It's time for Week 8! Get Tom Dienhart's previews and game rankings for all five Big Ten games.
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. Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald: Listen to what @CoachFitz51 had to say as @NUFBFamily gears up for week 8 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/zMiPgNwm9a — Northwestern on BTN (@BTN_NU) October 14, 2014 Michigan coach Brady Hoke: Listen to what Brady Hoke had to say as @umichfootball heads into their bye week. http://t.co/c035Fd0OUd — Michigan on BTN (@BTN_Michigan) October 14, 2014 Wisconsin coach
Week by week, Michigan State is building a strong resume. And it’s strong enough now—coupled with the goings-on across the nation—to slot the Spartans into the playoff.
Let's come up with a nickname for Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon, OK? And can the Ohio State at Michigan State get here already?
The Bank of Ann Arbor wants no part of Columbus Day. So much so, the bank is open today, a public holiday, “because Columbus is in Ohio.” Check out its tweet about the announcement: We will not be closed for Columbus Day today because Columbus is in Ohio. — Bank of Ann Arbor (@bankofannarbor) October 13, 2014 Get our latest Gone Viral posts: This is great, because banks almost always recognize every holiday. Not this bank, not today. No doubt, Michigan fans will love this. In case you’re wondering, Michigan travels to rival Ohio State on Nov. 29.
The latest AP and Coaches polls were released Sunday, and Michigan State (No. 8/6), Ohio State (No. 13/13) and Nebraska (No. 19/19) all remained ranked.
There's not much movement in my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. The biggest mover: Northwestern dropped to No. 9 following its loss at Minnesota.
The Big Ten had plenty of outstanding individual performances on Saturday. See my top 10 Big Ten performers from Week 7 in this post!
Week 7 is on our doorstep. What am I buying? What am I selling? Check it out inside!
Tom Dienhart and Sean Merriman recently released their updated Big Ten Player Rankings heading into Week 7. See who else made their countdowns inside.