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Around the Big Ten – Week Three

The Big Ten had a banner day on Saturday; there was something for everyone. Our Nittany Lions pitched a shut out, games were won on blocked kicks and fake kicks, and a Big Ten quarterback not named Pryor kept his Heisman campaign rolling. If only the early hours of Sunday were as kind to coaches and teams alike.

SPARTY ON! Fake field goal seals win for Michigan State over Notre Dame in overtime, 34-31
An exciting end-of-game win like that would be exciting enough for a heart attack, I suppose. (see link above in case you passed over it). I always just thought it would happen earlier while Charlie Weis was on the sidelines. Get well soon, Coach D’Antonio!

Iowa falls in the desert to Arizona, 34-27
Ranked Big Ten teams have not beaten a ranked Pac-10 team since 1990 (eight meetings). Even the New Kids on the Block have made a comeback since then.

Pryor keeps racking up stats as Ohio State wins the State of Uselessness Bowl
Ohio State has not lost a game to another team from the state of Ohio since 1921. Even Betty White has made a comeback since then.

Dashing Denard leads Michigan to thrilling victory over FCS team Massachusetts, 42-37
So tell me, who will be leading the Heisman race when “The Game” comes around, again?

Wisconsin survives Sun Devils’ scare by blocking game-tying PAT
John Clay proving why he should’ve been named the Big Ten Pre-season Player of the Year.

Minnesota does have a pulse after all, but still falls to USC
Maybe a turning point for the Gophers? Doubtful.

Northwestern, Purdue, Indiana and Illinois all grab their cupcake wins
Thankfully there’s only one more week for these.

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Dan Vecellio

Dan is a graduate student in meteorology, hailing from Bradford, Pennsylvania. His interests include sports, Penn State and commons cheesesteaks. Feel free to contact me through my email or follow me on Twitter.

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