It’s not rare for the action surrounding a game to entertain and delight the masses. Week 1 of the Big Ten football season provided several must-see moments that had little to do with the action on the field. From a fan riding a jetpack out of Michigan Stadium to a group of parachuting Elvis impersonators landing at Memorial Stadium, watch Week 1’s rare moments.
This season, BTN.com editors will scoop up scoring plays for Big Ten soccer games for an ongoing feature called B1G goals. You can watch our second installment in the the clip in this post, and then we invite you to bookmark the B1G Shots channel.
Now that Week 1 of the Big Ten football season is officially in the books, it’s time to take a look back at the top plays and twitter reactions from this jam-packed week. See my updated roundup as I dig deep into the twitterverse and pull the best football-related tweets from athletes, coaches and beat writers around the Big Ten.
Before we turn our attention to Week 2, it’s time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 1 Big Ten predictions. BTN’s Sean Merriman and Stephen Bardo both went a perfect 12-0 to pace the field, while Big Ten fans only missed the Iowa-Northern Illinois game. Nice work!
It was a busy first week of action, as we saw coaches make debuts (Wisconsin’s Gary Andersen and Purdue’s Darrell Hazell) and quarterbacks, too (Iowa’s Jake Rudock and Penn State’s Christian Hackenberg). Here are 10 things I learned in Week One.
We have one week in the books. How great is it to have football back in our lives? Really great. The Big Ten went 10-2 in the opening week, with the losses coming vs. Northern Illinois and at Cincinnati. How do I rank the Big Ten teams after one week? See my latest power poll, presented by ArcelorMittal, in this post.