Menu Search

Get BTN2Go: Download BTN's free video app today.

Football

Advertisement

BTN's Tom Dienhart

BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart covers Big Ten football all year. Check out these links:

Big Ten Links | 1-on-1 | RSS | @BTNTomDienhart | Facebook | Tom's Mailbag

Video: Michigan's Joe Bolden ejected for targeting vs. MSU

Michigan senior captain Joe Bolden was ejected for targeting during Saturday’s game at Michigan State. [ MORE: Week 7 scores, stats & AP recaps | Big Ten stats | Big Ten standings ] Midway through the second quarter, MSU quarterback Connor Cook took a draw and slid down to avoid contact. Michigan linebacker Desmond Morgan went in to make the stop, while Bolden followed. Bolden was flagged on the play and ejected for targeting, a ruling that didn’t sit well with Michigan fans. “I do not think that’s anything malicious or anything like that,” ESPN analyst Chris Spielman said during

Watch Iowa RB Akrum Wadley break out for four touchdowns

No Jordan Canzeri, no problem. After Iowa's starting running back suffered a leg injury early in Saturday's win at Northwestern, backup Akrum Wadley exploded for four touchdowns, tying the Iowa single-game record.

Northwestern, Ohio State to wear alternate uniforms in Week 7

Northwestern and Ohio State will wear special alternate uniforms in Week 7 action. [ MORE: View the complete Week 7 Big Ten football scoreboard ] The Wildcats are going with 1995-inspired Under Armour uniforms that honor the team’s 1995 Big Ten championship team and Rose Bowl Game participant vs. Big Ten West rival Iowa. A really cool tribute: Mike McHugh (No. 6), Eric Lutzen (46) and Xavier Washington’s (98) nameplates will feature the surnames of deceased 1995 players who wore the respective numbers. Read more here. The Buckeyes, playing under the lights vs. Penn State, will don an all-black uniform for

Field Pass: Watch Wisconsin, Purdue warm up live online

What goes on before a Big Ten football game? Now you have the chance to find out! Thanks to our exclusive Field Pass cameras only available with BTN2Go or via our YouTube page, Big Ten fans will get an early live look at both Wisconsin and Purdue players warming up before Saturday’s game at noon ET on BTN. This Field Pass link is also the same link you can use to watch the game live on BTN2Go. The YouTube stream will expire before the game and will only show the pregame activities. Here’s how you can check it out. One hour before noon

Watch this incredible Michigan State-Michigan hype video

If you aren’t excited for this weekend’s huge Michigan vs. Michigan State football game, this video should help. [ MORE: Week 7 scoreboard | Polls: Pick Week 7 winners | Week 7 previews | Best of Week 7 | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Mailbag | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Maryland fires Randy Edsall | Find your team’s homepage ] An MSU student by the name of Dan Stephens created an incredible five-minute hype video in anticipation for the big game. Check out the video at the top of this post. The

Big Ten Week 7 football insights, observations & open questions

The Big Ten is coming into focus at the halfway mark. Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State basically will play a three-way tourney to decide the East, while Iowa is in the driver’s seat in the West with Northwestern, Wisconsin and Minnesota in pursuit. With the second half of the season on deck, here are some hard takes entering Week 7. [ MORE: Week 7 scoreboard | Polls: Pick Week 7 winners | Week 7 previews | Best of Week 7 | Q&A: Joe Schobert | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Mailbag | Big Ten standings | Big Ten

Big Ten football Q&A: Wisconsin OLB Joe Schobert

While the Wisconsin offense has battled inconsistency this season, the defense has been good all along. And a big reason for that is outside linebacker Joe Schobert. [ MORE: Week 7 scoreboard | Polls: Pick Week 7 winners | Week 7 previews | Best of Week 7 | Q&A: Joe Schobert | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Mailbag | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Maryland fires Randy Edsall | Find your team’s homepage ] The 6-2, 236-pound senior arrived on campus as a walk-on in 2012 from Waukesha, Wis. with big dreams. He’s

Big Ten links: Michigan-Michigan State comes down to QB play

Who wins Michigan vs. Michigan State, and why - at least in the eyes of these experts? And Urban Meyer is not surprised by Jim Harbaugh's early success leading the Wolverines. Also, Penn State is eyeing an upset of the Buckeyes this Saturday, plus a handful of notes from Thursday's Big ten Basketball Media Days.

Maryland football to wear throwback uniform Oct. 24 vs. Penn State

The Maryland football team will look a lot different when it takes the field again Oct. 24. Off this week, the Terrapins will wear an Under Armour throwback uniform in Mike Lockley’s debut as the interim head coach in Week 8 vs. Penn State. The uniform is inspired by Maryland’s 1961 home design, the first in the nation to feature player surnames on the back of the jerseys. The game will mark the second consecutive time Penn State’s opponent will debut a new alternate uniform. In Week 7, defending national champ and No. 1 Ohio State will wear an all-black