The 2017 Pro Bowl was Sunday night, and the AFC got the best of the NFC, 20-13, in a surprisingly low-scoring all-star game. Former Purdue stars Drew Brees and Cliff Avril highlighted the Big Ten, with the former tossing the NFC’s lone touchdown and the latter registering a sack. To be honest, there weren’t a lot of stats from this one. Here’s how Big Ten names fared, though. OFFENSE Drew Brees (Purdue), NFC: 10-19, 112 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT Kirk Cousins (Michigan State), NFC: 14-20, 158 yards, 1 INT Ezekiel Elliott (Ohio State), NFC: 8 car., 20 yards; 1
The 2016 season was another one to forget in West Lafayette. The school brass has turned to former Western Kentucky coach Jeff Brohm to attempt to reverse Purdue’s fortunes. Brohm will have to do so without these five key players.
National Football Signing Day is Wednedday, Feb. 1 and BTN will have full coverage throughout the day. We took a quick look at the top needs for each of the 14 Big Ten football programs.
National Signing Day for football is Wed., Feb. 1 and once again Allen Trieu of Scout.com will be part of our eight hours of live TV coverage. Ahead of that day, BTN's Tom Dienhart talked with Trieu about the overall Big Ten signing day outlook.
The Super Bowl LI matchup is set, and thirteen former Big Ten stars are listed on the active rosters for the New England Patriots (7) and Atlanta Falcons (6).
Say “hello” to the Pacific Pro Football. What is that, you say? It’s a new professional league that will launch in 2018. Its intent: To develop players, not compete with the NFL. The great Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! detailed the fledgling league.
Purdue's Jake Replogle was going to hear his name called in the 2017 NFL Draft. The former Purdue defensive lineman, however, recently took his name out of consideration, choosing instead to enter the business world.
I've taken a look at how I think the Big Ten East may play out in 2017. Now, let's examine the Big Ten West. Can anyone dethrone Wisconsin? Could Nebraska be a sleeper team? Does Iowa have life without QB C.J. Beathard?
The Big Ten went 3-7 in college football bowl games and took part in some of the most memorable moments and games of the season. Tom Dienhart rolls out his Best of the Bowls here.
We're one day closer to 2017, and today BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart is counting down the 10 best storylines, in no particular order, of the 2016 Big Ten football season.