The 2017 Pro Bowl was Sunday night, and the AFC got the best of the NFC, 20-13, in a surprisingly low-scoring all-star game. Former Purdue stars Drew Brees and Cliff Avril highlighted the Big Ten, with the former tossing the NFC’s lone touchdown and the latter registering a sack. To be honest, there weren’t a lot of stats from this one. Here’s how Big Ten names fared, though. OFFENSE Drew Brees (Purdue), NFC: 10-19, 112 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT Kirk Cousins (Michigan State), NFC: 14-20, 158 yards, 1 INT Ezekiel Elliott (Ohio State), NFC: 8 car., 20 yards; 1
With Signing Day on Wednesday, players are in the midst of making their college choices. A lot of things go into a kid’s decision on where to go to college. Academics, coaching, facilities and tradition are just a few of the factors.
National Football Signing Day is Wednedday, Feb. 1 and BTN will have full coverage throughout the day. We took a quick look at the top needs for each of the 14 Big Ten football programs.
National Signing Day for football is Wed., Feb. 1 and once again Allen Trieu of Scout.com will be part of our eight hours of live TV coverage. Ahead of that day, BTN's Tom Dienhart talked with Trieu about the overall Big Ten signing day outlook.
The Super Bowl LI matchup is set, and thirteen former Big Ten stars are listed on the active rosters for the New England Patriots (7) and Atlanta Falcons (6).
The Big Ten sends 14 players from six schools to this year's Senior Bowl.
Monday was the deadline for players to declare their intentions for the 2017 NFL Draft. And the Big Ten saw 16 players declare. Seven of the 14 schools saw a player declare: Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Northwestern, Penn State and Wisconsin.
With progress comes change. At least that’s how the old adage goes. And there have been many changes on coaching staffs in the Big Ten since the end of last season. BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart takes a look at the biggest and potentially most impactful additions to coaching staffs inside.
There has been lots of change at Indiana since the Hoosiers won the Old Oaken Bucket for a fourth time in a row, as Kevin Wilson is out as coach and now is the OC at Ohio State. In his place, Indiana promoted defensive coordinator Tom Allen, who has never has been a head coach.
Say “hello” to the Pacific Pro Football. What is that, you say? It’s a new professional league that will launch in 2018. Its intent: To develop players, not compete with the NFL. The great Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! detailed the fledgling league.