The BTN bus tour made its first stop Friday, visiting Indiana practice. New coach Tom Allen inherits a team that has gone to bowls in consecutive seasons. There are some holes to fill, but this roster has enough juice to return to the postseason.
There's a lot of excitement in Bloomington, as the Tom Allen era begins. Unlike in recent years, defense looks to be the strength of this IU squad, as the back seven looks strong. The offense is loaded with skill, but questions loom up front.
The 2017 BTN bus tour is underway, starting today at Indiana practice and coming to a close Wednesday, Aug. 23, at Northwestern. The 14-stop trek across the Big Ten footprint will span 20 days, and include countless hours on the bus and at practice.
The 2017 BTN bus tour kicks off on Friday, as the luxurious cruiser will pull up to practice at Indiana for the first stop on a 19-day tour of all 14 Big Ten campuses. Before each stop, I’ll share what I’ll be watching for at each practice. Then, I will offer a wrap up on what I learned as well as some fun takes. [btn-post-packge-v2] These are high times in Bloomington, as Indiana is aiming to reach a bowl for a third season in a row. The Hoosiers last went to three bowls in a row from 1986-88. To reach
It’s August. And that means just one thing: The college football season is closer. Anticipation builds as pundits pontificate on what they think will unfold. I checked in with one of BTN’s top analysts, former Iowa quarterback Chuck Long, to get his views on a variety of subjects.
Rutgers will be a Homecoming opponent three times, more than any other school as the Scarlet Knights play at Nebraska, at Michigan and at Penn State. Illinois, Indiana, Maryland and Michigan will be Homecoming foes two times apiece. Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan State, Nebraska, Northwestern and Ohio State are not Homecoming foes.
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Ask any coach, and he’ll tell you: It’s not who you play, it’s when you play them. And if you’re playing a series of hot teams in succession, it could torpedo your season. Having typed that, here are seven of the toughest stretches of games Big Ten teams must play.
The Big Ten's best players were in Chicago on Monday and Tuesday for 2017 Big Ten Football Media Days. As BTN.com does every year, we conducted a player survey that included a respondent from all 14 schools.
Day 1 of Big Ten media days came and went Monday, and here are several news and notes as we prepare for Tuesday's festivities.