Purdue's first bowl win in six years would give the Boilermakers a winning record and a perfect capper to coach Jeff Brohm's first season.
Iowa has gone bust in bowl games. The Hawkeyes have become the worst program in football this decade when it comes to winning bowl games.
No. 10 Miami made a run at the CFP with the help of its ball-hawking defense and turnover margin. No. 6 Wisconsin chased a playoff spot until a loss in the Big Ten title game, posting an 12-1 record despite a quarterback whose 15 interceptions were among the highest total in the country.
The Fiesta Bowl matchup comes with a full dose of deja vu for both Penn State's program and Washington's coach.
A stark contrast in styles defines the matchup in the Holiday Bowl, pitting No. 21 Washington State against No. 18 Michigan State Thursday at SDCCU Stadium.
No. 5 Ohio State and No. 8 USC stated convincing cases for inclusion in the College Football Playoff at the conclusion of their conference championship-winning seasons.
While No. 21 Northwestern comes into Friday's Music City Bowl on a roll, having won seven straight games, Kentucky is limping into the game.
Pat Fitzgerald has one of the rising programs in the Big Ten. The Wildcats are in a bowl for the eighth time in the last 10 years. And with a win vs. Kentucky in the Music City Bowl, NU will earn a 10th victory in a season for the second time in the last four years and the third time since 2012.
The postseason soon will kick off, with games stretching from San Diego to New York, down to Florida and up and over to Idaho. It’s quite a spectacle. The Big Ten will be in eight postseason tilts. And here is a look at the Best of the Big Ten Bowls.
The sting of being left out of the College Football Playoff has subsided for Ohio State, as the Big Ten champs look for a strong finish in the Cotton Bowl vs. USC, a fellow college football blueblood. In fact, many feel the Buckeyes’ clash with Pac-12 champ Trojans is one of the best postseason matchups.