Week 2 is in the books. And, what a crazy week it was. The Big Ten's 8-5 record made this week's Power Rankings no easy task. The top two remains the same, but after that, it's really anyone's guess.
It was not a good Saturday for the Big Ten. In fact, it was a forgettable one, as the conference missed some big opportunities to score impressive victories. Here's what I learned.
The results are in, and now it's time to see how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 2 game predictions. Find out inside!
It's time for Tom Dienhart's Week 2 Big Ten honors, grades and stock reports. Find it all in here!
After a Saturday’s action, the Big Ten no longer has any top 10 teams in the Coaches Poll. Michigan State dropped to No. 13 following its loss at Oregon and Ohio State fell to No. 18 in the wake of its home loss to Virginia Tech. Nebraska also dropped, to No. 21, while Wisconsin moved up two spots, to No. 17. Get our latest Week 2 coverage: Coaches’ Rankings Rankings as of 9/7/2014 Rank School Votes Prev 1 Florida State (2-0) 1529 (51) 1 2 Alabama (2-0) 1435 (1) 2 3 Oklahoma (2-0) 1408 (3) 3 4 Oregon (2-0) 1407
It wasn't a good night for the Big Ten, but let's not overreact. It is only Week 2, and the Big Ten's playoff hopes aren't dashed just yet.
Take a look at the picture above. Think there’s any chance Dontre Wilson comes down with the catch? No, right? Wrong. Wilson made the incredible left-handed catch despite Virginia Tech defender Chuck Clark being right on him. Watch the play in this post. Wow, just wow, Dontre Wilson. — Jeff Rapp (@RappUp) September 7, 2014 That was a hell of a catch by Dontre Wilson, but you don't need my tweet to tell you that. — Ben Axelrod (@BenAxelrod) September 7, 2014
It was a rough night for the Big Ten, as Oregon dropped Michigan State, 46-27, Notre Dame shut out Michigan, 31-0, and Virginia Tech held off Ohio State, 35-21. Catch up on all of the action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Also, check out our Week 2 gallery. Get our Week 2 coverage: OREGON 46, MICHIGAN STATE 27: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP Marcus Mariota threw for 318 yards and three touchdowns, including a pair to speedy redshirt freshman Devon Allen, and the No. 3 Oregon Ducks’ blur offense prevailed over No. 7 Michigan State’s stout defense 46-27 on
Ohio State has a special guest at tonight's game vs. Virginia Tech. Check out LeBron James leading Buckeye fans in the O-H-I-O chant. See here!
We’ll be posting pictures from around the Big Ten on this football Saturday right on through the three night games, too. All of our galleries can be found over here. Here’s the live Week 2 scoreboard page.