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Cardale Jones or J.T. Barrett: Who Should Start for Ohio State in 2015?

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 15 hours ago
Ohio State's quarterback battle is officially down to Cardale Jones and J.T. Barrett. Although coach Urban Meyer didn’t fully commit to Braxton Miller at receiver in interviews on Thursday night, all signs point to the senior playing in an all-purpose/receiver and special teams returner for the Buckeyes in 2015. While coach Urban Meyer’s decision got a little easier with...

Is Nebraska the Big Ten West Division's Sleeper Team for 2015?

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 18 hours ago
It’s a new era for Nebraska football in 2015. Mike Riley was hired to replace Bo Pelini, and the former Oregon State coach inherits a team that has won at least nine games in each of the last seven seasons. However, the bar in Lincoln is higher than just getting to nine victories. Competing for conference championships is a must, and the Cornhuskers have all of the necessary resources to...

Ohio State's QB Battle Takes Shape as Braxton Miller Shifts to Receiver

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 6 hours ago
Ohio State’s quarterback battle is officially down to J.T. Barrett and Cardale Jones. Braxton Miller was expected to push Barrett and Jones for the starting job in the fall, but in an interview with Sports Illustrated’s Pete Thamel, the senior has indicated he will shift to receiver/H-back in the fall. “For the most part, it’s going to be H-Back and punt return,...

10 First-Year Starting QBs Who Could Win College Football's National Title in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 17 hours ago
Projecting the outcome of a college football season, playoff teams and national champion is no easy task. Several factors go into predictions, including the schedule, coaching changes, returning starters, in-depth statistics, results from the previous year, breakout players and recruiting – just to name a few. Experience and star power at quarterback is another factor that most...

Nebraska Unveils New adidas Alternate Uniform for 2015 Homecoming Game

By Mark Ross, 6 days 18 hours ago
Nebraska and adidas officially unveiled on Thursday a new alternative uniform that the Cornhuskers will wear for their Oct. 24 Homecoming game against Northwestern. The new Primekit Husker Bold look was produced in collaboration between the Nebraska athletic deparatment and adidas. Centered around black as the foundation, the Huskers' bold new design is a mix of modern design...

Setting First-Year Expectations for Nebraska's Mike Riley

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 2 days ago
Bo Pelini won at least nine games in each of his seven seasons as Nebraska’s head coach. But the standard in Lincoln is much higher than just nine wins a year. Mike Riley was hired away from Oregon State to elevate the Cornhuskers back into Big Ten title contention and return the program into a factor on the national scene once again. Nebraska has finished in the final Associated Press top...

College Football's Top 25 Non-Conference Games for 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 week 2 days ago
There is a lot that is still unknown about the College Football Playoff Committee. One thing that was learned about the new postseason format in year number one is that the voters value strength of schedule. Teams have ramped-up non-conference scheduling almost instantly (See: No. 4 below) and the results are a healthy list of top-level games. It may take a few full seasons for...

Why Michigan State Will or Won't Make the College Football Playoff in 2015

By J.P. Scott, 1 week 2 days ago
Michigan State enters the 2015 season on the back of two of the most successful campaigns in program history. Over the past five seasons, the Spartans have taken several steps toward the top of college football's national pyramid of prestige and established itself as one of the Big Ten's premier programs. Related: Michigan State Spartans 2015 Preview and Prediction Expectation...

Top 10 Big Ten Non-Conference Games of 2015

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 17 hours ago
The College Football Playoff Committee proved the general trend of tougher scheduling last fall.  The Big Ten may not get one team in the Playoff — it could actually end up with two in college football's version of the Final Four. A big reason why that's even possible is Michigan State's non-conference showdown with Oregon. In fact, with five of...

College Football's Top 50 Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 18 hours ago
Kickoff for the 2015 college football season is just around the corner. With media days underway and players reporting to camps in August, it won’t be long before teams are officially preparing for the opening week. With the season countdown under 50 days until kickoff, it’s time to take a look at the best 50 players in college football for the upcoming year. Ranking the...