Former Minnesota star and two-time second-team All-Big Ten honoree Trevor Mbakwe finds himself in Russia these days, playing for Zenit Saint Petersburg. BTN.com recently caught up with Mbakwe for an email Q&A.
The 2017 NFL Draft is history. And the Big Ten had 35 draft choices among the 253 selections in Philadelphia. But a lot of good Big Ten players went undrafted. Take a look at the top names inside.
If you're an Ohio State fan, you loved him. If you're a fan of any other Big Ten team, you most likely despised him, the ultimate compliment for a star. We're talking about two-time Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year Aaron Craft. Get BTN.com's email Q&A with the former OSU star inside.
Former Purdue standout Robbie Hummel breaks down the Boilermakers' trio of 2017 NBA Draft hopefuls, plus answers several fun rapid fire questions.
Former Iowa standout and 2015 All-Big Ten first-team selection Aaron White continues to chase the NBA dream. BTN.com recently caught up with the Strongsville, Ohio, native who is playing in Russia for an email Q&A.
Former Wisconsin standout and current NFL superstar J.J. Watt surprised his soon-to-be retiring fourth grade teacher Monday morning. Mrs. Keith, who Watt called "one of my favorite teachers of all time," is retiring at the end of the year after 41 years.
Tom Brady (Michigan) had a night for the ages, while James White (Wisconsin) had the performance of his career to help New England erase a 25-point deficit en route to claiming a 34-28 overtime win.
The 2017 Pro Bowl was Sunday night, and the AFC got the best of the NFC, 20-13, in a surprisingly low-scoring all-star game. Former Purdue stars Drew Brees and Cliff Avril highlighted the Big Ten, with the former tossing the NFC’s lone touchdown and the latter registering a sack. To be honest, there weren’t a lot of stats from this one. Here’s how Big Ten names fared, though. OFFENSE Drew Brees (Purdue), NFC: 10-19, 112 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT Kirk Cousins (Michigan State), NFC: 14-20, 158 yards, 1 INT Ezekiel Elliott (Ohio State), NFC: 8 car., 20 yards; 1
The Super Bowl LI matchup is set, and thirteen former Big Ten stars are listed on the active rosters for the New England Patriots (7) and Atlanta Falcons (6).
Monday was the deadline for players to declare their intentions for the 2017 NFL Draft. And the Big Ten saw 16 players declare. Seven of the 14 schools saw a player declare: Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Northwestern, Penn State and Wisconsin.