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Melvin Gordon is a likely Heisman Trophy finalist. What makes him so great? Howard Griffith recently sat down with him to watch some film.
We are hours away from kickoff of the 2014 Big Ten Football Championship Game between Big Ten West champ Wisconsin and Big Ten East champ Ohio State.
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The fourth annual Big Ten championship game will be played tonight in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis with Ohio State taking on Wisconsin.
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It’s game day! In a matter of hours Wisconsin and Ohio State will be facing off in the Big Ten title game. Check out Tom Dienhart’s keys to victory for both teams inside.
Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen and Ohio State coach Urban Meyer addressed the media on Friday before the Badgers and Buckeyes square off in Saturday night’s Big Ten championship tilt.
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BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart is in Indianapolis for Saturday’s Big Ten Football Championshiop and he writes about the quarterbacks – Wisconsin’s Joel Stave/Tanner McEvoy and Ohio State’s Cardale Jones. “It won’t conjure images of Brady vs. Manning. Still, the signal-callers in the 2014 Big Ten title game still will be the keys to victory for their respective teams.”
Leading up to Satrurday’s Big Ten Football Championship, BTN will air today’s Big Ten Football Championship team press conferences with Gary Andersen at 3:30 p.m. ET and Urban Meyer at 4 p.m. ET.
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Did you know Wisconsin’s offense gets 7.2 yards per carry, tops in the nation? I’ve got 23 more interesting numbers involving Ohio State and Wisconsin ahead of Saturday’s Big Ten championship game.
The experts have spoken. And the 70 experts I contacted like Wisconsin to beat Ohio State in the Big Ten championship game, although the split may be closer than you think.
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Wisconsin or Ohio State? See our team’s 2014 Big Ten Football Championship Game predictions and pick your winner inside.
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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.
Big Ten football fans are in full force this weekend in Indianapolis as the third annual Big Ten Championship game is set to kick off tonight at Lucas Oil Stadium. With fans come team spirit, and with team spirit comes great jerseys. I went around the Big Ten Fan Fast and compiled photos of the best jerseys leading up to tonight’s Michigan State vs. Ohio State game.
With kickoff to the 2013 Big Ten Football Championship Game just a few hours away, the field is getting ready and the jerseys are being placed in the lockers. Check out some must-see pregame photos from Indy, courtesy The Journey on Instagram.
Former Ohio State standout and Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George appeared as a guest on #BTNLive this morning at the Indianapolis Convention Center. I caught up with George after the show and asked him about his thoughts on tonight’s big game.
Kickoff is just hours away. BCS No. 2 Ohio State and BCS No. 10 Michigan State each has a lot on the line in the third annual Big Ten championship game. For the Buckeyes, a victory figures to push them to the BCS title game. For the Spartans, a triumph will mean a trip to the Rose Bowl for the first time since the 1987 season.
After addressing the media on Friday afternoon at Lucas Oil Stadium, both Urban Meyer and Mark Dantonio made one thing clear – This year’s Big Ten Championship Game is going to be a good one. Scratch that. A GREAT one.
In less than 24 hours Michigan State and Ohio State will take the field to face off in the 2013 Big Ten Football Championship Game. There is plenty at stake. For now, let’s take a look at some numbers on both sides of the ball for both sides starting with this one: Ohio State and Michigan State have played six common foes in 2013. They are Michigan, Iowa, Northwestern, Illinois, Indiana and Purdue. The Buckeyes’ total margin of victory in those tilts is 130; MSU’s margin was 126.
INDIANAPOLIS — The marquee on the Big Ten title game says “Ohio State vs. Michigan State.” But it may as well say “Ohio State’s offense vs. Michigan State defense.” That’s what many are focused on the eve of the game.
Both football coaches spoke with reporters at the Big Ten Football Championship press conferences today in Indianapolis, and BTN aired them both live. Ohio State’s Urban Meyer went first and Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio followed up. We’v posted video of both session in this post and transcripts below those videos.
Our crew from “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013” presented by Best Buy is in Indianapolis to cover the Big Ten Football Championship for an episode of the show next week. As they have done all season, they’re posting great behind-the-scenes photos to their Instagram page. We’ve pulled out a few in this post.
The picks are in! I canvassed my writing colleagues from all Big Ten precincts, as well as some national scribes and pundits, to get their prediction on the Big Ten title game between Ohio State and Michigan State this Saturday night in Indianapolis. And yes, we asked for a predicted final score, too.
Adding to the intrigue of the Ohio State vs. Michigan State Big Ten championship game is the fact the teams didn’t play this fall. The Buckeyes cross-division foes in 2013 were Michigan, Iowa and Northwestern. The Spartans played Purdue, Indiana and Illinois.
The Big Ten Football Championship game is being analyzed from every possible angle. And that’s just on this website. But let’s not stop there as we are days away from the big game between No. 2 Ohio State and No. 10 Michigan State. I’m headed to Indianapolis for all of the hoopla on Friday and I’ll be covering Saturday night’s game of course, too. So here is my look at the big clash from A to Z.