Monday was the deadline for players to declare their intentions for the 2017 NFL Draft. And the Big Ten saw 16 players declare. Seven of the 14 schools saw a player declare: Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Northwestern, Penn State and Wisconsin.
Say “hello” to the Pacific Pro Football. What is that, you say? It’s a new professional league that will launch in 2018. Its intent: To develop players, not compete with the NFL. The great Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! detailed the fledgling league.
I've taken a look at how I think the Big Ten East may play out in 2017. Now, let's examine the Big Ten West. Can anyone dethrone Wisconsin? Could Nebraska be a sleeper team? Does Iowa have life without QB C.J. Beathard?
The Big Ten went 3-7 in college football bowl games and took part in some of the most memorable moments and games of the season. Tom Dienhart rolls out his Best of the Bowls here.
Here is a look at Big Ten players who have declared for the 2017 NFL Draft, which runs April 27-29 in Philadelphia. Players have until Jan. 16 to declare.
We're one day closer to 2017, and today BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart is counting down the 10 best storylines, in no particular order, of the 2016 Big Ten football season.
Northwestern faced a tough draw in Pitt in the Pinstripe Bowl. Not only did the Panthers beat the Big Ten champ (Penn State) and the ACC champ (Clemson), they boasted one the nation's most explosive offenses. No problem, the Wildcats claimed a back-and-forth affair Wednesday.
Justin Jackson ran for 226 yards and three touchdowns and powered Northwestern to only its third bowl victory, 31-24 over No. 22 Pittsburgh in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night.
We're one day closer to 2017, and today it's time to take a look at the top 10 individual seasons of 2016. See BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's full list inside.
Northwestern had to win its season finale over Illinois just to get to six victories and a bowl bid, but the Wildcats stuill have some star power.