BTN.com staff, BTN.com staff, September 15, 2015
Week 2 was a successful one for the Big Ten.
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Not only did Michigan State exact revenge on defending national runner-up Oregon, but four Big Ten teams recorded shutouts, marking just the second time a conference has done that since 1980, joining the SEC (2006).
The four teams? That would be Illinois, Northwestern, Ohio State and Wisconsin, which combined to outscore foes 181-0.
Our research team (@BTNStatsGuys) provides plenty of strong nuggets like this throughout the seasons.
See some of its best Week 2 nuggets below:
Janarion Grant is first Big Ten player with a punt and kick return TD in a game since Iowa's Khalil Hill vs. Central Mich. in '98 #rfootball— BTNStatsGuys (@BTNStatsGuys) September 12, 2015
The 3 points allowed by the Illinois defense is the fewest given up in the first two games of a season since 1942 #IlliniFootball— BTNStatsGuys (@BTNStatsGuys) September 12, 2015