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!
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:
Want a chance to see the No. 2-ranked team in the nation warm up prior to today’s game against Central Michigan? No problem, we’ve got you covered! Thanks to our exclusive Field Pass cameras only available with BTN2Go, Big Ten fans will get an early live look at Michigan State players warming up before their matchup against Central Michigan at noon ET on BTN. Look at the video in this post to see what we did last week at Penn State, and you’ll have an idea of whats coming this Saturday from Michigan State One hour before kickoff (11:00 a.m. ET)
When thinking of the top programs in college football today, schools such as Alabama, Ohio State and Notre Dame come to mind. But according to Fox Sports’ Joel Klatt, over the past couple of years, the best program in college football is Michigan State. Klatt appeared as a guest on The Herd Thursday and told listeners why he believes the Spartans deserve the No. 1 ranking in the country right now. “They’ve only lost three games in the last three years,” Klatt said. “They have one of the best wins in the country this year, beating Oregon at home. They
Ohio State fans will never forget the beautiful story of Jacob Jarvis, who is a huge Buckeye football fan and followed the team on their memorable national championship run last season. Jarvis has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, the most common fatal genetic disorder diagnosed during childhood, which primarily affects boys across all races and cultures. On Saturday, coaches from Ohio State and Western Michigan will be wearing patches to honor the fight against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Last year, “BTN Journey: Big Ten Football 2014″ spotlighted the friendship between Jarvis and Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer. Watch our Journey preview clip
Week 4 is on our doorstep—and it’s the last round of non-conference games. After this Saturday, most schools should have a pretty good idea of what type of team they have heading into Big Ten action. [ MORE: Week 4 scoreboard | Week 4 previews | Polls: Pick Week 4 winners | Q&A: Jordan Canzeri | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Player Rankings | Latest polls | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats ] Here are some hard takes entering a hefty Saturday of action that features 14 games. 1. It took a few days, but Urban Meyer
With Wisconsin's Corey Clement out, Dare Ogunbowale and Taiwan Deal have gotten the bulk of the carries. Purdue's struggles at QB go back a ways. A former coach's house was burglarized. We round up and look at these stories and more in Friday's Big Ten links.
Want a chance to see the No. 2-ranked team in the nation warm up prior to Saturday’s game against Central Michigan? No problem, we’ve got you covered! Thanks to our exclusive Field Pass cameras only available with BTN2Go, Big Ten fans will get an early live look at Michigan State players warming up before their matchup against Central Michigan at noon ET on BTN. Look at the video in this post to see what we did last week at Penn State, and you’ll have an idea of whats coming this Saturday from Michigan State One hour before kickoff (11:00 a.m. ET)
College football is in full swing, which means it is time for ESPN football analyst Mel Kiper Jr. to begin releasing his NFL Draft Big Boards. While Big Ten names littered draft boards heading into the 2015 college football season, it looks like Kiper is taking a new stance, listing only one Big Ten player in the top 10 of his latest big board. That player is Ohio State DE Joey Bosa, who comes in at No. 2 overall on Kiper’s list. “Lining up all over, he’s going to be used in multiple ways by the Buckeyes staff this year,
Are you a fan of Big Ten football in-game video highlights? How about interviews from your favorite Big Ten basketball coaches? If so, we’ve got you covered, with our new BTN YouTube page. In the fast-paced world of sports and social media, BTN.com now offers in-game Big Ten highlights, interviews and features on our YouTube page, which can be seen here! When a huge play happens or a memorable moment occurs, BTN.com video editors will post and share the video right after they happen. Looking for your favorite play from Week 1 of the season, but don’t want to scroll