It is no secret that Michigan’s football team has struggled early on this season. The Wolverines’ struggles continued on Saturday in a 30-14 loss to Minnesota at the Big House. With the loss, Michigan dropped to 2-3 on the season, with its only wins coming over Appalachian State and Miami (Ohio), two teams that play outside of the “Power 5” conferences. Michigan coach Brady Hoke addressed the media following Saturday’s loss. See what Hoke had to say here in this post.
It was an entertaining night of Big Ten football as as Nebraska took down Illinois, Ohio State dropped Cincinnati and Minnesota topped Michigan. Catch up on all the day’s action on our Week 5 scoreboard. Also, view our Week 5 gallery. NEBRASKA 45, ILLINOIS 14: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | VIDEO: ILLINOIS | VIDEO: NEBRASKA Ameer Abdullah ran for 208 yards and three touchdowns, Imani Cross added a career-high 109 yards and a TD, and No. 21 Nebraska beat Illinois 45-14 on Saturday night. OHIO STATE 50, CINCINNATI 28: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | VIDEO: OHIO
The Big Ten went 3-0 in Saturday’s early nonconference matchups, while Iowa, Northwestern and Maryland all notched impressive conference wins. Catch up on all the action on our Week 5 scoreboard now built for desktop and mobile browsers. See videos in this post. IOWA 24, PURDUE 10: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | VIDEO: IOWA | VIDEO: PURDUE Iowa spotted Purdue a 10-0 lead, then dominated the final 49 minutes, rallying for a 24-10 Big Ten opening victory Saturday. NORTHWESTERN 29, PENN STATE 6: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | VIDEO: NORTHWESTERN | VIDEO: PENN STATE Trevor Siemian
What should Big Ten football fans be looking for on Saturday? BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman has a rundown of the upcoming games and a recap of this week’s news leading up to the action.
Like bold predictions? Of course, you do! Well, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart offers his Week 5 bold predictions and observations in this post.
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From the best matchups to the best chance at an upset, BTN.com's Tom Dienhart covers it all as he looks ahead to Saturday's Week 5 action. Read the entire weekend preview and send him our Big Ten football questions for his mailbag at the bottom of his post.
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Former Minnesota and NFL tight end Ben Utecht was in studio Wednesday to talk about his health, brain injuries and the beautiful song he wrote about his family.
With the season in full gear, the cards and letters are rolling in. The breakout win by Iowa has some of you talking. And the concern continues to boil at Michigan. Let’s get to your letters.