This should get your attention on a Tuesday morning in early October. Interesting meetings going on at Big Ten headquarters, where league officials and conference athletic directors are discussing a possible football federation.
“The margin for error in our conference is as thin as it has ever been.” Michigan head coach Mark Rosen made that statement heading into last Saturday night, a night that may have represented a first in Big Ten women’s volleyball. All 12 teams were in action, and at the end of the evening, all but two would play nerve-racking 5-set matches.
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When the season started, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller was considered by most to be a top Heisman contender. Why not?
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Ohio State showed moxie and toughness in fighting back from a fourth-quarter deficit to win at Northwestern. That big victory comes a week after an impressive triumph vs. Wisconsin. Add it up, and the Buckeyes are 6-0 and still sitting in good position to advance to the BCS title game.
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Week 6 featured plenty of highlight-reel plays. There was something for everyone, too. There was a successful fake punt, there was a punt blocked for a touchdown, there was a long pick-6, and there was a phenomenal leaping, one-handed grab. Relive our Week 6 top 10 plays in this post.
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Bradley Roby’s blocked punt in the end zone and recovery for a touchdown Saturday night at Evanston was exciting in live action. What does it look like in slow motion, though? Thanks to the @BTNJourney guys, we have an excellent slowmo look at the play that helped Roby win his first Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week.
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