This is a light week of action with just five games, as Maryland, Nebraska, Ohio State and Rutgers are off. But there are a couple good games.
Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. And each Tuesday afternoon, we post the audio of every coach’s call right here. Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald: Listen to what @CoachFitz51 had to say as @NUFBFamily gears up for week 7 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/T4PrMSlobH — Northwestern on BTN (@BTN_NU) October 7, 2014 Michigan coach Brady Hoke: Listen to what Brady Hoke had to say as @umichfootball gears up for week 7 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/ddgY3kO9D8 — Michigan on BTN (@BTN_Michigan) October
Is the Northwestern hype legit? Where does Ohio State fit in the playoff picture? Tom Dienhart answers your Big Ten questions.
Week 6 was a painful for two Big Ten starters, as Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt fractured his leg (out 4 to 6 weeks) and Michigan running back Derrick Green broke his clavicle (out for season). Bad news today. #Illini QB Wes Lunt expected to miss 4-6 weeks with leg fracture. Details: http://t.co/GaYjqyhgV9 pic.twitter.com/8gOVGEFM3X — Illinois Football (@IlliniFootball) October 5, 2014 Hoke: Derrick Green will miss the rest of the season with a broken clavicle. — Michigan Football (@umichfootball) October 6, 2014
With Week 6 in the books, it's time for Tom Dienhart's weekly honors, grades, stock reports and numbers inside.
Suddenly hot Northwestern goes from No. 10 to No. 4 on Tom Dienhart's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.
It isn't a Sunday without BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo's latest installment of "Sunday Ruminations." Get DiNardo's Week 6 thoughts inside.
Michigan State is the best team in the Big Ten. The Big Ten is not dead in the playoff race. See everything Tom Dienhart learned in Week 6.
The results are in, and now it's time to see how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 6 game predictions. Find out inside!
That was a fun day of football! Michigan State sent Nebraska to its first loss of the season to highlight the action. Catch up on all of the Week 6 action inside and on our Big Ten scoreboard. Also, view our Week 6 photo gallery. MICHIGAN STATE 27, NEBRASKA 22: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | NEB VIDEO | MSU VIDEO Trae Waynes intercepted Tommy Armstrong’s pass with 30 seconds remaining, and No. 10 Michigan State held off a furious Nebraska rally, beating the No. 19 Cornhuskers 27-22 on Saturday night. RUTGERS 26, MICHIGAN 24: BOX | PBP |