After two wild weeks of Big Ten football, can anything really surprise you at this point? Why, yes it can! Here are 10 surprising facts heading into Week 3!
Northwestern is 0-2, with home losses to Cal and Northern Illinois, and has lost nine of its last 10, dating to last season. Northwestern players are frustrated. Northwestern fans are frustrated. And, most importantly, Pat Fitzgerald is frustrated. [ MORE: Video: Watch Pat Fitzgerald meet the media ] The coach let his frustration be known Wednesday, when he had his team working out in the pouring rain. Northwestern usually moves inside whenever there is inclement weather. He also referred to his team as an “embarrassment” and said they aren’t “very tough.” A frustrated Pat Fitzgerald: "We're an embarrassment right now
Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten football coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country.
Week 2 is in the books. And, what a crazy week it was. The Big Ten's 8-5 record made this week's Power Rankings no easy task. The top two remains the same, but after that, it's really anyone's guess.
It was not a good Saturday for the Big Ten. In fact, it was a forgettable one, as the conference missed some big opportunities to score impressive victories. Here's what I learned.
The results are in, and now it's time to see how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 2 game predictions. Find out inside!
It's time for Tom Dienhart's Week 2 Big Ten honors, grades and stock reports. Find it all in here!
Just as Nebraska did earlier Saturday, Iowa needed some late heroics to put away an inferior foe. The Hawkeyes rallied from a 13-3 deficit to take down Ball State. Catch up on all of the afternoon action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Also, relive the early action and check out our Week 2 gallery. Get our Week 2 coverage: IOWA 17, BALL STATE 13: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | ALL VIDEO Iowa’s Jake Duzey caught a go-ahead 12-yard touchdown pass from Jake Rudock with a minute left in a 17-13 win over Ball State on Saturday. MINNESOTA 35,
We’ll be posting pictures from around the Big Ten on this football Saturday right on through the three night games, too. All of our galleries can be found over here. Here’s the live Week 2 scoreboard page.
Like bold predictions? Of course, you do! Well, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart offers his Week 2 bold predictions and observations in this post.