COLUMBUS, Ohio – There was a lot to like about Ohio State today. Many NFL teams concur, as there were close to a dozen on hand at Wednesday’s practice to watch the second-ranked Buckeyes work out.
Stop No. 2 on the BTN fall tour took us to Columbus, Ohio, to check out Big Ten preseason favorite Ohio State, which has national title aspirations following last year’s 12-0 first season under Urban Meyer. Our guys watched practice Wednesday morning, and we’re posted their best tweets in this post.
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Minnesota could be poised for a breakout in Year Three under Jerry Kill, who got the program to its first bowl since 2009 last season. Playing in the rigorous Legends Division will make Kill’s task difficult with the likes of Nebraska, Michigan, Northwestern and Michigan State looming, but Kill continues to improve the talent on the roster. Here’s my look at the best- and worst-case scenarios for the Golden Gophers this season.
We’re 22 days from the 2013 football season kicking off. Indiana (Indiana State) and Minnesota (UNLV) get things started for the Big Ten on Thursday, Aug. 29 on BTN/BTN2Go. To help count down the days to kickoff, BTN.com is ranking the top 25 players. Join us as we count it down, from 25-1, every day.
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BTN/BTN2Go is airing the top 10 football games of 2012, and the countdown is at No. 5: Ohio State’s 26-21 victory over archrival Michigan. Watch the game at 8 p.m. ET tonight, and the next four games at the same time through Aug. 11. Until then, relive the latest edition of “The Game” in this post.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Optimism is high at Indiana as it enters its third season under Kevin Wilson. Most of the key parts of a top offense are back, and the Hoosiers have eight home games—the first five at home. That’s why some think this program may be headed to its first bowl since 2007. Here’s what I learned watching practice today in Bloomington.