Week 4 is on our doorstep—and it’s the last round of non-conference games. After this Saturday, most schools should have a pretty good idea of what type of team they have heading into Big Ten action. [ MORE: Week 4 scoreboard | Week 4 previews | Polls: Pick Week 4 winners | Q&A: Jordan Canzeri | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Player Rankings | Latest polls | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats ] Here are some hard takes entering a hefty Saturday of action that features 14 games. 1. It took a few days, but Urban Meyer
With Wisconsin's Corey Clement out, Dare Ogunbowale and Taiwan Deal have gotten the bulk of the carries. Purdue's struggles at QB go back a ways. A former coach's house was burglarized. We round up and look at these stories and more in Friday's Big Ten links.
Want a chance to see the No. 2-ranked team in the nation warm up prior to Saturday’s game against Central Michigan? No problem, we’ve got you covered! Thanks to our exclusive Field Pass cameras only available with BTN2Go, Big Ten fans will get an early live look at Michigan State players warming up before their matchup against Central Michigan at noon ET on BTN. Look at the video in this post to see what we did last week at Penn State, and you’ll have an idea of whats coming this Saturday from Michigan State One hour before kickoff (11:00 a.m. ET)
College football is in full swing, which means it is time for ESPN football analyst Mel Kiper Jr. to begin releasing his NFL Draft Big Boards. While Big Ten names littered draft boards heading into the 2015 college football season, it looks like Kiper is taking a new stance, listing only one Big Ten player in the top 10 of his latest big board. That player is Ohio State DE Joey Bosa, who comes in at No. 2 overall on Kiper’s list. “Lining up all over, he’s going to be used in multiple ways by the Buckeyes staff this year,
Are you a fan of Big Ten football in-game video highlights? How about interviews from your favorite Big Ten basketball coaches? If so, we’ve got you covered, with our new BTN YouTube page. In the fast-paced world of sports and social media, BTN.com now offers in-game Big Ten highlights, interviews and features on our YouTube page, which can be seen here! When a huge play happens or a memorable moment occurs, BTN.com video editors will post and share the video right after they happen. Looking for your favorite play from Week 1 of the season, but don’t want to scroll
Wisconsin junior running back Corey Clement is expected to have sports hernia surgery and will miss approximately 4-6 weeks. Wisconsin’s official football Twitter account, @BadgerFootball, tweeted out the announcement Thursday afternoon. Clement has missed the Badgers’ last two games after playing sparingly in Wisconsin’s season-opening loss to Alabama. “Corey has been dealing with some issues since before the Alabama game,” Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst said. “He has been undergoing treatment since that time and has seen some progress but not to the point where our medical staff is satisfied. So after consultation with our medical staff, Corey has decided to
From the player on the spot to the best coaching matchup, our Tom Dienhart gets you ready for Week 4 Big Ten football with his weekly Best of the Big Ten. Can you guess which team is on upset alert this Saturday?
Penn State’s offensive line improvement has been nothing short of amazing. It’s been a mixed bag in the running game for Michigan State so far this season. Purdue’s biggest weapon so far this season has been their ability to force turnovers. Get the stats behind these statement and a few others from the @BTNStatsGuys, then follow them on Twitter for more on game days.
Ohio State has a starting quarterback. Wisconsin may get Corey Clement back. And one writer has a name to be the next Illinois football coach, and it might surprise you. Read those stories and more in Thursday's edition of Big Ten links.
See our BTN.com team's predictions and vote for your winners in this post.