Latest Big Ten Conference football News

Ohio State's Stroud is Big Ten offensive player of the year

Dec. 01, 2021 18:01 PM EST

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The Big Ten announced Wednesday that Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud is its offensive player of the year and freshman of the year. Stroud led the nation's top offense and ranks among the top seven passers in eight categories. His 70.9%...

Thanksgiving football, Big 10 rivalry game score in ratings

Dec. 01, 2021 17:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Even at a time football generally dominates television ratings, the long Thanksgiving Day weekend was notable. CBS' turkey day telecast of the Dallas Cowboys against the Las Vegas Raiders reached 37.8 million viewers, the biggest audience for an NFL...

Championship picks: Georgia over Tide, Michigan over Iowa

Dec. 01, 2021 15:42 PM EST

Those conference championship upsets with the potential to create College Football Playoff chaos scenarios never actually happen. As AP Top 25 college football poll voter Brett McMurphy of Action Network pointed out, only six teams that went into championship weekend...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Dec. 01, 2021 09:02 AM EST

Reading Eagle. Nov. 30, 2021. Editorial: Sondheim’s legacy will live on When one of the greats in any field of endeavor passes away, it’s only natural to focus much of our attention on the accomplishments that made them famous. ...

Michigan moves to 2nd in CFP rankings; coachless Irish 6th

Nov. 30, 2021 23:39 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Michigan moved up to No. 2 Tuesday night in the second-to-last College Football Playoff rankings, joining Georgia, Alabama and Cincinnati in the top four heading into conference championship weekend. Oklahoma State is fifth going into the Big 12...

Virginia Tech hires Penn State DC Brent Pry as head coach

Nov. 30, 2021 18:35 PM EST

Virginia Tech reached into its archives to find its next coach, hiring Penn State defensive coordinator Brent Pry, a disciple of longtime Hokies assistant Bud Foster. Pry was a graduate assistant working with the defensive line under Foster, the hugely successful...

Petras back as starting QB for Iowa in Big Ten title game

Nov. 30, 2021 17:00 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Spencer Petras will be the starting quarterback when No. 15 Iowa plays second-ranked Michigan in the Big Ten championship game on Saturday night. Petras was listed first on the depth chart released at the start of the week, and coach Kirk Ferentz...

Michigan's Hutchinson, Spartans' Tucker earn Big Ten honors

Nov. 30, 2021 13:45 PM EST

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The Big Ten announced Tuesday that Michigan's Aidan Hutchinson is its defensive player of the year and Michigan State's Mel Tucker is the coach of the year. Hutchinson leads the conference and is third nationally with 13 sacks, including three in...

Hutch for Heisman? Jim Harbaugh stumps for Michigan star DE

Nov. 29, 2021 18:00 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Hutch for Heisman? Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is stumping for defensive end Aidan Hutchinson to win the Heisman Trophy after he starred in a win over Ohio State that put the second-ranked Wolverines in the Big Ten championship game and national...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Unanimous No 1 UGA chasing record

Nov. 29, 2021 02:34 AM EST

Georgia is putting together an historic run at No. 1. The Bulldogs remained a unanimous top-ranked team for the eighth straight week in T he Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank. The longest streak of weeks as unanimous...