There is nothing like a good non-conference game to test a program before the rigors on league play kick in. And each Big Ten school has at least one stern test looming this fall.
Michigan State released a new all-white Nike alternate uniform, to be worn Sept. 9 vs. Western Michigan, on Wednesday morning.
It’s rivalry week, the final Saturday of the regular season! And, a lot could be on the line, including division championships. As usual, the place to start on this final Saturday is “The Game,” as Ohio State is at Michigan. In case you didn’t know, Jim Harbaugh is 0-2 vs. the Buckeyes.
This could be a pivotal Saturday, as the finish line for the season draws near. Keep an eye on Michigan at Wisconsin. The Wolverines and Badgers have met just one time since 2010, with Michigan taking a 14-7 decision last year in Ann Arbor.
The season is hitting the home stretch, so a lot figures to be on the line. All 14 schools are in action with the Iowa at Wisconsin tilt at the top of the “must watch” list.
It’s Little Brown Jug week! And Ohio State’s trip to Iowa drips with intrigue, while Northwestern’s junket to Nebraska will play a big role in shaping the Big Ten West chase during a week with all 14 teams in action.
All 14 teams are in action in league play for the first time. And there are some good clashes on deck, headlined by Penn State playing at Ohio State. And we have a rivalry, too, with Minnesota at Iowa in a battle for Floyd of Rosedale.
Three Michigan State football players were charged Tuesday with criminal sexual conduct in connection with an incident that occurred on campus in January. Arrest warrants signed by an Ingham County judge name Donnie Corley Jr., Demetric Vance and Josh King. It was not clear when they would be arraigned.
BTN today announced its schedule for the first three weeks of the 2017 college football season, featuring 16 non-conference matchups that include the defending Big Ten Champion Penn State Nittany Lions as well as Michigan and Wisconsin teams that finished last season ranked in the Associated Press top 10. BTN kicks off the season on Thursday, August 31, at 7 p.m. ET when P.J. Fleck and the Minnesota Golden Gophers host Buffalo at TCF Bank Field. Four games follow on Saturday, Sept. 2, including a matchup between Iowa and Wyoming that will pit Butkus Award finalist Josey Jewell and the
Six games dot the docket as the season inches toward the midway point. And all eyes will be on Michigan’s trip to Penn State in a huge East Division tilt. The Wolverines have won the last three meetings vs. the Nittany Lions, including a 28-16 victory in Beaver Stadium in 2015.