The non-conference season is over. Well, there is one more non-league game, as Charleston Southern plays at Indiana in October. Still, essentially, non-conference season is finished for Big Ten squads, and here's Tom Dienhart's best of the non-con season.
Dave Rimington, who became the most decorated offensive lineman in college football history in the early 1980s, was named Nebraska's interim athletic director Tuesday as the school searches for a permanent successor to Shawn Eichorst.
Welcome to Week 5, which has six games. And, they all are Big Ten tilts. Thank goodness. The headliner is Northwestern at Wisconsin. The game has lost some hue, as the Wildcats already have a loss having been beaten down 41-17 at Duke in Week 2.
Penn State continues to top BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's Big Ten Power Rankings. Also noteworthy: Michigan, fresh off its win at Purdue, passes rival Ohio State for the No. 3 slot.
A wild Week 4 saw Penn State pull out a magical win at Iowa that makes you think this could be another special year for the Nittany Lions. And Michigan is looking better and better, while Ohio State continues to fine-tune for bigger games to come.
Before we turn our attention to Week 5, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and Big Ten fans did with their Week 4 Big Ten game predictions.
Tanner Lee led Nebraska on a 97-yard scoring drive for the go-ahead touchdown after Rutgers returned an interception for a touchdown, and the Cornhuskers shook off the Scarlet Knights in the second half for a 27-17 win Saturday.
The school announced that athletic director Shawn Eichorst has been fired, as the football program struggles to regain its lost national relevance. BTN's Tom Dienhart assesses the latest news out of Lincoln.
Get the immediate social media reaction to the news out of Nebraska regarding Huskers AD Shawn Eichorst's departure.
Nebraska Chancellor Ronnie Green announced in a release that the Huskers athletic department would begin the search for a new AD immediately.