With Alex Hornibrook listed as questionable with a head injury for the Big Ten title game against No. 7 Penn State (10-2, 8-1 Big Ten) on Saturday, the No. 6 Badgers (10-2, 7-2) may have to turn back to veteran Bart Houston.
The playoff and bowl pictures have come into sharper focus following the final weekend of Big Ten football. Ten Big Ten teams are locks for the postseason, with one playoff team and three in Selection Committee bowls, according to Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com.
On Monday, Penn State players Saquon Barkley, Jason Cabinda, Trace McSorley and Wisconsin players Corey Clement, Vince Biegel and Sojourn Shelton held a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country to look ahead to the Big Ten Football Championship Game.
Ohio State remains No. 1 in BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's final Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. There's a new No. 2 team, though, and it's Big Ten West champ Wisconsin.
On Sunday, Penn State head coach James Franklin and Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst held a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country to look ahead to the Big Ten Football Championship Game. Check back Monday for audio from select players from each school.
The final weekend is in the books. And Ohio State showed it is the Big Ten’s best team. But the Buckeyes won’t even be in the Big Ten title game. This day also saw Northwestern, Illinois and Indiana become bowl eligible and Penn State wrap up the East.
The Big Ten title game is set, and it will be the Big Ten West's Wisconsin vs. the Big Ten East's Penn State. Watch both teams celebrate their division titles in this post.
Before we turn our attention to the Big Ten title game, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 13 Big Ten game predictions.
The Big Ten Championship Game is set. BTN.com Senior Writer Tom Dienhart gives his thoughts on the upcoming matchup between Penn State and Wisconsin.
Corey Clement ran for two fourth-quarter touchdowns, a big-play defense pitched a second-half shutout, and No. 5 Wisconsin beat Minnesota 31-17 on Saturday for its 13th straight win in the annual border rivalry.