Not much movement this week. One thing remains constant: Michigan State, Ohio State and Nebraska are the best of the bunch. Wisconsin may have a chance to join the “elite” club.
Week 9 of the Big Ten season included close games, blowout games, an upset, and plenty of exceptional individual performances on both sides of the ball. Here are my top Week 9 Big Ten individual performances. 1. Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska. The Huskers’ star running back continues to make his case for being a Heisman Trophy finalist this season. Abdullah totaled 341 all-purpose yards in a 42-24 victory over Rutgers, which set a new school record. His 225 rushing yards marks the fourth time this season Abdullah has topped the 200-yard mark on the ground. When it comes to college
Iowa linebacker Reggie Spearman was cited for an alcohol related offense early Saturday morning and will face a suspension, announced head coach Kirk Ferentz on Saturday. “I was disappointed to hear of the charges against Reggie,” said Ferentz. “Reggie will face a minimum one game suspension, as well as other consequences within the program. We will work with authorities in gathering all the facts. Reggie will go through the UI Student Athlete Code of Conduct process and we will move forward from there.” Iowa, which is off this week, hosts Northwestern on Nov. 1. Spearman, a native of Chicago, is
What should Big Ten football fans be looking for on Saturday? BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman asks former Maryland standout Shawne Merriman to point out one impact player for every Week 9 Big Ten game.
Week 9 is on our doorstep. What am I buying? What am I selling? Check it out inside!
How do you feel about the College Football Playoff Committee releasing a weekly poll, starting Tuesday? Tom Dienhart isn't a fan, and neither is Jerry Palm. See why 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. ***
Michigan State’s playoff stock continues to rise following another win. This week, I have the Spartans (6-1, 3-0) as a No. 3 seed playing in the Rose Bowl vs. No. 2 Ole Miss.
Big Ten mascots, you've done it again! And, you'll want to check out their "Shake It Off" parody.
You have questions, and I have answers in my weekly Big Ten Mailbag. One thing is certain: You all can’t wait for that Ohio State at Michigan State game. Neither can I!