The second week of the college football season just concluded and there have been some notable performances by quarterbacks in the Big Ten thus far. The teams predicted to finish atop the Big Ten conference have stood tall and won big games, essentially giving the conference a jolt in terms of respect around the nation.
But college football is just like professional football: A very good quarterback can take a team to the highest plateau. When looking at what quarterbacks in the Big Ten have already done two games into the season, one can’t help but be impressed by the stellar play of the signal callers.
In celebration of the solid quarterback play thus far, I’ve decided to rank the top five quarterbacks in the conference. The criteria on which I based my acute rankings are team play, personal play and level of opponent. Some quarterbacks have shown more than others, but that also has to do with how games have been won.
Each quarterback’s team on this list has not lost a game. Let’s get into it.