Originally posted on The B1g Time  |  Last updated 10/9/12
Things are really getting interesing and perhaps more muddled than ever in the Big Ten. The only thing we know for sure? Ohio State is the clear front runner at this point in time, but that could all change with an injury to Braxton Miller (god forbid that happens). So, with a completely jumbled up conference at this point, where do we see these teams standing after 6 weeks of action?                                          Rank School Points (1st Place) Last Week (change) 1 Ohio State (6-0) 60 (5) 1st (nc in spots, UP 1 point) 2 Michigan (3-2) 53 5th (UP 3 spots, UP 13 points) 3 Penn State (4-2) 47 8th (UP 5 spots, UP 19 points) 4 Nebraska (4-2) 43 2nd (DOWN 2 spots, DOWN 9 points) 5 Northwestern (5-1) 38 3rd (DOWN 2 spots, DOWN 11 points) 6 (tie) Michigan State (4-2) 35 6th (nc in spot, DOWN 2 points) 6 (tie) Wisconsin (4-2) 35 7th (up 1 spot, UP 5 points) 8 Purdue (3-2) 29 4th (DOWN 4 spots, DOWN 13 points) 9 Iowa (3-2) 20 9th (DOWN 2 points) 10 Minnesota (4-1) 14 10th (DOWN 2 points) 11 Illinois (2-4) 9 11th (DOWN 1 point) 12 Indiana (2-3) 7 12th (UP 2 points) After Thoughts: - Wow, who knew all it took for Penn State to gain a crap ton of respect than to beat undefeated Northwestern? Better question is what does it say about the conference. Is is a sign of respect for Northwestern or a sign of an improving Penn State team? - Nice to see that some things never seem to change as Michigan and Ohio State occupy the top spots in the power rankings. Gotta wonder if it stays that way even after "The Game." - Illinois is quickly taking a nosedive after their 0-2 start to the Big Ten campaign, huh? - Talk about tumbling down the ranks... Hi Purdue, where have you gone? After getting stomped on by the Maize 'N Blue it seems like our crew doesn't believe in these guys anymore. What happens this weekend should really cement our thoughts. Make sure you follow us on twitter @DelanysDozen and 'like' us on Facebook.
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