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Seven Big Ten players selected in first round of 2017 NFL Draft

Seven former Big Ten football players were selected in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, which is the highest number of Big Ten draftees since 2006. Ohio State claimed the first three Big Ten selections, followed by two from Michigan and two from Wisconsin to close out the first round.

Spring in review: Our BTN.com 2017 All-Spring Team

Spring football is in the books for the Big Ten. Now, offseason work begins, as teams point toward training camp this summer. Check out Tom Dienhart's annual BTN.com All-Spring Team.

Audio: Listen to the spring football coach's teleconference

On Wednesday, the Big Ten held a teleconference with its 14 football coaches to talk about the spring season and to prepare for the fall. We posted the audio for each coach on the call here, so jump in and take a listen.

Top NFL draft prospect for each Big Ten West team

The NFL draft will take place from April 27-29 in Philadelphia. Who is the top prospect for each Big Ten school? I take a look, beginning with the Big Ten West.

Ten-year NFL Draft snapshot: Illinois

BTN.com Senior Writer Tom Dienhart takes a look at each Big Ten school's 10-year NFL Draft snapshot, including picks and positional breakdowns. First up is Illinois.

Dienhart: Big Ten Friday Night Lights dim

When the Big Ten announced last fall that it would play some Friday night football games in 2017, it raised the eyebrows of some who didn’t think it was right to encroach on the traditional turf of high school football.

Keep an eye on these eight Big Ten quarterback spots

Several Big Ten teams are set at quarterback. But there are as many as eight quarterback spots that warrant your attention, writes BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart.

Former Commissioner Wayne Duke left his mark on Big Ten

Duke, 88, helped shepherd the Big Ten into the modern era during an 18-year run as commissioner, focusing on academic achievement while also helping build the NCAA tourney into its modern incarnation.