Before we turn our attention to Week 8, it’s time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 7 Big Ten predictions. Brent Yarina and Stephen Bardo both went 4-0 to move into a first-place tie with Sean Merriman, while Big Ten fans went 2-2.
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If you enjoyed that Allen Robinson catch late in Saturday night’s game vs. Michigan, you’ll want to check out this post. We have a terrific photo of the catch, courtesy USA TODAY Sports, and the video of the ridiculous leaping catch that helped set up Penn State’s game-tying score and send the game to overtime.
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Another week, more changes to my power rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. Wisconsin, Nebraska and Michigan State were the big winners, as the Badgers went from No. 4 to No. 2, the Cornhuskers from No. 5 to No. 3 and the Spartans from No. 6 to No. 4. Penn State is also up. Week Seven wasn’t so kind to Northwestern, which dropped from No. 2 to No. 6.
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There were only four Big Ten games on Saturday, but there still was a lot to learn. Wisconsin is good—very good. Purdue? Not so good. Nebraska is sitting pretty. Penn State has life. Northwestern may be on the edge. Oh, and Michigan is a team of mystery. Here’s what I learned.
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There were just four Big Ten games on the docket, but there was plenty of action and drama, headlined by the early front-runner for Game of the Year: Penn State’s four-overtime thriller over Michigan. Michigan State sent a statement with a strong home win vs. Indiana, while Wisconsin showed it will be a force to be reckoned with by dominating Northwestern. Here is a wrap on Week Seven.
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Michigan was living on the edge, always a dangerous place to be. It was bound to tip over at some point and catch up to the Wolverines. And, it finally did on one insane night in State College, Pa.