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Mark Weisman: The Art of the Stiff Arm

Iowa’s Mark Weisman ran for 217 yards and three touchdowns in a losing effort for Iowa on Saturday, but several of his runs featured some amazing stiff-arm shoves. Watch three clips in this post including a powerful run up the middle where he just flattens the defender. The run in the next clip may be less of a stiff arm but Weisman still uses his upper body to stampede into the end zone.

Snap Reactions: Lots of work left to be done’s Tom Dienhart is watching all the games today. Here are his Snap Reactions from the first three early games. Dienhart says the Buckeyes have some work to do, the Hawkeyes have to straighten up, and the Badgers may have found some answers. Ohio State 29, UAB 15 1. The Buckeyes needs some work on the special teams. UAB blocked an Ohio State punt and scored a touchdown. And the Blazers opened the second half by executing a successful onside kick. 2. As if we didn’t already know it, Braxton Miller continues to show us that he is the top

Weisman rolls but Iowa falls 32-31

Central Michigan’s David Harman drilled a 47-yard field goal with three seconds left, and the Chippewas scored nine points in the final 45 seconds and stunned Iowa 32-31 on Saturday. Central Michigan (2-1) pulled within 31-29 on Ryan Radcliff’s 13-yard TD throw to Titus Davis. The Chippewas failed on the two-point conversion, but they recovered an onside kick and moved to Iowa’s 30-yard line in part because of a personal foul on the Hawkeyes (2-2). [ RECAP | BY QUARTER | BOX | PBP | CONNECT | WEATHER | WATCH ON BTN2GO ] *** *** FINAL: Mark Weisman’s 218 rushing yards

3rd Quarter Recap: C. Michigan 23, Iowa 21

Mark Weisman led Iowa in the quarter as he ran for 78 yards and one overpowering touchdown, and the Hawkeyes have closed the gap to 23-21. A 54-yard drive that ended when Weisman pounded in a five-yard touchdown run. The Hawkeyes’ Weisman hit 150 yards rushing for the game in the quarter, part of his 165-yard rushing performance thus far. Central Michigan’s Ryan Radcliff topped 200 yards passing for the game in the quarter, and has plenty of time to add to his 216 total yards through the air. Iowa will start the fourth quarter with possession on the Chippewas’

2nd Quarter Recap: C. Michigan 23, Iowa 14

Central Michigan held Iowa to 23 yards through the air during the second quarter and the Chippewas have taken the lead 23-14. Central Michigan’s David Harman booted two field goals in the quarter. The Chippewas have scored 13 straight points. Ryan Radcliff’s 29-yard touchdown pass to Titus Davis gave Central Michigan the lead, 17-14, and was the final play of a five-play, 63-yard drive. The Chippewas made their lead 20-14 when Harman kicked a 25-yard field goal on the last play of a 12-play, 72-yard drive. Despite driving to the Hawkeyes’ three-yard line, Central Michigan had to settle for a

1st Quarter Recap: Iowa 14, C. Michigan 10

Iowa sniffed out Central Michigan’s rushing attack in the first quarter and held the Chippewas to 19 rush yards and the Hawkeyes lead 14-10 at the end of the first quarter. Iowa aired it out in the quarter, finishing with 119 passing yards. The Hawkeyes took the game’s first lead after James Vandenberg and Kevonte Martin-Manley combined for a 10-yard touchdown on the last play of a five-play, 72-yard drive. Central Michigan tied the game at seven after Zurlon Tipton pounded in an eight-yard touchdown run to end an eight-play, 75-yard drive. The Chippewas broke the 7-7 standoff when David

Week 4 previews: In search of some momentum

It’s time for my weekly ranking of the Big Ten’s slate of games and Week 4 holds some intriguing matchups. See where your team’s game ranks on my list and get my complete preview of all ten Big Ten games (Purdue and Indiana are off this week). Also, every Saturday editors provide Rapid Recaps with quarterly updates from every game topped off with my Saturday Snap Reactions. Coming this week: Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech; Iowa vs. C. Michigan; Michigan State vs. E. Michigan; Michigan vs. Notre Dame; Minnesota vs. Syracuse; Nebraska vs. Idaho State; Northwestern vs. S. Dakota; Ohio

Revsine's Numbers: Three unbeaten teams remain

Last week, I opened the column by dwelling on the negative. Not happening this week. We’re starting with the positive – the Big Ten’s three unbeaten teams. Ohio State is the first, and perhaps least surprising, of those unbeatens – and Urban Meyer’s team has gotten there with, no surprise, a high-powered offense. 30: The Buckeyes have scored at least 30 points in each of their first three games. If they can do it for a fourth straight time Saturday against UAB, it would be just the second time OSU has pulled that off in the first four contests of

Week 4: We predict all 10 Big Ten games

Every week,’s Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina) and Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart) offer their predictions for each Big Ten football game. We also provide a poll for all of the games so fans can vote for their winners. After three weeks, it’s Tom and fans on top, at 28-8, while Brent is in the cellar, at 27-9. See our Week 4 predictions and choose your winners in this post. SEASON RECORDS fans: 28-8; .778 Tom: 28-8; .778 Brent: 27-9; .750 [Related: Dienhart’s Big Ten questions for Week 4] Louisiana Tech (2-0) vs. Illinois (2-1) – 8 p.m. ET, BTN/BTN2Go Tom’s

Dienhart: My Big Ten questions for Week 4

As I do every Wednesday, I have questions that I hope are answered Saturday. One week away from the start of Big Ten play, here are my most pressing queries for the 10 Big Ten teams in action this week. Read all of my Big Ten coverage here and don’t forget to send any of your questions my way for my weekly Big Ten Mailbag. Illinois Will Nathan Scheelhaase be back? It sounds like he may be over an ankle injury suffered in the opener. Scheelhaase has missed the last two games, which the Fighting Illini have split. But Illinois