Week by week, Michigan State is building a strong resume. And it’s strong enough now—coupled with the goings-on across the nation—to slot the Spartans into the playoff.
The latest AP and Coaches polls were released Sunday, and Michigan State (No. 8/6), Ohio State (No. 13/13) and Nebraska (No. 19/19) all remained ranked.
It isn't a Sunday without BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo's latest installment of "Sunday Ruminations." Get DiNardo's Week 7 thoughts inside.
There's not much movement in my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. The biggest mover: Northwestern dropped to No. 9 following its loss at Minnesota.
Michigan State showed why it's a champ. Indiana's Tevin Coleman should be in the Heisman race. See what else Tom Dienhart learned in Week 7.
The results are in, and now it's time to see how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 7 game predictions. Find out inside!
Another Saturday is in the books. This one passes without any upsets in the Big Ten. See Tom Dienhart's weekly Big Ten roundup inside.
The Big Ten had plenty of outstanding individual performances on Saturday. See my top 10 Big Ten performers from Week 7 in this post!
Week 7 is in the books, as Michigan downed Penn State, Minnesota held off Northwestern, Iowa knocked off Indiana, Wisconsin dropped Illinois and Michigan State topped Purdue. Catch up on all the action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Check out our photo gallery, too. MICHIGAN 18, PENN STATE 13: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | PSU VIDEO | MICH VIDEO Matt Wile kicked a 37-yard field goal with 11:24 remaining, and Michigan’s defense stifled Penn State in the second half as the Wolverines held on for an 18-13 victory Saturday night, snapping their three-game losing streak. MICHIGAN STATE 45,
Michigan State DE Shilique Calhoun has developed a reputation as one of the top defensive linemen in the country. He’s also developed some nice wrestling moves. With the Spartans holding a 38-17 lead over the Boilermakers late in the third quarter, Calhoun blew past a blocker and suplexed Purdue running back Akeem Hunt to the ground. A penalty was not called on the play. Michigan State held off Purdue, 45-31. This is not the first time Calhoun has made a tackle like this one. He made a similar tackle on Eastern Michigan QB Rob Bolden in MSU’s 73-14 win over