And then there were two.
Jerry Kill was named the Big Ten Coach of the Year twice on Tuesday. A doubly fitting recognition for a terrific season in the Twin Cities.
It might not have gone exactly as predicted, but in the end it was the Badgers swinging Paul Bunyan's Axe, the Badgers hoisting the Big Ten West Division championship trophy and the Badgers bookin
For the amount of flak the Big Ten received this season, there sure are a lot of Big Ten players up for college football's biggest awards.