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.
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.
Week 2 is in the books. And, what a crazy week it was. The Big Ten's 8-5 record made this week's Power Rankings no easy task. The top two remains the same, but after that, it's really anyone's guess.
It was not a good Saturday for the Big Ten. In fact, it was a forgettable one, as the conference missed some big opportunities to score impressive victories. Here's what I learned.
The results are in, and now it's time to see how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 2 game predictions. Find out inside!
It's time for Tom Dienhart's Week 2 Big Ten honors, grades and stock reports. Find it all in here!
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
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!