Let’s call this “Bounce Back Week.” And, the Big Ten needed it. In a bad way—a really bad way.
It was a great Week 4 for the Big Ten. Not only did the conference go 12-1, but it carded road wins at No. 19 Missouri, Navy, Pitt and Syracuse, in addition to a home win vs. Miami (FL). The favorable results yielded some really great quotes. Get our latest Week 4 coverage: See several of our favorite Week 4 quotes, courtesy the AP: “Obviously, everyone had a bad taste in their mouths coming back from Eugene. We wanted to take our anger out on the opponent, whether it was Eastern, Nebraska, Wyoming, whomever. We wanted to come out and
The Big Ten had plenty of outstanding individual performances on Saturday. See my top 10 Big Ten offensive performers from Week 4 in this post!
There was inclement weather across the Big Ten footprint during afternoon action Saturday. Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota all experienced extended weather delays. All three games were completed, with the Illini and Gophers winning and the Wolverines losing. Get our latest Week 4 coverage: ILLINOIS Absolute downpour right now in #Chambana + high winds and lightning. Delay could last a while. #Illini #TXSTvsILL pic.twitter.com/EyvU1cC4JI — Illinois Football (@IlliniFootball) September 20, 2014 Sheets of rain pic.twitter.com/NI9DdpZ9Jr — Jeremy Werner (@WernerESPNCU) September 20, 2014 Bigger sheets of rain pic.twitter.com/iKXbvlvb6r — Jeremy Werner (@WernerESPNCU) September 20, 2014 MICHIGAN Status: ☔️ pic.twitter.com/oHM6bxgLEU — Michigan Football
In afternoon play, Illinois took down Texas State, Indiana upset No. 19 Missouri, Rutgers won at Navy, Minnesota dropped San Jose State, Penn State drilled UMass and Utah topped Michigan. Catch up on all of the day’s action on our Week 4 scoreboard. Also, view our Week 4 gallery. UTAH 26, MICHIGAN 10: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP Travis Wilson returned after a frightening fall in the first half to throw a third-quarter touchdown pass, and Utah finally finished off a 26-10 win over Michigan on Saturday. RUTGERS 31, NAVY 24: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP Justin Goodwin
We’ll be posting pictures from around the Big Ten on this football Saturday right on through tonight’s games, too. All of our galleries can be found over here. Here’s the live Week 4 scoreboard page.
Utah's Kaelin Clay returned a punt for a TD and then struck the Heisman pose at the Big House. See here!
What should Big Ten football fans be looking for on Saturday? BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman has a rundown of the upcoming games and a recap of this week’s news leading up to the action.
Who are the top freshmen in the Big Ten heading into Week 4 of the college football season? BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman provides his top 10 list in this post!
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