On BTN’s “Big Ten Championship Pregame Show” we revealed the Big Ten Football Images of the Year, which included Ameer Abdullah’s game winning TD against McNeese State and Melvin Gordon’s record-breaking performance against Nebraska. The segment also included an incredible original painting by Barrett Keithley who approached a blank canvas and created a masterpiece. Watch it all in this post.
Five former Michigan football players contributed anonymously to a letter sent out Saturday to the current team. The objective of the letter was to get other former players to share it, after adding their own personal supportive messages, in an attempt to encourage a “welcoming environment” so the next coach and his team can be successful. In other words, to avoid the skepticism that came with the Rich Rodriguez hire. Brady Hoke was fired Tuesday after four seasons in Ann Arbor, this after his win total went from 11 to eight to seven to five. His successor will be the
Even though it’s bowl eligible with six wins, could Penn State—or any other 6-6 and 7-5 Big Ten team–be left out of the postseason? Greg Pickel of Pennlive.com says the outcome of Saturday’s Big Ten championship game between Wisconsin and Ohio State will be a major factor in determining whether a team stays home or not. If Wisconsin beats Ohio State, it’s a near certainty that everyone is going bowling because the Big Ten would likely have three programs — Ohio State, Michigan State, and Wisconsin — in a New Year’s bowl. If the Buckeyes win, however, the league could
The Big Ten was dotted with a bevy of good freshmen this fall. Jump inside to see Tom Dienhart's 2014 All-Big Ten Freshman Team.
Few will ever forget Devin Gardner's act of sportsmanship last Saturday at Ohio State. That includes an Ohio State at Marion employee who sent the Michigan quarterback a letter.
Who will be the next head coach at Michigan? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart points out 11 names that would seem to be possible targets.
According to multiple sources, Michigan has fired Brady Hoke after four seasons and a 31-20 record, including an 18-14 mark in Big Ten play. Get the top reactions on Twitter here!
First, athletic director Dave Brandon resigned. Tuesday, what long had been expected finally became a reality with Michigan dismissing Brady Hoke as head coach, according to multiple sources.
With the regular season complete, it's time to take a look back at the new designs Big Ten football teams debuted during the 2014 season.
BTN/BTN2Go will provide live coverage of the Michigan press conference at 4:30 p.m. ET today. Watch it on BTN2Go. Following the press conference, BTN will have analysis from a variety of guests, including a number of former Michigan football players. Host Dave Revsine will be joined in studio by analysts Howard Griffith, Gerry DiNardo and Glen Mason.