Did Jerry Kill deserve to be Big Ten Coach of the Year? You won’t get an argument from me. But a case certainly could have been made for Ohio State’s Urban Meyer. Incredibly, a Buckeye coach hasn’t won this honor since Earle Bruce in 1979. Of course, Ohio State faces Wisconsin on Saturday. One of the best stories of 2014 has been how Badgers QB Joel Stave has resurrected his season which began with a mental funk that saw him unable to complete the simplest of passes to finishing the season on a roll. Check out this video feature. He’ll
The Big Ten was dotted with a bevy of good freshmen this fall. Jump inside to see Tom Dienhart's 2014 All-Big Ten Freshman Team.
Wisconsin or Ohio State? See our team's 2014 Big Ten Football Championship Game predictions and pick your winner inside.
Few will ever forget Devin Gardner's act of sportsmanship last Saturday at Ohio State. That includes an Ohio State at Marion employee who sent the Michigan quarterback a letter.
BTN will provide extensive coverage surrounding the Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis this weekend, when Wisconsin takes on Ohio State.
Football is a game about matchups. Who has the edge in the most categories? See who Tom Dienhart thinks has the edge in the Big Ten title game.
Wisconsin and Ohio State didn’t meet this season, adding intrigue to this Saturday night’s clash in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for the Big Ten championship. But the teams did meet last year on Sept. 28. The Buckeyes (4-0 overall) were No. 4 and Wisconsin (3-1) was No. 24, as Ohio State took a 31-24 decision in Columbus with none other than LeBron James in attendance to watch the Buckeyes push their national-long winning streak to 17. Yes, rosters have changed and the chemistry of each squad has been altered, as teams take on different personalities from year to year.
Attendance was an issue at Michigan this season. How much so? It dropped to No. 3 in the nation. This is a big deal, folks. The Wolverines had paced America in attendance every year since 1998. Ohio State led the country this season, with an average attendance number of 106,296 in the Shoe. Texas A&M was No. 2 at 105,122. Nick Baumgardner of Mlive.com says Michigan reported an average drop of 6,683 fans per game this season, as last year’s average worked out to 111,592 per home contest. *** Mike Griffith of Mlive.com thinks five Michigan State football players deserved
The sixth College Football Playoff Poll was released Tuesday night. Ohio State moved up to No. 5 to pace the Big Ten for the fourth straight week. The Buckeyes, fresh off a rivalry win over Michigan, were No. 6 last week. Michigan State moved up two spots, to No. 8, after rolling at Penn State, while Wisconsin jumped just one spot, to No. 13, following its win over then-No. 18 Minnesota. Minnesota dropped out of the poll as a result of its loss at Wisconsin. As has been the case every week in this poll, the Big Ten is shut
Who will be the next head coach at Michigan? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart points out 11 names that would seem to be possible targets.