Welcome to the penultimate Saturday of the regular season. And, it’s a Saturday filled with some big games, none bigger than Michigan State's visit to Ohio State.
The Big Ten East has some strong defensive lines. And none is stronger than Michigan State’s front, led by end Shilique Calhoun. Ohio State has perhaps the Big Ten’s best player on its line in end Joey Bosa.
The battle for Floyd of Rosedale is the highlight of this week, as Minnesota takes on Iowa for the iconic bronze pig bauble. See my early look at Week 11 and game rankings inside.
No quarterback in NFL history has more Super Bowl wins than Tom Brady. And no quarterback has a larger Super Bowl ring than the former Michigan star. Brady and the New England Patriots received their mammoth Super Bowl XLIX rings at a dinner Sunday night. The ring, which the Patriots claim is the “largest Super Bowl ring ever made,” features 205 diamonds, 81 more than the team’s Super Bowl XXXIX ring. Consequently, it’s easy to spot the newest bling on Brady’s fingers in the photo above. It’s the one on his right middle finger, if you’re struggling to find it.
November opens with a full slate of seven Big Ten games—including one trophy battle. But it's Michigan State's visit to Nebraska that is the biggest game of the week.
How often are you going to see Mark Dantonio, Jim Harbaugh and Urban Meyer in the same room together, at the same time?
The Big Ten East is home to two of the conference’s top backfields at Ohio State and Michigan State. In fact, the Buckeye backfield may be the best in the nation. Quarterback issues loom at Michigan, Rutgers and Maryland, while Penn State, Indiana, Michigan and MSU need to solidify their running back spots. [ MORE: East OL | West OL | East WR/TE | West WR/TE ] Here is a ranking of the Big Ten East backfields. 1. Ohio State. Loaded. In fact, this may be the best backfield in the nation. It begins with running back Ezekiel Elliott, a
Trick or treat! This is an abbreviated schedule with just five games on the slate. [ MORE: Best of Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Week 6 | Week 7 | Week 8 ] Minnesota beat Michigan for the Little Brown Jug last season for the first time since 2005 and just the fourth time since 1967. The last time the Gophers won two in a row vs. the Wolverines? It was when Minnesota won four meetings in succession from 1960-63. Penn State is 14-4 vs. Illinois since joining the Big
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer got to lead a cheer at a recent Cavs game. He was proud to do it. Cleveland.com says Meyer had watched the Cavaliers before. But never like this.
The Big Ten East lost some very nice wide receiver and tight end talent to the NFL, but plenty of talented pass-catchers return. Check out Tom Dienhart's full ranking.