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Clothes Call: What they were wearing in Week 2

It’s early in the season, so it comes as no surprise that we saw a lot of new looks across the Big Ten during Week 2 action. See all of the uniform and helmet alterations the Big Ten showcased Saturday in this post. Have a picture of a Big Ten uniform or arena/stadium alteration? Please tweet it to me (@BTNBrentYarina) for my Clothes Call blog. ILLINOIS Illinois went with the white top and blue pants for its road opener Saturday at Arizona State – a look it rarely rocks. The last time the WHITE on BLUE Illinois football uniform combo

Bill O'Brien

Dienhart: 0-2 Penn State will keep fighting

In a Penn State season that figures to be filled with many tough times, Saturday’s defeat at Virginia may rank among the most difficult. This was one Penn State should have won. This is one Penn State deserved to win. But, it didn’t happen, with the Nittany Lions falling, 17-16. Penn State is now 0-2 for the first time since 2001. “We just needed to make a play,” said Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin. “That’s something we practice every day. We got it down the field. Unfortunately, we just couldn’t finish.” There were many positives, as Penn State showed life

Penn State's Matt McGloin

Virginia holds on, nips Penn State

Virginia’s Michael Rocco hit Jake McGee on a 6-yard touchdown pass with 1:28 to play Saturday, and Sam Ficken‘s fourth missed field goal of the game – from 42 yards at the gun – preserved the Cavaliers’ 17-16 victory over Penn State. The loss in new coach Bill O’Brien’s first road game hurt the Nittany Lions just as much, if not moreso, than their defeat last weekend at home against Ohio. Penn State (0-2) forced four turnovers in Virginia territory, continually taking it away to give its offense another opportunity, but then couldn’t close the deal. Virginia’s winning drive covered

3rd Quarter Recap: Virginia 10, Penn State 7

Virginia sniffed out Penn State’s rushing attack in the third quarter, holding the Nittany Lions to 17 rush yards and the Cavaliers have taken the lead 10-7. Virginia threw for 81 yards during the quarter. Penn State has given up 10 straight points. Michael Rocco’s one-yard touchdown pass to Jeremiah Mathis put the Cavaliers on top 10-7, the clincher of an 11-play, 77-yard drive. Virginia has possession on its own 14-yard line to start the fourth quarter. [ PREVIEW | BY QUARTER | BOX | PBP | CONNECT ] EDITOR’S NOTE In partnership with Narrative Science, posts recaps after

2nd Quarter Recap: Penn State 7, Virginia 3

In the second quarter, Darius Jennings fought back for Virginia. He caught two passes for 31 yards, and the Cavaliers have closed the gap to 7-3. A 50-yard drive that ended when Drew Jarrett drilled a 46-yard field goal helped Virginia narrow the deficit to 7-3. The Cavaliers ran just two times on that drive. Virginia will have possession to start the second half. [ PREVIEW | BY QUARTER | BOX | PBP | CONNECT ] EDITOR’S NOTE In partnership with Narrative Science, posts recaps after every quarter of every Big Ten football game. Use the links above for

1st Quarter Recap: Penn State 7, Virginia 0

In the first quarter, Penn State’s Kyle Carter caught an eight-yard touchdown pass for the lone score. The Nittany Lions lead 7-0 at the end of the first quarter, thanks to Matt McGloin’s touchdown pass on the opening drive that polished off a 17-play, 75-yard drive. Virginia has the ball on Penn State’s 44-yard line to begin the second quarter. [ PREVIEW | BY QUARTER | BOX | PBP | CONNECT ] EDITOR’S NOTE In partnership with Narrative Science, posts recaps after every quarter of every Big Ten football game. Use the links above for more info on this

Iowa Hawkeyes running back Damon Bullock (32) is tackled by Northern Illinois Huskies defensive tackle Ken Bishop (93) during the second half at Soldier Field. Iowa defeats Northern Illinois 18-17. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-US PRESSWIRE

Week 2 Previews: Big challenges for Big Ten teams

Every week, I rank Saturday’s games based on how the teams match up. Where does your game fall on my list? Come find out in my Week 2 Previews. In case you you missed anything earlier this week, here are my weekly bowl projections, reader mailbag, and my predictions. Oh, and here’s an early stab at a Heisman Trophy tracker. Remember that on Saturdays editors provide Rapid Recaps with quarterly updates for every Big Ten game. At the end of each game I post my Saturday Snap Reactions with analysis on all 12 games. Bookmark any game now and

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Revsine's Numbers: Week 2 figures to be intriguing

While there’s always a certain excitement surrounding opening weekend, last week’s slate in the Big Ten left quite a bit to be desired. Outside of Michigan’s match-up with Alabama and Michigan State’s battle with Boise State, very few of the games elicited much in the way of excitement. That is far from the case in Week 2, where I’d venture to say as many as eight or nine games carry a fairly significant level of intrigue. From where I sit, the Purdue-Notre Dame battle is the most interesting one on the slate. As we’ve attended Purdue practices over the last

James Gillum

Week 2: We predict all 12 Big Ten games’s Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina) and Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart) love to talk football, and that includes prognostications. Every week, the duo gives their predictions for each Big Ten football game, plus includes a poll for fans to vote for their winners. After one week, Tom, Brent and Big Ten fans are tied at 11-1. See our predictions for all 12 games and choose your winners in this post. SEASON RECORDS Brent: 11-1; .917 fans: 11-1; .917 Tom: 11-1; .917 Illinois at Arizona State – 10:30 p.m. ET, ESPN Tom’s pick: Arizona State, 27-21 – Even if Nathan Scheelhaase can go,

Corey Brown

Dienhart: 12 Big Ten Questions for Week 2

Week 2 is here, and questions loom for each team following the opening weekend. Can Indiana score more? Will Rex Burkhead play? Those are just a few of the pressing questions I have for each school as we head toward Saturday. Read all of my Big Ten coverage here and don’t forget to send any of your questions my way for my weekly Big Ten Mailbag. Illinois Will QB Nathan Scheelhaase play? He left last week’s win over Western Michigan with an apparent ankle injury. It’s the Illinois staff policy to not comment on injuries, so no one knows if