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.
It wasn’t pretty, but Michigan held off Akron for a 28-24 win at The Big House on Saturday. It took a come-from-behind win against a team that hasn’t beaten an FBS opponent since 2010 for the Wolverines to extend their FBS-high 17-game home win streak.
Illinois QB Nathan Scheelhaase completed a pass to Ryan Lankford for a 72-yard touchdown in the third quarter against Washington at Chicago’s Soldier Field on Saturday night. Watch it in this post..
UCLA made it look easy. Too easy. And that’s not a good thing for Nebraska. This was supposed to be the Cornhuskers’ chance to show the world that the 2013 team was different from last year’s squad.
It was all Ohio State on Saturday night at Cal. Kenny Guiton went for career highs in passing yards (276), passing touchdowns (4) and rushing yards (92), Jordan Hall set personal records in rushing yards (168), touchdowns (3) and receptions (5), and Devin Smith went for a career-high 149 receiving yards. Add it all up, and the Buckeyes cruised past the Golden Bears, 52-34. Watch all of Ohio State’s scoring plays in this video.
There are ugly wins and there are ugly losses. Michigan avoided the latter by thwarting a potential last-second Akron touchdown to hold on for a narrow 28-24 win Saturday at Michigan Stadium. Watch the exciting and dramatic final play in this post.