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
It was a great week of Big Ten football. Get Tom Dienhart's Week 5 honors, grades and numbers inside.
The Big Ten had plenty of outstanding individual performances on Saturday. See my top 10 Big Ten offensive performers from Week 5 in this post!
It was an entertaining night of Big Ten football as as Nebraska took down Illinois, Ohio State dropped Cincinnati and Minnesota topped Michigan. Catch up on all the day’s action on our Week 5 scoreboard. Also, view our Week 5 gallery. NEBRASKA 45, ILLINOIS 14: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | VIDEO: ILLINOIS | VIDEO: NEBRASKA Ameer Abdullah ran for 208 yards and three touchdowns, Imani Cross added a career-high 109 yards and a TD, and No. 21 Nebraska beat Illinois 45-14 on Saturday night. OHIO STATE 50, CINCINNATI 28: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | VIDEO: OHIO
The Big Ten went 3-0 in Saturday’s early nonconference matchups, while Iowa, Northwestern and Maryland all notched impressive conference wins. Catch up on all the action on our Week 5 scoreboard now built for desktop and mobile browsers. See videos in this post. IOWA 24, PURDUE 10: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | VIDEO: IOWA | VIDEO: PURDUE Iowa spotted Purdue a 10-0 lead, then dominated the final 49 minutes, rallying for a 24-10 Big Ten opening victory Saturday. NORTHWESTERN 29, PENN STATE 6: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | VIDEO: NORTHWESTERN | VIDEO: PENN STATE Trevor Siemian