The Michigan-Michigan State rivalry is always must-see theater. Michigan State has owned the series in recent years, claiming six of the last seven meetings, but this rivalry is about to be turned up several notches with Jim Harbaugh's arrival.
Jim Harbaugh hasn’t been around for Michigan’s recent struggles vs. instate rival Michigan State, but he’s well aware of them. [ MORE: Week 7 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Best of Week 6 | Power Rankings | Latest polls | Bowl Projections | Mailbag | Week 6 picks revisited | Week 6 honorees | Maryland fires Randy Edsall | What our expert learned | Week 6 uniforms | Gerry DiNardo tweets | Find your team’s homepage ] Here’s the damage: Michigan is 1-6 vs. its “Little Brother” in the last seven meetings, with five of
Minnesota true freshman running back Shannon Brooks is a name Big Ten fans will want to remember. [ MORE: Week 6 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Best of Week 6 | Power Rankings | Latest polls | Week 6 picks revisited | Maryland fires Randy Edsall | What our expert learned | Week 6 uniforms | Gerry DiNardo tweets | Find your team’s homepage ] Just ask Jerry Kill. “Shannon Brooks is going to be a heck of a back,” Kill said. “He reminds me of Marion Barber. He is fast, and he hits the
The Michigan State-Rutgers game was a wild one, and it saved its wildest moment for the final seconds. [ MORE: Week 6 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Best of Week 6 | Week 6 picks revisited | Week 6 uniforms | Video: Jehu Chesson returns opening kick for TD | Video: Braxton Miller highlight grab | Video: Norries Wilson takes blame | Video: Randy Edsall gets passionate ] With the clock ticking down and Rutgers in Michigan State territory trailing 31-24, the Spartans sacked Chris Laviano on third down. The Scarlet Knights rushed to the
According to multiple media reports, Randy Edsall was rumored to be coaching his final game at Maryland, win or lose, Saturday afternoon at Ohio State. [ MORE: Get Week 6 Big Ten scores, stats & AP recaps ] The Terrapins gave the defending national champs and top-ranked Buckeyes quite the game for two-plus quarters before falling 49-28. Edsall was asked about his future during his post press conference, and one reporter asked the coach if it was unique for him to be shaking all of his players’ hands before the game. Edsall gave this passionate response: “Have you been to
Michigan wanted to get off to a fast start against Northwestern on Saturday afternoon. [ MORE: Catch up on all of today’s Week 6 action on our Big Ten scoreboard ] Mission accomplished. Jehu Chesson took the opening kickoff of the game 96 yards for a touchdown, bringing Wolverine fans to their feet. Check it out at the top of the post. Talk about a great start! Looking to watch the rest of the game but not near a TV? We’ve got you covered! Watch here on our BTN2Go mobile app. Enjoy, Michigan fans! Here’s a trio of great pictures
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said he wanted to get Braxton Miller the ball more often this week. [MORE: Track all of today’s Week 6 action on our Big Ten scoreboard ] Mission accomplished. Watch this play, and you can see why. Leading 14-7 midway through the second quarter, Cardale Jones aired it out to Miller, who made an incredible diving catch. The following play, Jones hooked up with Miller yet again, this one for a 19-yard touchdown strike. Earlier in the game, Miller had an incredible shake and bake move, which electrified the crowd. Check it out. Welcome back,
Iowa is one of four remaining unbeaten Big Ten football teams heading into Week 6 of the college football season. The other three are Ohio State, Michigan State and Northwestern. [ MORE: Week 6 scoreboard | Week 6 previews | Polls: Pick Week 6 winners | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Player Rankings | Q&A: Shilique Calhoun | Big Ten Mailbag | Leonte Carroo reinstated | BTN to air No. 1, No. 4 & No. 13-No. 18 this week ] The Hawkeyes’ success can be credited to outstanding
Michigan is set to take on Northwestern in a Big Ten showdown at 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday on BTN/BTN2Go. [ MORE: Week 6 scoreboard | Week 6 previews | Polls: Pick Week 6 winners | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Player Rankings | Q&A: Shilique Calhoun | Big Ten Mailbag | Leonte Carroo reinstated | BTN to air No. 1, No. 4 & No. 13-No. 18 this week ] So, we ask, who will you be rooting for? Check out the photo at the top of this post.
Wisconsin will be the next Big Ten school to make a major apparel move. The University of Wisconsin-Madison announced a long-term partnership with Under Armour during a press conference on Friday afternoon. Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez and Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank announced a new 10-year partnership, which is set to begin July 1, 2016. Under Armour will exclusively design and supply the footwear, apparel and accessories for training and game-day uniforms for all 23 of the University’s men’s and women’s varsity athletics teams. “The University of Wisconsin is an institution built on the highest values of academic excellence,