One week down—and my bowl projections already have changed following a 10-2 opening week. Don’t tell me that you’re surprised. The first week of the season was more kind to some than others. I’m looking at you, Nebraska and Purdue. And, yes, that’s Iowa you see moving into my bowl picture—even after a loss, which gave me some faith in this Hawkeyes team. Without further adieu, my Week 2 bowl projections.
The Big Ten office released its Week 1 Players of the Week on Monday, and it was Nathan Scheelhaase (Offense), Collin Ellis (Defense), Sam Ficken (Special Teams) and Christian Hackenberg (Freshman) taking home the season’s first accolades. Read more about their Week 1 performances and watch video highlights in this post.
It’s Monday, and that means it’s time to take a look at BTN.com’s top 10 most-read stories and most-watched videos from the past week. See both lists in this post.
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.