Attention, Nebraska fans: BTN.com wants videos of you doing your best “Westerkamp,” basically catching anything behind your back. Film it, use the hashtag #backcatch, and we’ll post our favorites!
Attention, Wisconsin football fans: It looks like Melvin Gordon and Corey Clement have a new touchdown dance. Check out inside!
It’s Week 1. Still, Jordan Westerkamp may have just recorded what will go down as the catch of the year. Hyperbole? Decide for yourself.
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There’s a pretty good chance #westerkamping will catch on in Lincoln. What’s #westerkamping, you ask? Find out inside!
If Big Ten fans didn’t know Tevaun Smith’s name before Saturday, they should now. Moments after running all over the field on a highlight-reel reverse, Smith one-upped himself with a ridiculous one-handed touchdown grab.
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How long would it take you to hit 15 NBA 3-pointers? It took former Michigan star Nik Stauskas just 46 seconds. Oh, and he did it on 15 shots. Watch it in this post.
The new court at Welsh-Ryan Arena is down, and it looks great. The team’s new videoboard also impresses.
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Welcome to the Big Ten, Rutgers. The Scarlet Knights kicked off their college football season and conference debut with a bang.
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We’re not sure Frank Caliendo could top Elliott Mealer’s Brady Hoke impersonation. The former Michigan offensive lineman does a spot-on “Hoke,” and he posted proof of it to Instagram on Thursday night.
A good hurdle is certain to get fans out of their seats. Maxx Williams had Minnesota fans jumping out of their seats in Thursday night’s opener.
Former Iowa defensive coordinator Norm Parker, 72, died in January, and the Hawkeyes will honor the longtime defensive coordinator in 2014 with a “Norm” decal on the back right of their helmet. Parker, who joined the Hawkeyes in 1999, retired after the 2011 season.
The latest batch of Nissan Heisman House commercials are out just in time for the 2014 season. And a couple of them feature Michigan’s Charles Woodson, the 1997 Heisman Trophy winner.
You know Robbie Hummel as a basketball player who battled injury throughout his Purdue career. Did you know he’s also a great jokester?
Want to visit Dublin? We can’t send you there, but we do have some postcard-worthy photos of the Penn State football team enjoying its time in Ireland.
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Four former Big Ten standouts have one of the top 25 best-selling NFL jerseys. Who leads the way? Find out inside.
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The Marching Illini recently visited Illinois football practice. It resulted in some entertaining dancing and a good time had by all. View a trio of videos in this post.
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Vanderbilt gave James Franklin his first head coaching gig. The new Penn State coach is forever grateful for the opportunity, and he proved it with a tweet to his old team Monday afternoon.
There’s no better and more fun way to cool off after a warm practice than by breaking out the Slip ‘N Slide, right? The Indiana football team recently proved this.
Surrounded by a group of young campers at halfcourt, Nik Stauskas made the shot you just knew he would make. Even better than the shot? That would be the reaction of the campers.
Former Purdue quarterback Drew Brees loves his Boilermakers. He showed it again following Saturday’s exhibition game at Indianapolis, running over to the expensive seats to sign some Purdue memorabilia.
Big Ten football kicks off Thursday night. Before then, classes will start at several schools across the Big Ten. That means it’s time for the annual freshman class photo shoot at the football field. Check out several really great Class of 2018 photos in this post. Have one from another Big Ten school? Tweet it to me (@BTNBrentYarina).
Before your Big Ten team kicks off, you need to see the fantastic throwback footage Wisconsin has of head coach Gary Andersen. In the team’s latest “The Camp 2014” video feature, the Badgers put video of Andersen, with a mullet and skin tight clothes, on the big screen during a team meeting. The team loved it, and so will you. Fast forward to the 3:45 mark to see a younger Andersen working out and trying to make a name for himself.
One doesn’t have to like Penn State to enjoy James Franklin’s video of his seven-year-old daughter hitting the sleds and yelling, “We are … Penn State!” The proof is in the video in this post.
BTN Live released the new format for the Big Ten men’s and women’s tourneys on Thursday night. Now that the conference boasts 14 teams with the addition of Maryland and Rutgers, the events will start a day earlier and run Wednesday-Sunday. This year’s women’s tourney will be March 4-8, and the men’s March 11-15. See the brackets in this post.
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What do NFL Football players do during the offseason? It looks like former Maryland standout Vernon Davis spent some time working at the local Jamba Juice store.