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Big Ten office releases Week 2 Players of the Week

The Big Ten office announced its Week 2 Players of the Week on Monday. The recipients: Jeremy Gallon (Offense), Shilique Calhoun (Defense), Marcus Jones & Akeem Hunt (Special Teams) and Corey Clement (Freshman). Read more about each player and see one of their highlights in this post. Offensive Player of the Week: Jeremy Gallon, Michigan, Sr., WR Finished with career highs in receiving yards (184) and touchdowns (three) as Michigan defeated Notre Dame on Saturday in front of an NCAA-record crowd of 115,109 Collected eight catches to accrue 184 yards, the sixth-most in program history and most since Roy Roundtree

Michigan Celebration

Tom's Take: My Week 2 honors, grades, top 10 & more

Michigan’s pulsating 41-30 victory over Notre Dame capped another strong week for the Big Ten, which went 11-1 after opening 10-2 last week. It also showed that Brady Hoke’s Wolverines should be taken seriously. Very seriously. Through two weeks, the Big Ten is 21-3, the losses coming at Cincinnati (Purdue) vs. Northern Illinois (Iowa) and vs. Navy (Indiana). Week 2 saw a lot of great performances—and some that deserve scrutiny. It’s all right here. Enjoy! [ MORE: Enter the Buffalo Wild Wings Trip to the Football Championship Sweepstakes ] Biggest surprise: Illinois. Let’s hear it for the Fighting Illini! I

Illinois Celebration

Power Rankings: How high did 2-0 Illini ascend?

We have two weeks in the books, and teams continue to jockey for position in my weekly power rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. Here is how I stack the Big Ten schools following two weeks of action. Keep an eraser handy. POWER RANKINGS PRESENTED BY 1. Ohio State. The good news, the Buckeyes rolled. The bad news, Braxton Miller got hurt, but we are told his left will be OK for next week’s trip to Cal. I hope so. Oh, that’s 14 wins in a row for Ohio State, the longest winning streak in America. Last week: No. 1 Up next:

Ciante Evans

How did we do? Week 2 Big Ten picks revisited

Before we turn our attention to Week 3, it’s time to revisit how the team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 2 Big Ten predictions. One week after going perfect, BTN’s Sean Merriman and Stephen Bardo both went 9-3 to create a logjam at the top of the standings. Big Ten fans, you all went 10-2, pushing your season record to 21-3. [ MORE: Power Rankings | Week 2 grades, honors | What Tom Dienhart learned ] 21-3 20-4 21-3 21-3 Week 2 Games @BTNTomDienhart @BTNBrentYarina @BTNSean @stephenbardo Cincinnati at Illinois Cincinnati, 35-28 Cincinnati, 31-20 Cincinnati, 38-27

Deonte Gibson

Dienhart: Here's what I learned in Week 2

Another week is in the books. There has been a lot to be impressed with over the first two weeks of the season, with strong starts by teams like Wisconsin, Michigan, Penn State and Ohio State, among others. Saturday provided some clarity, but much remains unknown. Here is what I learned in Week 2. [ MORE: Dienhart’s Week 2 honors, grades & more | Power Rankings ] 1. Michigan State’s quarterback situation remains muddled. In the 21-6 win over South Florida, the Spartans used three quarterbacks: Andrew Maxwell (4 of 9 for 40 yards); Connor Cook (6 of 11 for

Twitter: Get DiNardo's Week 2 Sunday Ruminations

Every Sunday during the Big Ten football season, BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo heads to Twitter to offer his “Sunday Ruminations.” Get DiNardo’s analysis of the Big Ten’s 11-1 Week 2 performance in this post. Also, don’t forget to follow @gerrydinardo. [ MORE: Power Rankings | What did Dienhart learn in Week 2? | Dienhart’s honors, grades & more ] Sunday Rumination #Badgers Run game good enough 2 win Leaders don't know about def yet b/c of comp & we know pass game isn't good enough yet — Gerry DiNardo (@gerrydinardo) September 8, 2013 Sunday Ruminations #Badgers One of the most

Devin Gardner

U.S. Marine Corps: Leaders of Week 2

Every Saturday night during the Big Ten football season, posts its “U.S. Marine Corps: Leaders of the Week.” The feature is designed to honor some of the top individual Big Ten performances. See our Week 2 top 5 stars and our honorable mention honorees in this post. 1. Devin Gardner, QB, Michigan. The pick-6 in his end zone aside, Gardner dazzled in Michigan’s exciting 41-30 victory over Notre Dame. The junior, who donned No. 98 to honor Tom Harmon, Michigan’s first Heisman Trophy winner, completed 21-of-33 passes for 294 yards and four touchdowns, and added a game-high 82 yards

Tom Izzo

Video: Izzo cheers on Spartans from student section

We all know Tom Izzo is a very big football fan. Well, for Saturday’s game vs. South Florida, the legendary Michigan State basketball coach spent time in the student section. And make no mistake, he was there to contribute to the crowd noise and cheer on the home team. See a photo of Izzo jumping up and celebrating with the students in this post. As for the action, while it wasn’t pretty, Michigan State took down South Florida, 21-6, behind two defensive touchdowns from Shilique Calhoun. Watch Calhoun’s pick-6: About Brent Yarina senior editor Brent Yarina covers football and

Brian Wozniak

Live Blog Part I: Track Week 2 noon games

We live blogged throughout today’s six noon ET games. Catch up on all the stats and best video highlights, photos and tweets from the games: Illinois 45, Cincinnati 17; Iowa 28, Missouri State 14; Wisconsin 48, Tenn. Tech 0; Michigan State 21, South Florida 6; Penn State 45, Eastern Michigan 7 & Purdue 20, Indiana State 14. Use these links to track all the action:  [ PREVIEWS | SCOREBOARD | CONNECT | WEATHER | BTN2GO | GAMEFINDER | VIDEO ]

NCAA Football: Nebraska at Michigan State

Debate It: MSU's defense or Huskers' offense?

Each week during the season, web editor Sean Merriman and a featured guest will debate a topic related to Big Ten football. This week’s question: If you were a Big Ten coach, would you rather have Nebraska’s offense or Michigan State’s defense. Given both Eric and Sean’s collegiate backgrounds, these answers may surprise you. Sean Merriman: This is a tough call, but I’m going to go with Nebraska’s offense. Remember, these two teams had the same issues last season when they met in early November. Taylor Martinez came into East Lansing and beat MSU, 28-24, in Spartan Stadium. That