Four Big Ten teams were ranked in the debut College Football Playoff Top 25 poll, with three falling within the Top 10.
Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten football coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here.
The calendar is flipping to November, when they play the games to remember! And Penn State’s junket to Michigan State will draw a lot of attention in Week 10 as we enter this oh-so-critical month.
The Big Ten office released its Week 9 superlative winners, and a very familiar name highlights the honorees. Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett won his ninth offensive player of the week honor, tying him with Ron Dayne and Denard Robinson for the most in Big Ten annals.
Confession: With the initial CFP rankings set to drop Tuesday night, the AP and Coaches polls no longer matter. [ MORE: Week 9 video | Power Rankings | Best of Week 9 | Week 9 predictions revisited ] Still, the polls were released Sunday, and the Big Ten continues to get plenty of love. See the both of the latest polls below. AP Rankings Rankings as of 10/29/2017 Rank School Votes Prev 1 Alabama (8-0) 1523 (59) 1 2 Georgia (8-0) 1465 (2) 3 3 Ohio State (7-1) 1332 6 4 Wisconsin (8-0) 1256 5 5 Notre Dame (7-1) 1254
Move over, Penn State: Ohio State is the new king of the Big Ten. Do we really know how good Wisconsin is? It's time for BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.
Before we turn our attention to Week 10, it’s time to revisit how BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and Big Ten fans did with their Week 9 Big Ten game predictions. Dienhart went 5-2, while the fans went 3-4, which puts us in a tie atop the season standings.
Clayton Thorson threw a 22-yard touchdown to Flynn Nagel in the third overtime, Nate Hall intercepted Brian Lewerke and Northwestern beat No. 16 Michigan State 39-31 on Saturday.
Time to crank up the Number Cruncher ahead of Week 8, courtesy of Tom Dienhart and BTN Stats Guys.
Who wins Week 9 Big Ten football games? Pick your seven Big Ten winners, plus see BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's score predictions, inside.