Big Ten coaches football weigh in on their Week 1 performances and look ahead to the upcoming weekend.
The Week 2 college football polls are out, and the Big Ten has a heavy presence in the Top 10.
This shapes up as a terrific Saturday dotted with myriad big game. All eyes are on Oklahoma’s visit to Ohio State, which won in Norman last year. How will OU do with 33-year-old Lincoln Riley having taken over for Bob Stoops? This could be a preview of a playoff game.
One week is in the books. And it was a successful one for the Big Ten, which was handed just two non-conference defeats (Rutgers vs. No. 8 Washington & Purdue vs. No. 16 Louisville) and had two big wins by Michigan and Maryland. Here is a look at the Best of Week 1.
Nothing changes near the top of BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. But Maryland is upwardly mobile after that eye-popping win at No. 23 Texas.
Week 1 came and went with one upset, as Maryland toppled No. 23 Texas, 51-41, in Austin, Texas. See how BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and Big Ten fans fared on their Week 1 game predictions below.
Quarterback Clayton Thorson scored two touchdowns in the final six minutes and Northwestern beat Nevada 31-20 in Saturday's opener for both teams.
Earlier, Tom Dienhart took a spin around the Big Ten East. Now, let’s take a look at the Big Ten West at a glance.
Who wins Week 1 Big Ten football games? Get BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's picks, plus cast your winners for all 13 Big Ten games inside.
Tom Dienhart and Alex Roux discuss their choices for a dark horse Big Ten title contender this football season.