The great Nick Baumgardner has five things to watch in “The Game.” One of them: How much will star Michigan safety Jabrill Peppers play on both sides of the ball? The answer: A lot. Why leave anything in the tank? *** This is interesting: Jim Harbaugh hasn’t been emphasizing recruiting in Ohio. Cleveland.com says Michigan has taken the Notre Dame approach: Grab some guys from the Midwest, then expand nationally by using the school’s brand. There’s a ton of talent in California, Texas and Florida, and Harbaugh certainly has the Urban Meyer-like rock star personality to expand Michigan’s scope. ***
Big Ten fans were treated to six men’s basketball games on Tuesday. [ MORE: Check out our Big Ten men’s basketball scoreboard ] Indiana kicked off the day with an impressive 83-73 win over St. Johns. Northwestern also impressed with a 67-62 victory over Missouri, while Nebraska cruised by UAPB, 67-44. No. 2-ranked Maryland finished a jam-packed night of Big Ten basketball by blasting Illinois State, 77-66. In other Big Ten men’s hoops action, Penn State lost to Radford, 86-74, while Ohio State fell to Louisiana Tech, 82-74. With two games on BTN, and another one on BTN Plus, we
Around 200 Michigan football fans gathered for a walk through Forest Hill Cemetery on Tuesday night. [ MORE: Week 13 previews | Week 13 scoreboard | Stats | Standings | Lastest CFP rankings | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Best of Week 13 | Mailbag | Q&A: Greg McMullen | Week 12 award winners | YouTube highlights ] The mission: To visit the graves of legendary Michigan football coaches Fielding Yost and Bo Schembechler, as well as longtime radio broadcaster Bob Ufer. The grave walk begin as an organized event in 1997, according to Detroit News Michigan Football reporter
This weekend, Ohio State and Michigan will meet on the football field in one of the most storied rivalries in all of sports. However, in order to grab a spot in the Big Ten title game, the winner of that game will need some help. To have a chance at playing in the conference title game, Ohio State and Michigan need Michigan State to lose to Penn State on Saturday. If the Nittany Lions were to pull off an upset over the Spartans, then the winner of the Ohio State vs. Michigan game would represent the Big Ten in the
The College Football Playoff committee released its fourth set of rankings Tuesday night, and Iowa moved into the No. 4 spot in the updated poll.
Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten football coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here.
This week on a new episode of “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2015” on Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET, we take you behind the scenes with Penn State senior Anthony Zettel as he prepares for his final home game at Beaver Stadium. Also, see how Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers bounced back from an injury to become one of the elite players in the conference. Our crew was also at Columbus for Michigan State’s upset win over Ohio State and we explore a touching story that motivates Connor Cook. We also have game highlights from Michigan-Penn State and Michigan State-Ohio State. Are you
The final weekend of the season, also known as Rivalry Week, is here. And, to no surprise, there is no shortage of storylines.
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart caught up with Nebraska’s 6-3, 280-pound junior defensive end Greg McMullen to get his thoughts on this wild-and-crazy season as the Huskers prep to cross the finish line and play Iowa.
It’s an interesting question, especially in the social media age: Will Michael Geiger’s game-winning kick or windmill celebration be the thing college football fans remember most about the final play in last week’s Michigan State victory at Ohio State? [ MORE: Best of Week 12 | Week 12 scores | Stats | Standings | Polls | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Mailbag | Week 12 picks revisited | Dienhart: Spartans end Buckeyes’ pursuit of perfection | What did our guy learn? | Week 12 award winners | Twitter: Iowa family reacts to Big Ten West title | YouTube highlights