There's no change to the top half of BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, but Purdue is moving on up. Meanwhile, Nebraska is trending down.
J.T. Barrett broke Drew Brees' record for most career touchdowns accounted for in Big Ten history vs. Army on Saturday. The three-time captain now has had his hand in 107 career touchdowns, one more than the former Purdue star and current NFL Pro Bowler.
This was an upsetting Saturday for Nebraska. For Michigan, Penn State, Minnesota and Purdue, it was a chance to continue to shine. Ohio State got back on track. Here is the Best of Week 3.
Before we turn our attention to Week 4, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and Big Ten fans did with their Week 3 Big Ten game predictions. Big Ten fans and Dienhart both went 10-1, so there's no change in the season standings.
Trace McSorley threw a Beaver Stadium-record 85-yard touchdown pass to Saquon Barkley for one of his four scoring strikes and also ran for a touchdown in No. 5 Penn State's 56-0 victory over Georgia State 56-0 on Saturday night.
Northwestern rebounded from a rough Week 2 to take care of Bowling Green, 49-7, Saturday at Ryan Field.
This feels like 1997, all over again. It was Joe Tiller’s first in West Lafayette, and he immediately flipped the losing script. Jeff Brohm is on track to do the same thing. Today’s dominating 35-3 win at Missouri served further notice that Purdue no longer is the Big Ten patsy.
Freshman J.K. Dobbins ran for 172 yards and a pair of touchdowns as No. 8 Ohio State rebounded from a deflating loss to rout Army 38-7 on Saturday.
David Blough passed for one touchdown and ran for another as Purdue dominated Missouri, 35-3 in a nonconference football battle Saturday.
Alex Hornibrook threw for four touchdowns and 256 yards as No. 10 Wisconsin eased to a 40-6 victory over BYU on Saturday. The Badgers (3-0) met little resistance as they put the game away in the first half and led 24-6 at halftime.