Say “hello” to the Pacific Pro Football. What is that, you say? It’s a new professional league that will launch in 2018. Its intent: To develop players, not compete with the NFL. The great Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! detailed the fledgling league.
Le’Veon Bell or Ezekiel Elliott? Regardless of one’s choice for the NFL’s top running back (both starred in the Big Ten, by the way), Bell put on an absolute show Sunday afternoon in Pittsburgh’s easy AFC Wild Card victory over Miami. The former Michigan State standout ran for a Steeelers’ franchise single-game playoff record 167 yards, to go along with a pair of touchdowns. Bell, who totaled 1,884 yards and nine touchdwons in the regular, and Pittsburgh travel to Kansas City next week. Ex-@MSU_Football star Le'Veon Bell does what he does in the NFL playoffs, too. https://t.co/018V1NyG0N (via @NFL) —
Yes, the 2017 football season is a ways off, but spring football is only a few months away. BTN.com's Tom Dienhart kicks off his early look at 2017 with an assessment of each East Divison team as of ... right now.
The Big Ten went 3-7 in college football bowl games and took part in some of the most memorable moments and games of the season. Tom Dienhart rolls out his Best of the Bowls here.
Here is a look at Big Ten players who have declared for the 2017 NFL Draft, which runs April 27-29 in Philadelphia. Players have until Jan. 16 to declare.
We're one day closer to 2017, and today it's time to take a look at the top 10 Big Ten football games of 2016. See BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's full list inside.
We're one day closer to 2017, and today BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart is counting down the 10 best storylines, in no particular order, of the 2016 Big Ten football season.
This was a challenging season for Michigan State, which experienced a swift fall from grace in 2016. The Spartans fell from their perch as Big Ten champ and playoff participant in 2015 to a 3-9 mark this season that included a stupefying seven-game losing streak
Michigan and Ohio State took the top spots on the 2016 college football attendance list, while two other Big Ten programs saw some of the largest increases in the country.
Le'Veon Bell entered Sunday with 100-plus scrimmage yards in eight of nine games. The former Michigan State star eclipsed the 100-yard barrier long before halftime en route to compiling 298 total yards (!), including a Pittsburgh single-game record 236 yards rushing.