Wisconsin head football coach Paul Chryst has added two more assistant coaches to the Badgers’ staff, both on the defensive side of the ball. Daronte’ Jones will coach UW’s defensive backs while Tim Tibesar will handle the outside linebackers. Jones comes to the Badgers from Hawai’i, where he spent the last three seasons overseeing the Warriors’ secondary. Jones added the title of assistant head coach in 2014. Led by All-Mountain West Conference pick Mike Edwards at cornerback, the Warriors ranked 11th nationally in passing defense in 2012, allowing 182.8 yards per game. Last season, the Warriors ranked fifth in the
Super Bowl XLIX is set, and it will be Seattle vs. New England battling Feb. 1 in Glendale, Arizona. That means we'll have an all-Big Ten QB Super Bowl.
Russell Wilson and four other former Big Ten players on the Seattle Seahawks are headed to Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona.
The five most powerful conferences passed NCAA legislation that increases the value of an athletic scholarship by several thousand dollars to cover the federally determined actual cost of attendance.
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and web editor Sean Merriman came up with one burning question facing every Big Ten team heading into next season.
How will the Big Ten West shape up in 2015? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart has the answer in this post!
Bowl season is over, and now it's time to consider the Big Ten's biggest stars from a statement-making 6-5 postseason. See Tom Dienhart's All-Big Ten postseason team inside.
Moments after Ohio State wrapped up the national championship Monday night in Arlington, Texas, the way-too-early 2015 top 25 polls were released.
To the surprise of absolutely nobody, national champion Ohio State (14-1) sits atop the final AP Poll, released Tuesday morning. [ MORE: Dienhart: ‘This Ohio State team isn’t going anywhere’ ] The Buckeyes, who beat Oregon in the inaugural College Football Playoff Championship Game on Monday night, received all 59 first-place votes and moved up four spots. The Ducks finished No. 2. TCU, Alabama, Michigan State (11-2) and Florida State, which tied with 1,212 votes, round out the top 5. Wisconsin (11-3), the Big Ten’s third and final ranked team, comes in at No. 13. [ MORE: Buy your Ohio
With the football season hitting its apex and the Big Ten playing a major role, I reach into my Big Ten Mailbag to answer your queries. The Jim Harbaugh hires continues to resonate.