It isn’t a Sunday without BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo’s latest installment of “Sunday Ruminations.” Get DiNardo’s Week 5 thoughts inside. Also, follow @gerrydinardo! Get our latest Week 5 coverage: ILLINOIS Sunday Ruminations – #ILLINI Still on schedule 3 – 2 with match up opponent PU coming to town this week. Can't have turnovers – 3 yesterday — Gerry DiNardo (@gerrydinardo) September 28, 2014 INDIANA Sunday Ruminations #Hoosiers Unusual non-conference schedule continues this week with North Texas but sure looks like must win for Bowl game — Gerry DiNardo (@gerrydinardo) September 28, 2014 IOWA Sunday Ruminations #Hawkeyes Will have to continue
It was a great week of Big Ten football. Get Tom Dienhart's Week 5 honors, grades and numbers inside.
When Indiana University Associate Professor Jawshing Arthur Liou received an e-mail “out of the blue” from the director of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, he had no idea it would lead to the biggest exhibition of his career. “I consider this an amazing honor and opportunity,” he said, “and I cherish it.” More than 100 artists from across the country were chosen for the ambitious show, titled “State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now.” The curatorial process was highly selective, but it brought in a wide range of participants, from emerging artists to established figures in the
The Big Ten had plenty of outstanding individual performances on Saturday. See my top 10 Big Ten offensive performers from Week 5 in this post!
The Nebraska band spelled out "Fear Ameer" at halftime of Saturday's Nebraska vs. Illinois football game. Check it out inside!
Saturday night’s Nebraska vs. Illinois game has had plenty of outstanding highlights in the first half. Here is a look at all of the top plays from the first half of action. Ameer Adullah gets the Huskers on the board with a 12-yard TD run: Illinois RB Josh Ferguson breaks off a huge 41-yard TD run: Ameer Abdullah breaks a tackle and scores on an impressive 8-yard TD run: Tommy Armstrong Jr. hits Kenny Bell for a 63-yard TD pass: Reilly O’Toole hits Geronimo Allison for a 58-yard TD pass:
The Golden Gophers are ascending under Jerry Kill. The Wolverines are struggling under Brady Hoke. What does it all mean? See inside!
The word came down officially before kickoff but Illinois will start quarterback Reilly O’Toole over Wes Lunt in tonight’s game against No. 21 Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska. Lunt is the 6-foot-5, 225-pound sophomore transfer from Oklahoma State is throwing for 309 yards per game to rank second in the Big Ten and 14th nationally. He’s completed 66 percent of his attempts, and his 11 touchdown passes are most in the conference. Lunt was named the Big Ten’s offensive player of the week on Sept. 8. O’Toole has played in 24 career games throwing for 1,024 yards while completing 69 percent
It is no secret that Michigan’s football team has struggled early on this season. The Wolverines’ struggles continued on Saturday in a 30-14 loss to Minnesota at the Big House. With the loss, Michigan dropped to 2-3 on the season, with its only wins coming over Appalachian State and Miami (Ohio), two teams that play outside of the “Power 5” conferences. Michigan coach Brady Hoke addressed the media following Saturday’s loss. See what Hoke had to say here in this post.
We collected the best USA Today photos from Week 5 of the college football season. All of our galleries can be found over here. And here’s the live Week 5 scoreboard page.