This should get your attention on a Tuesday morning in early October. Interesting meetings going on at Big Ten headquarters, where league officials and conference athletic directors are discussing a possible football federation.
“The margin for error in our conference is as thin as it has ever been.” Michigan head coach Mark Rosen made that statement heading into last Saturday night, a night that may have represented a first in Big Ten women’s volleyball. All 12 teams were in action, and at the end of the evening, all but two would play nerve-racking 5-set matches.
Ohio State showed moxie and toughness in fighting back from a fourth-quarter deficit to win at Northwestern. That big victory comes a week after an impressive triumph vs. Wisconsin. Add it up, and the Buckeyes are 6-0 and still sitting in good position to advance to the BCS title game.
Week 6 featured plenty of highlight-reel plays. There was something for everyone, too. There was a successful fake punt, there was a punt blocked for a touchdown, there was a long pick-6, and there was a phenomenal leaping, one-handed grab. Relive our Week 6 top 10 plays in this post.
The Big Ten Conference announced its Week 6 Players of the Week on Monday, and three Ohio State players were honored following Saturday night’s comeback win at Northwestern. See all the honorees, plus their video highlights, in this post.
Week 6 of the college football season was sure a fun one, wasn’t it? Ohio State escaped Evanston with a gutsy 40-30 win over Northwestern, in a game that lived up to expectations. Michigan State notched a big statement win over Iowa, while Indiana pulled off an impressive upset win over Penn State in Bloomington. Nebraska and Michigan each cruised to easy wins over Illinois and Minnesota, respectively.