The Big Ten ends a well-represented postseason with a total of nine teams competing in bowl games. The league collectively finished with a final bowl game record of 4-5.
The 2019 regular season is in the books and the battle of the Big Ten Championship will once again feature Ohio State, who have won the past two championships.
As we enter the final week of conference play, Ohio State has further cemented itself as the top team in the conference with a win over the visiting Nittany Lions, but only by 11 points, their lowest margin of victory on the season.
With only two weeks of conference play remaining, the conference ranking is starting to take shape. Minnesota was the big story line this week as they were handed their first loss on the season.
As expected, the biggest movers for this week include Penn State and Minnesota after their thriller in Minneapolis that has bowl and playoff implications.
With half of the conference on a bye week, see which teams were able to move up or down during this crucial point where bowl-eligibility and games are decided.
For the first time this season, all fourteen Big Ten teams took the field on a Saturday. Yet, only one game came down to the final possession; the rest had margins of at least ten points.
In one of the more exciting weeks in the Big Ten, we saw the biggest upset of the season with Wisconsin losing to a struggling Fighting Illini team, but little other major excitement in the results.
It is week eight of the college football season and that can only mean that the conference race is going to heat up for the Big Ten. In both divisions there are two teams sitting in a tie for the top spot through six games.
A lot more of the same in week seven’s stacking of the Big Ten.
The nonstop drama of the Big Ten is what makes college football so special. At the top of the conference, Ohio State, Michigan, Penn State all racked up impressive blowout wins, two of which resulted in complete shutouts of Big Ten foes. With three losses for Rutgers and Purdue, are either of their seasons salvageable?
Tiers within the Big Ten conference are starting to reveal themselves after the fourth week of action. At the very top of the pile, Ohio State and Wisconsin seem to have separated themselves as the two best teams in the league.
See where the B1G teams moved in this week’s power rankings after a rough 6-5 week for the conference.
After two weeks, there is more uncertainty about where teams lie in the Big Ten than when we started. Ohio State seems to be firmly seated at the top for the moment, but preseason top-tier teams Nebraska and Michigan have been under-performing while lower teams such as Maryland and Wisconsin have been far exceeding expectations.
The first week is in the books and there is already some shuffling this week, notably with Purdue’s loss against Nevada. Here’s how the Big Ten ranks.
College Football season is finally upon us after a long awaited off-season summer. Find out how the Big Ten stacks up going into the 2019 football season.