016 NFL Draft is here. As recent Big Ten football stars move on to their pro careers, new names line up to take their place next fall. BTN.com's Tom Dienhart watched plenty of spring football and he names the offensive players who caught his eye.
BTN.com's Tom Dienhart writes, "Greg Schiano did a pretty good job pumping in the talent during his run at Rutgers from 2001-11, and that turned into some productive NFL drafts in recent years." let's take a closer look.
There are five schools to have a football player drafted every year since 1967, and three of them are in the Big Ten. Also, Ohio State is primed for a big NFL Draft night, too. Also, today's headlines digest has the final ranking of attendance at Big Ten spring football games. Dive on in.
One is known for Neil Armstrong and global engineers. The other is known for powering the world’s aircraft and producing exclusive luxury automobiles. Together, they’re planning to create the jet aircraft of the future. Purdue University’s campus in West Lafayette, Ind., is about 4,000 miles from Rolls-Royce’s global headquarters in London, but the company also maintains major engineering, design and manufacturing operations in Indiana and Virginia. While the geographic and cultural complexities among the two organizations might make a research and development partnership seem problematic, there’s actually a strong foundation for that kind of relationship. For one thing, more than
In his fifth season in Bloomington, Indiana, Kevin Wilson enjoyed a breakthrough by leading the Hoosiers to their first bowl since 2007. Now, he wants to take the program another step foward: winning a bowl. Wilson and Co., are on track. But work needs to be done to move up the pecking order in the rugged Big Ten East. [ MORE: Watch replay of the Indiana spring game on BTN2Go ] The offense loses some key players but should be OK with Wilson’s steady hand guiding things. The defense? It remains an albatross around the neck of the program, ranking
BTN.com writer Sean Merriman offers his list of 10 superlatives to get you prepared for this year's NFL Draft.
Another great weekend of Big Ten Lacrosse is now in the books. The race to Baltimore and a spot in the Big Ten Tournament saw three teams punch their tickets to the party that starts May 5. Maryland, Rutgers and Johns Hopkins have all clinched a spot in the battle for the conference championship, but the fourth and final spot is up for grabs. There is plenty to play for as we enter the final week of regular season conference play. But let’s recap the week that was. No. 3 Maryland Terrapins (11-2, 4-0 Big Ten) The Terps took on Ohio
The 2016 NFL Draft starts Thursday night in Chicago. With only hours remaining before Roger Goodell takes the stage, the always-present anonymous sources are spewing the usual negative comments, many of which are laughable. The latest: One anonymous scout questioning Ohio State defensive back Eli Apple’s life skills, going as far as to say that he “can’t cook.” Read more about Apple’s scouting report here. If true, what exactly does it have to do with Apple’s ability to cover a receiver, make an open-field tackle or be a good teammate? Nothing at all. And, based on the Twitter reaction to