The Big House. The Horseshoe. The Swamp. Death Valley. And, the list goes on. College football fans have no problem rattling off the nicknames of the game’s grandest stadiums. “Jeopardy!” contestants, on the other hand, aren’t so lucky. Get our latest Gone Viral posts: On Tuesday’s show, contestants completely ignored the “College Football Stadium Nicknames” category until there was no other option. When the first category you'd pick is the last one the smart people pick. pic.twitter.com/dvcNRufhrw — Sweep The Leg (@SweepTheLeg337) September 30, 2014 h/t: lostlettermen.com About Brent Yarina BTN.com senior editor Brent Yarina covers football and men’s basketball
The Big Ten announced Wednesday that it has notified the NCAA of initial recommendations designed to provide enhanced benefits for student-athletes.
Ready for Week 6? Tom Dienhart offers his game-by-game previews and ranks all six of the contests inside.
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 6 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/Tqorl6sjF5 — Northwestern on BTN (@BTN_NU) September 30, 2014 Michigan Coach Brady Hoke: Listen to what coach Brady Hoke had to say as @umichfootball gears up for week 6 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/kPqVVQdWAw — Michigan on BTN (@BTN_Michigan)
Prediction: Ohio State fans will like this new Buckeyes-themed Nike shoe that will hit shelves Oct. 1.
On Saturday night, the Ohio State marching band did an incredible dancing scarecrow during its Wizard of Oz-themed performance. See it inside.
Michigan is out and Rutgers is in on Tom Dienhart's latest Big Ten Bowl Projections. See all of his predicted matchups inside.
The Big Ten Conference handed out its Week 5 Players of the Week on Monday. See all of the winners and what they did to earn the honors in this post.
It's Michigan State and Nebraska atop this week's list for the second consecutive week, and the two teams just so happen to meet Saturday.
The latest Coaches Poll came out Sunday, and, once again, the Big Ten has four ranked teams. Michigan State (No. 10), Wisconsin (16), Nebraska (17) and Ohio State (18).