The Journey

The Journey

Follow BTN's popular documentary-style show on Twitter and go behind the scenes with show producers running @BTNJourney for updates, photos, videos and more. We're also on www.facebook.com/JourneyBTN, www.Instagram/BTNJourney, and www.Storify.com/btnjourney, too.

Next Episode - Tuesday 11:30 pm ET

The Journey: Big Ten Football

Go behind the scenes with Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah and his family, how MSU's Tony Lippett transitioned from corner back and has emerged into one of the nation's best WR, and all-access with Indiana's electric wideout Shane Wynn. Plus game highlights from MSU/Indiana and Nebraska/Northwestern

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Watch our Sam Dekker 'Journey' segment

Sam Dekker

The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2014 (Episode 1, Segment 2)

Sam Dekker is one of the Big Ten’s top players. Did you know he also really likes to rap? On Sunday night’s premiere of “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2014,” Nigel Hayes told us this about his star teammate: “I really believe he’d rather be Eminem than LeBron James, if he could pick.” Watch one of our show’s segments on Dekker in this post.

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Bonus video: Preview Sunday's 'Journey' episode

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The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2014 - On the Perception of Northwestern Basketball

When Chris Collins took the job at Northwestern, he was aware of the overall perception of the basketball program. “I’m taking over a program that’s been right on the cusp,” Collins said. “They just haven’t been quite able to get over the hump.”

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BTN Originals debuts 'The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2014'

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The Journey : Big Ten Basketball 2014 - Episode 1 Promo

CHICAGO –BTN Originals will once again give Big Ten fans a view inside some of the most dynamic men’s basketball programs in the country this season with the debut of The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2014. The series’ fifth season debuts at 9:30 PM ET Sunday following the Illinois at Northwestern men’s basketball game.

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Best of The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013

NCAA Football: Big Ten Championship-Michigan State vs Ohio State

The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013 (Episode 9, Segment 4)

The season finale of The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013 will air tonight at 7 p.m. ET on BTN. The episode will feature all the build-up and storylines leading into the Big Ten Football Championship Game in Indianapolis between Leaders Division Champion Ohio State and Legends Division Champion Michigan State.

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Video: Go inside Michigan-Ohio State game

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The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013 (Episode 9, Segment 4)

When a TV show says it will take you behind the scenes at an event, that can mean many things. But our show “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013,” presented by Best Buy always delivers on this promise, and we present the video in this post as the latest proof. Wednesday night’s debut of the latest “Journey” episode took you inside last Saturday’s Michigan-Ohio State game, so watch the start of this clip and see how intense it got between both teams before the game even started.

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'Journey' preview: Go behind the scenes of 'The Game'

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The Journey 2013: Ohio State Touchdown

This week on “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013,” presented by Best Buy, we go behind the scenes on both sides of college football’s greatest rivalry – Ohio State vs. Michigan.  Our cameras follow each team as they prepare for the game. Also this week, we profile Wisconsin senior running back James White on his Senior Day.

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Hageman, Kill bond profiled in next 'Journey'

Minnesota Golden Gophers defensive lineman Ra'Shede Hageman (99) looks on from the bench in the first quarter against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at TCF Bank Stadium.

The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013 - Episode 8

Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

This week on “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013″ presented by Best Buy we learn more about the special bond between Minnesota defensive tackle Ra’Shede Hageman and Minnesota coach Jerry Kill during this remarkable season for the Gophers. Plus, watch how Iowa’s James Morris and his family prepared for last Saturday’s Senior Day and see how Northwestern running back Venric Mark has helped his team despite his own injuries.

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'Journey' profiles Dennard, Hackenberg

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The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013 Episode 7

Jesse Johnson-US PRESSWIRE

Tonight on “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013″ presented by Best Buy we learn how Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard went from unknown recruit to one of the Big Ten’s best defensive players. We also track how Penn State freshman quarterback Christian Hackenberg has quickly learned the intricacies of Bill O’Brien’s system, and how Ohio State defensive back Christian Bryant has remained a contributor despite being sidelined by injury. The show airs Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2Go.

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Kellogg on Hail Mary play: 'My life has changed'

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. (4) and Taylor Martinez (left) celebrate after defeating the Northwestern Wildcats at Memorial Stadium. Nebraska won 27-24.

The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013 - Episode 6

Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

Tonight on “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013″ presented by Best Buy our crew continues to take you inside Big Ten football programs with exclusive looks at the players and the coaches. Find out how Nebraska quarterback Ron Kellogg’s life changed forever with one throw – you remember it, right? – and experience the meeting room where Indiana plans it’s high-powered offense. Plus, we’ll also show you a special Wisconsin Badgers football helmet and  our weekly highlights from BYU-Wisconsin and Illinois-Indiana.

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'Journey' tracks two rivals & another thriller

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Kain Colter and Kenny Bell Youth Football Journey Bonus Clip

On Wednesday’s episode of “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013,” presented by Best Buy, we go inside Michigan’s game preparations for Michigan State through the eyes of senior tackle Taylor Lewan and longtime equipment manager Jon Falk. Also, learn about the longtime friendship between Northwestern’s Kain Colter and Nebraska’s Kenny Bell, and trace Purdue coach Darrell Hazell’s Ohio State roots.

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Next 'Journey' focuses on football families

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The Journey 2013: Big Ten Football - Episode 4

On Wednesday’s episode of “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013,” presented by Best Buy, our crew spends time with Illinois quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase to learn what it’s like to be the starting quarterback and a husband at the same time. Also, come meet Iowa linebacker James Morris and Minnesota defensive tackle Ra’Shede Hageman and learn about their family backgrounds. This week’s show also features the usual lush highlights from the Iowa’s OT thriller against Northwestern and Minnesota’s upset over Nebraska.

