What a day of Big Ten football! [ MORE: Best of Week 4 | Week 4 picks revisited | Dienhart: Is it time to fear Michigan? | What Tom Dienhart learned | Week 4 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Week 4 top stars | Week 4 uniform designs | Derek Jeter attends Michigan game ] The conference finished 12-2 on Saturday, highlighted by Michigan’s impressive 31-0 victory over BYU. With 14 total games on the slate, there were plenty of outstanding individual performances as well. Here is a look at my top 10 performers from
Is it time to rethink expectations for the Michigan Wolverines? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart tries to put Michigan's dominating 31-0 victory over No. 22 BYU in perspective.
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh insists Michigan has no running back controversy, and De’Veon Smith is the reason why. [ MORE: Watch Amara Darboh make ridiculous one-handed grab ] Two weeks after torching Oregon State for 126 yards and three touchdowns, the Michigan running back ran for one of the wildest touchdowns fans may see this season. When it was all said and done, after Smith emerged from a massive cluster of players at the line of scrimmage and fended off the same would-be tackler several times, the run covered 60 glorious yards. It’s safe to say BYU lost Smith, all
Michigan shut out BYU, 31-0, and No. 2 Michigan State pulled away from Central Michigan, 30-10, to highlight early Week 4 Big Ten action. Also, here are today’s later games on BTN/BTN2Go: San Diego State at Penn State, Ohio at Minnesota, Ball State at Northwestern, and Hawaii at Wisconsin. 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
Just last week, people were talking about Michigan State wide receiver Aaron Burbridge’s amazing touchdown grab as the “catch of the year.” [ MORE: Watch De’Veon Smith run for wild touchdown ] Another week, another honoree. The latest entrant also came in the state of Michigan, this time via Michigan wide receiver Amara Darboh, who hauled in a one-handed grab that reminded some of Odell Beckham Jr.’s circus catch last season. Watch the ridiculous one-handed catch in the tweet above. What a week for Darboh, huh? Earlier this week, the Sierra Leone native became a United States citizen. Congratulations, Amara!
Derek Jeter is a Michigan fan, and the football program honored the former Wolverines’ baseball signee Saturday morning. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out our full Gone Viral section! ] Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh presented the former Kalamazoo Central High star and future MLB Hall of Famer with a personalized No. 2 Wolverines jersey. Based on the picture above, Jeter absolutely loved receiving the iconic jersey, this one, unlike his old Yankees one, with his surname on it. See more pictures of Jeter at Michigan Stadium below:
Week 4 is on our doorstep—and it’s the last round of non-conference games. After this Saturday, most schools should have a pretty good idea of what type of team they have heading into Big Ten action. [ MORE: Week 4 scoreboard | Week 4 previews | Polls: Pick Week 4 winners | Q&A: Jordan Canzeri | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Player Rankings | Latest polls | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats ] Here are some hard takes entering a hefty Saturday of action that features 14 games. 1. It took a few days, but Urban Meyer
College football is in full swing, which means it is time for ESPN football analyst Mel Kiper Jr. to begin releasing his NFL Draft Big Boards. While Big Ten names littered draft boards heading into the 2015 college football season, it looks like Kiper is taking a new stance, listing only one Big Ten player in the top 10 of his latest big board. That player is Ohio State DE Joey Bosa, who comes in at No. 2 overall on Kiper’s list. “Lining up all over, he’s going to be used in multiple ways by the Buckeyes staff this year,
Are you a fan of Big Ten football in-game video highlights? How about interviews from your favorite Big Ten basketball coaches? If so, we’ve got you covered, with our new BTN YouTube page. In the fast-paced world of sports and social media, BTN.com now offers in-game Big Ten highlights, interviews and features on our YouTube page, which can be seen here! When a huge play happens or a memorable moment occurs, BTN.com video editors will post and share the video right after they happen. Looking for your favorite play from Week 1 of the season, but don’t want to scroll
From the player on the spot to the best coaching matchup, our Tom Dienhart gets you ready for Week 4 Big Ten football with his weekly Best of the Big Ten. Can you guess which team is on upset alert this Saturday?