Penn State traditionally is known as “Linebacker U.” But you also can think about it as “Defensive Line U,” as the Nittany Lions have had more d-linemen picked than any other Big Ten school in the last 10 NFL drafts. Penn State has had nine defensive linemen taken since 2008, including two first-rounders: Aaron Maybin in 2009 and Jared Odrick in 2010. Michigan is just one behind the Nittany Lions with eight defensive linemen selected in the last 10 NFL drafts, including two first-rounders: Brandon Graham was tabbed in the first round in 2010 and Taco Charlton in 2017. Iowa
When it comes to producing offensive linemen, no Big Ten school can match Wisconsin. But Iowa isn’t far behind. Here is a look at the offensive line production for the Big Ten in the last 10 NFL drafts.
The 2018 NFL Draft is fast approaching, and here is a look, courtesy of BTN senior writer Tom Dienhart, at receivers taken at each Big Ten school over the past 10 NFL drafts.
Michigan is coming off an historic draft haul. How fruitful was the 2017 draft for Jim Harbaugh? The Wolverines led the nation with 11 selections. That stands as the 12th most picks in draft history and is the third-highest total since the draft was reduced to seven rounds in 1994.
You may not have noticed. But a big change has taken place in college football: recruits now can take official visits in the spring.
On Wednesday, the Big Ten football head coaches joined the Big Ten teleconference to take questions from the media. We’ve posted the audio for each coach on the call here:
In the wake of the Shea Patterson developments, BTN's Gerry DiNardo says it's time to change this outdated rule and not worry about the opinions of the coaches, administrators, and schools.
Heading into spring football, BTN.com's Tom Dienhart takes a closer look at quarterback situation for each team in the Big Ten East.
Jim Harbaugh has work to do this spring. And the heavy-lifting is on offense, as he looks to push Michigan up the pecking order in the rugged Big Ten East coming off his worst season in Ann Arbor.
Nebraska led the way with 10 signings on Wednesday. Ohio State and Illinois each inked five players. Every school signed at least one player on Wednesday expect for Minnesota, which inked none.