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.
Yes, the 2017 football season is a ways off, but spring football is only a few months away. BTN.com's Tom Dienhart kicks off his early look at 2017 with an assessment of each East Divison team as of ... right now.
The Big Ten went 3-7 in college football bowl games and took part in some of the most memorable moments and games of the season. Tom Dienhart rolls out his Best of the Bowls here.
Bowl game experiences offer teams the opportunity to positively impact host communities, and Big Ten programs are among those making a difference.
We're one day closer to 2017, and today BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart is counting down the 10 best storylines, in no particular order, of the 2016 Big Ten football season.
Indiana showed fight against No. 19 Utah, but turnovers and special teams woes doomed the Hoosiers to a 26-24 loss in the Foster Farms Bowl. Indiana ended the season with a 6-7 record.
Indiana fell to No. 19 Utah Wednesday, 26-24 in a thrilling Foster Farms Bowl matchup. The loss cemented a 6-7 season for the Hoosiers in the program's first game under new head coach Tom Allen.