The Big House. The Horseshoe. The Swamp. Death Valley. And, the list goes on. College football fans have no problem rattling off the nicknames of the game’s grandest stadiums. “Jeopardy!” contestants, on the other hand, aren’t so lucky. Get our latest Gone Viral posts: On Tuesday’s show, contestants completely ignored the “College Football Stadium Nicknames” category until there was no other option. When the first category you'd pick is the last one the smart people pick. pic.twitter.com/dvcNRufhrw — Sweep The Leg (@SweepTheLeg337) September 30, 2014 h/t: lostlettermen.com About Brent Yarina BTN.com senior editor Brent Yarina covers football and men’s basketball
The Big Ten announced Wednesday that it has notified the NCAA of initial recommendations designed to provide enhanced benefits for student-athletes.
Tom Dienhart and Sean Merriman recently released their updated Big Ten Player Rankings, and Ameer Abdullah is No. 1 on both lists. See who else made their countdowns inside.
Ready for Week 6? Tom Dienhart offers his game-by-game previews and ranks all six of the contests inside.
Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. And each Tuesday afternoon, we post the audio of every coach’s call right here. Northwestern Coach Pat Fitzgerald: Listen to what @coachfitz51 had to say as @NUfbfamily gears up for week 6 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/Tqorl6sjF5 — Northwestern on BTN (@BTN_NU) September 30, 2014 Michigan Coach Brady Hoke: Listen to what coach Brady Hoke had to say as @umichfootball gears up for week 6 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/kPqVVQdWAw — Michigan on BTN (@BTN_Michigan)
The Big Ten Conference handed out its Week 5 Players of the Week on Monday. See all of the winners and what they did to earn the honors in this post.
It's Michigan State and Nebraska atop this week's list for the second consecutive week, and the two teams just so happen to meet Saturday.
Minnesota will be a force in the West, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah can't be stopped, and Michigan is a mess. I learned that and more about the Big Ten in Week 5.
The results are in, and now it's time to see how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 5 game predictions. Find out inside!
It isn’t a Sunday without BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo’s latest installment of “Sunday Ruminations.” Get DiNardo’s Week 5 thoughts inside. Also, follow @gerrydinardo! Get our latest Week 5 coverage: ILLINOIS Sunday Ruminations – #ILLINI Still on schedule 3 – 2 with match up opponent PU coming to town this week. Can't have turnovers – 3 yesterday — Gerry DiNardo (@gerrydinardo) September 28, 2014 INDIANA Sunday Ruminations #Hoosiers Unusual non-conference schedule continues this week with North Texas but sure looks like must win for Bowl game — Gerry DiNardo (@gerrydinardo) September 28, 2014 IOWA Sunday Ruminations #Hawkeyes Will have to continue