For the most part, it as a successful opening weekend for the Big Ten conference. All but two teams came away with victories in their season-opening game.
Week 1 Results
- Michigan defeats Central Michigan 59-9
- Michigan State defeats Western Michigan 26-13
- Indiana defeats Indiana St. 73-35
- Minnesota defeats UNLV 51-23
- Ohio State defeats Buffalo 40-20
- Wisconsin defeats Massachusetts 45-0
- Illinois defeats Sourthern Illinois 42-34
- Cincinnati defeats Purdue 42-7
- Penn St. defeats Syracuse 23-17
- Northern Illinois defeats Iowa 30-27
- Nebraska defeats Wyoming 37-34
- Northwestern defeats California 44-30
Standings After Week 1
- Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Northwestern are all tied at the top of the Big Ten-Legends division with a record of 1-0.
- Iowa is the only team in the division with a record of 0-1.
- Illinois, Indiana, Ohio State, Penn State, and Wisconsin are all tied at the top of the Big Ten-Leaders division with a record of 1-0.
- Purdue is the only team in the division with a record of 0-1.