The 2017 BTN bus tour is underway, starting today at Indiana practice and coming to a close Wednesday, Aug. 23, at Northwestern. The 14-stop trek across the Big Ten footprint will span 20 days, and include countless hours on the bus and at practice.
Ara Parseghian coached the Wildcats from 1956-63, going 36-35-1 with winning marks from 1958-60 and 1962-63 after coaching his alma mater, Miami (Ohio), from 1951-55. No NU coach has left Evanston with a winning record since Parseghian departed after the 1963 season.
It’s August. And that means just one thing: The college football season is closer. Anticipation builds as pundits pontificate on what they think will unfold. I checked in with one of BTN’s top analysts, former Iowa quarterback Chuck Long, to get his views on a variety of subjects.
Rutgers will be a Homecoming opponent three times, more than any other school as the Scarlet Knights play at Nebraska, at Michigan and at Penn State. Illinois, Indiana, Maryland and Michigan will be Homecoming foes two times apiece. Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan State, Nebraska, Northwestern and Ohio State are not Homecoming foes.
Has it really been 22 years since Northwestern stunned the football world, won the Big Ten and played in the Rose Bowl? Don't be shocked if the Wildcats win the Big Ten this year. At the very least, this team has a good shot to win the West and play in the Big Ten title game.
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The Big Ten's best players were in Chicago on Monday and Tuesday for 2017 Big Ten Football Media Days. As BTN.com does every year, we conducted a player survey that included a respondent from all 14 schools.
Day 1 of Big Ten media days came and went Monday, and here are several news and notes as we prepare for Tuesday's festivities.
As the Big Ten Network prepares to celebrate its 10th anniversary in August, BTN president Mark Silverman today announced what lies ahead of the network at Big Ten Football media days. BTN Programming BTN Tailgate, BTN’s on-campus college football pregame show, will return for its second season and expand to two hours, now airing from 10 a.m. ET to noon ET. Analyst Stanley Jackson will join the crew of Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo and Spice Adams for 10 shows to serve as the home for Big Ten football fans this fall. Big Ten Elite: 2016 Penn State Football will debut
With Big Ten football media days looming, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart shared 17 questions to ponder as we sit on the precipice of the season. Why 17? Because this is 2017.