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Most experts agree that an unbeaten Big Ten champion will seize a spot in the four-team college football playoff, but what about a one-loss Michigan State squad? Speaking of Michigan, keep an eye on its rush defense. And Indiana is fighting for its bowl life. Read these takes and more leading into a very intriguing Big Ten Week 12 in football.
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With the season about to conclude, awards soon will be handed out. On that note, who has been the top defensive player in the Big Ten? I asked some of my esteemed Big Ten media colleagues.
On Thursday’s “Big Ten & Beyond” show, we profiled the special relationship between Ohio State linebacker Joshua Perry and his brother Jahred, who is on the autism spectrum. Learn about the Perry family and how both Joshua and Jahred have helped each other throughout their lives.
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It’s almost here. Week 12 football games. None of the games is bigger than Michigan State at Ohio State in a battle between two of the best teams in the Big Ten. Our Tom Dienhart looks at all of the games and lays out his weekly upset alert, best matchups, spotlight players and more. Plus, watch the video to look back at recent history between Ohio State and Michigan State.
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Braxton Miller will go down as one of the most accomplished players in Ohio State’s rich college football history.
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Who wins Week 12 Big Ten football games? Get the BTN.com team’s picks, including Purdue beat writer Mike Carmin, and cast your winners inside.