Jim Tressel was inducted into the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday evening, and the Ohio State Block O will honor him during Saturday afternoon’s game vs. Northern Illinois. [ MORE: Get scores, stats & recaps for all Week 3 Big Ten action ] According to @11W, Block O North will hold up cards that spell out “JT,” Tressel’s initials, during the first timeout at Ohio Stadium. Tressel coached Ohio State for 10 seasons, from 2001-2010, leading the Buckeyes to the 2002 national championship, their last title before last season’s memorable run to the inaugural college football playoff
One week after beating Oregon, No. 4 Michigan State dropped Air Force, 35-21, to highlight the Big Ten’s early Week 3 action. No. 24 Northwestern also won at Duke, 19-10, to move to 3-0. Get caught up on all of Saturday’s early afternoon action below. Looking for available live in-game highlights? Check us out on YouTube and on Facebook and on Twitter (use the links below for school Twitter accounts): Illinois football highlights Indiana football highlights Iowa football highlights Maryland football highlights Michigan football highlights Michigan State football highlights Minnesota football highlights Nebraska football highlights Northwestern football highlights Ohio State
BTN/BTN2Go will air the coin toss prior to the Pittsburgh-Iowa game at 8 p.m. ET tonight. [ MORE: Here’s the link to watch Pittsburgh at Iowa on BTN2Go ] Former Iowa defensive back Brett Greenwood will serve as an honorary captain, in addition to being in the locker room with the team before and after the game. Greenwood, who led the Big Ten in interceptions (5) as a senior in 2010, collapsed during a workout in 2011 and was in a coma as a result of suffering an anoxic brain injury caused by heart arrhythmia. “Progress continues every day, so
What do college football players do prior to the start of a big game? Now you can find out! Thanks to our exclusive Field Pass cameras only available with BTN2Go, Big Ten fans will get an early live look at Penn State and Rutgers players warming up before their primetime matchup at 8 p.m. ET on BTN. One hour before kickoff (7 p.m. ET) log onto BTN2Go.com or launch the BTN2Go app on your mobile device to access our Field Pass camera. You can access the free BTN2Go app for iOs and Android. BTN2Go is now also available on Roku and Google
Science-fiction films, shows and books have featured two-legged, human-like robots for so long that many people might think they’ve actually existed in reality for some time now. But while robotics advanced by leaps and bounds over the past several years, there was still the obstacle of bridging the gap between “the apparent simplicity of walking versus the true challenge of making it happen in a machine.” That’s according to Jessy Grizzle, professor of electrical engineering at the University of Michigan. “Nature endowed us with the ability to walk well, and when machines can’t, it seems very frustrating,” he explained. Yet
One week after we saw Northwestern break out some American Flag-themed helmets, it looks like the Wildcats will have a new look in Saturday’s matchup against Duke. [ MORE: It’s time to select your Week 3 Big Ten football winners ] Northwestern’s official Twitter account, @NU_Sports, tweeted out a GIF of the new-look helmets, which can be seen at the top of this post. From the looks of it, the Wildcats will go with their all white uniforms in a game many are referring to as the “Brain Bowl.” The Wildcats and Blue Devils are set to kickoff at 12:30
Jim Harbaugh is off to a 1-1 start in his first season as Michigan’s head football coach. After a hard-fought 24-17 loss at Utah in Harbaugh’s debut, the Wolverines bounced back with an impressive 35-7 blowout victory over Oregon State in Week 2. UNLV comes to Ann Arbor this weekend. A win would put the Wolverines above .500 for the first time since Sept. 23, 2014, nearly a full year ago. With that said, I proposed the following question to BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart: How many wins would it take to consider 2015 a “successful” year for Michigan? We
Plan ahead and use the popular TV GameFinder lookup tool in this post to find any available BTN televised games on your TV system. All five of BTN's televised games will be also be available live on BTN2Go. Get the links to these games in this post: UNLV vs. Michigan, Kent State at Minnesota, Troy at Wisconsin, Pittsburgh at Iowa, and Rutgers at Penn State.
Penn State needs to get Christian Hackenberg on track. Don’t you wonder when Michigan State will start to get more props? Nebraska QB Tommy Armstrong deserves more credit. These are just three of the ten thioughts BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart takes on the day before Week 3 football games kick off.
When it comes to sports, Twitter is the ultimate breaking news source. It also serves as an outlet for great individual personalities, including Big Ten football players. [ MORE: Week 3 schedule | Week 3 previews | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Player Rankings | Latest polls | Big Ten Mailbag | Like GIFs? Click here! | Check out these Nebraska cleats | Pick your Week 3 winners | Get all of our Week 3 coverage ] But, which players are the best follows on Twitter? I asked one media member from every Big Ten school to give me