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DeAndre Levy, Cameron Wake win Week 1 NFL defensive honors

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

Michigan State, Nebraska, Ohio State drop in latest Coaches Poll

After a Saturday’s action, the Big Ten no longer has any top 10 teams in the Coaches Poll. Michigan State dropped to No. 13 following its loss at Oregon and Ohio State fell to No. 18 in the wake of its home loss to Virginia Tech. Nebraska also dropped, to No. 21, while Wisconsin moved up two spots, to No. 17. Get our latest Week 2 coverage: Coaches’ Rankings Rankings as of 9/7/2014 Rank School Votes Prev 1 Florida State (2-0) 1529 (51) 1 2 Alabama (2-0) 1435 (1) 2 3 Oklahoma (2-0) 1408 (3) 3 4 Oregon (2-0) 1407

Ranking Week 2 Big Ten offensive performances

Despite going 8-5 on Saturday, the Big Ten had plenty of outstanding individual performances. See my top 10 Big Ten offensive performers from Week 2 in this post!