An impressive 12-1 week was just what the Big Ten needed before conference play. Get Tom Dienhart's Week 4 honors, grades and numbers inside.
The results are in, and now it's time to see how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 4 game predictions. Find out inside!
Let’s call this “Bounce Back Week.” And, the Big Ten needed it. In a bad way—a really bad way.
It was a great Week 4 for the Big Ten. Not only did the conference go 12-1, but it carded road wins at No. 19 Missouri, Navy, Pitt and Syracuse, in addition to a home win vs. Miami (FL). The favorable results yielded some really great quotes. Get our latest Week 4 coverage: See several of our favorite Week 4 quotes, courtesy the AP: “Obviously, everyone had a bad taste in their mouths coming back from Eugene. We wanted to take our anger out on the opponent, whether it was Eastern, Nebraska, Wyoming, whomever. We wanted to come out and
The Big Ten had plenty of outstanding individual performances on Saturday. See my top 10 Big Ten offensive performers from Week 4 in this post!
We’ll be posting pictures from around the Big Ten on this football Saturday right on through tonight’s games, too. All of our galleries can be found over here. Here’s the live Week 4 scoreboard page.
What’s the weirdest penalty you’ve ever seen? Chances are, Eastern Michigan center Dwayne Brown committed one Saturday at Michigan State that will fall somewhere close to the top of the list. Watch the video above to see what we’re talking about. If you’re wondering, Michigan State rolled to a 73-14 victory. Catch up on all the action on our Week 4 scoreboard.
The Big Ten went 6-0 in Saturday’s early action, including Iowa’s 24-20 comeback win over Pittsburgh. Catch up on all the action on our Week 4 scoreboard. Also, view our Week 4 gallery. MICHIGAN STATE 73, EASTERN MICHIGAN 14: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | ALL VIDEO Connor Cook threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score as No. 11 Michigan State scored the third-most points in program history, smashing Eastern Michigan 73-14 on Saturday. NORTHWESTERN 24, WESTERN ILLINOIS 7: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP Solomon Vault rushed for two touchdowns, Justin Jackson had 92 yards rushing
It was all Michigan State, all the time in the first half vs. Eastern Michigan on Saturday. The Spartans, in their first action since losing at Oregon on Sept. 6, looked like the Big Ten favorite and then some en route to allowing one yard (!) and racing to a 49-0 halftime lead. Yes, that’s one yard! Is that good? pic.twitter.com/KDTBkJ8ilk — KJ (@KJatTOC) September 20, 2014 #MichiganState doing what good teams do, up 49-0 on MAC School even though they've played three QBs and backups. — Mike Griffith (@MikeGriffith32) September 20, 2014 #EasternMichigan finishes the 1st half against #MichiganState
What should Big Ten football fans be looking for on Saturday? BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman has a rundown of the upcoming games and a recap of this week’s news leading up to the action.