Tonight on “The Big Ten Football Report” our team covers a number of topics, but one of the feature stories takes a look at the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. Penn State’s Stephfon Green is a native of the Bronx and he was in school when the World Trade Center Towers were attacked on Sept. 11, 2001. Here’s a snippet of that feature.
Iowa’s women’s soccer team improved to 6-0 after defeating intrastate rivals, Iowa State, Friday night at the Iowa Soccer Complex. The Hawkeyes earned two points for Iowa in the race for the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk trophy. The win also marked the fourth year in a row Iowa women’s soccer has topped Iowa State.
We get a lot of feedback on our show “The Big Ten’s Greatest Games” and the fans love it. And we do, too. It’s just fun to see our old Big Ten heroes play in older stadiums in old uniforms. It brings back a lot of memories for Big Ten fans everywhere. And now we’re happy to tell you we have the list of games for the upcoming season.
Sunday marks the 10-year anniversary of the horrific 9/11 attacks. For Penn State football players Stephen Obeng-Agyapong and Stephfon Green and Illinois’ Tavon Wilson and Trulon Henry, the day will always have added significance. All four were living near the destruction, either in New York City or Washington DC, at the times of the attacks. In this feature, watch all four players share their memories of that fateful morning in 2001 when America forever changed.
In this exclusive “BTN Live” web segment, Dave, Glen, Gerry and Howard answer questions that were tweeted to the show during the night. You too can tweet directly at the show @BTNLive and your tweet could be used. You can also call the show at (319) BIGTEN-1 and record an audio message that could be used in a future segment.
Fans from Penn State and Ohio State ask Dave, Glen, Gerry and Howard questions about their football team as Penn State gears up for Alabama, and Ohio State gets set to face Toledo. Check back next week to see what other questions Big Ten fans come up with!
“BTN Live” answered the call of the fans with the debut of “ReJoice Mail”. Did you call and leave a message about your team? Watch the video montage to see if your message was used and check back again next week.