Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten football coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here, and we do this every Tuesday afternoon. Northwestern Coach Pat Fitzgerald: Listen to what @CoachFitz51 had to say as @NUFBFamily gears up for week 2 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/RSXn3ngyPl — Northwestern on BTN (@BTN_NU) September 2, 2014 Michigan Coach Brady Hoke: Listen to what Brady Hoke had to say as @umichfootball gears up for week 2 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/AzES4kU4ih —
It's time to look ahead to Week 2. Get Tom Dienhart's rankings for all of Saturday's 13 Big Ten games in this post.
Former Iowa linebacker Christian Kirksey has yet to play a down in a real NFL game. It doesn’t matter, because he’ll always be remembered no matter how his pro career goes. Kirksey is part of a hilarious Madden ’15 video game glitch. Get our latest Gone Viral posts: The game has Kirskey, 6-foot-2, at 1-foot-2. Evidently, the mistake is part of the “Madden Solo Challenge” mode, according to this story. It also has Kirksey in a Tennessee Titans uniform instead of the Cleveland Browns. Look how small he is! Why is he small pic.twitter.com/tXjWHoeuJC — Redskins 0-16 (@FreshCarbon) September 1,
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Week 1 is in the books. There was no shortage of highlight-reel plays in the opening week, and none was better than Jordan Westerkamp's behind-the-back catch. Check out our top 10 plays in this post.
The top four remains the same this week. Who entered the top 5, you ask? That would be Michigan, which impressed in its win against overmatched Appalachian State.
The results are in, and now it's time to see how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 1 game predictions. Find out inside!
It's the first Sunday of the college football season, so that means it's time for BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo's inaugural installment of "Sunday Ruminations."
That was a fun opening week! BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart hands out Week 1 honors, grades, stock reports and so much more.
After Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller went down with a season-ending injury, the biggest question around the Big Ten became: Who is the top quarterback? Big Ten fans got some answers on Saturday, as we saw several quarterback compile outstanding performances. Here are my Big Ten quarterback rankings from Week 1. 1. Connor Cook, Michigan State. Cook only played one half, but it sure was a special one. The reigning MVP of the Big Ten title game and Rose Bowl hit 12-of-13 passes for 285 yards and three touchdowns in the Spartans’ 45-7 victory over Jacksonville State. More impressive: Cook