Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten football coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here, and we do this every Tuesday afternoon. Northwestern Coach Pat Fitzgerald: Listen to what @CoachFitz51 had to say as @NUFBFamily gears up for week 2 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/RSXn3ngyPl — Northwestern on BTN (@BTN_NU) September 2, 2014 Michigan Coach Brady Hoke: Listen to what Brady Hoke had to say as @umichfootball gears up for week 2 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/AzES4kU4ih —
The top four remains the same this week. Who entered the top 5, you ask? That would be Michigan, which impressed in its win against overmatched Appalachian State.
What did Tom Dienhart learn in Week 1? For one, he'll be "shocked" if Christian Hackenberg doesn't lead the Big Ten in passing yards. See what else inside!
The results are in, and now it's time to see how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 1 game predictions. Find out inside!
It's the first Sunday of the college football season, so that means it's time for BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo's inaugural installment of "Sunday Ruminations."
That was a fun opening week! BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart hands out Week 1 honors, grades, stock reports and so much more.
After Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller went down with a season-ending injury, the biggest question around the Big Ten became: Who is the top quarterback? Big Ten fans got some answers on Saturday, as we saw several quarterback compile outstanding performances. Here are my Big Ten quarterback rankings from Week 1. 1. Connor Cook, Michigan State. Cook only played one half, but it sure was a special one. The reigning MVP of the Big Ten title game and Rose Bowl hit 12-of-13 passes for 285 yards and three touchdowns in the Spartans’ 45-7 victory over Jacksonville State. More impressive: Cook
The Big Ten went 9-2 on Saturday with plenty of outstanding individual performances. Check out this week's top Big Ten players.
The Big Ten won all seven of its early Week 1 games Saturday, including Penn State nipping UCF on a last-second field goal in Dublin. Catch up on all the scores, stats and video highlights in this post. Also, view our Big Ten scoreboard. ILLINOIS 28, YOUNGSTOWN STATE 17: BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY | AP RECAP | ALL VIDEO (AP) It took a while but new quarterback Wes Lunt delivered a come-from-behind 28-17 win Saturday for Illinois over Youngstown State in a season opener. INDIANA 28, INDIANA STATE 10: BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY | AP RECAP | ALL VIDEO (AP) Tevin Coleman
What should Big Ten football fans be looking for on Saturday? Sean Merriman has a rundown of the upcoming games and a recap of this week’s news leading up to the action.