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Sep 12, 2015; Evanston, IL, USA; Northwestern Wildcats head coach Pat Fitzgerald during the game against the Eastern Illinois Panthers at Ryan Field. Mandatory Credit: Caylor Arnold-USA TODAY Sports

Writer poll: Who is Big Ten Coach of the Year to this point?

There have been some impressive coaching jobs thus far in the Big Ten. Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh, Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz and Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald all have coached lights out through five weeks.

Oct 3, 2015; Bloomington, IN, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer waits to lead his team onto the field before a game against the Indiana Hoosiers at Memorial Stadium. Ohio State defeats Indiana 34-27. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Big Ten Player Rankings: Ezekiel Elliott tops our guys' new lists

If you like offense, you will love this week's edition of Big Ten Player Rankings. See BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman's latest lists inside.

Pat Fitzgerald & Jim Harbaugh

Week 6 Big Ten Previews: Ready for Northwestern at Michigan?

A full slate of Big Ten games is on tap with all 14 teams in action. And the “big one” is up in the Big House, where 4-1 Michigan will take on 5-0 Northwestern in a fascinating inter-divisional clash.

Audio: Listen to your Big Ten coach’s Week 6 teleconference

Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten football coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here. Don’t forget: Lots of video highlights via these links, too. BTN FAQ: Video highlights on social media BTN football highlights on Facebook BTN football highlights on YouTube 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 football highlights

Big Ten Animated GIF Tuesday: Keep warm and carry on, Big Ten fans

We here at Big Ten Animated GIF Tuesday headquarters have reviewed this week’s wide sampling of available GIFs, and we couldn’t help but realize that the weather has surely turned. More on this thought in a moment, but for now look back fondly at previous episodes from  Week 1 and Week 2 and Week 3. Oh, and Week 4. And are you into social media? Come on, everyone is doing it. BTN is on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with in-game highlights all season long. And we’re on Vine and Instagram, too. And Snapchat (bigtennetwork). Here are links to collections of available highlights on Twitter. BTN

Week 6 BTN Teams

Nation’s best teams will be playing on BTN this Saturday

For the first time in network history, two top five teams in the AP Poll will call BTN home, as top-ranked Ohio State takes on Maryland at noon ET and No. 4 Michigan State faces Rutgers at 8 p.m. ET.

Oct 3, 2015; Bloomington, IN, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliott (15) runs with the ball against Indiana Hoosiers safety Cjase Dutra (30) at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Bowl Projections: Jerry Palm's list still features 10 Big Ten teams

Time to check in on the playoff and bowl projections of Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com. Bowl assignments have been altered, but 10 Big Ten teams are still penciled into the postseason. However, one of them isn’t 4-1 Illinois. [ MORE: Week 5 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Best of Week 5 | Week 5 picks revisited | Week 5 uniforms | What Tom Dienhart learned | Week 5 top performers | Gerry DiNardo’s tweets | Dienhart: Wildcats can dream big | John Harbaugh visits Michigan sideline

Oct 3, 2015; East Lansing, MI, USA; Michigan State Spartans linebacker Riley Bullough (30) looks to the sidelines during the 2nd half of a game against the Purdue Boilermakers at Spartan Stadium. MSU won 24-21. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

What did Tom Dienhart learn about Big Ten in Week 5? Find out here!

I learned a lot on Saturday, including the notion that Michigan has played better than any team in the Big Ten East—or perhaps the Big Ten. And they have a boatload of grape soda in the Northwestern press box. See what else I learned inside!

Oct 3, 2015; College Park, MD, USA; Maryland Terrapins quarterback Daxx Garman (18) is sacked by Michigan Wolverines defensive end Mario Ojemudia (53) at Byrd Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

Big Ten Power Rankings: 4-1 Michigan takes over No. 2 spot

With the first week of full-on Big Ten play behind us, there is quite a bit of change in my latest power rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. The biggest development: 4-1 Michigan is up to No. 2.