A coach never wants to build a program around junior college players. But they can be valuable to help fill in gaps on a roster, especially during the building process. And the Big Ten will feature several interesting JC transfers. Here are the schools that figure to be impacted the most by junior college transfers this fall. ILLINOIS The Fighting Illini are counting on Del’Shawn Phillips from NJCAA champion Garden City CC to start at a linebacker spot. And Phillips’ teammate, QB Dwayne Lawson, is verbally committed but needs to get his associates degree at Garden City this summer to
BTN is launching a podcast that will talk all things Big Ten, hosted by BTN.com's Alex Roux. USA Today sports reporter and Michigan grad Nicole Auerbach jumped on as a guest for Episode 1.
With spring practices finished, schools are focusing on offseason work before fall camp kicks off. Some positions are in better shape than others for certain schools. Let’s take a look at the seven schools in the best shape at kicker.
Lovie Smith is looking to take the next step following a debut season that was filled with more downs than ups en route to a 3-9 season. Year 2 could be a tough one, too, as the 2017 schedule is filled with myriad challenges.
The wheels are in motion for an early signing period in college football. You knew it was coming. The big question: What took so long? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart takes a look at the possible pros and cons of such a move.
The 2017 NFL Draft is history. And the Big Ten had 35 draft choices among the 253 selections in Philadelphia. But a lot of good Big Ten players went undrafted. Take a look at the top names inside.
The 2017 NFL Draft ended Saturday night, and that means it's time for undrafted Big Ten players to sign rookie free-agent contracts. See where the conference's former starts have signed inside.
The Big Ten saw 35 former stars get selected in the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday-Saturday. Michigan led all schools with 11 selections, the most in a single draft in program history.
Former Illinois linebacker and current BTN analyst J Leman sat down to re-watch the Illini's 2007 upset of No. Ohio State on Facebook Live. We pulled some of the best moments from the segment here.
The Big Ten saw 16 more former players selected throughout the final four rounds of the NFL Draft Saturday, as Michigan led the nation with a draft total and school record of 11 picks.