Happy Fourth of July, Big Ten fans! With it being the day of the Red, White and Blue, we thought we’d take a look at some of the recent patriotic Big Ten football uniform designs. See them below!
At 8 p.m. ET Friday on BTN/BTN2Go, we’re airing Illinois’ 31-26 win over Wisconsin in the 2007 Big Ten regular season. Rashard Mendenhall rushed for a game-high 160 yards and two touchdowns to lead Illinois past the No. 5 Wisconsin Badgers. Juice Williams added 121 yards through the air, as well as 92 yards on the ground. The victory gave the Fighting Illini their first 3-0 start in the Big Ten since 1990. It also marked the program’s second straight victory over a ranked team, as they defeated Penn State, 27-21, in the previous week. Here is a breakdown of
The Ohio State University Marching Band will lift off next fall for a trip to London, taking its groundbreaking field performances abroad for the first time on Sunday, Oct. 25.
Mohamed Sanu is a pretty good NFL wide receiver. Did you know the former Rutgers star wide receiver could kick in a pinch, too?
At 8 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2Go, we’re airing Ohio State’s memorable 42-39 win over rival Michigan in the final game of the 2006 Big Ten regular season. This game was tabbed by many as being the “Game of the Century,” as it featured the No. 1 Buckeyes vs. the No. 2 Wolverines, the first No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup in the rivalry. Troy Smith was outstanding, passing for 316 yards and four touchdowns in the victory. Ohio State improved to a perfect 12-0 with the win, and the Buckeyes punched their golden ticket into the BCS title game. Here
Only an "awkward" interview involving new Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh would get this much attention. Check out Harbaugh's response to Colin Cowherd calling the interview a "clunker" inside.
One year ago Wednesday, Maryland and Rutgers became official members of the Big Ten. To celebrate the anniversary, we’re taking a look back at the top moments from the conference’s 13th and 14th members in their inaugural Big Ten campaigns. We’ve spotlighted our top moments for each school, in alphabetical order, below: MARYLAND 1. Women’s lacrosse wins national championship. It’s really tough to top a national championship, and it’s even harder to top back-to-back NCAA crowns. The Terrapins went 21-1, with the lone loss coming to Ohio State in the inaugural Big Ten tourney, on their way to claiming a
At 8 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2Go, we’re airing Rutgers’ 2014 home victory over Michigan. Gary Nova threw for a career-high 403 yards and three touchdowns to help the Scarlet Knights claim a 26-24 win, their first Big Ten triumph. The decision also sent the Wolverines to their first 0-2 Big Ten start since 1967. Here is a breakdown of the Scarlet Knights’ victory over Michigan. Top moment: Leading 26-24 with 3:07 left in the fourth quarter, Kemoko Turay elevated to block Michigan’s potential go-ahead 56-yard field goal. Top stat: Rutgers wide receiver Andrew Turzilli caught two passes, both touchdowns, for
Time for me to dig into my Big Ten Mailbag and answer some of your pressing queries as we prep the grill for a Fourth of July cookout.
With Bo Ryan about to ride off into the sunset, Tom Oates of Madison.com thinks that recruiting could be a tough sell for Wisconsin. That’s an impact of not knowing who will be Ryan’s successor. Badger coaches can’t tell recruits who will be their coach in 2016-17. The school needs to name assistant Greg Gard as Ryan’s heir. Why break from the Ryan family/mold? Hey, Tom Izzo was Jud Heathcote’s assistant. See where I am going with this? *** More Wisconsin from Oates … Here is a good look at what Bo Ryan has done at Wisconsin. And, Ryan has