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The Big Ten would like to forget about Week 1, which saw the league go 8-6, including 2-4 vs. “Power Five” schools. At least Ohio State closed things on a positive note with a convincing win at Virginia Tech.
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With Week 1 now in the books, it’s time for BTN senior writer Tom Dienhart and web editor Sean Merriman to release their updated Big Ten Player Rankings.
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One big, thick juicy Big Ten Power Rankings is coming right up. Sharpen your knife and fork … and enjoy. This is just Week 1, so don’t overeat–or overreact–to this poll, presented by ArcelorMittal.
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Thank goodness for Ohio State.
The Buckeyes’ impressive win vs. Virginia Tech helped salvage what was a disappointing opening to the 2015 season. The Big Ten finished with an 8-6 mark. But against the Power Five leagues, the Big Ten was just 2-4.
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Before we turn our attention to Week 2, it’s time to revisit how the BTN.com team, Illinois beat writer Bob Asmussen and Big Ten fans did with their Week 1 Big Ten predictions.
If you asked Indiana University senior quarterback Nate Sudfeld which one of his career numbers he’s most proud of, he probably wouldn’t say it’s the 4,306 passing yards, 34 touchdown passes or the 60.5 percent completion rate he got in his previous three seasons at the school.