It's time to look ahead to Week 4, the final day of full non-conference action. Get Tom Dienhart's previews and game rankings inside.
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 here, and we do this every Tuesday afternoon. We also distribute each session via Twitter. Find your coach below. Northwestern Coach Pat Fitzgerald: Listen to what @CoachFitz51 had to say as @NUFBFamily gears up for week 4 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/hX7qmVAcrG — Northwestern on BTN (@BTN_NU) September 16, 2014 Michigan Coach Brady Hoke: Listen to what Brady Hoke had to say as @umichfootball
The latest college football polls were released Sunday, and four Big Ten teams are ranked in the Coaches Poll and AP Poll. The biggest news: Michigan State moved up to No. 11 in both polls despite being idle. See where all the Big Ten teams are ranked in the polls in this post. Get our latest Week 3 coverage: Here’s the Coaches Poll: Coaches’ Rankings Rankings as of 9/14/2014 Rank School Votes Prev 1 Florida State (2-0) 1502 (50) 1 2 Alabama (3-0) 1408 (1) 2 3 Oregon (3-0) 1399 (6) 4 4 Oklahoma (3-0) 1390 (4) 3 5 Auburn
My latest Power Rankings got jumbled following another crazy Saturday that featured some surprise results. But the top two teams remain the same.
Which school has the best fan base in the Big Ten? According to the College Football Fan Index, it's the Michigan Wolverines. What other Big Ten teams made the top 10 list? See here.
Like bold predictions? Of course, you do! Well, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart offers his Week 3 bold predictions and observations in this post.
Every weekday morning BTN.com's Tom Dienhart scours the Internet for the latest news worthy headlines, then he tells you what that means for Big Ten teams Today: How does Rutgers handle Penn State's air game? What's up with Iowa's ground game? Plus much more.
After two wild weeks of Big Ten football, can anything really surprise you at this point? Why, yes it can! Here are 10 surprising facts heading into Week 3!
The NFL announced its Week 1 superlative winners Wednesday, and former Big Ten stars swept the defensive honors. Miami’s Cameron Wake (Penn State) and Detroit’s DeAndre Levy (Wisconsin) took home the AFC and NFC Defensive Player of the Week, respectively. Wake registered a pair of sacks, including a sack-fumble, and three tackles in Miami’s 33-20 win over New England, while Levy had a game-high 10 tackles, including two for a loss, and an interception in Detroit’s 35-14 win over the New York Giants. AFC Players of Week 1…TE J. Thomas, Den; DE Wake, Mia; K Carpenter, Buf — Michael Signora
Two weeks down, and there are plenty of Big Ten questions. See my answers to some of the questions I'm seeing the most.