It isn't a Sunday without BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo's latest installment of "Sunday Ruminations." Get DiNardo's Week 9 thoughts inside. Also, follow @gerrydinardo!
Biggest surprise? Best play? Top performers? Tom Dienhart recaps all the best from the Big Ten in Week 9 inside.
Week 9 of the Big Ten season included close games, blowout games, an upset, and plenty of exceptional individual performances on both sides of the ball. Here are my top Week 9 Big Ten individual performances. 1. Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska. The Huskers’ star running back continues to make his case for being a Heisman Trophy finalist this season. Abdullah totaled 341 all-purpose yards in a 42-24 victory over Rutgers, which set a new school record. His 225 rushing yards marks the fourth time this season Abdullah has topped the 200-yard mark on the ground. When it comes to college
That was a fun day of football! Here are the Week 9 results: No. 12 Ohio State knocked off Penn State in double overtime, No. 5 Michigan State topped Michigan, No. 16 Nebraska dropped Rutgers, Wisconsin drilled Maryland and Illinois upset No. 24 Minnesota. Catch up on the all the action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Also, view our Week 9 gallery. Looking for some more Big Ten links? We also have the latest Big Ten standings, stats, campus weather reports and major polls. OHIO STATE 31, PENN STATE 24 – 2OT: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | OSU VIDEO
What should Big Ten football fans be looking for on Saturday? BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman asks former Maryland standout Shawne Merriman to point out one impact player for every Week 9 Big Ten game.
What does a college football kicker or punter do on a daily basis during the season? Well, the Minnesota Gophers specialists gave us a sneak peek of what their practice schedule consists of. The group posted the following tweet to their Twitter account, @MinnSpecialists. Today's specialist practice schedule: pic.twitter.com/nD6RwEA13Q — Gopher Specialists (@MinnSpecialists) October 23, 2014 Who knew Thursday’s schedule consisted of so many “curls in the Indoor?” My personal favorite is that the practice concludes with “watching Jeopardy in the locker room.” The tweet itself, (which was a joke, of course) received more than 300 retweets and 400 favorites
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How do you feel about the College Football Playoff Committee releasing a weekly poll, starting Tuesday? Tom Dienhart isn't a fan, and neither is Jerry Palm. See why inside.
Two interesting clashes make this Saturday appealing, as Michigan plays at Michigan State and Ohio State goes to Penn State in a light week of action.