It’s Sunday, and that means it’s time for Gerry DiNardo’s weekly Sunday Ruminations. [ MORE: Week 6 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Best of Week 6 | Power Rankings | Latest polls | Bowl Projections | Week 6 picks revisited | Week 6 honorees | Maryland fires Randy Edsall | What our expert learned | Week 6 uniforms | Gerry DiNardo tweets | Find your team’s homepage ] The BTN analyst goes to Twitter every Sunday morning to give his 140-character analysis on each Big Ten team. What did DiNardo glean from Week 6 Big
Before we turn our attention to Week 7, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team, Michigan State beat writer Joe Rexrode and Big Ten fans did with their Week 6 Big Ten game predictions.
Week 6 marked the first week of every game featuring Big Ten teams. [ MORE: Week 6 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Best of Week 6 | Week 6 picks revisited | Week 6 uniforms | Video: Jehu Chesson returns opening kick for TD | Video: Braxton Miller highlight grab | Video: Norries Wilson takes blame | Video: Randy Edsall gets passionate ] As is the case every week nowadays, several Big Ten teams wore new or alternate uniform designs in Week 6. Indiana, playing at Penn State, was the most noticeable, donning its state
No. 18 Michigan shut out No. 13 Northwestern, 38-0, Wisconsin rallied to beat Nebraska, 23-21, and Minnesota routed Purdue, 41-13, in late afternoon Big Ten action. Catch up on all of today’s action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Looking for available live in-game highlights? We got them! Check us out on YouTube and on Facebook and on Twitter (use the links below for school Twitter accounts): Illinois football highlights Indiana football highlights Iowa football highlights Maryland football highlights Michigan football highlights Michigan State football highlights Minnesota football highlights Nebraska football highlights Northwestern football highlights Ohio State football highlights Penn State
Michigan wanted to get off to a fast start against Northwestern on Saturday afternoon. [ MORE: Catch up on all of today’s Week 6 action on our Big Ten scoreboard ] Mission accomplished. Jehu Chesson took the opening kickoff of the game 96 yards for a touchdown, bringing Wolverine fans to their feet. Check it out at the top of the post. Talk about a great start! Looking to watch the rest of the game but not near a TV? We’ve got you covered! Watch here on our BTN2Go mobile app. Enjoy, Michigan fans! Here’s a trio of great pictures
When it comes to innovation, sometimes there’s a breakthrough idea right around the corner. And other times, you find it 6,500 miles away. The latter was the case for scientists at the University of Michigan who were looking to resolve issues with their solar-panel technology. Specifically, their challenge was to create solar-tracking panel designs that were more efficient and resilient. “The issue with conventional trackers is that they typically use large, heavy panels,” said Aaron Lamoureux, lead author of a study that resulted from their work and a doctoral student in Michigan’s materials science and engineering department. “To rotate them
Michigan is set to take on Northwestern in a Big Ten showdown at 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday on BTN/BTN2Go. [ MORE: Week 6 scoreboard | Week 6 previews | Polls: Pick Week 6 winners | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Player Rankings | Q&A: Shilique Calhoun | Big Ten Mailbag | Leonte Carroo reinstated | BTN to air No. 1, No. 4 & No. 13-No. 18 this week ] So, we ask, who will you be rooting for? Check out the photo at the top of this post.
There are four remaining unbeaten teams in the Big Ten heading into Week 6 of the college football season: Iowa, Northwestern, Michigan State and Ohio State. All four teams are 5-0, and all four are ranked in both the AP and Coaches Poll. How long will that last? No. 13-ranked Northwestern faces a stiff test this weekend in a matchup with No. 18 Michigan at noon ET on BTN/BTN2Go. Iowa plays host to Illinois (4-1) on Saturday, while Ohio State hosts Maryland (2-3) and Michigan State will travel to Rutgers (2-2). BTN.com Senior Writer Tom Dienhart and Web Editor Sean
What’s better than having a front row sit to the best Big Ten football game this weekend? How about being able to watch the players and bands warm up prior to the game? Thanks to our exclusive Field Pass cameras only available with BTN2Go or via our YouTube page, Big Ten fans will get an early live look at both Michigan and Northwestern players warming up before Saturday’s game at 3:30 p.m. ET on BTN. This Field Pass link is also the same link you can use to watch the game live on BTN2Go. The YouTube stream will expire before the game and
The first full slate of Big Ten games looms with all 14 teams in action vs. one another in seven contests. Top billing: Northwestern at Michigan on BTN/BTN2Go. Can NU remain perfect as it treks to play the white-hot Wolverines? Also, Illinois can show it’s legit by winning at unbeaten Iowa. And Wisconsin visits Nebraska with both teams desperate for success. Here are some hard takes on this Saturday’s action. 1. My pal Mike Huguenin of Gridironnow.com—a site devoted to SEC coverage–compares this year’s Ohio State squad with the 2009 Florida team that finished 13-1 and ranked No. 3. Each