Minnesota ran for 67 yards in the quarter, and the Golden Gophers lead 7-3 at the end of the first quarter. Western Michigan got on the scoreboard first, rattling off a 10-play, 61-yard drive that ended in a score when Andrew Haldeman kicked a 35-yard field goal.
Did you check out our BTN Connect page today? If you did, you would have seen a nice collection of photos tweeted out by Michigan fans. It appears a skywriter wrote the Twitter hashtag “#GoBlue” in the air above Ann Arbor on Friday. See a few tweets with the pictures in this post, and see even more photos over on BTN Connect. We track lots of stuff just like this all week and on game days, too.
Friday night’s Olympic sport action was kicked off with a thrilling 2-0 soccer win for the Nebraska women’s soccer team over Northwestern. It was the conference opener for each team. Watch the highlights now and dive inside for more video from our Student U production teams.
Ohio State’s Urban Meyer joined the crew of BTN’s “Football Report” to talk about his 2-0 Buckeyes. Watch the interview here. In our Associated Press game preview, Meyer likes what he’s seen so far from Braxton Miller, but the first-year Ohio State coach wants his quarterback to concentrate more on the passing game. For Miller to do that, the rest of the Buckeyes must cut down on sloppy play. Read the full preview here.
Big Ten Field Pass on BTN2Go kicked off last week from Ohio State in Week 1 and Iowa in Week 2. Now for Week 3 we roll it out from Michigan. What exactly is the Field Pass? One hour before a selected BTN Big Ten football game this season, we turn on a BTN camera at the home team’s football stadium for a live video feed to show you how a home crowd and stadium gets ready for a game.
On tonight’s “Football Report” at 7 p.m. ET with Mike Hall, Tony Banks, Rosevelt Colvin and Tom Dienhart, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer joins the crew for an interview as the 2-0 Buckeyes’ prepare to take on visiting Cal on Saturday. Also in our one-hour show we get the latest reports from around the conference.
Football season is off to a roaring start as we all get back into the comfortable rhythms of autumn where Saturdays are scheduled around kickoffs. But while fans head to the stadium or watch games on TV, a growing number of fans subscribe to our various video podcasts. Now during football season this is a great way for you to get in-game highlights from BTN TV games delivered right to your device.