The BCS era has come to an end and it's been an amazing ride for college football. We've seen some of the best athletes ever to play the game during the last 16 seasons and any list of the best of the BCS era is also going to include some of the best of all time.
Our list of top wide receivers from the Big Ten during the BCS era is no exception.
It's hard to succinctly define greatness. There are so many ingredients to the recipe and stats, team success and individual awards can only take us so far. The rest is, admittedly, a combination of conjecture and what, as fans, stands out in our minds—even if it wasn't the pinnacle of statistical or championship success.
We pored over record books and took a fond trip down memory lane. The result is our list of the greatest Big Ten receivers of the BCS era.