Welcome to the wild, wild Big Ten West, a division race where just about anything seems possible. Who’s gonna win it? Don't count out Minnesota or Northwestern.
Six teams have played six games, meaning nearly half of the conference has reached the halfway point of the season. That being the case, let’s take a look back at what we saw.
This is a light week of action with just five games, as Maryland, Nebraska, Ohio State and Rutgers are off. But there are a couple good games.
Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. And each Tuesday afternoon, we post the audio of every coach’s call right here. Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald: Listen to what @CoachFitz51 had to say as @NUFBFamily gears up for week 7 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/T4PrMSlobH — Northwestern on BTN (@BTN_NU) October 7, 2014 Michigan coach Brady Hoke: Listen to what Brady Hoke had to say as @umichfootball gears up for week 7 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/ddgY3kO9D8 — Michigan on BTN (@BTN_Michigan) October
This week, Tom Dienhart has added Northwestern to his latest Big Ten Bowl Projections, putting 10 Big Ten teams on the list.
Suddenly hot Northwestern goes from No. 10 to No. 4 on Tom Dienhart's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.
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Like bold predictions? Of course, you do! Well, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart offers his Week 6 bold predictions and observations in this post.
The Big House. The Horseshoe. The Swamp. Death Valley. And, the list goes on. College football fans have no problem rattling off the nicknames of the game’s grandest stadiums. “Jeopardy!” contestants, on the other hand, aren’t so lucky. Get our latest Gone Viral posts: On Tuesday’s show, contestants completely ignored the “College Football Stadium Nicknames” category until there was no other option. When the first category you'd pick is the last one the smart people pick. pic.twitter.com/dvcNRufhrw — Sweep The Leg (@SweepTheLeg337) September 30, 2014 h/t: lostlettermen.com About Brent Yarina BTN.com senior editor Brent Yarina covers football and men’s basketball