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Minnesota and Rutgers opened up Big Ten play with impressive victories Thursday night. The Gophers kicked off the action by topping Eastern Illinois, 42-20, and Rutgers followed with a 41-38 comeback win over Washington State in its Big Ten debut.
Like bold predictions? Of course, you do! Well, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart offers his Week 1 bold predictions and observations in this post.
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BTN senior writer Tom Dienhart explains how there are two prime opportunities for the Big Ten to earn some much-needed credibility by scoring victories vs. elite programs.
Not many people know the Big Ten as well as former Iowa quarterback Chuck Long. Tom Dienhart goes one-on-one in this Q&A with the former Hawkeye standout.
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The Big Ten season kicks off Thursday. Before the action starts, make sure to check out BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart’s preseason power rankings. His top team? Michigan State, the reigning Big Ten champ, of course. See where every team lands here.
Football season is here! Like we’ll do all season long, we’re predicting every Big Ten game and providing polls for Big Ten fans to pick their winners. This week, Illinois beat writer Bob Asmussen joins the panel.