Looking for something cool, something to share with friends? The Nebraska football team provided it during its annual spring game Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
Mike Riley’s first spring game as Nebraska’s head football coach was a giant success. [ MORE: Watch replay of Nebraska spring game on BTN2Go ] The university announced that 76,881 fans attended the annual Red-White Spring Football Game on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. Nebraska drew 61,772 fans at last year’s event, which ranked fifth among all schools in 2014. Alabama led the nation in spring game attendance last season, drawing a total of 73,506 fans. The Huskers topped that number by more than 3,000 fans Saturday. Check it out. According to BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart, who was in
Nebraska held its annual spring game Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. Get all of the top highlights and interviews inside.
It was a gigantic first half for Marcus Leak in Maryland’s annual spring game Saturday afternoon. The wide receiver hauled in three touchdown passes, accounting for all three first-half touchdowns, and they were impressive ones, to boot. Leak started things off with a beautiful catch-and-run, dispatching several would-be tacklers on his way to the end zone. Watch Leak’s first TD grab in the video above. His second score was on a short reception, while the third came on a highlight leaping grab. Watch the second and third scoring receptions below. Leak finished the day with six receptions, 132 yards and
Northwestern held its final practice of the spring season Saturday on BTN/BTN2Go. Get all of the top moments from Lakeside Field inside.
The Purdue football team will have a new home uniform design to choose from this fall. The Boilermakers unveiled the new Nike alternate Saturday morning.
Digging through my mail bag, looking for questions and queries to answer with spring football in full gear and basketball now in our rear-view mirror. Keep those cards and letters coming.
Happy Friday! In today's Big Ten links, Mark Dantonio feels his football team is ready to play now. Plus, we found five great questions about Michigan's basketball team. Braxton Miller won't get in trouble for that Instagram photo. And a few other football teams are focused on improving specific team units. Let's get to the links.
The NFL Draft is just three weeks away, which means experts are putting the final touches on their 2015 mock drafts. ESPN NFL Draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. recently released his 4.0 mock draft, which features five Big Ten players in the first round. The first Big Ten star Kiper Jr. projects to be off the board is Iowa offensive tackle Brandon Scherff, who he has going No. 6 overall to the New York Jets. “The new threats in the passing game are nice, but given the QB options on the roster, this team needs to be able to run
Minnesota hasn’t been a hot-bed for producing NFL talent the last 10 years with just 11 draft choices in that span. In fact, the Golden Gophers did not have any players drafted four times in the last 10 years—2013, 2012, 2011 and 2009. And check this out: The last time Minnesota had a quarterback drafted was 1972, when Craig Curry went in the eighth round. Minnesota could have a few picks in this year’s draft, with TE Maxx Williams and RB David Cobb leading the way. Williams may be a first-round pick, as he is considered by most to be