That leaves the Big Ten with one really good hope to get a second team in the playoff: A loss by No. 2 Clemson to Virginia Tech in the ACC title game today.
Bringing you the sights, sounds and highlights from the day before the Big Ten Championship Game between Penn State and Wisconsin in Indianapolis.
We asked 80 members of the media for their Big Ten Football Championship pick. Here they are - now you vote yours, too.
Let’s take a tale of the tape between Big Ten title opponents Penn State and Wisconsin. It’s a heavyweight bout no one envisioned back in August with the league championship—and maybe a playoff bid—on the line.
BTN Live announced the 2016 All-Big Ten offensive team and award winners Wednesday night, and it was the Saquon Barkley show. The Penn State running back reeled in two individual awards and was a first-team selection by the coaches and media.
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart talked to Big Ten coordinators who faced off vs. Wisconsin and Penn State this season to talk off the record about what makes each unit special—and how to attack it.
Here's an A to Z look at the Big Ten title game on Saturday night in Indianapolis between Big Ten West champ Wisconsin and Big Ten East champ Penn State.
The penultimate College Football Playoff rankings didn’t have any surprises Tuesday night. Ohio State (No. 2), Wisconsin (No. 6) and Penn State (No. 7) all stayed put, while Michigan dropped to No. 5.
BTN Live announced the 2016 All-Big Ten defense award winners and teams Tuesday night. Jabrill Peppers won a trio of awards, including Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of the Year.
Ohio State redshirt freshman Mike Weber leads the way on the 2016 BTN.com All-Big Ten Freshman Team. Weber has run for 1,072 yards, averaging 89.3 yards per game which ranks fifth in the Big Ten to earn BTN.com Freshman of the Year honors.