Answering Big Ten reader questions on Tommy Armstrong Jr., Ohio State's control of its playoff destiny and more.
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Phil Steele gives his best Week 9 picks, including a major upset on the horizon and thoughts on Tennessee-South Carolina and Clemson-Florida State.
Public opinion is divided over Nebraska football players kneeling in protest during the national anthem.
The polls are open! Cast your vote for one of the 10 teams we've identified as having the best chance to win college football's national championship.
Matt Schick, Ivan Maisel and Heather Dinich discuss which undefeated programs are getting too much respect and which ones aren't getting enough at this point of the season.
Ohio State was the consensus No. 2 team for weeks, but how do our handicappers rank the Buckeyes among the top 25 after their stunning loss to Penn State?
When Wisconsin hosts Nebraska on Saturday, it will be the latest meeting of a hot new rivalry with a real old-school feel.
Nebraska receivers coach Keith Williams' next court appearance on a DUI charge has been pushed back to Nov. 21.
In Week 8, the top-ranked players in the 2017 and 2018 classes saw Bama's big win while Washington worked to bring the best in-state talent to Seattle and Michigan landed another d-lineman.
Ohio State's loss at Penn State was the Big Ten's biggest surprise in Week 8, but -- save for Michigan -- the other front-runners also had struggles.
Huskers on track to AT&T Stadium
Entering Week 9, Brett McMurphy projects Nebraska to play in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic. The Cornhuskers have back-to-back road games against ranked opponents coming up in their next two games. Bowl projections
Leonard Fournette and Baker Mayfield have bounced back big time. The same goes for Washington and Auburn. What other players and teams are the biggest wild cards down the home stretch?
Nebraska building CFP résumé
The Cornhuskers are 7-0 for the first time since 2001 but will have to play a lot better in next week's trip to No. 11 Wisconsin. Quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. did set a school record with his 13th career game with 300 yards or more of total offense. GameDay Final
Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer
The seven undefeated teams all play on the road this week, and five lost to their Saturday opponent in their last meeting. Second-ranked Michigan and No. 7 Nebraska are on three-game losing streaks to Michigan State and Wisconsin, respectively. The undefeateds (and their fans) might want to make it through this weekend before thinking playoff.
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Poll watching: No. 2 Michigan achieved its highest ranking in the AP Poll since the 2006 season. No. 4 Washington has its highest ranking since 2000. No. 7. Nebraska is at its highest rank in the poll since 2010. West Virginia is ranked in the top 10 for the first time since 2012. Penn State is ranked No. 24 for the first time since 2011.
Michigan moves into our No. 1 spot as Penn State's stunning comeback gave Urban Meyers his first road loss with Ohio State.
The Wolverines now project into the playoff while things continue to heat up in the Big Ten West.
With Ohio State's loss, a spot opened up in the Power Rankings' top four this week, so we looked to the West Coast to fill it.
It was a topsy-turvy weekend in the Big Ten, as the conference hierarchy was uprooted a bit. Here are the top players from a crazy Week 8.
Michigan saw its chances of an undefeated regular season more than double this weekend and it joins a pack of five teams that have separated themselves as the clear favorites to run the table.
Nebraska @ Wisconsin Badgers
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