In case you haven’t heard, perfect Nebraska faces reigning Big Ten champ Michigan State on Saturday night in a game many think could be a preview of the 2014 Big Ten title game. Five days before the big game, @FauxPelini and Michigan State punter Mike Sadler (@Sadler_3) had some fun to get everyone ready. @FauxPelini kicked off the festivities with this tweet, and the two went on to have a humorous back-and-forth. Get our latest Gone Viral posts: Read the interaction below: @FauxPelini yes! Sure fire way to raise awareness for punters getting benched syndrome. — Mike Sadler (@Sadler_3) September
We’ve had plenty of time to digest what we saw on the gridiron last Saturday. So, in this social media world, let’s slap a hashtag on it, OK? Get Tom Dienhart’s latest Big Ten coverage: Illinois: #cardiackids #toocloseforcomfort #thankyoujoshferguson Indiana: #terrifictevin #hugeupset #newlife Iowa: #sunshinekid #backontrack? #welcomebackoffense Maryland: #tightenthatdefense #testedinnonconference #feartheturtle Michigan: #struggling #lookslike2013 #whoistheQB? Michigan State: #firststeptowardrunningthetable #buzzsaw #bigtensbest Minnesota: #allrunnopass #needbalance #anotherunderrateddefense Nebraska: #fearameer #offensive #stillperfect Northwestern: #awinisawinisawin #workinprogress #bigplaysneeded Ohio State: #passdefensewillbetestedbycincy #improving #timetomakearun Penn State: #bigtenbigsurprise #finallyarungame #stillperfect Purdue: #improving #etlilngcomingon #defensemakingplays Rutgers: #tough #physical #resilient Wisconsin: #gordonisgreat #runningmachine #layingintheweeds About Tom Dienhart BTN.com senior writer
It’s Sunday, and that means it’s time to spotlight the best tweet from Week 4 action. The winner this week is from Maryland’s athletic handle (@umterps), which tweeted a classic celebratory tweet after winning at Syracuse. Get our latest Week 4 coverage: 🐢>🍊 — Maryland Athletics (@umterps) September 20, 2014 Well done, @umterps! As you can see by the retweets and favorites, I’m not the only one who enjoyed this. Honorable mention: The best feeling in the world!!!! pic.twitter.com/VIAzVnj6bz — Shane Wynn (@SHANEWYNN4) September 21, 2014
Kenny Bell had a pretty great caption for a photo of him in Saturday night's win at Fresno State.
There's nothing better than a classic knock-knock joke to poke fun at a rival before the big game. See what we mean inside.
Don’t forget about Penn State in the East Division. The NCAA announced early Monday afternoon that it has restored Penn State’s postseason eligibility, effective immediately, and has returned all 85 scholarships, starting in 2015. Read full release. Moments later, the Big Ten announced Penn State was eligible for this year’s Big Ten title game. [ MORE: Penn State fans: Learn how to reserve title game tickets! ] Here are the @NCAA tweets: Due to Penn State’s progress in ensuring athletics dept functions with integrity, NCAA immediately restores football postseason eligibility. — NCAA (@NCAA) September 8, 2014 The NCAA has also
It’s Sunday, and that means it’s time to look at the best tweet from Week 2 action. This week’s winner is Indiana QB Nate Sudfeld, who succinctly tweeted what everyone was thinking while watching Ameer Abdullah’s incredible game-winning touchdown. Sudfeld and the Hoosiers were off Saturday, so the quarterback had a great seat in front of the TV for one of the top highlights of the young season. Ameer Abdullah… Wow! — Nate Sudfeld (@NateSudfeld) September 6, 2014 Hon0rable mention Flying lol pic.twitter.com/LCPKHWD56s — Joey Bosa (@jbbigbear) September 8, 2014
In the fast-paced world of sports and social media, BTN.com now offers in-game Big Ten highlights on Twitter. When a big play happens or a memorable moment occurs, BTN.com editors will post and share the video in a matter of minutes.
You know Robbie Hummel as a basketball player who battled injury throughout his Purdue career. Did you know he's also a great jokester?
Our annual summer football tour rolls on! BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart and Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith are taking in Ohio State’s practice Wednesday afternoon. Get some of the best tweets from the practice in this post. Get our latest football tour coverage: TOM DIENHART Your projected starting OTs: Taylor Decker and Darryl Baldwin. O line needs to develop quickly with 4 new starters. pic.twitter.com/OZn1Fms3VM — Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart) August 6, 2014 Buckeye RBs hitting the "blaster." The pecking order: Elliott, Dunn, Samuel. pic.twitter.com/OiXbpzmrtl — Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart) August 6, 2014 Joey Bosa and Michael Bennett will strike fear