This was one of the best weeks of action, highlighted by Nebraska’s stunning last-second win over Northwestern on a Hail Mary pass. Ohio State rolls on, while Michigan State continues to look like the team to beat in the Legends. And the feel-good vibes continue for Minnesota, which may have killed Indiana’s bowl hopes. Here is my wrap of Week 10. [ MORE: Power Rankings | What Tom Learned | Week 10 picks revisited | Week 10 polls ] Biggest surprise: I thought Iowa had a shot to beat Wisconsin in Iowa City. But, it wasn’t close, as the Badgers
Every Saturday night during the Big Ten football season, BTN.com posts its “U.S. Marine Corps: Leaders of the Week.” The feature is designed to honor some of the top individual Big Ten performances. Check out our Week 10 stars and highlights in this post. Michigan State defense. The Spartans were outstanding in a commanding 29-6 win over in-state rival Michigan. Pat Narduzzi’s defense held the Wolverines to just 168 total yards of offense and sacked Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner on seven separate occasions. Perhaps most impressive of all– the Wolverines rushed for -48 yards in the game, by far their
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State wanted to deliver a message. Mission accomplished … loud and clear. All season long, defense has been the calling card of the Spartans team. Heck, it has been the last few years. The unit was at his suffocating best Saturday vs. Michigan in backstopping a 29-6 victory. Check out some of these numbers for the Michigan offense. Rushing yards: minus 48 Total yards: 168 Third-down conversions: 2-of-13 Zero touchdowns And on it went all afternoon on a soggy day in Spartan Stadium. [ MORE: Video: Spartans dance with Paul Bunyan Trophy in locker room
Michigan fans, look away. Michigan State fans, grab some popcorn and enjoy. Following Saturday’s dominant 29-6 win over rival Michigan – Michigan State’s largest margin of victory in the series since 1967 – the Spartans celebrated and danced with the Paul Bunyan Trophy in the locker room. And, of course, it was captured on camera. Check out the video in this post. [ MORE: Dienhart: Spartans deliver message loud and clear ] Look at Dantonio! Some type of way!!! #AintWorriedBoutNothin #family #msu #gogreen #gowhite #spartanpride #beatMichigan #scUM A post shared by Johnny Dantonio (@joeybutterscotch) on Nov 2, 2013 at 8:56pm
Looking for Week 10 highlights, stats and game stories? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Catch up on all the day’s best highlights and check out all the stats and action from Week 10 in this post. NEBRASKA 27, NORTHWESTERN 24 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY (AP) Jordan Westerkamp caught Ron Kellogg III’s tipped desperation heave to the end zone with no time left Saturday, giving Nebraska a 27-24 victory over Northwestern on Saturday. The Cornhuskers looked like they were finished after Northwestern took a three-point lead with 1:20 left. They started their final drive at their 17
Nowadays, football teams bust out new uniform and helmet designs all the time. On Saturday, a handful of Big Ten teams rocked new looks. From Illinois’ first-ever blue-white-blue combo to Purdue’s new black matte alternate helmet, see all the latest designs Big Ten teams rocked in Week 10. [ MORE: Watch Week 10 Big Ten football highlights ] Illinois, for the first time ever, went with a blue helmet, white jersey and blue pants Saturday at Penn State. Prior to the game, the Illini had worn white pants, paired with the new orange primary lid, in its only other away
Other than Michigan-Ohio State, there may not be a better Big Ten rivalry than Michigan-Michigan State. The two teams don’t like each other at all, and the hatred is in full force as the Spartans and Wolverines are battling for the Legends Division crown. Prior to the game, Brady Hoke and Mark Dantonio exchanged pleasantries, and we asked for your captions for the photo. @BTNBrentYarina Hoke: "You mind if we rush for ONE yard in 1st half?" Dantonio: "Ha" — Nick Knieling (@NKnieling) November 2, 2013 @BTNBrentYarina @BigTenNetwork Hoke: "Good luck today, Coach." Dantonio: "Ain't nobody got time for that."
We live blogged throughout a busy Week 10 Big Ten slate. Nebraska 27, Northwestern 24; Michigan State 29, Michigan 6; Minnesota 42, Indiana 39; Ohio State 56, Purdue 0; Wisconsin 28, Iowa 9; Penn State 24, lllinois 17 (OT). Jump on in for the top video highlights, tweets and photos. Before you game kicks off, check out our Week 10 Previews, Power Rankings, Bowl Projections and Mailbag. Feeling lucky? Pick your Week 10 winners! [ PREVIEWS | SCOREBOARD | CONNECT | WEATHER | BTN2GO | GAMEFINDER | VIDEO ]
Can you believe it’s already Week 10 of the college football season? Here is a rundown of the upcoming games on Saturday and a recap of this week’s news leading up to the big weekend ahead. BTN’s coverage will kick off at noon ET when Ohio State travels to Purdue to take on the Boilermakers. A pair of 3:30 games will follow on BTN as Minnesota takes on Indiana and Northwestern will go up against Nebraska. All three games will also be available on BTN2Go. Let’s break down the Big Ten games here. GAMEDAY LINKS: LIVE SCOREBOARD | BTN CONNECT
Did you miss something while you stepped away from your computer? We’re tracking some of the best Big Ten social media happenings and posting them all right here. Check out today’s edition, including a great Mike Ditka costume. Is it Ohio State coach Urban Meyer? You be the judge. Like what you see? We do this every weekday. Visit our Clicks archive. Here are Friday’s B1G Clicks: Urban as Ditka. Amazing. RT @spinnershells: Look who showed up at our house tonite!!! Recognize this guy?? pic.twitter.com/aiDWkJSzNh — Chris Vannini (@CoachingBuzz) November 1, 2013 Our take: Is this Urban Meyer or not?