We’re 25 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 has reached No. 8: Wisconsin’s memorable 70-31 victory over Nebraska in the Big Ten title game. Watch the game at 8 p.m. ET tonight, and the next seven games at the same time through Aug. 11. Until then, relive the track meet in this post.
It’s about time for me to kiss my son, Calvin; daughter, Veronica; and wife, Robin, goodbye. I also need to rub my dog Gizmo’s ample belly one last time before I finish packing my bags.
BTN/BTN2Go is airing the top 10 football games of 2012, and the countdown has reached No. 9: Nebraska’s 29-28 comeback victory at Northwestern. Watch the game at 8 p.m. ET tonight, and the next eight games at the same time through Aug. 11. Until then, relive the exciting game in this post.
It’s always fun to offer bold predictions before football season kicks off. In the end, more times than not, the practice makes you look silly. Like, two years ago when I pegged Illinois’ Nathan Scheelhaase to be in the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year race. Whatever, it’s still entertaining. That being the case, I asked my Twitter followers for their 2013 bold predictions, and there were some bold ones.
Expectations were big for Michigan State entering last season, as the Spartans were coming off consecutive 11-win seasons and an appearance in the Big Ten title game after the 2011 season. Alas, a sluggish offense was a big culprit in a disappointing 7-6 season. But hope springs eternal for MSU in 2013, thanks to what looks to be another stout defense. Here is my Best Case/Worst Case for Michigan State.