There were just four Big Ten games on the docket, but there was plenty of action and drama, headlined by the early front-runner for Game of the Year: Penn State’s four-overtime thriller over Michigan. Michigan State sent a statement with a strong home win vs. Indiana, while Wisconsin showed it will be a force to be reckoned with by dominating Northwestern. Here is a wrap on Week Seven.
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The latest Coaches Poll was released Sunday, and Northwestern dropped out following a frustrating Week 7 loss to Wisconsin. Nebraska moved up to No. 21 in the Coaches Poll after a 44-7 blowout victory over Purdue, while Michigan dropped from No. 16 to No. 24 after that 43-40 loss to Penn State in 4OT.
Every Saturday night during the Big Ten football season, BTN.com posts its “U.S. Marine Corps: Leaders of the Week.” The feature is designed to honor some of the top individual Big Ten performances. Check out our Week 7 stars in this post.
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Nebraska’s Stanley Jean-Baptiste was ejected in the second quarter of Nebraska’ game at Purdue for this hit on a Purdue receiver. He is the first Big Ten player to be ejected under the new contact rules. The Huskers defensive back was ejected from the game for targeting.
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It’s time to get you ready for this weekend’s Big Ten football action. Here is a rundown of all four games on the slate and a recap of this week’s news leading up to the big weekend ahead.
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