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Playing the First/Last/Best/Worst Game with YOUR Big Ten school

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Join the comments and rank the Big Ten games you’ve attended in person.

Wisconsin v Minnesota Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

By now, a good number of you have seen the various iterations of the “First/Last/Best/Worst” game circulating Twitter.

Never averse to hopping on a train after the fad has already passed, we have joined in.

First/Last/Best/Worst for Your Big Ten Team:

MNWildcat — Northwestern Wildcats

Andrew Kraszewski — Michigan State Spartans

WhiteSpeedReceiver — Minnesota Golden Gophers

  • First: 1983 Nebraska
  • Last: 2020 Outback Bowl (Auburn)
  • Best: 2019 Penn State
  • Worst: 2019 wisconsin

Boilerman31 — Purdue Boilermakers

  • First: 1994 Minnesota
  • Last: 2019 Maryland
  • Best: 2009 Ohio State
  • Worst: 2004 wisconsin

Dead Read — Nebraska Cornhuskers

In which Dead Read didn’t understand/comply with the conceit and really wanted to piss me off

Also in contention for best:

Not much to choose from the B1G era, though.

Candystripes for Breakfast — Indiana Hoosiers

  • First: 2008 Michigan State
  • Last: 2016 Ball State
  • Best: [null set; check out the 2009-2012 home schedule and see if you can figure out why]
  • Worst: 2012 wisconsin

LincolnParkWildcat — Northwestern

  • First: 1991 Notre Dame
  • Last: 2019 Minnesota
  • Best: 2004 Ohio State
  • Worst: M00N

MC ClapYoHandz — Wisconsin Badgers

  • First: 1998 UNLV
  • Last: 2020 Oregon
  • Best: 2010 Ohio State
  • Worst: 2008 Cal Poly (yes I know it was technically a win)

Jesse Collins — Nebraska

  • First: 1995 Pacific
  • Last: 2015 Iowa
  • Best: 2013 Northwestern
  • Worst: 2004 Southern Miss

beezer07 — Wisconsin

  • First: 1997 Boise State
  • Last: uhhh I have NO idea. Wouldn’t have been after 2005 though.
  • Best: 2003 Ohio State
  • Worst: 2003 UNLV

Stewmonkey13 — Iowa Hawkeyes

  • First: 1989 at Wisconsin
  • Last: 2019 Illinois
  • Best: 2005 Capital One Bowl (LSU; Drew Tate to Warren Holloway, sending Nick Saban to the NFL on an L)
  • Worst: So many, but 2010 wisconsin sticks out.

Let us know your First/Last/Best/Worst games you’ve attended in-person in the comments!