No. 2 Penn State looked unstoppable in a 42-13 blowout of Michigan Saturday, writes Tom Dienhart.
Which team has 14 in a row? Which defense has allowed more than 600 yards rushing combined the last two games? On team has had an INT returned for a score nine straight years. Let's dive into the numbers.
Who wins Week 8 Big Ten football games? Cast your six winners inside, plus get BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's game score predictions.
Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten football coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call below.
Second-ranked Penn State is well-rested, and needs to be. The Nittany Lions (6-0, 3-0), idle last week, begin a season-defining three-week stretch by hosting No. 19 Michigan (5-1, 2-1) on Saturday night.
Can you believe it? The season has passed the halfway point. We have seven weeks in the books, and each team has played half of its 12 games. So, let’s pause and hand out some midseason awards.
Week 8 is here, and all eyes will be on Michigan’s trip to Penn State. In a word, it will be “Titanic.” Get BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's early Week 8 preview.
Three Big Ten teams occupy three Top 6 spots in both of the latest AP and Coaches Polls, released Sunday. Michigan and Michigan State also landed inside the Top 20, bringing the total number of Big Ten teams within the Top 20 to five.
Week 7 is in the books. This much is clear: Ohio State has gotten a lot better since that home loss to Oklahoma. And Wisconsin is going to be difficult to beat in the Big Ten West, while Michigan State is sneaking up on everyone.
Before we turn our attention to Week 8, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and Big Ten fans did with their Week 7 Big Ten game predictions.