Four weeks down, and all-out nonconference play is in the past. Before the Big Ten games kick off Saturday, take a look at our All-Big Ten nonconference offensive team.
We’ve had plenty of time to digest what we saw on the gridiron last Saturday. So, in this social media world, let’s slap a hashtag on it, OK? Get Tom Dienhart’s latest Big Ten coverage: Illinois: #cardiackids #toocloseforcomfort #thankyoujoshferguson Indiana: #terrifictevin #hugeupset #newlife Iowa: #sunshinekid #backontrack? #welcomebackoffense Maryland: #tightenthatdefense #testedinnonconference #feartheturtle Michigan: #struggling #lookslike2013 #whoistheQB? Michigan State: #firststeptowardrunningthetable #buzzsaw #bigtensbest Minnesota: #allrunnopass #needbalance #anotherunderrateddefense Nebraska: #fearameer #offensive #stillperfect Northwestern: #awinisawinisawin #workinprogress #bigplaysneeded Ohio State: #passdefensewillbetestedbycincy #improving #timetomakearun Penn State: #bigtenbigsurprise #finallyarungame #stillperfect Purdue: #improving #etlilngcomingon #defensemakingplays Rutgers: #tough #physical #resilient Wisconsin: #gordonisgreat #runningmachine #layingintheweeds About Tom Dienhart BTN.com senior writer
Michigan State remains atop my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, but 4-0 Nebraska has moved to No. 2 and is on the Spartans' heels.
It isn't a Sunday without BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo's latest installment of "Sunday Ruminations." Get DiNardo's Week 4 thoughts inside.
An impressive 12-1 week was just what the Big Ten needed before conference play. Get Tom Dienhart's Week 4 honors, grades and numbers inside.
The results are in, and now it's time to see how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 4 game predictions. Find out inside!
Let’s call this “Bounce Back Week.” And, the Big Ten needed it. In a bad way—a really bad way.
The Big Ten had plenty of outstanding individual performances on Saturday. See my top 10 Big Ten offensive performers from Week 4 in this post!
We’ll be posting pictures from around the Big Ten on this football Saturday right on through tonight’s games, too. All of our galleries can be found over here. Here’s the live Week 4 scoreboard page.
The Big Ten went 6-0 in Saturday’s early action, including Iowa’s 24-20 comeback win over Pittsburgh. Catch up on all the action on our Week 4 scoreboard. Also, view our Week 4 gallery. MICHIGAN STATE 73, EASTERN MICHIGAN 14: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | ALL VIDEO Connor Cook threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score as No. 11 Michigan State scored the third-most points in program history, smashing Eastern Michigan 73-14 on Saturday. NORTHWESTERN 24, WESTERN ILLINOIS 7: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP Solomon Vault rushed for two touchdowns, Justin Jackson had 92 yards rushing