If there is panic and unrest in the Ohio State camp after Saturday's upset loss to Penn State, nobody was displaying it Monday.
This week on "The Journey" we profile a very intense flag football game tradition between Iowa and Wisconsin. We also check in on Northwestern WR Austin Carr, who went from walk-on to Star, and Illinois OL Gabe Megginson, who is part of the new Illini foundation.
Northwestern cornerback Matthew Harris, who hasn't played since Sept. 10, announced his retirement from football Monday.
Week 8 was a lot of fun, highlighted by Penn State's upset of then-No. 2 Ohio State. Here is what I’m buying and selling as we enter Week 9
The Big Ten office released its Week 8 Big Ten football award winners Monday. The list features a trio of Penn State players, including the duo responsible for the decisive blocked field goal touchdown return, plus Maryland's first freshman of the week.
Through eight weeks, Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com has 10 Big Ten teams projected for bowls—one fewer than last week, as Michigan State has fallen from Palm’s projections.
Just like that, the Buckeyes have seen their unbeaten season trashed—and their playoff hopes damaged. But Michigan and Nebraska remain perfect. And Wisconsin tallied yet another impressive victory.
Down goes Ohio State! As a result, my Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal have a new king. Say “hello” to Michigan.
To no surprise, undefeated Michigan moved up to No. 2 in the latest AP & Coaches polls, released Sunday. The Wolverines (7-0) fresh off another rout, this one vs. Illinois, pace the Big Ten for the first time this season. Ohio State, which had been No. 2, dropped to No. 6 AP/No. 8 Coaches following its road loss at Penn State. Perfect Nebraska (7-0) jumps up to No. 7/T-No.6, while Wisconsin drops one spot, to No. 11, despite winning at rival Iowa, and Penn State debuts in the AP at No. 24. View both polls below. AP Rankings Rankings as
Before we turn our attention to Week 9, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 8 Big Ten game predictions.