There was so much to learn on Saturday, one of the most exciting days of action all season. A last-second win by Nebraska … a close finish between Minnesota and Indiana … overtime between Penn State and Illinois. Here’s what I learned.
Before we turn our attention to Week 10, it’s time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 10 Big Ten predictions. Sean Merriman went a perfect 6-0, as did Big Ten fans and Tom Dienhart, to move into sole possession of first place. Fans, you’re only one game off the pace, tied with Stephen Bardo.
The latest college football polls, including the BCS Standings, were released Sunday. Ohio State remained No. 4 in the all-important BCS Standings following Saturday’s 56-0 win at Purdue. Michigan State moved up five spots, from No. 22 to No. 17, and Wisconsin comes in at No. 24. See the full BCS standings, as well as the AP and Coaches Polls in this post.
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This was one of the best weeks of action, highlighted by Nebraska’s stunning last-second win over Northwestern on a Hail Mary pass. Ohio State rolls on, while Michigan State continues to look like the team to beat in the Legends. And the feel-good vibes continue for Minnesota, which may have killed Indiana’s bowl hopes. Here is my wrap of Week 10.
Every Saturday night during the Big Ten football season, BTN.com posts its “U.S. Marine Corps: Leaders of the Week.” The feature is designed to honor some of the top individual Big Ten performances. Check out our Week 10 stars and highlights in this post.
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State wanted to deliver a message. Mission accomplished … loud and clear.
Michigan fans, look away. Michigan State fans, grab some popcorn and enjoy. Following Saturday’s dominant 29-6 win over rival Michigan – Michigan State’s largest margin of victory in the series since 1967 – the Spartans celebrated and danced with the Paul Bunyan Trophy in the locker room. And, of course, it was captured on camera. Check out the video in this post.