Big Ten Articles

I know what you are thinking: "Every game matters." Not in this case. As the 2015 college football season charges down the home stretch, there is a clear path to a championship forming right before our eyes. The football...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Mike Riley
The Nebraska football program is an amazing thing for so many reasons. It has so much power that it can bring an entire state together or turn family members against each other. The fossil fuel energy crisis could be nixed if only the passion for...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
The Nebraska football team finds itself 3-5 following (get this) another heartbreaking loss, this time to Northwestern. At this point, that may very well mean no bowl eligibility, a sobering thought. Regardless of whether or not the Huskers...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
Luke Falk
Week 8 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. While the Week 8 schedule appeared to be light on intrigue, Saturday's action wasn...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Dabo Swinney
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Week 8 of the college football season is officially in the books. Saturday's slate of games was underwhelming on paper, but the Week 8 schedule produced plenty of crazy finishes, overtime battles and outstanding plays. Miss...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
J.T. Barrett
Fresh off a #DarkNight 38-10 victory over Penn State, Ohio State travels to High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey, to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. This game will mark the first trip to High Point Solutions Stadium for the...
Chip Minnich
1 year ago
Corey Clement
The Badgers head into Champaign on Saturday in an attempt to defeat the Fighting Illini for the sixth consecutive time. Wisconsin is fresh off a 24-7 victory over Purdue, holding the Boilermakers to just 192 total yards of offense, only solidifying...
Chris Dougherty
1 year ago
Washington State Cougars
Last week was both unpredictable and bizarre. Entering last weekend, there were the seven teams left in college football without a win against the spread all year. Five covered and UTEP didn't play, leaving the Miners and Old...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
C.J. Prosise
With the first half of the 2015 college football season completed, it’s time to take a look back at the first seven weeks and examine some of the new stars across the nation. Breakout players are hard to predict in the preseason, but the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Who will show up for this contest, the "same old Spartans" from the past or the recent "new and improved Spartans" of the previous eight seasons? From 1970 through 2006, after Michigan State defeated Michigan, the Spartans...
John La Fleur
1 year ago
James Franklin
Two weeks after making a coaching change, Maryland is back in action this week. Maryland begins the post-Randy Edsall era with a quasi-home game against Penn State. The two Big Ten East Division rivals will square off on the NFL field in Baltimore...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Tommy Armstrong
With the $5 Bits of Broken Chair Trophy safely tucked away following Nebraska’s dismissal of Minnesota, another game with plenty of pomp welcomes the Huskers as they return home. I speak of “The Battle for NU,” of course!...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
Unfortunately for college football fans, we’ve reached the halfway mark of yet another season. A compelling first half of 2015 has set up a frantic scramble to the finish in the remainder of the year. Related: 10 Best College...
Allen Kenney
1 year ago
Mark Dantonio
Matching the intensity and overall interest level of last week’s Michigan-Michigan State game won’t be easy for the Big Ten with its Week 8 slate of matchups. Indiana-Michigan State and Northwestern-Nebraska are the league’s must-...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Devontae Booker
Stanford and Utah appear to be on a collision course for a matchup in the Pac-12 Championship, but both teams still have plenty of obstacles to overcome, starting this Saturday in Week 8 action. The Cardinal have a few extra days to prepare for...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Indiana and Michigan State are certainly no strangers when it comes to matching up against one another, as both schools have been members of the Big Ten together for more than 60 years now. However, when it comes to the Hoosiers vs. Spartans...
Aaron Tallent
1 year ago
Kevin Hogan
Week 8 of the 2015 college football season kicks off with three intriguing games on Thursday night. Temple hopes to keep its unbeaten record intact against East Carolina, Georgia Southern and Appalachian State meet in a critical Sun Belt showdown,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
You can't get much more outrageous than the end of the Michigan State-Michigan game last weekend, but you know the college football world is sure going to try. With another slate of season-shaping matchups and potential trap games on the docket...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
To call Iowa under-estimated entering the 2015 college football season wouldn't come even close to properly stating the degree to which the Hawkeyes have thus far surpassed even the most starry-eyed zealot's definition of “success...
Robert A. Boleyn
1 year ago
Leonard Fournette
The first half of the 2015 college football season is officially in the books. And at the midpoint of 2015, it’s time to look back at the first seven weeks, revisit preseason predictions and take a glimpse at what the second half of the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
As you might expect from a guy who covers and blogs about the Big Ten, BTN.com is a site that I frequent regularly. I'm a guy who is fascinated by the fan. I always like to know what the mood is and what they are feeling. As a result, one of my...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Leonard Fournette
The Heisman Trophy has become more of a quarterback award over the past decade, but it looks as though we are on track to see running backs dominate the field this season. The year of the running back in college football is living up to the hype...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Utah as a Top 5 team? Iowa sitting at 7-0? Four unbeaten Group of 5 teams in the Top 25? Yes, yes and yes — and nobody saw any of it coming. A phenomenally outrageous first half to the 2015 college football season has positioned the...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Andy Janovich
Andy Janovich, what have you done? Nebraska football head coach Mike Riley has been singing the praises of the Gretna, Neb., native ever since his breakout game against Southern Miss earlier this year. It looks like thanks to Janovich...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago

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