For the first time this season, the Illini have a number in front of their name.
After Ohio State's loss to Clemson in the Orange Bowl on Friday night, the tweets started pouring in.
PASADENA, Calif. — Connor Cook passed for a career-high 332 yards and hit Tony Lippett with a tiebreaking 25-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter, leading No.
It looked like New Year's Day was going to be another underwhelming one for the Big Ten. Then came the Rose Bowl.
Defense wins championships.
Don't believe it? Just ask the Michigan State Spartans and the Stanford Cardinal.