No. 5 Ohio State and No. 8 USC stated convincing cases for inclusion in the College Football Playoff at the conclusion of their conference championship-winning seasons.
The dust is settling on the first early-signing period for college football. And this much is clear: Ohio State is cleaning up, owning the No. 1 class not just in the Big Ten … but in the nation, per 247.com. It’s the first time in this millennium that a Big Ten team has sat on top of the national rankings.
BTN will dedicate seven hours of programming to cover the all-new Early Signing Period on Wednesday with the B1G Football & Beyond: Signing Day Special airing from 9 a.m. ET to 4 p.m. ET. Signing Day coverage also will be streamed via the web, smartphones, tablets and connected devices on BTN2Go, BTN’s digital extension. Mike Hall will handle hosting duties with analysts Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith, and the trio will be joined by Midwest football recruiting analyst for 247 Sports, Allen Trieu, as they provide an in-depth analysis of each school’s class. BTN reporters will be on-site at six
For the first time since winning the national championship in 2014, Ohio State can call itself “Big Ten champs.” But unlike that magical season, the Buckeyes won’t be going to the playoff.
The postseason soon will kick off, with games stretching from San Diego to New York, down to Florida and up and over to Idaho. It’s quite a spectacle. The Big Ten will be in eight postseason tilts. And here is a look at the Best of the Big Ten Bowls.
Which of the eight bowls with Big Ten participants are most intriguing? The BTN.com team breaks it down in the latest Dot Commentary.
Thirteen Big Ten players made the 2017 Associated Press All-America teams, it was announced Monday. Seven of the honorees, , including five defensive standouts, earned first-team laurels.
Former Ohio State star and current Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier suffered a scary back injury last week that required spinal surgery. His team made sure to include him in the AFC North clinching locker room celebration, though, and you can watch the FaceTime inside.
Who wins 2017-18 Big Ten football bowl games? Pick your eight winner, plus get BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's score predictions, inside.
The Associated Press released its 2017 All-Big Ten team Wednesday afternoon, and Penn State RB Saquon Barkley and Iowa LB Josey Jewell highlight the honorees.