Let’s call this “Bounce Back Week.” And, the Big Ten needed it. In a bad way—a really bad way.
It was a great Week 4 for the Big Ten. Not only did the conference go 12-1, but it carded road wins at No. 19 Missouri, Navy, Pitt and Syracuse, in addition to a home win vs. Miami (FL). The favorable results yielded some really great quotes. Get our latest Week 4 coverage: See several of our favorite Week 4 quotes, courtesy the AP: “Obviously, everyone had a bad taste in their mouths coming back from Eugene. We wanted to take our anger out on the opponent, whether it was Eastern, Nebraska, Wyoming, whomever. We wanted to come out and
The Big Ten had plenty of outstanding individual performances on Saturday. See my top 10 Big Ten offensive performers from Week 4 in this post!
Miami (FL) and Nebraska have played plenty of big games over the years. While Saturday night’s meeting isn’t for the national title, which the two programs have battled for three times, it was a statement game — even if it is September. Get our latest Week 4 coverage: The game has featured the emotion of a heated rivalry, and tempers flared in the third quarter following a Nebraska interception that was negated by a penalty. Watch the scuffle that broke out in the video above.
Ameer Abdullah ran 35 times for 229 yards and No. 24 Nebraska celebrated the 20th anniversary of its 1994 national championship team with an emotional 41-31 victory over Miami on Saturday night. Catch up on all of the day’s action on our Week 4 scoreboard. NEBRASKA 41, MIAMI (FL) 31: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | ALL VIDEO
We’ll be posting pictures from around the Big Ten on this football Saturday right on through tonight’s games, too. All of our galleries can be found over here. Here’s the live Week 4 scoreboard page.
What should Big Ten football fans be looking for on Saturday? BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman has a rundown of the upcoming games and a recap of this week’s news leading up to the action.
Who are the top freshmen in the Big Ten heading into Week 4 of the college football season? BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman provides his top 10 list in this post!
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Like bold predictions? Of course, you do! Well, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart offers his Week 4 bold predictions and observations in this post.