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Virginia holds on, nips Penn State

Penn State's Matt McGloin

Penn State at Virginia - Football Highlights

Virginia’s Michael Rocco hit Jake McGee on a 6-yard touchdown pass with 1:28 to play Saturday, and Sam Ficken‘s fourth missed field goal of the game – from 42 yards at the gun – preserved the Cavaliers’ 17-16 victory over Penn State. The loss in new coach Bill O’Brien’s first road game hurt the Nittany Lions just as much, if not moreso, than their defeat last weekend at home against Ohio.

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Friday Night Insights: What's in store for Week 2?

Purdue Boilermakers wide receiver Raheem Mostert (8) returns a kickoff as Eastern Kentucky Colonels defensive back Theron Norman (32) awaits at Ross Ade Stadium, West Lafayette, IN, USA; Mandatory Credit: Sandra Dukes-US PRESSWIRE

The Dien's List

On Friday’s night’s “Football Report” BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart touched on a number of intriguing questions to be answered Saturday. Watch the video in this post. Can Indiana’s offense score more? Will Denard Robinson be Denard Robinson? Is Iowa’s passing game going to improve? Our writer looks at those questions and others in his 12 Questions for Week 2.

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Live pregame video from Iowa vs. Iowa State

Big Ten Field Pass on BTN2Go kicked off last week from Ohio State, and it was a blast. What is the Field Pass? One hour before a selected BTN Big Ten football game this season, we’ll turn on a BTN camera at the home team’s football stadium for a live video feed to show you how a home crowd and stadium gets ready for a game.

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Back & Forth: Which Week 1 outing caused concern?

Denard Robinson

Denard Robinson Talks Alabama Loss

It wasn’t a pretty start for Michigan’s Denard Robinson or Michigan State’s Andrew Maxwell in the first week of the 2012 college football season. Together, the two quarterbacks completed 33-of-64 passes (52 percent) for one touchdown and five interceptions. Robinson accounted for the lone touchdown and Maxwell completed a respectable 22 passes, however that was about it. Whose performance was more concerning, though? BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart and Brent Yarina debate it in this post as they do each week in Back & Forth.

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Send Questions to Friday Night's Show

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Big Ten Blast: Sept. 7th Morning Edition

On tonight’s “Football Report” at 7 p.m. ET with Mike Hall, Tony Banks, Rosevelt Colvin, and BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart, the crew  will be joined by Purdue’s Danny Hope and Nebraska’s Bo Pelini. Also, our BTN experts are taking your questions on Twitter. Just tweet us using #AskBTN all day today.

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