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Mike Riley, Tommy Armstrong talk Nebraska's late 3rd-and-7 call

There was a lot of talk about Nebraska's late 3rd-and-7 play call in Saturday's loss at Illinois. The play, a designed quarterback bootleg, saw Armstrong roll out and toss an incomplete pass, leaving valuable time on the clock for Illinois' game-winning touchdown drive.

What did Tom Dienhart learn about Big Ten in Week 5? Find out here!

I learned a lot on Saturday, including the notion that Michigan has played better than any team in the Big Ten East—or perhaps the Big Ten. And they have a boatload of grape soda in the Northwestern press box. See what else I learned inside!

Twitter: Get Gerry DiNardo's Week 5 Sunday Ruminations

It's Sunday, and that means it's time for Gerry DiNardo's weekly Sunday Ruminations. The BTN analyst goes to Twitter every Sunday morning to give his 140-character analysis/take on each Big Ten team that was in action.

Watch Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott run for TDs of 55, 65 & 75 yards

Ezekiel Elliott needed only three carries to make it a memorable performance Saturday afternoon at Indiana. [ MORE: Week 5 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Power Rankings | Best of Week 5 | Week 5 picks revisited | Week 5 uniforms | What Tom Dienhart learned | Week 5 top performers | Gerry DiNardo’s tweets | Dienhart: Wildcats can dream big | John Harbaugh visits Michigan sideline ] The star Ohio State running back scored on runs of 55, 65 and 75 yards in the second half (watch them in the video

Tom’s Take: Week 5 Big Ten honors, grades, stock reports & numbers

The first full weekend of Big Ten action continued to affirm the legitimacy of Iowa and Northwestern, which each moved to 5-0. And, sorry, Ohio State and Michigan State, but Michigan has been the most impressive team in the Big Ten East.

Top individual performances from Saturday's Big Ten action

What a fun day of Big Ten football! [ MORE: Week 5 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Best of Week 5 | Week 5 picks revisited | Week 5 uniforms | What Tom Dienhart learned | Week 5 top performers | Gerry DiNardo’s tweets | Dienhart: Wildcats can dream big | John Harbaugh visits Michigan sideline ] There were plenty of outstanding individual performances on Saturday. We saw some incredible running numbers, as well as some standout defensive statistics. Who was the most impressive? Well, that’s

#BTNStandout: Wes Lunt + Geronimo Allison = Illinois game-winner

So, here’s how it went down in the final seconds of Illinois’ 14-13 comeback victory over Nebraska on Saturday afternoon: [ MORE: Week 5 scoreboard | Best of Week 5 | Week 5 picks revisited | Top performers | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Dienhart: Wildcats can dream big | John Harbaugh visits Michigan sideline | Northwestern keeps on dancing ] 1st & Goal from Nebraska 7: Wes Lunt throws incomplete pass to the right. 2nd & Goal from Nebraska 7: Lunt throws incomplete pass to the right (pass interference ). 1st & Goal from Nebraska 2:

Northwestern dreaming big after commanding win over Minnesota

Where were you the night of Oct. 6, 2013? Northwestern knows exactly where it was back then. Why shouldn’t it? The program hasn’t been the same since that infamous night—the night the music died for the Northwestern program as it slipped from relevancy.