If we’ve learned anything about James Franklin as a coach in his year-plus at Penn State, it’s that he is intense, on and off the field. [ MORE: Week 3 scoreboard | Best of Week 3 | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Player Rankings | Big Ten Mailbag | Latest polls | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Gerry DiNardo’s tweets | Week 3 picks revisited | See what Tom Dienhart learned | Week 3 award winners | New Week 3 uniform designs ] Franklin’s intensity was on full display in Penn State’s 28-3 Big Ten-opening victory
Just about every Saturday, it's safe to assume at least one Big Ten team will debut some kind of new uniform design. In Week 3, four Big Ten teams unveiled a new design, three of which consisted of a new helmet wrinkle.
The Big Ten office handed out its Week 3 Big Ten Players of the Week on Monday morning. See the honorees and watch select video highlights inside.
Rutgers interim coach Norries Wilson is new to the whole postgame press conference thing, and he made it clear late Saturday night. [ MORE: Week 3 scoreboard | Best of Week 3 | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Latest polls | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Gerry DiNardo’s tweets | Week 3 picks revisited | See what Tom Dienhart learned | Week 3 award winners | New Week 3 uniform designs ] “OK, how do they do it here?” Wilson asked as he took his seat in front of the media following a 28-3 loss at
It's Sunday, and that means it's time for Gerry DiNardo's weekly Sunday Ruminations. The BTN analyst goes to Twitter every Sunday morning to give his 140-character analysis on what he saw in the Big Ten the previous day.
Here is what I learned on Saturday, a day when Northwestern and Iowa continued to dream big, Illinois had its balloon burst, Nebraska had its heart broken (again) and Ohio State, Michigan State and Minnesota won ugly.
Before we turn our attention to Week 4, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team, Iowa beat writer Scott Dochterman and Big Ten fans did with their Week 3 Big Ten predictions.
Week 3 was all about the ACC, as the Big Ten played five games vs. the eastern league. Final score: ACC 3, Big Ten 2. Northwestern (at Duke) and Iowa (Pitt) were the only two Big Ten teams to win. Illinois (at North Carolina), Nebraska (at Miami) and Purdue (Virginia Tech) all lost.
After subpar performances throughout Weeks 1 and 2, the Big Ten had a solid Week 3 showing. [ MORE: Get Week 3 scores, stats & AP recaps ] The conference finished 9-3 in non-conference action on Saturday, with Penn State topping Rutgers, 28-3, in the lone Big Ten game of the day. With 13 total games on the slate, there were plenty of outstanding individual performances as well. Here is a look at my top 10 performers from Saturday’s Big Ten football action. Did I miss one? Tweet it to me, @BTNSean. 1. Aaron Burbridge, WR, Michigan State. This guy
Week 3 was highly entertaining, and it ended on one of the top highlights of the young season: Iowa kicker Marshal Koehn’s game-winning 57-yard field goal as time expired. [ MORE: Week 3 scoreboard | Best of Week 3 | Latest polls | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Gerry DiNardo’s tweets | Week 3 picks revisited | See what Tom Dienhart learned | Week 3 top performers | Dienhart: About that Minnesota offense | Get all of our Week 3 coverage ] The Big Ten played five games against the ACC in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge, of