There's good to news to report on Indiana's Jason Spriggs and Northwestern's Miles Shuler, who were both taken off the field on stretchers following scary hits Saturday.
Michigan State is still the Big Ten's top team. There's a bit of definition in the wild West Division. See what else Tom Dienhart learned in Week 8 inside!
Week 8 is in the books, and the Big Ten remains in the playoff picture. Check out Tom Dienhart's popular weekly Big Ten recap inside!
It isn’t a Sunday without BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo’s latest installment of “Sunday Ruminations.” Get DiNardo’s Week 8 thoughts inside. Also, follow @gerrydinardo! Did you miss any Week 8 action? Don’t worry, our Big Ten scoreboard will get you all caught up. We also have your updated Big Ten standings, Big Ten statistics and major polls. There were plenty of highlight plays in Week 8. Did you see the catch Maryland coach Randy Edsall made? In a word, wow! Michigan State’s Tony Lippett made an impressive grab, too. As did Ohio State’s Evan Spencer. Get our latest Week 8 coverage:
How did the BTN.com team, guest picker Brian Christopherson and Big Ten fans do with their Week 8 Big Ten picks? Find out inside!
Earlier this year, Indiana University’s football team got a dramatic win on the road against the ranked Missouri Tigers. For senior safety Mark Murphy, it was the high point of an illustrious collegiate athletics career. “Hands-down, it was the best win,” he said. “Pulling off the last-minute touchdown, cheering on the sidelines with my teammates and celebrating in the locker room after that victory was special.” With 241 tackles before this season started, Murphy was the team’s active leader in the category — and at press time, he’d notched 11 more and an interception in 2014. But he may be
It was another exciting week of Big Ten action, as Nebraska took down Northwestern, Michigan State rolled Indiana, Ohio State drilled Rutgers, Maryland dropped Iowa and Minnesota held off Purdue. The results not only keep the Big Ten alive in the playoff picture (Michigan State, Nebraska and Ohio State), but they should yield another ranked team (Minnesota – 6-1, 3-0) when the latest polls come out Sunday. Catch up on all of the Week 8 action on our Big Ten scoreboard. See our Week 8 gallery, too! Get all of our Week 8 coverage. We have Big Ten standings here,
We’re collecting the best USA Today photos from Week 8 of the college football season. All of our photo galleries can be found over here. And here’s the live Week 8 scoreboard page.
Tom Dienhart and Sean Merriman recently released their updated Big Ten Player Rankings heading into Week 8. See who else made their countdowns inside.
Like bold predictions? Of course, you do! Well, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart offers his Week 8 bold predictions and observations in this post.