Minnesota has had one of the more underrated defenses in the Big Ten in recent years. And that has manifested itself in recent NFL drafts. Since 2014, the Golden Gophers have had eight NFL draft picks. And six of those have been defensive players.
P.J. Flock kept on smiling. He was in his element. Just P.J. Fleck being P.J. Fleck as he signed autographs in one end zone of TCF Bank Stadium.
The day began with rain and bit of a chill. But by the time the ball was kicked off for P.J. Fleck’s first spring game at Minnesota, it was a sunny. And Fleck brought his A game—when doesn’t he?—sprinting on the field and barking commands before a nice gathering at TCF Bank Stadium.
The Big Ten had five QBs drafted in 2016. When was the last time your school had a QB selected in the NFL Draft? Tom Dienhart takes a look.
It's a big weekend for spring football in the Big Ten, with five teams holding spring scrimmages starting Thursday with Indiana. Tom Dienhart lists what to look for from each team.
On Wednesday, the Big Ten held a teleconference with its 14 football coaches to talk about the spring season and to prepare for the fall. We posted the audio for each coach on the call here, so jump in and take a listen.
The NFL draft will take place from April 27-29 in Philadelphia. Who is the top prospect for each Big Ten school? I take a look, beginning with the Big Ten West.
When the Big Ten announced last fall that it would play some Friday night football games in 2017, it raised the eyebrows of some who didn’t think it was right to encroach on the traditional turf of high school football.
Several Big Ten teams are set at quarterback. But there are as many as eight quarterback spots that warrant your attention, writes BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart.
"People were saying they have to rebuild Minnesota. Shoot. That thing is built and ready to go. " BTN's Tom Dienhart talks to former Minnesota coach and current Rutgers offensive coordinator Jerry Kill.