Welcome to Week 5, which has six games. And, they all are Big Ten tilts. Thank goodness. The headliner is Northwestern at Wisconsin. The game has lost some hue, as the Wildcats already have a loss having been beaten down 41-17 at Duke in Week 2.
The Minnesota football team was idle this past weekend, but that doesn’t mean Goldy Gopher was resting up for Big Ten play. No, Goldy participated in a mascot game at halftime of the Buccaneers-Vikings game Sunday. The Minnesota mascot took it rather seriously, too, trucking over a young would-be tackler en route to the end zone. Watch Goldy’s scoring run below. Put me in @Coach_Fleck ! I think I still have some eligibility left!!! #RTB pic.twitter.com/spHepIv2zt — Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher) September 24, 2017 Here’s a picture of what P.J. Fleck would describe as an “elite” stiff-arm. Post: Goldy Gopher runs
Penn State continues to top BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's Big Ten Power Rankings. Also noteworthy: Michigan, fresh off its win at Purdue, passes rival Ohio State for the No. 3 slot.
Who wins Week 4 Big Ten football games? Get BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's game predictions, plus pick your winners, inside.
Listen in to the Big Ten football coaches teleconference here, with audio provided for each of the 14 coaches in the conference ahead of Week 4.
Numbers, numbers, numbers. As we enter Week 4, here is a look at one for each Big Ten team that caught my eye from a packet of info from standout BTN researcher Harold Shelton.
The Big Ten office released its Week 3 awards winners on Monday, and the honorees include three first-time winners. See all of the honorees inside.
There's no change to the top half of BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, but Purdue is moving on up. Meanwhile, Nebraska is trending down.
This was an upsetting Saturday for Nebraska. For Michigan, Penn State, Minnesota and Purdue, it was a chance to continue to shine. Ohio State got back on track. Here is the Best of Week 3.
Before we turn our attention to Week 4, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and Big Ten fans did with their Week 3 Big Ten game predictions. Big Ten fans and Dienhart both went 10-1, so there's no change in the season standings.