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Ranking Week 1 Big Ten quarterback performances

After Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller went down with a season-ending injury, the biggest question around the Big Ten became: Who is the top quarterback? Big Ten fans got some answers on Saturday, as we saw several quarterback compile outstanding performances. Here are my Big Ten quarterback rankings from Week 1. 1. Connor Cook, Michigan State. Cook only played one half, but it sure was a special one. The reigning MVP of the Big Ten title game and Rose Bowl hit 12-of-13 passes for 285 yards and three touchdowns in the Spartans’ 45-7 victory over Jacksonville State. More impressive: Cook

Ohio State football is going to be A-OK without stud Braxton Miller

Ohio State is going to be OK. In fact, maybe this still can be a special season for the Buckeyes, even without Braxton Miller. The early returns after today’s game vs. Navy were positive—very positive. Redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett more than acquitted himself in his first career start after being thrust into the spotlight after Miller went down with a season-ending shoulder injury earlier this month. Get our latest Week 1 coverage: Barrett is only the second freshman (true or redshirt) to start an opener for the Buckeyes since 1950. He finished by hitting 12-of-15 passes for 226 yards with

Catch up on early Week 1 action: Get scores, stats, recaps & video

The Big Ten won all seven of its early Week 1 games Saturday, including Penn State nipping UCF on a last-second field goal in Dublin. Catch up on all the scores, stats and video highlights in this post. Also, view our Big Ten scoreboard. ILLINOIS 28, YOUNGSTOWN STATE 17: BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY | AP RECAP | ALL VIDEO (AP) It took a while but new quarterback Wes Lunt delivered a come-from-behind 28-17 win Saturday for Illinois over Youngstown State in a season opener. INDIANA 28, INDIANA STATE 10: BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY | AP RECAP | ALL VIDEO (AP) Tevin Coleman

Big Ten players 'on the spot' in Saturday's Week 1 matchups

The Big Ten got off to a hot start on Thursday night as Minnesota and Rutgers both notched impressive wins. Michigan State takes on Jacksonville State tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET, and then a bevy of much-anticipated matchups are coming your way on Saturday. BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman sat down with senior writer Tom Dienhart and asked him to pick out three Big Ten players who are on the spot in Week 1. Get our latest Week 1 coverage: Here’s a snippet of what Dienhart said about his three players: 1. Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett. The Buckeye coaching

Tom Dienhart's 20 Big Ten football questions for Week 1

It’s Friday, the day before game day. (Well, Michigan State plays Jacksonville State tonight and Minnesota and Rutgers played last night. But, you get my point.) And my mind is filled with questions. Here are 20 to ponder until kickoff. Get our latest Week 1 coverage: 1. How will Ohio State redshirt freshman QB J.T. Barrett perform in his first start? 2. Is Wisconsin making the correct decision at quarterback? 3. Will Iowa’s revamped linebacking corps be OK? 4. Is Purdue’s offensive line better? 5. Will Penn State be able to protect Christian Hackenberg? 6. Can Illinois’ defensive line get