Everybody and their mother has a prediction or two for the Big Ten, and CBS Sports is no exception.

The Eye on College Football team doled out their predictions for team-by-team standings and a few individual categories. Seven CBSSports.com experts picked an overrated team, underrated team and made one bold prediction apiece. Tom Fornelli even said that the Buckeyes would lose to Michigan in the final week of the season.

Here’s how CBS’ selections for overrated B1G team played out:

-Minnesota 2

-Nebraska 2

-Michigan 1

-Maryland 1

-Northwestern 1

Here’s how CBS’ selections for underrated B1G team played out:

-Michigan State 3

-Michigan 2

-Minnesota 1

-Penn State 1

Here’s are CBS Sports’ seven bold predictions:

-Mike Riley will reach nine wins at Nebraska

-J.T. Barrett and Cardale Jones will play at times

-Wisconsin, Michigan State and Ohio State will all play in New Years Six games

-Ohio State will win B1G East Division but lose to Michigan

-The fourth-place team in the East will be better than the second-place team in the West

-Wisconsin will run the table in the Big Ten regular season

-Ohio State wins two games by only single digits

The seven analysts also projected each team’s order of finish. This was the consensus.


1. Ohio State

2. Michigan State

3. Penn State

4. Michigan

5. Maryland

6. Rutgers

7. Indiana


1. Wisconsin

2. Nebraska

3. Minnesota

4. Iowa

5. Northwestern

6. Illinois

7. Purdue