Big Ten Icons

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Big Ten Icons
Genre Sports documentary
Narrated by Keith Jackson
Country of origin US
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 32
Production
Running time 30 minutes
Release
Original network Big Ten Network
Original release September 18, 2010 (2010-09-18) – 2012
External links
Website btn.com/shows/big-ten-icons/

Big Ten Icons is a television show in the Big Ten Network that showcases outstanding Big Ten athletes and coaches.[1] Its subjects range over a wide period of time and include all sports.

The series began in the fall of 2010 and featured 20 episodes, each one featuring a different Big Ten college athlete counting down in order.

The next season, Big Ten Icons: The Coaches, began in the fall of 2011 and profiled 12 coaches, one from each school, with several from football. Some of the coaches included Nebraska’s Tom Osborne, Penn State’s Joe Paterno, Iowa’s Dan Gable and Michigan’s Bo Schembechler.[2]

The series is narrated by college sports broadcaster Keith Jackson.

Episodes[edit]

Season 1:

Rank Athlete Original air date
20 Charles Woodson 2010
19 Suzy Favor-Hamilton 2010
18 Jack Nicklaus 2010
17 Steve Alford 2010
16 John Cappelletti 2010
15 Dave Winfield 2010
14 Otto Graham 2010
13 Ron Dayne 2010
12 John Wooden 2010
11 Mark Spitz 2010
10 Isiah Thomas 2010
9 Rick Mount 2011
6 Jerry Lucas 2011
7 Nile Kinnick 2011
6 Dick Butkus 2011
5 Tom Harmon 2011
4 Archie Griffin 2011
3 Jesse Owens 2011
2 Magic Johnson 2011
1 Red Grange March 11, 2011

Sponsors[edit]

Discover Card is the presenting sponsor of the series.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "‘Big Ten Icons’ debuts with Michigan’s Bo Schembechler". Big Ten Network. 29 September 2011. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Big Ten Icons". Big Ten Network. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 

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