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4:00 PMVirginia at MarylandWatch
7:00 PMColumbia at Rutgers Watch
7:00 PMSt. Louis at IndianaWatch
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8:00 PMW. Illinois at WisconsinWatch
6:00 PMMichigan at IndianaWatch
7:00 PMAkron at Ohio St.Watch
7:00 PMOhio St. at Penn St.Watch

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Iowa Hawkeyes running back Damon Bullock (32) is tackled by Northern Illinois Huskies defensive tackle Ken Bishop (93) during the second half at Soldier Field. Iowa defeats Northern Illinois 18-17. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-US PRESSWIRE

Week 2 Previews: Big challenges for Big Ten teams

Every week, I rank Saturday’s games based on how the teams match up. Where does your game fall on my list? Come find out in my Week 2 Previews. In case you you missed anything earlier this week, here are my weekly bowl projections, reader mailbag, and my predictions. Oh, and here’s an early stab at a Heisman Trophy tracker. Remember that on Saturdays editors provide Rapid Recaps with quarterly updates for every Big Ten game. At the end of each game I post my Saturday Snap Reactions with analysis on all 12 games. Bookmark any game now and


Big Ten Classics: Watch Purdue vs. ND from 1968

This weekend Purdue travels to Notre Dame to play the Fighting Irish for the 84th time. Notre Dame currently leads the series 55-26-2, but the Boilermakers won an absolute classic game in South Bend back in 1968. In what will be an occasional series of Big Ten Classics on BTN2Go, we’ve gone into the archives to recover the telecast of the entire 1968 game. The full game is posted on BTN2Go, but we’ve clipped a portion of it here for you to enjoy. Purdue entered the season ranked No. 1 in the AP Poll. The game featured Purdue quarterback Mike

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Big Ten Links: OSU, PSU can still win divisions

It turns out Ohio State and Penn State do have something to play for this season, despite being on NCAA probation and ineligible to win the Big Ten or go to a bowl game. The Big Ten has said if either team finishes first in the Leaders Division, it will be awarded with the division trophy and be deemed “Leaders champion.” The reaction? Urban Meyer isn’t excited by the prospect. And Penn State coach Bill O’Brien seems appreciative. Me? I’m not a fan of the move. I know other Big Ten teams in other sports have been on NCAA probation

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Revsine's Numbers: Week 2 figures to be intriguing

While there’s always a certain excitement surrounding opening weekend, last week’s slate in the Big Ten left quite a bit to be desired. Outside of Michigan’s match-up with Alabama and Michigan State’s battle with Boise State, very few of the games elicited much in the way of excitement. That is far from the case in Week 2, where I’d venture to say as many as eight or nine games carry a fairly significant level of intrigue. From where I sit, the Purdue-Notre Dame battle is the most interesting one on the slate. As we’ve attended Purdue practices over the last

Mark Dantonio

Big Ten Mailbag: Would 12-1 MSU make BCS title?

You have questions, and I—as usual—have answers. It may not always be what you want to hear. But, find my responses to your questions in this post. And don’t be afraid to send questions for future Mailbags. Are you ready for Week 2? web editor Brent Yarina and myself offered our predictions for all 12 Big Ten games Saturday. Vote for your winners, too! Should Ohio State fans take it as a good omen that the first touchdown of the Urban Meyer era was a spectacular, one-handed catch instead of something more routine? – Jonathan Sure, take it as

James Gillum

Week 2: We predict all 12 Big Ten games’s Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina) and Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart) love to talk football, and that includes prognostications. Every week, the duo gives their predictions for each Big Ten football game, plus includes a poll for fans to vote for their winners. After one week, Tom, Brent and Big Ten fans are tied at 11-1. See our predictions for all 12 games and choose your winners in this post. SEASON RECORDS Brent: 11-1; .917 fans: 11-1; .917 Tom: 11-1; .917 Illinois at Arizona State – 10:30 p.m. ET, ESPN Tom’s pick: Arizona State, 27-21 – Even if Nathan Scheelhaase can go,

William Gholston

Lande's Big Board: Gholston No. 1 Big Ten NFL Prospect

On Tuesday’s season debut of “The Next Level,” our resident NFL draft expert Russ Lande released his first Big Board of the 2012 season. Michigan State’s William Gholston and Purdue’s Kawann Short top the list that includes seven defensive players. The lone offensive guys: Michigan’s Taylor Lewan, Michigan State’s Le’Veon Bell and Wisconsin’s Montee Ball. Watch Lande break down his top five Big Ten NFL draft prospects now. [Related: Tom Dienhart’s Q&A with Purdue DT Kawann Short] Russ Lande’s Big Board (9/4/12) 1. William Gholston, DE, Michigan State 2. Kawann Short, DT, Purdue 3. Johnathan Hankins, DT, Ohio State 4.

Purdue Boilermakers defensive lineman Kawann Short (92) celebrates after a sack against the Toledo Rockets in the third quarter at Ross-Ade Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE

Dienhart: Q&A with Purdue DT Kawann Short

Purdue defensive tackle Kawann Short thought about turning pro after last season, but he didn’t like what he was hearing from the NFL advisory board. So, he’s back for a senior season. And the affable Short just may be the top defensive tackle in the Big Ten. He got off to strong start in the opener vs. Eastern Kentucky, registering a tackle for loss and sack in the Boilermakers’ 48-6 victory. Even better, Short blocked a field-goal attempt and extra-point attempt. The 6-3, 315-pound East Chicago, Ind., native is a strong and explosive force on the interior of a Boilermaker

Michigan's Denard Robinson

#BTNLive crew on Michigan State's Denard tweets

The Michigan-Michigan State rivalry is a heated one, to be certain, and the last thing it needed was fuel added to the fire. The rivalry may have been taken to another level Saturday night. You see, during Michigan’s 41-14 season-opening loss to reigning national champ Alabama, Michigan State players went to Twitter and tweeted critical comments about Denard Robinson and the Wolverines. Watch our #BTNLive crew discuss the issue now and see some of the tweets in this post. [Related: Tom Dienhart ranks his top 3 Big Ten Heisman candidates] Listen to Tuesday’s entire #BTNLive episode: And here are the

Purdue's Kawann Short

#BTNLive: Kawann Short sets record straight on name

There’s an interesting trend going on with star Big Ten football players. It all started when former Illinois running back Mikel Leshoure revealed in the days leading up to the 2011 NFL Draft that people had mispronounced his name all along. Enter the 2012 Big Ten season, and there are three more pronunciation changes: Wisconsin’s Montee Ball, Minnesota’s Troy Stoudermire and Purdue’s Kawann Short. Listen to Short talk with Dave Revsine about the pronunciation of his name on Tuesday’s “#BTNLive” now. Here’s what Short told Revsine: “Just all my life, a lot of people have mispronounced my name, so it