On our daily show “BTN Live” BTN host Mike Hall talked with Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez about a variety of topics including the recent retirement of NFL and former Wisconsin linebacker Chris Borland. Watch it all here. BTN.com will also posting segments of tonight’s episode on Twitter via @bigtennetwork and @BTNLive. “BTN Live” airs every weekday. If you don’t know by now, “BTN Live” is on Twitter and Facebook, too. Connect with our show’s producers, send questions and vote in polls. Plus, connect with BTN social media report Taylor Rooks on Twitter.
Who is the Big Ten’s best football player as we prepare for next month’s spring games? It’s Ohio State stud defensive end Joey Bosa, according to Athlon’s pre-spring player rankings. Bosa, the 2014 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, beat out Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook for the top spot. The publication ranked Bosa No. 1 because “he should be one of college football’s top defenders in 2015.” Indeed. Bosa was dominant in 2014, recording 55 tackles, 21 tackles for loss, a Big Ten-leading 13.5 sacks and four forced fumbles, and he should only get better in 2015. Ohio
Former Wisconsin linebacker and 2013 Big Ten DPOY Chris Borland announced Monday that he is retiring from the NFL over concerns about head trauma. See tweets about his decision inside.
I usually don't tweet things like this, so forgive me but this is just really too funny not to! haha #ImDone pic.twitter.com/Muk5ZcVYzd — Boss Tagaloa (@_BT75) March 14, 2015 Spring is here, and that means high school students are busy coming up with creative ways to ask classmates to prom. It’s also a time for college coaches to make a good impression on future recruits. New Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh knows this, so much so that he copied a recruit’s prom proposal sign and turned it into a fun recruiting tool. The recruit is Boss Tagaloa, a four-star defensive tackle
Michigan offensive lineman Jack Miller is passing up his final season of eligibility. A team spokesman says Miller wants to focus on his studies and pursue business opportunities.
In Wednesday's Big Ten links, we touch on the Big Ten men's tournament. Plus, Tom Dienhart has a few spring football stories to catch up on, too. Dive, read, click and enjoy.
Our Nebraska Cornhusker Helmet Concepts #football #GBR pic.twitter.com/ZhBvyXeng9 — Big Red Nation (@NebBigRedNation) March 9, 2015 Alternate uniforms and concept helmets… You either love them or hate them. Well, the staff over at bigrednation.com had some fun and created four different Nebraska helmet concepts. Check them out in the photo above. Two of the helmet designs feature a “Blackshirts” theme, while another one is a red and white look with an all-red facemask. Remember, these are concept designs, meaning Nebraska won’t actually be wearing them. However, if the Huskers did wear something like this, there’s no question the fans would
We know the Ohio State football team can play football really well. But can the national champs dance? The Buckeyes showed off their moves with the dance team at halftime of the Ohio State men’s basketball season finale vs. Wisconsin on Sunday afternoon. Whether they can dance or not, well, just check out the video above. One thing’s for sure: Ezekiel Elliott won’t be wearing his cropped jersey in 2015, per a new NCAA rule. ALL THE RIGHT MOVES on & off the field! 2014 National Champion #Buckeyes perform w/ @OhioStateDT #GoBucks http://t.co/jQLgPXmF0A — Ohio State Buckeyes (@OhioStAthletics) March 9,
Jim Harbaugh is a busy guy. Between coaching football and tweeting Judge Judy, the new Michigan football coach is staying busy.
March Madness is here, but Ohio State college football fans haven't forgotten the Buckeyes' memorable national championship run.