Let’s call this “Bounce Back Week.” And, the Big Ten needed it. In a bad way—a really bad way.
The Big Ten had plenty of outstanding individual performances on Saturday. See my top 10 Big Ten offensive performers from Week 4 in this post!
We’ll be posting pictures from around the Big Ten on this football Saturday right on through tonight’s games, too. All of our galleries can be found over here. Here’s the live Week 4 scoreboard page.
The Big Ten went 6-0 in Saturday’s early action, including Iowa’s 24-20 comeback win over Pittsburgh. Catch up on all the action on our Week 4 scoreboard. Also, view our Week 4 gallery. MICHIGAN STATE 73, EASTERN MICHIGAN 14: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | ALL VIDEO Connor Cook threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score as No. 11 Michigan State scored the third-most points in program history, smashing Eastern Michigan 73-14 on Saturday. NORTHWESTERN 24, WESTERN ILLINOIS 7: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP Solomon Vault rushed for two touchdowns, Justin Jackson had 92 yards rushing
We saw this great USA TODAY shot of Pat Fitzgerald from Saturday’s game vs. Western Illinois, and we had to ask for your captions on Twitter. Your responses were pretty classic. See some of our favorites in this post. @BTNBrentYarina Fitz just got done hearing about Melvin Gordon's 5 TD day. — WESLEY (@WesleyOnline) September 20, 2014 @BTNBrentYarina "Whoa!!! Did you brush this morning, ref?" — Spencer Leone (@SpencerLeone) September 20, 2014 @BTNBrentYarina wow, that is some onion breath — Steven Brown (@scbrown1117) September 20, 2014 @BTNBrentYarina Dude….you need a breathe mint bad! — The Stritz (@TheStritz) September 20, 2014
What should Big Ten football fans be looking for on Saturday? BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman has a rundown of the upcoming games and a recap of this week’s news leading up to the action.
Who are the top freshmen in the Big Ten heading into Week 4 of the college football season? BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman provides his top 10 list in this post!
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Like bold predictions? Of course, you do! Well, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart offers his Week 4 bold predictions and observations in this post.
“BTN Soccer Report” is back following the first week of Big Ten play. Kevin Egan and Chris Ritter recap the action and talk with Rutgers head coach Dan Donigan. Get interactive with Kevin and follow “BTN Soccer Report” on Twitter: @BTNSoccerReport.