Two weeks are in the books, and Illinois and Northwestern continue to surprise. The two teams have combined to outscore opponents, 153-9. Who saw that coming?
Ohio State rolled on, but does it have a quarterback problem? Did Michigan State have a “program-defining” win? Is Northwestern legit? See 10 things Tom Dienhart learned in Week 2 inside.
Before we turn our attention to Week 3, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team, Indiana beat writer Zach Osterman and Big Ten fans did with their Week 2 Big Ten predictions.
It's Sunday, and that means it's time Gerry DiNardo's Sunday Ruminations. The BTN analyst goes to Twitter every Sunday morning to give his 140-character analysis on what he saw in the Big Ten the previous day.
Week 2 featured some exciting games, highlighted by Minnesota's 23-20 overtime win at Colorado State and Michigan State's 31-28 payback victory vs. Oregon. Oh, and Ohio State won again.
Jim Harbaugh is one of the top public figures in the college football world. So, it would only make sense that cameras were on him when he got a little (well, very) upset following a personal foul call. Harbaugh was irate following a roughing the kicker call went against the Wolverines late in the second quarter of today’s game against Oregon State. The call was against Jeremy Clark, who was penalized for running into Oregon State punter Nick Porebski. Check out Harbaugh’s reaction in the video on top of this post. Love the fire, Coach Harbaugh! Michigan senior point guard
Big Ten football teams broke out several new designs Saturday in Week 2 action. [ MORE: Get scores & stats for all Week 2 Big Ten action ] The most obvious was Purdue’s new anthracite gray alternate, paired with a patriotic white alternate lid in honor of Military Appreciation Day. The most talked-about new designs were Iowa and Michigan helmet decals. The former replaced the Tigerhawk logo on the left side of its helmet with a No. 9 to remember former Iowa star Tyler Sash, who passed away earlier this week, and the latter brought back the helmet stickers it
Illinois and Wisconsin carded convincing shutouts vs. Western Illinois and Miami (OH), respectively, and Jim Harbaugh recorded his first win at Michigan to highlight early Week 2 Big Ten action. Get caught up on all of Saturday’s early afternoon action below. Here’s the link to our late afternoon game coverage. Looking for available live in-game highlights? 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
Jim Harbaugh wore them as a player at Michigan. Now, the team he is coaching will wear them on the field. Michigan fans were treated to a first look at the Wolverines’ helmet stickers before the start of Saturday’s matchup with Oregon State. UM’s Snapchat account posted a video of senior linebacker Desmond Morgan’s locker, which features the helmet stickers. MLive.com reporter Nick Baumgardner tweeted out the photo at the top of the post, where you can see the new-look helmet stickers. The design looks very similar to what the Wolverines wore in the late ’80s and early ’90s. I
"Can Northwestern really be a factor in the Big Ten West?" "I won’t be shocked if Minnesota wakes up on Sunday morning 0-2." "Penn State is under big-time pressure to win." These are a just a few of the Friday topics of Tom Dienhart tackles heading into Saturday's games.