Don’t trust everything you see on Twitter. While the following, most likely, isn’t news to Nebraska fans, Kenny Bell never lost that bet or shaved his trademark hairdo. When asked about the haircut Monday at Big Ten media days in Chicago, Bell had a great laugh. “Come on, man, you fell for that, too?!” he said. Guilty. But so many others fell for his tweet, which got 374 retweets and 460 favorites, as well (here, here and here). “I threw it out there (on Twitter) to see what would happen,” Bell said. What happened is everyone thought the Big Ten
The next presidential election isn’t scheduled to take place until November, 2016. However, a pair of Nebraska seniors are already throwing their names into the mix… Sort of. The following shirt, which reads “Abdullah, Bell ’14” was tweeted out earlier today from the handle @FDBrian70. @AFRO_THUNDER80 you guys have my vote pic.twitter.com/GS0xq6gJ4j — FD Brian (@FDBrian70) June 20, 2014 The shirt is referring to Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah and wide receiver Kenny Bell, two of the top players in the Big Ten at their respective positions. After reading the comments that followed the tweet, it looks like this shirt
Nebraska receiver Kenny Bell lost a recent bet, and it cost him his recognizable hairdo. Yes, Bell’s afro is no more. The Husker posted a picture on Twitter of his new, less recognizable look. To the surprise of no one, the photo garnered plenty of attention. Even Bo Pelini chimed in with a funny tweet about Bell’s new look, saying “Gone but not fro-gotten.” See a picture of the new hairdo and Pelini’s tweet in this post. [ MORE: Like this post? View all of our Gone Viral posts ] Lost a bet and my brother @runDMChap_91 made me shave
On Wednesday’s episode of “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013,” presented by Best Buy, we go inside Michigan’s game preparations for Michigan State through the eyes of senior tackle Taylor Lewan and longtime equipment manager Jon Falk. Also, learn about the longtime friendship between Northwestern’s Kain Colter and Nebraska’s Kenny Bell, and trace Purdue coach Darrell Hazell’s Ohio State roots. We’ll have the usual excellent game highlights from Michigan-Michigan State game and Northwestern-Nebraska game, including dramatic coverage of Jordan Westerkamp’s Hail Mary TD catch on the last play of regulation. The show airs at 7 p.m. ET and re-airs multiple
Every Saturday night during the college football season, BTN.com web editor Brent Yarina hands out his weekly Big Ten Game Balls. The series is called “U.S. Marines Corps: Leaders of the Week,” and it’s designed to spotlight the Big Ten’s top individual performances. Who took home the honors from Week 12? Find out in this post. WEEK 12 GAME BALLS 1. Devin Gardner, QB, Michigan: 18-23, 314 yards, 3 TD, 1 INT; 9 car., 37 yards, 3 TD – Gardner hasn’t faced a premier Big Ten defense, but the guy continues to tear up any defense put in front him.