Rafael Gaglianone is one of the best kickers in the nation. [ MORE: Video: Remember when Dare Ogunbowale posted this trick kick? ] The Wisconsin rising sophomore nailed 19-of-22 (86 percent) field goals last season, including the overtime-forcing and game-winning field goals in the 2015 Outback Bowl vs. LSU. Yeah, but can he make trick kicks? You better believe it! On Wednesday afternoon, Gaglianone tweeted a video of him drilling a field goal with the holder holding the ball down with his nose. Watch the video in the tweet above. h/t: Yahoo! Sports
College football fans will like this: Phil Steele released his 2015 Preseason All-American Team on Monday. [ MORE: Get Tom Dienhart’s preseason Big Ten coverage ] As expected, Steele likes the Big Ten, in particular the talent at reigning national champ Ohio State and fellow Big Ten East power Michigan State. The Buckeyes (8) and the Spartans (5) combine for 13 of the 20 Big Ten players on Steele’s four teams, and the former also accounts for half of the conference’s four first-teamers (Ezekiel Elliott and Joey Bosa). In all, eight Big Ten teams (Indiana, Maryland, Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska,
It's been an emotional last few days for former Penn State defensive lineman Devon Still. On Monday, he learned he and his daughter will win a prestigious award.
The Big Ten boasts some of college football’s greatest rivalries, so it comes as no surprise that it’s rivalry trophies are among the best of the bunch. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out our Gone Viral section! ] According to NFL.com’s list of college football’s best rivalry trophies, the latest installment in its popular 15 for ’15 series, the nation’s top four trophies reside in the Big Ten. That’s right, the site ranks Floyd of Rosedale No. 1, Paul Bunyan’s Axe No. 2, Little Brown Jug No. 3, and Old Oaken Bucket No. 4. The first non-Big Ten trophy
The Rolling Stones returned to iconic Ohio Stadium on Saturday night, and they delighted fans with the usual hits, to go along with a couple surprises. At one point, Mick Jagger gave the crowd an “O-H!” chant. The crowd, of course, was thrilled and fired back with an “I-O!” Watch it in the video embedded in the tweet above. Jagger and the Stones weren’t done there, as they also played “Hang on Sloppy,” which just so happens to be the state’s official rock song. You can watch that in the video in the tweet below. It’s no wonder the Rolling
No matter how much baseball you've watched, there's no guarantee you've seen the kind of triple play Indiana turned Friday afternoon.
Jackson Glines strikes again! [ MORE: View the official NCAA tournament bracket ] Just last week, in Michigan’s Big Ten tourney opener vs. Indiana, the center fielder sprinted back toward the fence to make a highlight-reel grab that earned #BTNStandout honors. Well, in Friday afternoon’s NCAA tournament opener vs. Bradley, Glines made an equally impressive, and rather similar, catch. Watch the catch above and relive Glines’ Big Ten tourney highlight in the tweet below. [ MORE: Video: Indiana turns rarest of rare triple plays ] #BTNStandout alert: @umichbaseball CF Jackson Glines goes back, leaves his feet, and makes an incredible
As football season draws nearer and Braxton Miller remains at Ohio State, it continues to look more and more like the Buckeyes will have a three-man quarterback competition. Speaking to the media Friday, Urban Meyer said that he expects Miller to stay in Columbus for his final season of eligibility. He should know, because that’s what the 2012 and 2013 Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year has told him. Rumors have linked Miller to a few other programs as a graduate transfer, however the quarterback keeps telling anybody who asks that he isn’t going anywhere. Should Miller remain with
If we’ve learned anything since Jim Harbaugh took over at Michigan, it’s that we pay attention when the coach speaks and tweets. Speaking in front of about 200 high school coaches Thursday in Detroit, Harbaugh gave Big Ten football fans, particularity ones in the state of Michigan, reason to listen. When discussing the current pecking order of teams in the state, Harbaugh said this about rival Michigan State: “We know we’re not the biggest guy on the block. Michigan State’s bigger than us on the block.” “Rightfully so. They have done a tremendous job, and (I) respect the job that
We’re approaching the summer, folks, which means the rankings are out in full force. [ MORE: Get all of our Big Ten mascots coverage ] There are even lists that rank college mascots. As part of its 15 for ’15 series, NFL.com posted its ranking of college football’s best mascots Wednesday afternoon. Only two Big Ten mascots made the cut, believe it or not. The good news? Brutus the Buckeye did come in at No. 2. Here’s what the publication says about Ohio State’s iconic mascot: “Brutus is one of the more recognizable mascots in the country, and for good