This week, Jess Settles takes a look at Iowa's win over its nemesis, its huge rivalry game Friday night and Michigan's recent struggles.
The Big Ten was home to two of the top 10 highest-paid college football assistants in 2014. Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi came in at No. 7 ($907,033) to pace the Big Ten, while Michigan defensive coordinator Greg Mattison was No. 10 ($888,333). Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster topped the list ($1,369,500), $6,500 ahead of Alabama DC Kirby Smart. The Big Ten had 10 assistants land in the top 50. Surprisingly, Big Ten champ Ohio State wasn’t represented until No. 33 (Luke Fickell; $600,000). BIG TEN COACHES IN TOP 50 7. Pat Narduzzi, Michigan State – $907,033 10.
The Big Ten Conference on Wednesday recognized a total of 977 fall sports student-athletes who have been named to the Academic All-Conference team. [ MORE: View 2014 Academic All-Big Ten honorees ] The list of honored student-athletes features 91 field hockey players, 299 football players, 77 men’s and 153 women’s cross country runners, 88 men’s and 170 women’s soccer players and 99 volleyball players. To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, student-athletes must be letterwinners who are in at least their second academic year at their institution and carry a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. At least
There were five Big Ten hoops games on Tuesday night. Catch up on all the action!
Already in the market for a head coach with Brady Hoke being fired, Michigan is in search of a No. 1 wideout with Devin Funchess turning pro. The school announced Tuesday that the junior won’t be back in 2015 to help Michigan reverse its fortunes. The news isn’t a shock, as a report surfaced last week that Funchess was considering signing with an agent. “I would like to thank my family, coaches and teammates for their support,” Funchess said in a statement. “It’s always been a dream of mine to play in the NFL, and I am prepared to take
It's time to reach into my mailbag and answer your questions. How about those Buckeyes!? And what is Michigan gonna do with its job opening?
It's Monday, and that means it's time to take a look at Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings. See his latest list in this post.
The Big Ten has announced another step toward improving student-athlete welfare, approving a conference recommendation to establish enhanced concussion protocols.
Every Big Ten school has produced leaders who have reached the pinnacle of their professions, whether business, government, science and technology, medicine or education. High Profile takes a look at how these alums rose to the top of their field. It sounds like the set-up for a punchline: What do philosopher Albert Camus, civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and actor James Dean have in common? But for legendary activist and University of Michigan graduate Tom Hayden, it’s no joke. He cites those figures as major influences on his career, which covers more than a half-century and continues
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.