Week 2 featured some exciting games, highlighted by Minnesota's 23-20 overtime win at Colorado State and Michigan State's 31-28 payback victory vs. Oregon. Oh, and Ohio State won again.
Another Saturday, another win for Ohio State. That’s 15 in a row, if you are counting. Ho-hum, right? Maybe not. [ MORE: Best of Week 2 | Get Week 2 scores, stats & recaps ] The No. 1-ranked Buckeyes moved to 2-0 by dispatching Hawaii, 38-0. But that wasn’t the real story from Columbus. Nope. The Buckeye quarterbacks were all anyone wanted to talk about—again. It has been that way for months. And, it’s not going away until some clarity is brought to the oh-so-important position. Think of it as the nit that will be picked at—over and over and
So, it turns out, it was Ezekiel Elliott, not Urban Meyer, doing the photobombing Saturday afternoon at Ohio Stadium. [ MORE: Watch OSU usher recreate Miller spin move | Is OSU using QBs correctly? ] At first glance, it looks like Meyer, after completing his BTN postgame interview, photobombs his daughter Nicki’s on-field selfie with the star Ohio State running back. That’s how we originally reported it in this post and on social media. Not the case. Nicki tweeted Saturday night that the photobomber was, in fact, Elliott, despite the running back posing for the picture before the head coach
Pretty much every college football fan saw Braxton Miller’s silly spin move (probably several times, actually) Monday night at Virginia Tech. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out our full Gone Viral section! ] The move was video game-like, and it helped spring the quarterback-turned-receiver to a highlight-reel 53-yard touchdown run to spark an Ohio State rally. No doubt, kids across Ohio State have been practicing that move and trying it on the gridiron since Miller pulled it off. The same goes for the older crowd, too. Check out this Ohio State usher replicate Miller’s spin move during our telecast
Ohio State’s 2014 national championship, the first of the playoff era, is forever recognized at Ohio Stadium. [ MORE: Watch Hawaii at No. 1 Ohio State on BTN2Go ] The Buckeyes added “2014” to the board where they recognize all of the program’s national championships, which now stands at eight, early in Saturday afternoon’s home opener vs. Hawaii. Watch Ohio State unveil the undisputed national championship honor in the video above. The Buckeyes drilled Virginia Tech, 42-24, in the their season opener Monday night. Watch our Week 2 YouTube playlist:
Illinois and Wisconsin carded convincing shutouts vs. Western Illinois and Miami (OH), respectively, and Jim Harbaugh recorded his first win at Michigan to highlight early Week 2 Big Ten action. Get caught up on all of Saturday’s early afternoon action below. Here’s the link to our late afternoon game coverage. Looking for available live in-game highlights? Check us out on YouTube and on Facebook and on Twitter (use the links below for school Twitter accounts): Illinois football highlights Indiana football highlights Iowa football highlights Maryland football highlights Michigan football highlights Michigan State football highlights Minnesota football highlights Nebraska football highlights
Our exclusive Field Pass cameras only available with BTN2Go go live at 2:30 p.m. ET today with look-ins on the Ohio State Buckeyes warming up before their matchup against Hawaii. Just click this link to watch. Use that same link to watch the entire game live, too. Log onto BTN2Go.com or launch the BTN2Go app on your mobile device to access our Field Pass camera. Our cameras will focus on both Ohio State and Hawaii warming up prior to the game, plus any other activity in the stadium, including pregame band performances. Keep an eye out for Hawaii’s “Haka” chant on Field Pass leading up
"Can Northwestern really be a factor in the Big Ten West?" "I won’t be shocked if Minnesota wakes up on Sunday morning 0-2." "Penn State is under big-time pressure to win." These are a just a few of the Friday topics of Tom Dienhart tackles heading into Saturday's games.
Thanks to our exclusive Field Pass cameras only available with BTN2Go, Big Ten fans will get an early live look at the Ohio State Buckeyes warming up before their matchup against Hawaii at 3:30 p.m. ET on BTN. One hour before the game (2:30 p.m. ET) log onto BTN2Go.com or launch the BTN2Go app on your mobile device to access our Field Pass camera.
Plan ahead and use the popular BTN.com/gamefinder page before Saturday’s Big Ten football games to make sure you know where to find any of the five games on BTN TV. You can also search for your TV information on BTN games in this post. A few more notes for this weekend … All five of BTN’s televised games will be available live on BTN2Go? Here are the links to watch each game live: Bowling Green at Maryland, W. Illinois at Illinois, Hawaii at Ohio State, S. Alabama at Nebraska, and FIU at Indiana. Also, as an added bonus, use these Twitter pages