staff, September 28, 2011

At 7 p.m. ET Wednesday, Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo, Chris Martin and Teddy Greenstein, of the Chicago Tribune, bring you "Big Ten Football & Beyond." Our crew will break down the keys to Nebraska-Wisconsin and offer up its nonconference superlative winners and top 5 Heisman candidates, plus Andy Staples will give the latest on realignment. At 8 ET, Northwestern hosts No. 12 Purdue in live volleyball action. Watch now as Kara Lentz brings you the latest "Big Ten Blast," with updates on D'Anton Lynn and Jerry Kill's statuses.

Ready for "BTN Live" at 7 ET Thursday? They have some poll questions for you. Cast your votes now! If you want to hear your voice on Thursday's show, call (319) BIGTEN-1 and leave your Rejoice Mail – a voice mail celebrating your favorite Big Ten team. And don't forget about Mike Hall's show, "Step Into My Office," at 10 ET Thursday. This week, Hall interviews Michigan's Brady Hoke, whose Wolverines host Minnesota at noon ET Saturday on BTN.

Track all the Week 5 action on our Big Ten scoreboard. And to get ready for the opening week of Big Ten play, read Dave Revsine's Numbers and Brent Yarina's Week 5 Preview.