P.J. Flock kept on smiling. He was in his element. Just P.J. Fleck being P.J. Fleck as he signed autographs in one end zone of TCF Bank Stadium.
The day began with rain and bit of a chill. But by the time the ball was kicked off for P.J. Fleck’s first spring game at Minnesota, it was a sunny. And Fleck brought his A game—when doesn’t he?—sprinting on the field and barking commands before a nice gathering at TCF Bank Stadium.
Jacob Jarvis has had many great memories as an Ohio State fan. He was there when the Buckeyes won the inaugural 2015 College Football Playoff, after all. Nothing may top what happened in the Ohio State spring game Saturday afternoon, though.
Once again, Nebraska showed it knows what spring games are about. Prior to Saturday’s Red-White Game, the Huskers reunited a father, who had been deployed, with his family during the coin toss. To make it even cooler, the father was suited up as a Nebraska captain. Such a moment won’t surprise Nebraska fans. It was just four years ago that Nebraska made headlines by having then-7-year-old Jack Hoffman run for a long touchdown run. Watch the emotional reunion in the video above.
We got our first look at Indiana football under first year head coach Tom Allen, and Tom Dienhart has some observations from the Cream and Crimson game.
It's a big weekend for spring football in the Big Ten, with five teams holding spring scrimmages starting Thursday with Indiana. Tom Dienhart lists what to look for from each team.
Iowa went 6-3 in the Big Ten last season despite an offense that often couldn't out of its own way. The Hawkeyes are hoping a coaching overhaul can get its attack on track.
Purdue held its annual spring game Saturday afternoon. BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart called it a first step under new coach Jeff Brohm, but said there is a lot of work to do in West Lafayette.
Jeff Brohm’s office is a work in progress. Please forgive him. He has unpacked. But everything isn’t in its place just yet. And, that’s OK. Brohm has had much more important things to do since becoming Purdue coach in early December. He has a football program to build.
BTN.com Senior Writer Tom Dienhart offers five observations from Saturday's Green vs. White spring football game at Michigan State.