Well, that was a fun Week 6! No. 3 Ohio State’s 40-30 comeback victory under the lights at No. 15 Northwestern highlighted the slate, but there also was Indiana’s first-ever win over Penn State and much more. Catch up on all the Week 6 Big Ten action in this post.
Entering a matchup against the seventh-ranked rush defense in the country, Michigan State figured it would need to have success in the air to have any shot at winning its Big Ten opener Saturday at Iowa.
Minnesota’s Jerry Kill suffered a seizure Saturday morning and will not coach in today’s game at Michigan, according to Minnesota officials. This is Kill’s second seizure of the season, as he suffered one right before halftime vs. Western Illinois in Week 3. Read Minnesota’s official release in this post.
Have you seen our new BTN2Go ad? We really like, and we hope you’ll feel the same way. The ad features Big Ten fans walking around with their team’s mini mascot strapped to their chest. Yes, for real. It’s all part of our plan to remind Big Ten fans that they can take BTN with them wherever there go with BTN2Go app.
Jack Hoffman’s had quite a year. You may recall the young Nebraska fan and brain cancer patient had an incredibly moving and thrilling moment last spring when he ran for a touchdown during Nebraska’s spring game. It was nearly impossible to watch that clip and not smile – or even shed a tear. Now comes the good news that the eight-year-old’s brain tumor is stable and that his cancer is remission.
It’s time to get you ready for Saturday’s Big Ten football action. Here is a rundown of all five games on the slate and a recap of this week’s news leading up to the big weekend ahead. BTN’s coverage will kick off at noon ET with Penn State at Indiana. That game will also be available on BTN2Go.