After making five bowls in a row, Northwestern has missed the postseason each of the last two seasons—going 5-7 each year. Pat Fitzgerald hopes to break the funk.
Wisconsin's Dare Ogunbowale already has made the move from defensive back to running back. He might be able to kick, too, in a pinch.
J.J. Watt was on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday night, and he, once again, showed off his incredible athleticism. Check out the video inside.
An Ohio State football fan created a Buckeye-themed cake with No. 53 on the jersey, in honor of the late Kosta Karageorge.
New coach Mike Riley walked into a decent situation in Lincoln. The cupboard isn’t barren at a place where departed Bo Pelini won at least nine games in each of his seven seasons.
It's time for Tom Dienhart to reach into his mailbag. Lots of football queries ruminating throughout the minds of Big Ten fans. There are some hoops, too. Let’s get to it!
How will Rutgers' QB race play out next season? What does Ohio State's 2015 projected depth chart look like? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart points out the top stories on those topics in Tuesday's Big Ten links.
Classic. (h/t: @audsnyder4) pic.twitter.com/xGJ9dO5uFO — Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina) January 26, 2015 Attention, Penn State football players: James Franklin is monitoring your tweets. Just ask cornerback Bryant Harper. On Monday, Harper tweeted about getting a B on his first anatomy test, despite not studying, and his head coach had a fantastic response. See the discussion above. This is classic. We all know Franklin loves Twitter. It was just a little more than a week ago that he tweeted this picture with Flavor Flav. All turned out well here, but this is a good reminder that Franklin is watching what his team
Minnesota is one of the Big Ten’s fast-rising programs as Jerry Kill enters his fifth season on the job. [ MORE: Minnesota team homepage | 2014 Minnesota stats ] The Golden Gophers are coming off consecutive eight-win seasons with a second-place finish in 2014. Kill will be looking to take the program to an even higher level in 2015. And he’ll have some talent to work with, including on offense quarterback Mitch Leidner, some emerging receivers (KJ Maye) and three linemen led by tackle Josh Campion. Corners Briean Boddy-Calhoun and Eric Murray, end Thieren Cockran, tackle Steven Richardson and linebacker
The NFL Pro Bowl was Sunday night, and former Wisconsin standout J.J. Watt took home Defensive MVP. Of course, right?