It was not a good Saturday for the Big Ten. In fact, it was a forgettable one, as the conference missed some big opportunities to score impressive victories. Here's what I learned.
The results are in, and now it's time to see how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 2 game predictions. Find out inside!
It's time for Tom Dienhart's Week 2 Big Ten honors, grades and stock reports. Find it all in here!
After a Saturday’s action, the Big Ten no longer has any top 10 teams in the Coaches Poll. Michigan State dropped to No. 13 following its loss at Oregon and Ohio State fell to No. 18 in the wake of its home loss to Virginia Tech. Nebraska also dropped, to No. 21, while Wisconsin moved up two spots, to No. 17. Get our latest Week 2 coverage: Coaches’ Rankings Rankings as of 9/7/2014 Rank School Votes Prev 1 Florida State (2-0) 1529 (51) 1 2 Alabama (2-0) 1435 (1) 2 3 Oklahoma (2-0) 1408 (3) 3 4 Oregon (2-0) 1407
Despite going 8-5 on Saturday, the Big Ten had plenty of outstanding individual performances. See my top 10 Big Ten offensive performers from Week 2 in this post!
If you missed Ameer Abdullah's incredible game-winning play, don't worry. We have it for you right here!
It’s Sunday, and that means it’s time to look at the best tweet from Week 2 action. This week’s winner is Indiana QB Nate Sudfeld, who succinctly tweeted what everyone was thinking while watching Ameer Abdullah’s incredible game-winning touchdown. Sudfeld and the Hoosiers were off Saturday, so the quarterback had a great seat in front of the TV for one of the top highlights of the young season. Ameer Abdullah… Wow! — Nate Sudfeld (@NateSudfeld) September 6, 2014 Hon0rable mention Flying lol pic.twitter.com/LCPKHWD56s — Joey Bosa (@jbbigbear) September 8, 2014
We’ll be posting pictures from around the Big Ten on this football Saturday right on through the three night games, too. All of our galleries can be found over here. Here’s the live Week 2 scoreboard page.
Another Saturday, another Jordan Westerkamp highlight. One week after dropping jaws with a behind-the-back catch, the Nebraska wide receiver made a nifty one-handed grab.
The Big Ten went 5-1 in early Week 2 games Saturday, including Nebraska nipping McNeese State on a 59-yard TD catch and run from Ameer Abdullah with 20 seconds remaining. Catch up on all the scores, stats and video highlights in this post. Also, check out our Big Ten scoreboard. And view our Week 2 gallery. Get our latest Week 2 coverage: ILLINOIS 42, WESTERN KENTUCKY 34: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | ALL VIDEO Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt threw for three touchdowns and Taylor Barton returned an interception for a late score to secure a comeback win over