Menu Search

What's coming up: Watch "Big Ten Elite: 1976 Rutgers Basketball" at 9 p.m. ET.



BTN's Tom Dienhart senior writer Tom Dienhart covers Big Ten football all year. Check out these links:

Big Ten Links | 1-on-1 | RSS | @BTNTomDienhart | Facebook | Tom's Mailbag

Wisconsin offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig headed to Vanderbilt has learned that Wisconsin offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig has been hired at Vanderbilt. He will coordinate the Commodore attack. Ludwig pushed the buttons on a Badger offense that finished No. 3 in the Big Ten (464.8 ypg) despite not having a true No. 1 quarterback for most of the season. Wisconsin won the Big Ten West and is headed to the Outback Bowl to play Auburn. Ludwig was hired by Gary Andersen in 2013. He also had coordinated offenses at Fresno State, Oregon, Utah, Cal and San Diego State.  

Video: Watch former Big Ten stars’ Week 17 NFL highlights

The final week of the 2014 NFL regular season featured plenty of highlights for former Big Ten stars. [ MORE: Watch all Week 17 NFL highlights ] Topping the highlights was J.J. Watt, who tallied three sacks, the final of which gave him 20.5 on the season to become the first player to register multiple 20-sack campaigns. Making the accomplishment all the more impressive is the fact Watt’s final sack resulted in a safety, meaning he’s scored points in four different ways this season (TD catch, INT return, fumble return & safety). It was an incredible performance, one that can