That was a fun opening week! BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart hands out Week 1 honors, grades, stock reports and so much more.
After Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller went down with a season-ending injury, the biggest question around the Big Ten became: Who is the top quarterback? Big Ten fans got some answers on Saturday, as we saw several quarterback compile outstanding performances. Here are my Big Ten quarterback rankings from Week 1. 1. Connor Cook, Michigan State. Cook only played one half, but it sure was a special one. The reigning MVP of the Big Ten title game and Rose Bowl hit 12-of-13 passes for 285 yards and three touchdowns in the Spartans’ 45-7 victory over Jacksonville State. More impressive: Cook
The Big Ten went 9-2 on Saturday with plenty of outstanding individual performances. Check out this week's top Big Ten players.
The Big Ten cruised to a pair of wins in Week 1 afternoon games, with Maryland and Nebraska drilling James Madison and Florida Atlantic, respectively, while Northwestern's rally fell short vs. Cal.
It's Week 1. Still, Jordan Westerkamp may have just recorded what will go down as the catch of the year. Hyperbole? Decide for yourself.
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What should Big Ten football fans be looking for on Saturday? Sean Merriman has a rundown of the upcoming games and a recap of this week’s news leading up to the action.
It’s Friday, the day before game day. (Well, Michigan State plays Jacksonville State tonight and Minnesota and Rutgers played last night. But, you get my point.) And my mind is filled with questions. Here are 20 to ponder until kickoff. Get our latest Week 1 coverage: 1. How will Ohio State redshirt freshman QB J.T. Barrett perform in his first start? 2. Is Wisconsin making the correct decision at quarterback? 3. Will Iowa’s revamped linebacking corps be OK? 4. Is Purdue’s offensive line better? 5. Will Penn State be able to protect Christian Hackenberg? 6. Can Illinois’ defensive line get
BTN/BTN2Go airs six Week 1 Big Ten games, including a quartet Saturday: Youngstown State at Illinois (Watch on BTN2Go); Northern Iowa at Iowa (Watch on BTN2Go); James Madison at Maryland (Watch on BTN2Go); Florida Atlantic at Nebraska (Watch on BTN2Go). Use our GameFinder tool in this post to find your game. WEEK 1 GAMES DIRECTV DISH VERIZON BTN2GO Minnesota vs. E. Illinois Thursday, 7 p.m. ET 610 SD & HD 410 Hopper: 405-1 85 SD 585 HD REPLAY Michigan St. vs. Jacksonville Friday, 7:30 p.m. ET 610 SD & HD 410 Hopper: 405-1 85 SD 585 HD WATCH Iowa vs.
In the fast-paced world of sports and social media, BTN.com now offers in-game Big Ten highlights on Twitter. When a big play happens or a memorable moment occurs, BTN.com editors will post and share the video in a matter of minutes.