It’s Sunday, and that means it’s time for Gerry DiNardo’s weekly Sunday Ruminations. [ MORE: Best of Week 10 | Week 10 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Power Rankings | What Tom Dienhart learned | Week 10 picks revisited | Dienhart: Iowa isn’t going away, America | Gerry DiNardo tweets | Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | Watch Christian Hackenberg pass drill ump | New Week 10 uniform designs | Mini LEGO stadiums | View your team’s homepage ] The BTN analyst goes to Twitter every Sunday morning to give his
The Big Ten unbeaten ranks took a hit with Nebraska stunning No. 7 Michigan State. Previously unbeaten LSU (Alabama), TCU (Oklahoma State) and Memphis (Navy) also went down in the wildest weekend of the season.
What a week of Big Ten football! [ MORE: Best of Week 10 | Week 10 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Power Rankings | What Tom Dienhart learned | Week 10 picks revisited | Dienhart: Iowa isn’t going away, America | Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | Watch Christian Hackenberg pass drill ump | New Week 10 uniform designs | Mini LEGO stadiums | View your team’s homepage ] Fans were treated to crazy finishes, upset victories, and several outstanding individual performances. Who had the most impressive performance? Well, that’s what I’m here to
Before we turn our attention to Week 11, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team, Northwestern beat writer Henry Bushnell and Big Ten fans did with their Week 10 Big Ten game predictions.
Well, that was an exciting day of Big Ten football! No. 21 Northwestern edged Penn State on a late field goal and Nebraska stunned No. 7 Michigan State on a controversial call. Catch up on all of today’s Week 10 completed action on our Big Ten scoreboard. For in-game and postgame video 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 Northwestern football highlights
It has been an interesting week with the release of the first College Football Playoff poll creating ripples across the landscape. I take a look at that and other items in my Hard Takes. Remember: Seven games on Saturday (full scoreboard here). On BTN, it’s Illinois at Purdue at noon ET, then Wisconsin at Maryland and Rutgers at Michigan, both at 3:30 p.m. ET. use the BTN TV GameFinder to get your TV information. 1. So, the first College Football Playoff poll was revealed. I hope you didn’t get too revved up over what you saw. It means little, especially
It’s a historical week for the Big Ten. With a 31-15 victory over Maryland last Saturday, Iowa continues to keep pace with Ohio State and Michigan State as the three remaining undefeated teams in the conference. But what makes this so special is that the Big Ten has three teams who have all reached 8-0 for the first time in 112 seasons. It was last accomplished in 1903 when Illinois, Minnesota and Northwestern all started a perfect 8-0. [ MORE: Week 10 previews | Week 10 scoreboard | Polls: Pick your Week 10 winners | Big Ten standings | Big
It’s a full load of games this Saturday, as all 14 teams are in action. But this comes with a warning: There is a noticeable lack of marquee appeal. Still, don’t be lulled to sleep. Ohio State, Michigan State and Iowa all look to continue their perfect marches. Will any of the unbeaten fall?
This season we rolled “Extreme Highlights,” a fun way to spotlight a few amazing plays from our Big Ten football games. If you follow the Big Ten Network on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, you’ve seen these fun plays throughout the fall. In case you haven’t seen them, we’ve compiled them below from our YouTube page (which you should also check out and keep an eye on all season). Keep an eye out for the following things: A disco ball, a jet pack, a brick wall, a bar of soap, a very large baseball glove, a magnet, and, well, so much
Time and again over the years, I have heard many coaches roll out the old quote “They play the games to remember in November.” Well, the calendar says November, so here are the seven biggest Big Ten games that will shape the league race down the stretch. Two of them go down this Saturday. Lots of good football left to go, and every game has major implications. 1. Michigan State at Ohio State, Nov. 21. The Big Ten’s 2015 version of the “Game of the Century.” This tilt has been circled on our calendars since the first college football preview mag