It was just 10 days ago that Denard Robinson appeared on #BTNLive and said that Michigan State ranked No. 3 on Michigan’s rivalry list, behind both Ohio State and Notre Dame.
Michigan’s Devin Funchess took a short pass from Devin Gardner and turned it into a 48-yard touchdown against Akron on Saturday. That’s the longest catch of Funchess’ career. Watch it in the post.
One of college football’s most-talked-about and over-analyzed new looks will make its debut in Week 3. That’s right, Indiana is debuting its polarizing chrome candy stripe lid Saturday vs. Bowling Green. See an @IUFBEquipment photo of the helmet in this post.
Each week during the season, BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman and a featured guest will debate a topic related to Big Ten football. This week, Detroit News Michigan football beat writer Angelique Chengelis and I debate the following question: “After scoring 41 points against Notre Dame last weekend, is it fair to say that Michigan has the Big Ten’s best offense right now?”
Nebraska football’s official twitter account, @Huskers, has announced that the team will wear a No. 36 decal on its helmet for Saturday’s game against UCLA. The decal is in honor of UCLA redshirt freshman wide receiver Nick Pasquale, who was struck by a car and killed this past weekend in his hometown of San Clemente, Calif. Pasquale was 20 years-old.
Have you ever wondered what happens to the Heisman Trophy once it is awarded to the most outstanding player in college football? Do they take it home with them? Where is it displayed– at the school, or in the recipients’ home?