We’ve had plenty of time to digest what we saw on the gridiron last Saturday. So, in this social media world, let’s slap a hashtag on it, OK? Get Tom Dienhart’s latest Big Ten coverage: Illinois: #cardiackids #toocloseforcomfort #thankyoujoshferguson Indiana: #terrifictevin #hugeupset #newlife Iowa: #sunshinekid #backontrack? #welcomebackoffense Maryland: #tightenthatdefense #testedinnonconference #feartheturtle Michigan: #struggling #lookslike2013 #whoistheQB? Michigan State: #firststeptowardrunningthetable #buzzsaw #bigtensbest Minnesota: #allrunnopass #needbalance #anotherunderrateddefense Nebraska: #fearameer #offensive #stillperfect Northwestern: #awinisawinisawin #workinprogress #bigplaysneeded Ohio State: #passdefensewillbetestedbycincy #improving #timetomakearun Penn State: #bigtenbigsurprise #finallyarungame #stillperfect Purdue: #improving #etlilngcomingon #defensemakingplays Rutgers: #tough #physical #resilient Wisconsin: #gordonisgreat #runningmachine #layingintheweeds About Tom Dienhart BTN.com senior writer
Michigan State remains atop my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, but 4-0 Nebraska has moved to No. 2 and is on the Spartans' heels.
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An impressive 12-1 week was just what the Big Ten needed before conference play. Get Tom Dienhart's Week 4 honors, grades and numbers 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 4 game predictions. Find out inside!
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