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'Journey' relives 4-OT thriller, profiles 3 linemen

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The Journey 2013: Big Ten Football Bonus: John Urschel

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In addition to reliving Penn State’s four-overtime win over Michigan (watch the entire game on BTN2Go), the crew from  “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013″ presented by Best Buy takes you into the trenches with three Big Ten linemen – two of them played in that game. Meet Penn State’s John Urschel, who you will learn is a star both on the field and in the classroom. If you watch the clip in this post, you’ll hear a wonderful story about how Urschel outsmarted his own mother back when Urschel was going through toilet training as child.

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'Journey' extra: John Urschel and his Barney diaper

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The Journey 2013: Big Ten Football Bonus: John Urschel

Matthew O'Haren-USA TODAY Sports

By now, Big Ten football fans know all about John Urschel’s affinity for math. After all, the Penn State senior guard earned an undergraduate degree in mathematics in three years, a master’s in math the next year and now is working on his second master’s (math education). But did you know he used to love Barney, too? Yes, THAT Barney.

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'Journey' cameras tracked Penn State-Michigan

This week on “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013″ presented by Best Buy captured their usual amazing shots from selected Big Ten action, including some great plays from the Penn State-Michigan game. Watch two of them in this post and learn more about Wednesday’s episode.

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Get a sneak peek at tonight's 'Journey'

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The Journey 2013: Purdue-Wisconsin Prelude

Tonight at 7 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2Go, you can watch the season premiere of “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013″ presented by Best Buy as our creew goes behind the scenes for the 2013 Big Ten football season. On our first show, we follow first-year Big Ten coaches in Purdue’s Darrell Hazell and Wisconsin’s Gary Andersen a they take us inside their meetings and practices in preparation for their conference season opening games.

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'The Journey' named finalist in CableFAX Program Awards

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The Journey 2013: Big Ten Basketball (Episode 3, Segment 4)

“The Journey” has been named a finalist for three prestigious awards, the CableFax Program Awards announced Tuesday afternoon. This past year, “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2012″ made its debut, adding to the popular” Journey” brand that already featured “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball.” See the awards our critically acclaimed show is up for in this post.

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'The Journey' spotlights Big Ten NBA draft picks

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The Journey 2013: Draft Special Episode 2 (Segment 3)

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Big Ten products Victor Oladipo (No. 2; Orlando), Cody Zeller (No. 4; Charlotte) and Trey Burke (No. 9; Minnesota – traded to Utah) all were selected in the first round of last month’s 2013 NBA Draft. “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2013″ was in Brooklyn to cover the decorated trio’s night on the big stage. Cameras followed the players around before, during and after the draft.

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2013 NBA Draft: Oladipo, Zeller, Burke go early

Victor Oladipo

The Journey 2013: Draft Special (Segment 2)

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The 2013 NBA Draft is in the books. Indiana’s Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller went No. 2 to Orlando and No. 4 to Charlotte, respectively, while Michigan’s Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. went No. 9 to Minnesota (traded to Utah) and No. 24 to New York, respectively. Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas was taken in Round 2, No. 58, by San Antonio.

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Watch special 'Journey' episode at 8 p.m. ET today

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The Journey 2013: Draft Special Preview

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At 8 p.m. ET tonight, BTN/BTN2Go will air a special 2013 NBA Draft edition of “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball.” Go behind the scenes with Illinois’ Brandon Paul, Michigan’s Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. and Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas, as they prepare for this month’s draft.

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Video: Learn more about Big Ten NBA draft hopefuls

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The Journey: Big Ten Basketball - Brandon Paul

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The 2013 NBA Draft isn’t until Thursday, June 27, but our “Journey” producers have compiled several of the show’s best feature stories on the Big Ten’s top draft eligible players. From Illinois’ Brandon Paul to Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas, check out all of the well-done stories on the Big Ten players who are now preparing for the draft.

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Video: Relive 'Journey' features on Big Ten pros

Nov 24, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA: Michigan State Spartans running back Le'Veon Bell (24) looks on from the sideline during the second half against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at TCF Bank Stadium. Michigan State won 26-10. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-US PRESSWIRE

The Journey - Montee Ball

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Twenty-two Big Ten products were selected in the 2013 NFL Draft this past weekend. Since the draft ended Sunday, several undrafted Big Ten stars have gone on to sign free-agent contracts, as well. See all the signings here. Before we officially close the door on these players’ college careers, we wanted to relive several of their features from “The Journey: 2012 Big Ten Football.”

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BTN to air 4 school-specific 'Journey' episodes

BTN will debut school-specific episodes of The Journey: Big Ten Men’s Basketball 2013 this week featuring the four Big Ten teams reaching the Sweet 16: Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State. Journey editors have compiled a 30-minute episode from the stories of the past season.

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'Journey' to cover Big Ten team senior nights

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The Journey 2013 Big Ten Basketball Bonus Clip - Dan Fahey on Playing Time

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This Sunday at 8 p.m. ET “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2013 presented by Chase Freedom” takes you behind the scenes at three different ceremonies honoring senior Big Ten men’s basketball player. The show airs right after the Northwestern-Michigan State game on BTN/BTN2Go.

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'The Journey' spotlights Tim Miles & Melsahn Basabe

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The Journey 2013: Big Ten Basketball (Episode 8, Segment 3)

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On Saturday night’s “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2013,” we profiled first-year Nebraska coach Tim Miles, Iowa junior Melsahn Basabe and Michigan State’s Adreian Payne. In this segment from the show, learn what recent life situation had Miles saying this: “It’s the only time in my entire life I felt like I don’t want to coach this game.” Also, learn more about Basabe’s role with the Hawkeyes.

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