Michigan do-it-all star Jabrill Peppers has been named one of five finalists for the 2016 Heisman Trophy, announced Monday by the Heisman Trophy Trust.
Every game has a storyline, right? So what are they for the 10 Big Ten bowl teams? From Ohio State and its playoff matchup with Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl to Maryland and its battle vs. Boston College in the Quick Lane Bowl, here is what to watch for.
Ten Big Ten teams are bowling this postseason, including a record four in New Year's Six Bowls. The highlighter: No. 3 Ohio State playing No. 2 Clemson in the semifinals.
Michigan is Orange Bowl-bound after games over the weekend didn't go the Wolverines' way. Their opponent on Dec. 30 will be Florida State, rewarded for sweeping a weak November schedule.
That leaves the Big Ten with one really good hope to get a second team in the playoff: A loss by No. 2 Clemson to Virginia Tech in the ACC title game today.
BTN Live announced the 2016 All-Big Ten offensive team and award winners Wednesday night, and it was the Saquon Barkley show. The Penn State running back reeled in two individual awards and was a first-team selection by the coaches and media.
The penultimate College Football Playoff rankings didn’t have any surprises Tuesday night. Ohio State (No. 2), Wisconsin (No. 6) and Penn State (No. 7) all stayed put, while Michigan dropped to No. 5.
BTN Live announced the 2016 All-Big Ten defense award winners and teams Tuesday night. Jabrill Peppers won a trio of awards, including Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of the Year.
Ohio State redshirt freshman Mike Weber leads the way on the 2016 BTN.com All-Big Ten Freshman Team. Weber has run for 1,072 yards, averaging 89.3 yards per game which ranks fifth in the Big Ten to earn BTN.com Freshman of the Year honors.
Here is what BTN.com senior editor Tom Dienhart is buying and selling as we wait for the Big Ten championship game and wonder who will make the playoff from the Big Ten.