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.
Players are honored with postseason all-conference squads. Why not coaches? BTN.com's Tom Dienhart offers his annual All-Big Ten Assistant Coaching Team inside.
For the first time this season, there's a new No. 1 team in Jon Crispin's Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. It's 10-2 Wisconsin, and it replaces Indiana in the No. 1 spot. See Crispin's full list inside.
Going to bowls has a lot of perks for programs. Another game to play, good exposure and extra practice time, among other things. But for the players, it’s all about the SWAG--Stuff We All Get.
Michigan and Ohio State took the top spots on the 2016 college football attendance list, while two other Big Ten programs saw some of the largest increases in the country.
Big Ten teams will play in 10 bowl games. And, if you scan the rosters for all 10 Big Ten foes, you can put together a pretty impressive All-Big Ten Bowl Opponent Team. See BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's top opposing players inside.