BTN will air a live, two-hour “BTN Football & Beyond: Signing Day Special” at 3:30 p.m.ET Wednesday, to evaluate the incoming class of future Big Ten football stars. Host Mike Hall and analysts Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith will review each school’s recruiting class and discuss expectations for some of the biggest impact players. Not near a TV? You can watch the entire show live via BTN2Go, beginning at 3:30 p.m. ET via this link. A select number of school signing day press conferences are also available live via BTN2Go. See what’s offered right here. The program will include video highlights
National Signing Day is just hours away. See BTN.com senior editor Tom Dienhart's Q&A with Kevin Ryan, the Big Ten editor for 247Sports.com, inside.
Before #UMSigningDay, try to pin @CoachJim4UM's pen. Tweet screengrab using #PinThePen & be entered to win … https://t.co/sOinUR8SYj — Michigan Football (@umichfootball) February 3, 2015 Surely, you didn’t think someone affiliated with Ohio State would let Michigan’s recent Twitter promotion, pictured above, go without trolling it somehow, someway. It happened, and it was @Brutus_Buckeye trolling Ohio State’s biggest rival in grand fashion. The mascot of the national champions didn’t #PinThePen, as the tweet instructed; instead, he added his own little twist to the promotion, along with this text in his entry: “Probably not going to win, am I? #GoBucks.” Not
National Signing Day is Wednesday, in case you haven't heard. We know, you didn't need the reminder. Until tomorrow, enjoy these old signing day photos.
Ezekiel Elliott will forever have a reminder of Ohio State's unforgettable 2014 college football season. See Elliott's new tattoo inside.
The Big Ten suffered some key attrition with players declaring for the 2015 draft, which will be April 30-May 2 in Chicago. Tom Dienhart ranks the 11 Big Ten players who have declared for the NFL Draft.
Interesting take from Bleacher Report that says the Big Ten needs to fight back on recruiting rules that favor the SEC. The author of this piece, Greg Couch, says unofficial visits hurt Big Ten schools, who can’t get as many from top players as SEC schools on those “unofficials” because of proximity. Unofficial visits aren’t paid for by the school, so it’s cheaper for a recruit in the south to drive to many SEC schools than it is for them to fly to a Big Ten one. The story quotes BTN’s very own Gerry DiNardo, too. “The Big Ten can advocate for
What is your favorite Big Ten campus? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart provides his list of the top seven college campuses in the Big Ten. Check it out!
Ohio State is coming off a season for the ages, posting a 14-1 record en route to capturing the school’s first national championship since 2002.
Wallethub.com, a personal finance resource site, ranked East Lansing as the top college town for football fans. See where other Big Ten towns landed in this post!