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Ready for Saturday? Take this Week 9 Quiz

NCAA Football: Wisconsin at Illinois

Wisconsin at Illinois - Top Plays

It’s that time of the week, time to take my Big Ten grid quiz to prep you for a big Saturday full of action. Clear your desks, take out your No. 2 pencils and get ready to have your brain bent. You’ll thank me later. I promise.

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#BTNLive asks: Who wins more games - Iowa or NU?

If you’re on Twitter, you can vote in our ongoing series of Big Ten Twitter polls for our weekday TV show #BTNLive weekdays at 6 p.m. ET. On tonight’s #BTNLive show, our experts discuss this question: Which team will finish the season with more wins? Two answers: #BTNNorthwestern or #BTNIowa.

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Four Downs: Who's ready for Week 9?

Taylor Martinez

Pat Narduzzi Talks with #BTNLive

Saturday is almost here. Can you feel it? Can you sense it? OK, if you can’t, just fake it until you make it. Every team gets four downs to make something happen. So, why not me? That’s the idea behind this article.

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Big Ten Elite profiles 1985 Iowa football

Hayden Fry

Big Ten Elite: 1985 Iowa Football

On Saturday right after Iowa’s football game against Northwester, BTN airs the latest “Big Ten Elite,” which profiles the 1985 Iowa Football team. Led by Head Coach Hayden Fry and senior quarterback Chuck Long, the Hawkeyes won their second Big Ten Title in a five-year span and headed to the Rose Bowl.

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Best of Week 9: Can PSU pull off another upset?

Penn State Fans

Philly Brown Visits "#BTNLive"

Another light, yet exciting week ahead, with four teams off–Indiana, Michigan, Purdue and Wisconsin. Still, this Saturday has a marquee, prime-time game to hang its hat on with Penn State playing at Ohio State.

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Most impressive first-year Big Ten quarterback?

Jake Rudock

Jake Duzey 85-Yard Touchdown

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It hasn’t been a great year for Big Ten quarterbacks. Returning stars Braxton Miller, Taylor Martinez and Kain Colter have missed extended periods due to injury, while Devin Gardner has been inconsistent and turnover-prone. Luckily, for the conference, a few first-year starters have exceeded expectations.

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