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.
At halftime of the Purdue-Michigan State on Saturday afternoon, the Boilermakers’ marching band put on a performance that caught our attention. Motorcycle enthusiasts will find it interesting, too. Yes, the band formed a motorcycle, and it even included “exhaust” for when it moved across the field. It was really cool, and you can watch it below.
Michigan State’s defense just keeps making big plays. Early in the second quarter vs. Purdue, Max Bullough hit Purdue QB Danny Etling and forced a fumble, which Denicos Allen returned to the house for the game’s first score. The play marked Michigan State’s fifth defensive touchdown of the season. Watch the play here.
NFL scouts already like Minnesota defensive tackle Ra’Shede Hageman. They’ll love him even more following his interception and nice return during Minnesota’s game at Northwestern. Watch the momentum-shifting play this post.
Craving something sweet? Whether you’re an Ohio State football fan or not, there’s plenty of sugar in the school’s latest annual Ohio Stadium cake. Like, 350 pounds of goodness, that is. The cake, which serves 1,000 people and was made with 90 mixes and 22 dozen eggs, can be found on the south lawn of St. John Arena prior to Saturday afternoon’s game vs. Iowa.