The Big Ten features plenty of true freshmen who have made a quick and smooth transition to college. Sean Merriman ranks the top 10 through the first six weeks inside.
The Big Ten announced Wednesday that it will ensure any student-athlete recruited to a Big Ten school will be guaranteed his or her scholarship if pursuit of degree is interrupted.
Six teams have played six games, meaning nearly half of the conference has reached the halfway point of the season. That being the case, let’s take a look back at what we saw.
This is a light week of action with just five games, as Maryland, Nebraska, Ohio State and Rutgers are off. But there are a couple good games.
Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. And each Tuesday afternoon, we post the audio of every coach’s call right here. Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald: Listen to what @CoachFitz51 had to say as @NUFBFamily gears up for week 7 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/T4PrMSlobH — Northwestern on BTN (@BTN_NU) October 7, 2014 Michigan coach Brady Hoke: Listen to what Brady Hoke had to say as @umichfootball gears up for week 7 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/ddgY3kO9D8 — Michigan on BTN (@BTN_Michigan) October
Week 6 was a painful for two Big Ten starters, as Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt fractured his leg (out 4 to 6 weeks) and Michigan running back Derrick Green broke his clavicle (out for season). Bad news today. #Illini QB Wes Lunt expected to miss 4-6 weeks with leg fracture. Details: http://t.co/GaYjqyhgV9 pic.twitter.com/8gOVGEFM3X — Illinois Football (@IlliniFootball) October 5, 2014 Hoke: Derrick Green will miss the rest of the season with a broken clavicle. — Michigan Football (@umichfootball) October 6, 2014
With Week 6 in the books, it's time for Tom Dienhart's weekly honors, grades, stock reports and numbers inside.
Suddenly hot Northwestern goes from No. 10 to No. 4 on Tom Dienhart's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.
It isn't a Sunday without BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo's latest installment of "Sunday Ruminations." Get DiNardo's Week 6 thoughts inside.
The results are in, and now it's time to see how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 6 game predictions. Find out inside!