The official list of the 2018 NFL Combine has been released, and 50 former Big Ten stars received an invitation. Big Ten champ Ohio State leads the Big Ten with 11 representatives, followed by Penn State (8) and Wisconsin (6), and 12 of the conference's teams have at least one representative.
The deadline for underclassmen to declare for the NFL draft has passed, as a record 106 players have been granted special early eligibility for the 2018 draft. The previous record for early entrants was 98 in the 2014 draft.
The college football season was punctuated with an exhilarating national championship game on Monday. Now, all eyes point toward next season. Questions loom for all programs. Here are 18 big ones—for 2018--facing the Big Ten.
Tom Allen’s maiden voyage in Bloomington was a mixed bag, as Indiana went 5-7 overall and 2-7 in Big Ten action. The Hoosiers entered the finale with a chance to go bowling with a win, but IU lost at Purdue to end a modest two-year bowl run.
It’s never too early to start looking ahead to the 2018 season. So, here is an early, early, EARLY look at how Tom Dienhart thinks the Big Ten East will stack up.
When the Big Ten ditched the Legends and Leaders divisions that was based on competitive balance and went to a geographic East-West split in 2014, many felt the power went to the East with the presence of traditional powers Michigan, Ohio State and Penn State. And, that has played out on the field.
With another bowl season behind us - a highly successful one, at that - we decided to pick BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's brain about the conference's 7-1 performance. Get our full Q&A inside.
The dust is settling on the first early-signing period for college football. And this much is clear: Ohio State is cleaning up, owning the No. 1 class not just in the Big Ten … but in the nation, per 247.com. It’s the first time in this millennium that a Big Ten team has sat on top of the national rankings.
BTN will dedicate seven hours of programming to cover the all-new Early Signing Period on Wednesday with the B1G Football & Beyond: Signing Day Special airing from 9 a.m. ET to 4 p.m. ET. Signing Day coverage also will be streamed via the web, smartphones, tablets and connected devices on BTN2Go, BTN’s digital extension. Mike Hall will handle hosting duties with analysts Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith, and the trio will be joined by Midwest football recruiting analyst for 247 Sports, Allen Trieu, as they provide an in-depth analysis of each school’s class. BTN reporters will be on-site at six
The Associated Press released its 2017 All-Big Ten team Wednesday afternoon, and Penn State RB Saquon Barkley and Iowa LB Josey Jewell highlight the honorees.