Sean Merriman, web editor, October 11, 2013

It?s time to get you ready for this weekend's Big Ten football action. Here is a rundown of all four games on the slate and a recap of this week?s news leading up to the big weekend ahead.

BTN?s coverage will kick off at noon ET with Nebraska at Purdue. That game will also be available on BTN2Go.

Let?s dive into the good stuff here.


NEBRASKA (4-1, 1-0) at PURDUE (1-4, 0-1) - noon ET, BTN/BTN2Go

Which player is "on the spot" in Saturday's Nebraska vs. Purdue matchup? Tom Dienhart believes it is Purdue's true freshman quarterback, Danny Etling. Find out why in Tom's Week 7 Previews.

INDIANA (3-2, 1-0) at MICHIGAN STATE (4-1, 1-0) - noon ET, ESPN2

Does the emergence of quarterback Connor Cook make Michigan State the team to beat in the Legends Division? senior writer Tom Dienhart has that answer and more in this week?s edition of Four Downs.

NORTHWESTERN (4-1, 0-1) at WISCONSIN (3-2, 1-1) - 3:30 p.m. ET, ABC

Which Big Ten team has the most on the line this Saturday? Tom Dienhart is going with Northwestern as his answer. Submit your answer here while taking Tom?s B1G Grid Quiz.

MICHIGAN (5-0, 1-0) at PENN STATE (3-2, 0-1) - 5 p.m. ET, ESPN

Every week during the 2013 football season, Tom Dienhart, Brent Yarina, Sean Merriman and hoops analyst Stephen Bardo, a huge football fan, make their Big Ten picks. The group was split 50/50 on Saturday's Michigan vs. Penn State game. Who has the Wolverines coming out on top? Find out here as we reveal our Week 7 Picks.

About Sean Merriman web editor Sean Merriman covers football and men's basketball and provides original content for You can follow him on Twitter @BTNSean.