Big Ten Icons

Big Ten Icons

2010 - 2011, Other, Arts / Culture
Counting down the most iconic figures in Big Ten history.

Episode Guide

  • Big Ten Icons - Red Grange (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Red Grange

    "The Galloping Ghost" helps college football take its place as a headline attraction.

  • Big Ten Icons - Jesse Owens (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Jesse Owens

    Ohio State's Jesse Owens.

  • Big Ten Icons - Archie Griffin (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Archie Griffin

    Ohio State's Archie Griffin is the only one to receive the Heisman Trophy twice in the 75 year history of the award.

  • Big Ten Icons - Tom Harmon (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Tom Harmon

    "Old 98" is still remembered as perhaps the most talented player in Wolverines history.

  • Big Ten Icons - Dick Butkus (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Dick Butkus

    It's doubtful there has ever been a more perfect melding of game, player and position than football, Dick Butkus and middle linebacker.

  • Big Ten Icons - Nile Kinnick (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Nile Kinnick

    Nile Kinnick and his fellow Ironmen rescue University of Iowa football during a magical 1939 season.

  • Big Ten Icons - Jerry Lucas (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Jerry Lucas

    Jerry Lucas.

  • Big Ten Icons - Rick Mount (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Rick Mount

    Purdue sharpshooter Rick Mount.

  • Big Ten Icons - Isiah Thomas (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Isiah Thomas

    Isiah Thomas caps a career at Indiana with a title and 23 points in the National Championship game.

  • Big Ten Icons - Mark Spitz (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Mark Spitz

    Indiana star Mark Spitz.

  • Big Ten Icons - John Wooden (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    John Wooden

    Purdue great John Wooden.

  • Big Ten Icons - Ron Dayne (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Ron Dayne

    Wisconsin great Ron Dayne.

  • Big Ten Icons - Otto Graham (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Otto Graham

    Northwestern legend Otto Graham.

  • Big Ten Icons - Dave Winfield (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Dave Winfield

    Minnesota legend Dave Winfield.

  • Big Ten Icons - Steve Alford (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Steve Alford

    Indiana great Steve Alford.

  • Big Ten Icons - Jack Nicklaus (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Jack Nicklaus

    Ohio State legend Jack Nicklaus.

  • Big Ten Icons - Charles Woodson (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Charles Woodson

    Michigan great Charles Woodson.