“What did you see on Nebraska’s touchdown play?” [ MORE: Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | Gerry DiNardo explains ruling | Hear from Mark Dantonio & Mike Riley | Huskers.com: Social media reaction ] “Did you get an explanation on the last play?” “Did you see the replay?” Mark Dantonio got plenty of questions about Nebraska’s game-winning 30-yard touchdown with 17 seconds left, which led to a devastating 39-38 loss for the Spartans on Saturday night. “Controversial play at the end,” Dantonio said. “They should have never been down there in the first place.” Dantonio’s entire opening statement and his
Don’t expect people to stop talking about the late controversial call in the Michigan State at Nebraska game Saturday night for quite some time. [ MORE: Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | Gerry DiNardo explains ruling | Hear from Mark Dantonio & Mike Riley | Huskers.com: Social media reaction ] If you missed it, Nebraska wide receiver Brandon Reilly stepped out of bounds and came back in to catch the go-ahead and eventual game-winning touchdown in the final seconds at Memorial Stadium. The play was reviewed, but the call on the field stood, despite Reilly clearly going out of
What a week of Big Ten football! [ MORE: Best of Week 10 | Week 10 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Power Rankings | What Tom Dienhart learned | Week 10 picks revisited | Dienhart: Iowa isn’t going away, America | Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | Watch Christian Hackenberg pass drill ump | New Week 10 uniform designs | Mini LEGO stadiums | View your team’s homepage ] Fans were treated to crazy finishes, upset victories, and several outstanding individual performances. Who had the most impressive performance? Well, that’s what I’m here to
Before we turn our attention to Week 11, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team, Northwestern beat writer Henry Bushnell and Big Ten fans did with their Week 10 Big Ten game predictions.
Well, that was an exciting day of Big Ten football! No. 21 Northwestern edged Penn State on a late field goal and Nebraska stunned No. 7 Michigan State on a controversial call. Catch up on all of today’s Week 10 completed action on our Big Ten scoreboard. For in-game and postgame video highlights, check us out on YouTube and on Facebook and on Twitter (use the links below for school Twitter accounts): Illinois football highlights Indiana football highlights Iowa football highlights Maryland football highlights Michigan football highlights Michigan State football highlights Minnesota football highlights Nebraska football highlights Northwestern football highlights
The holiday season is fast approaching, and if you’re looking for a present for the Big Ten fan who has everything, there’s a Big Ten fan who can help. [ MORE: Week 10 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Dienhart: Iowa isn’t going away, America | Watch Christian Hackenberg pass drill ump | New Week 10 uniform designs | Mini LEGO stadiums | View your team’s homepage ] Matt Jenkins (@LEGOStadiums), a 29-year old Ohio State fan, has created quite the buzz with his replica Big Ten football stadiums made out of Legos. So far, Jenkins
The initial 2015 College Football Playoff rankings were revealed on Tuesday night, which brought up plenty of questions throughout the landscape. [ MORE: Week 10 previews | Week 10 scoreboard | Polls: Pick your Week 10 winners | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Mailbag | Q&A: Jake Butt | View your team’s homepage | Dienhart’s 10 Hard Takes ] A one-loss Alabama team was ranked No. 4 in the initial poll, coming in ahead of undefeated Michigan State (No. 7) and Iowa (No. 9). Baylor also took a
It has been an interesting week with the release of the first College Football Playoff poll creating ripples across the landscape. I take a look at that and other items in my Hard Takes. Remember: Seven games on Saturday (full scoreboard here). On BTN, it’s Illinois at Purdue at noon ET, then Wisconsin at Maryland and Rutgers at Michigan, both at 3:30 p.m. ET. use the BTN TV GameFinder to get your TV information. 1. So, the first College Football Playoff poll was revealed. I hope you didn’t get too revved up over what you saw. It means little, especially
It’s a historical week for the Big Ten. With a 31-15 victory over Maryland last Saturday, Iowa continues to keep pace with Ohio State and Michigan State as the three remaining undefeated teams in the conference. But what makes this so special is that the Big Ten has three teams who have all reached 8-0 for the first time in 112 seasons. It was last accomplished in 1903 when Illinois, Minnesota and Northwestern all started a perfect 8-0. [ MORE: Week 10 previews | Week 10 scoreboard | Polls: Pick your Week 10 winners | Big Ten standings | Big
It’s a full load of games this Saturday, as all 14 teams are in action. But this comes with a warning: There is a noticeable lack of marquee appeal. Still, don’t be lulled to sleep. Ohio State, Michigan State and Iowa all look to continue their perfect marches. Will any of the unbeaten fall?