We had the Twitter Mirror (@TwitterMirror) at Big Ten media days Thursday and Friday in Chicago. [ MORE: Get all of our Big Ten media days coverage ] If you didn’t follow along at @BigTenNetwork, the players and some of the coaches sure seemed to enjoy the red carpet treatment. Whether it be players, coaches or mascots, every team had some representation on the Twitter Mirror. And a lot of them felt pretty comfortable in front of it, evidenced by the GIFs below. The best one? My personal favorite was Penn State defensive lineman Anthony Zettel. See some of my
When BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart asked Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany for the biggest challenge ahead, Delany pointed to the "sweet spot" for student-athlete that balances the educational experience and the rich athletic experience. But that's just one of several challenges, including the new game scheduling outlines.
If you’re active on Twitter, you know about Twitter’s Mirror. It’s a fun experience that shows up at big events across the entertainment and sports industry. Photo subjects can even autograph their own pictures before they tweet them. We rolled the Twitter Mirror out on the first day of Big Ten Football Media Days, and we got some great shots. Find some of them them in this post and then follow @BigTenNetwork and see them all on Twitter today for more pictures of Big Ten football players and coaches. Have a look at a few of Thursday’s top shots.
A total of 21 Big Ten football players gathered at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place on Thursday for the opening day of Big Ten media days. [ MORE: Watch Drew Ott eat raw egg | Watch Shilique Calhoun play reporter ] Players from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan State, Ohio State and Wisconsin were in attendance. I went around and asked one player from all seven schools to give me a true freshman who has stood out to them thus far, and who could potentially make an impact. Here’s what I got. Mason Monheim, LB, Illinois: Gabe Megginson. He’s a
When his playing days are over, there’s no doubt a future in front of the camera awaits Shilique Calhoun. [ MORE: Watch Iowa DE Drew Ott eat raw egg at media days ] The Michigan State defensive end showed it at last year’s Big Ten media days, interviewing teammates and rivals, and he was up to the same thing Thursday. Calhoun, mic in hand, visited Mark Dantonio’s roundtable to ask his coach an important question, and he briefly interviewed himself at his podium. Check it all out in the video above. h/t: mlive.com
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart took a close look at Michigan State QB Connor Cook during the opening day of Big Ten Football Media Days, and our writer comes away with this impression: Cook is the best player in the Big Ten.
Here’s Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio’s full media conference from Big Ten Football Media Days. BTN/BTN2Go will provide more than 13 hours of live coverage, more than double last year’s total, at the 2015 Big Ten Football Media Days and Kickoff Luncheon, presented by Allstate and BMW, Thursday and Friday at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago. [tweet https://twitter.com/MichiganStOnBTN/status/626805280139931650]
The much-anticipated preseason Amway Coaches Poll was released Thursday morning. Reigning national champ Ohio State tops the poll, while Michigan State and Wisconsin land at No. 6 and No. 18, respectively.
Big Ten football media days is here, and that means football season is just around the corner. As BTN.com does every year before the annual summer event in Chicago, we wanted to share our preseason All-Big Ten team.
A new college football season is about to start. Before your Big Ten team kicks things off, here's a look at all of the number changes since last fall.