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Top 10 performers from Saturday's Big Ten football games

What a day of Big Ten football! [ MORE: Best of Week 4 | Week 4 picks revisited | Dienhart: Is it time to fear Michigan? | What Tom Dienhart learned | Week 4 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Week 4 top stars | Week 4 uniform designs | Derek Jeter attends Michigan game ] The conference finished 12-2 on Saturday, highlighted by Michigan’s impressive 31-0 victory over BYU. With 14 total games on the slate, there were plenty of outstanding individual performances as well. Here is a look at my top 10 performers from

Indiana, Purdue & Rutgers debut new designs in Week 4

The final week of full-on non-conference play provided its share of excitement. [ MORE: Best of Week 4 | Week 4 picks revisited | Week 4 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Dienhart: Is it time to start fearing Michigan? | Week 4 top performers | Week 4 uniform designs | Derek Jeter attends Michigan game ] It also brought us three new Big Ten uniform designs, one of the always-popular throwback variety. Rutgers returned to its traditional red-and-white home combo vs. Kansas, ditching the monochromatic design it has worn, both at home and on the

Catch up on tonight's Week 4 Big Ten football games

No. 17 Northwestern held off Ball State, 24-19, on Saturday night to enter Big Ten play with a perfect 4-0 record and highlight Week 4 Big Ten night action. Catch up on all of the day’s action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Looking for available live in-game highlights? Check us out on YouTube and on Facebook and on Twitter (use the links below for school Twitter accounts): Illinois football highlights Indiana football highlights Iowa football highlights Maryland football highlights Michigan football highlights Michigan State football highlights Minnesota football highlights Nebraska football highlights Northwestern football highlights Ohio State football highlights Penn

Anthony Zettel plays hours after dad loses cancer battle

Anthony Zettel played, all right, and the Penn State defensive tackle made quite the impact. [ MORE: Best of Week 4 | Power Rankings | Week 4 picks revisited | What Tom Dienhart learned | Dienhart: Is it time to fear Michigan? | Gerry DiNardo tweets | Latest polls | Week 4 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Week 4 top stars | Week 4 uniform designs | Derek Jeter attends Michigan game ] Suiting up hours after his father Terry Zettel, 46, died, Zettel registered a team-high seven tackles, had a half-sack and recovered a

Catch up on today's late afternoon Week 4 Big Ten games

No. 1 Ohio State rolled Western Michigan, 38-12, and Iowa notched a dominating 62-16 victory over North Texas to highlight Week 4 late afternoon Big Ten action. Catch up on all of today’s Big Ten football action on our live scoreboard. Use our TV GameFinder lookup tool to find BTN games on your TV. Also, watch these games tonight on BTN2Go: Ball State at Northwestern, and Hawaii at Wisconsin. Looking for available live in-game highlights? We got them! Looking for available live in-game highlights? Check us out on YouTube and on Facebook and on Twitter (use the links below for

Video: Seriously, how did De'Veon Smith score on this run?

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh insists Michigan has no running back controversy, and De’Veon Smith is the reason why. [ MORE: Watch Amara Darboh make ridiculous one-handed grab ] Two weeks after torching Oregon State for 126 yards and three touchdowns, the Michigan running back ran for one of the wildest touchdowns fans may see this season. When it was all said and done, after Smith emerged from a massive cluster of players at the line of scrimmage and fended off the same would-be tackler several times, the run covered 60 glorious yards. It’s safe to say BYU lost Smith, all

Catch up on today's early Week 4 Big Ten football games

Michigan shut out BYU, 31-0, and No. 2 Michigan State pulled away from Central Michigan, 30-10, to highlight early Week 4 Big Ten action. Also, here are today’s later games on BTN/BTN2Go: San Diego State at Penn State, Ohio at Minnesota, Ball State at Northwestern, and Hawaii at Wisconsin. Looking for available live in-game highlights? We got them! Check us out on YouTube and on Facebook and on Twitter (use the links below for school Twitter accounts): Illinois football highlights Indiana football highlights Iowa football highlights Maryland football highlights Michigan football highlights Michigan State football highlights Minnesota football highlights Nebraska football

Watch Amara Darboh make highlight-reel one-handed grab

Just last week, people were talking about Michigan State wide receiver Aaron Burbridge’s amazing touchdown grab as the “catch of the year.” [ MORE: Watch De’Veon Smith run for wild touchdown ] Another week, another honoree. The latest entrant also came in the state of Michigan, this time via Michigan wide receiver Amara Darboh, who hauled in a one-handed grab that reminded some of Odell Beckham Jr.’s circus catch last season. Watch the ridiculous one-handed catch in the tweet above. What a week for Darboh, huh? Earlier this week, the Sierra Leone native became a United States citizen. Congratulations, Amara!

Future MLB Hall of Famer Derek Jeter attends BYU-Michigan game

Derek Jeter is a Michigan fan, and the football program honored the former Wolverines’ baseball signee Saturday morning. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out our full Gone Viral section! ] Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh presented the former Kalamazoo Central High star and future MLB Hall of Famer with a personalized No. 2 Wolverines jersey. Based on the picture above, Jeter absolutely loved receiving the iconic jersey, this one, unlike his old Yankees one, with his surname on it. See more pictures of Jeter at Michigan Stadium below: