It's a pretty big deal any time a team hosts Ohio State. Maryland knows this, so it will be wearing a new "Red Ops" alternate uniform vs. the sixth-ranked Buckeyes on Saturday afternoon.
Michigan State will wear an alternate uniform in its season opener Friday night in the Armed Forces Classic.
No. 6 Ohio State will wear a throwback uniform vs. No. 9 Nebraska on Saturday night. The design honors the 100th anniversary of the program's undefeated 1916 team.
Northwestern, one week after playing at Ohio State, hosts No. 8 Wisconsin in an important Big Ten West matchup, and it will do so in a new alternate uniform.
Indiana will debut an adidas "Candy Stripe" alternate, featuring the iconic design on the shoulders, vs. undefeated and ranked Nebraska on Oct. 15.
Nebraska will wear an all-white alternate uniform Sept. 24 at Big Ten West rival Northwestern. See the new design in this post.
Believe it or not, the Big Ten football season kicks off one week from Thursday. [ MORE: Get all of our BTN bus tour coverage ] It all starts with Minnesota hosting Oregon State and former Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen on Thursday, Sept. 1 at TCF Bank Stadium. Before the games start, as we do every year, we wanted to take a look at all 14 Big Ten teams’ schedule posters. See your Big Ten team’s 2016 schedule poster(s) below. ILLINOIS #PosterSwag FBS Football Poster Social Vote: RETWEET this to vote for: @IlliniAthletics @IlliniFootball pic.twitter.com/1khntBTg7c — Poster Swag (@PosterSwag) August
This years for you buddy!! #SF27 #Huskers pic.twitter.com/Z53HQ6vP0L — Kyle Kotrous (@Kkotrous22) August 3, 2016 Nebraska shared the helmet decal it will wear to honor late punter Sam Foltz on Wednesday afternoon. Assistant equipment manager Kyle Kotrous tweeted a picture of the decal, which features Foltz’s initials, in red, and number (27), in white; the decal is affixed to the back left of the helmet, just above the players’ number. Foltz, the 2015 Big Ten Punter of the Year and a former walk-on from Greeley, Nebraska, was killed in a one-car accident returning home from a kicking camp in Wisconsin
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Today, Ohio State announced it will wear an alternate uniform during a game this season in honor of its first three-time All-American, who led the school to its first football conference championship in 1916.