The Big Ten saw 35 former stars get selected in the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday-Saturday. Michigan led all schools with 11 selections, the most in a single draft in program history.
The Big Ten saw 16 more former players selected throughout the final four rounds of the NFL Draft Saturday, as Michigan led the nation with a draft total and school record of 11 picks.
Twelve former Big Ten players were selected Friday in the second and third rounds of the NFL Draft, including four more from Michigan and three more from Ohio State.
Seven former Big Ten football players were selected in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, which is the highest number of Big Ten draftees since 2006. Ohio State claimed the first three Big Ten selections, followed by two from Michigan and two from Wisconsin to close out the first round.
Spring football is in the books for the Big Ten. Now, offseason work begins, as teams point toward training camp this summer. Check out Tom Dienhart's annual BTN.com All-Spring Team.
With progress comes change. At least that’s the hope at Iowa, which has a lot new moving parts on offense. The defense? The song remains the same on that side of the ball with longtime coordinator Phil Parker still running the show. But check out this roll call of change on offense inside.
Tom Dienhart was in attendance for Iowa's first-ever spring game under the lights at Kinnick Stadium, and he came away with five key observations.
BTN's Tom Dienhart talks spring football with Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz. Iowa Spring Football airs on BTN/BTN2Go Friday at 9:30 p.m. ET.
Iowa has steadily deposited talent each in the NFL over the years, and we'll see more Hawkeyes playing on Sundays next season. Here's draft tape on a couple of them.
The Big Ten had five QBs drafted in 2016. When was the last time your school had a QB selected in the NFL Draft? Tom Dienhart takes a look.