The penultimate College Football Playoff rankings didn’t have any surprises Tuesday night. Ohio State (No. 2), Wisconsin (No. 6) and Penn State (No. 7) all stayed put, while Michigan dropped to No. 5.
BTN Live announced the 2016 All-Big Ten defense award winners and teams Tuesday night. Jabrill Peppers won a trio of awards, including Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of the Year.
Ohio State redshirt freshman Mike Weber leads the way on the 2016 BTN.com All-Big Ten Freshman Team. Weber has run for 1,072 yards, averaging 89.3 yards per game which ranks fifth in the Big Ten to earn BTN.com Freshman of the Year honors.
The Big Ten office released its weekly football honors Tuesday. See all of the Week 13 honorees and watch select highlights below.
Here is what BTN.com senior editor Tom Dienhart is buying and selling as we wait for the Big Ten championship game and wonder who will make the playoff from the Big Ten.
There was an attack on Ohio State’s campus Monday, leaving nine hurt and the suspect dead. Ohio State Emergency Management says the shelter in place has been lifted, the scene is now secure, and law enforcement will continue to have a visible presence on campus. Here’s the full release from news.osu.com: “Ohio State University Police and local law enforcement continue to respond to a public safety incident on Ohio State’s campus. A suspect has been shot and reported deceased. Victim injuries include stab wounds, injury by motor vehicle and other injuries that are being evaluated. At the recommendation of law
The playoff and bowl pictures have come into sharper focus following the final weekend of Big Ten football. Ten Big Ten teams are locks for the postseason, with one playoff team and three in Selection Committee bowls, according to Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com.
Ohio State remains No. 1 in BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's final Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. There's a new No. 2 team, though, and it's Big Ten West champ Wisconsin.
The final weekend is in the books. And Ohio State showed it is the Big Ten’s best team. But the Buckeyes won’t even be in the Big Ten title game. This day also saw Northwestern, Illinois and Indiana become bowl eligible and Penn State wrap up the East.
Before we turn our attention to the Big Ten title game, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 13 Big Ten game predictions.