Jerry Kill returned home Saturday afternoon following a trip to the hospital for an epileptic seizure suffered during Minnesota’s 29-12 victory over Western Illinois. Kill has a long history of game-day seizures, including one in the final seconds of Minnesota’s 2011 home loss to New Mexico State.
It was just 10 days ago that Denard Robinson appeared on #BTNLive and said that Michigan State ranked No. 3 on Michigan’s rivalry list, behind both Ohio State and Notre Dame.
Michigan’s Devin Funchess took a short pass from Devin Gardner and turned it into a 48-yard touchdown against Akron on Saturday. That’s the longest catch of Funchess’ career. Watch it in the post.
One of college football’s most-talked-about and over-analyzed new looks will make its debut in Week 3. That’s right, Indiana is debuting its polarizing chrome candy stripe lid Saturday vs. Bowling Green. See an @IUFBEquipment photo of the helmet in this post.
Each week during the season, BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman and a featured guest will debate a topic related to Big Ten football. This week, Detroit News Michigan football beat writer Angelique Chengelis and I debate the following question: “After scoring 41 points against Notre Dame last weekend, is it fair to say that Michigan has the Big Ten’s best offense right now?”
Nebraska football’s official twitter account, @Huskers, has announced that the team will wear a No. 36 decal on its helmet for Saturday’s game against UCLA. The decal is in honor of UCLA redshirt freshman wide receiver Nick Pasquale, who was struck by a car and killed this past weekend in his hometown of San Clemente, Calif. Pasquale was 20 years-old.