Each week during the season, BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman and a featured guest will debate a topic related to Big Ten football. This week, Detroit News Michigan football beat writer Angelique Chengelis and I debate the following question: “After scoring 41 points against Notre Dame last weekend, is it fair to say that Michigan has the Big Ten’s best offense right now?”
Nebraska football’s official twitter account, @Huskers, has announced that the team will wear a No. 36 decal on its helmet for Saturday’s game against UCLA. The decal is in honor of UCLA redshirt freshman wide receiver Nick Pasquale, who was struck by a car and killed this past weekend in his hometown of San Clemente, Calif. Pasquale was 20 years-old.
Have you ever wondered what happens to the Heisman Trophy once it is awarded to the most outstanding player in college football? Do they take it home with them? Where is it displayed– at the school, or in the recipients’ home?
Did you miss something while you stepped away from your computer? We’re tracking some of the best Big Ten social media happenings and posting them all right here. Check out today’s edition, including Northwestern kicker Jeff Budzien knocking through a pair of 70-yard field goals at practice.
We’ve all had moments during football games where we see something great and exclaim, “Did you see that?” And these days our exclamations can be made across a variety of social media platforms. For some time now BTN.com has posted video highlights from BTN games in progress so that fans can share and relive these top moments soon after they happen. Now that experience is getting even better.
This will be a Saturday that helps define the Big Ten’s national image, with four big-time games vs. the Pac-12. And Purdue will be on a national stage with its clash vs. Notre Dame. Get prepped for all the action in Four Downs.
We sit on the precipice of a big Saturday for the Big Ten. No, it’s a HUGE Saturday for the Big Ten, which has an opportunity to impress with four big games vs. the Pac-12. The biggest: UCLA’s visit to Nebraska. What could be key to Nebraska slowing down UCLA’s offense? Freshmen along the front seven, led by linebacker Josh Banderas.