The fifth College Football Playoff Poll was released Tuesday night. Ohio State remains No. 6 to pace the Big Ten for a third straight week.
Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. And each Tuesday afternoon, we post the audio of every coach’s call right here. ***
The season is winding down, with just one full week of action left. And tonight, the College Football Playoff poll will come under more scrutiny. Last week, Alabama was No. 1; Oregon No. 2; Florida State No. 3; Mississippi State No. 4. I don’t foresee any change in this week’s poll. The Crimson Tide dispatched FCS Western Carolina, 48-14. The Ducks whipped Colorado, 44-10. Florida State had the closest call, needing a late field goal to beat visiting Boston College, 20-17. Mississippi State rolled visiting Vanderbilt, 51-0. But there could be movement among the contenders below the Top Four. TCU
The Big Ten has saved some of its best for last, as the Week 14 slate features seven games that all are enticing.
Ohio State avoiding the letter "M" during Michigan week is nothing new. Ohio Stadium is getting in on the act this year, too.
You have questions, and I have answers in my weekly Big Ten Mailbag. And from the look of things, many folks are excited about Minnesota.
The Big Ten announced its Week 13 Big Ten Players of the Week on Monday. See all of the honorees in this post. Offensive Player of the Week: Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin, Jr., RB • Recorded 264 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns to lead Wisconsin to a road victory over Iowa • Ran for 200 yards on 31 carries, matching the Big Ten and school record for most rushing yards in a season of 2,109 yards set by former Badger Ron Dayne in 1996 • Became the fastest player to reach 2,000 yards in NCAA history, doing so on his 241st
Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com has released his latest bowl projections, and he has 10 Big Ten teams in the postseason.
Nebraska takes a dip, Northwestern is on the rise, and there's a new team in cellar of Tom Dienhart's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.
Ohio State remains No. 7 in the latest Coaches Poll, released Sunday. The Buckeyes, who rallied to beat Indiana on Saturday, are No. 7 for the third straight week. [ MORE: Get our latest Big Ten football coverage ] Michigan State and Wisconsin both move up one spot, to No. 7 and No. 14, respectively. The Spartans routed Rutgers for their second straight win, while the Badgers nipped Iowa to move one game away from the Big Ten title game. Minnesota jumps into the poll, coming in at No. 22 after rallying past Nebraska on the road. The Cornhuskers are