Who are some of the top true freshmen in the Big Ten we should expect to see on the field in 2015? BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman takes a look at one "instant impact" commit from every Big Ten school.
Thought of the day – What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive! – Sir Walter Scott — Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) February 7, 2015 Heralded running back prospect Mike Weber, out of Detroit, was torn between Michigan and Ohio State leading up to National Signing Day last Wednesday. Weber picked reigning national champ Ohio State, partly due to his relationship with Ohio State running back coach Stan Drayton. Well, on Thursday, Drayton took a job with the Chicago Bears. Weber didn’t receive the news very well. Just look at this tweet. [ MORE: Brutus trolls Michigan
If you can believe it, Duke already has started spring football practice in preparation for the 2015 college football season. The Big Ten won’t break out the pads until March. When it does, the work will begin on replacing some star players. Earlier, I looked at the five biggest shoes to fill for each Big Ten club – read them all here. We all know players come and go each year, which means these departures below make way for a new wave of names to step up and make their mark. So ahead of the Big Ten’s spring football season,
In Thursday morning's roundup of Big Ten stories from beat writers, we collected a number of interesting "day after Signing Day" links, including one that says Ohio State's offensive coordinator is certain Braxton Miller will return. Also, who flipped? And which two schools had surprisingly good days? All that and more in this post.
BTN interviewed all 14 Big Ten football coaches on Wednesday’s two-hour “BTN Football & Beyond: Signing Day Special.” [ MORE: Signing day roundup | Our favorite new Big Ten names ] Mike Hall conducted all of the talkbacks, to get an idea about how each Big Ten coach felt about his latest signing class. Spoiler alert: The coaches really like their new players. Also, you can get all of our 2015 National Signing Day coverage here. Watch all of our interviews, from Illinois’ Tim Beckman to Wisconsin’s Paul Chryst, below. How did @IlliniFootball close so strongly this recruiting season? @CoachBeckman
One of the best parts of National Signing Day is scouring the team rosters and looking for the best names. See BTN.com's favorite name for all 14 teams inside.
With the National Letters of Intent signed and sent in, we thought we'd take our annual look at how every Big Ten team announced its signings on Twitter on Wednesday morning.
Happy National Signing Day, Big Ten fans! Are you excited? If so, hop inside to get one recruiting link for all 14 Big Ten football teams.
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.