It was an historic season in Madison, as the Badgers posted a 12-0 mark in the regular season. The only other time Wisconsin completed a conference season without a loss was in 1912, when there were only five contests on the schedule.
The dust is settling on the first early-signing period for college football. And this much is clear: Ohio State is cleaning up, owning the No. 1 class not just in the Big Ten … but in the nation, per 247.com. It’s the first time in this millennium that a Big Ten team has sat on top of the national rankings.
BTN will dedicate seven hours of programming to cover the all-new Early Signing Period on Wednesday with the B1G Football & Beyond: Signing Day Special airing from 9 a.m. ET to 4 p.m. ET. Signing Day coverage also will be streamed via the web, smartphones, tablets and connected devices on BTN2Go, BTN’s digital extension. Mike Hall will handle hosting duties with analysts Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith, and the trio will be joined by Midwest football recruiting analyst for 247 Sports, Allen Trieu, as they provide an in-depth analysis of each school’s class. BTN reporters will be on-site at six
The postseason soon will kick off, with games stretching from San Diego to New York, down to Florida and up and over to Idaho. It’s quite a spectacle. The Big Ten will be in eight postseason tilts. And here is a look at the Best of the Big Ten Bowls.
Thirteen Big Ten players made the 2017 Associated Press All-America teams, it was announced Monday. Seven of the honorees, , including five defensive standouts, earned first-team laurels.
Wisconsin had its hopes set on making the playoff for the first time, but the loss to Ohio State—the Badgers’ first of the season after a 12-0 start--in the Big Ten title game killed those dreams. But landing in the Orange Bowl vs. Miami offers a good opportunity to close the season with a victory vs. a marquee foe.
Who wins 2017-18 Big Ten football bowl games? Pick your eight winner, plus get BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's score predictions, inside.
The Associated Press released its 2017 All-Big Ten team Wednesday afternoon, and Penn State RB Saquon Barkley and Iowa LB Josey Jewell highlight the honorees.
The bowl matchups are set. Eight Big Ten teams will be bowling, including three in New Year's Six Games (Cotton: Ohio State vs. USC; Orange: Wisconsin vs. Miami; Fiesta: Penn State vs. Washington).
The final College Football Playoff rankings were released Sunday afternoon, and the Big Ten was left out of the top 4. Alabama earned the fourth spot, the only one of the top four slots that had any drama entering the selection show.