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The 6 Commandments to Storming a College Basketball Court

By Braden Gall, 4 days 5 hours ago
If you hate court storming, you are labeled as a grumpy old person who wants to rip the joy from the youth of America. If you love court storming, you have a blatant disregard for human safety and probably don’t understand that actions have consequences. As it does every spring, storming the court has once again become a topic of debate. Kansas State fans mobbed the floor of...

College Football's Top 20 Running Backs on the Rise for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 8 hours ago
Spring practice is officially underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts are the first step to building a depth chart and getting an idea of what all 128 squads will have in 2015. Quarterback battles will receive most of the attention in spring practice, but there are a handful of key playoff contenders losing a starter at running back or have a player...

Ranking the Big Ten's Football-Basketball Coaching Tandems

By David Fox, 1 week 3 days ago
For several years, the Big Ten has had a roster of basketball coaches that could rival only the ACC. Now, the league is working to make sure its roster of football coaches rivals only the SEC. Names like Tom Izzo, Bo Ryan, John Beilein and Thad Matta are on the top of anyone’s list of college basketball coaches. Urban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh would be the same among college...

College Football's Top 10 Quarterbacks on the Rise for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days ago
College football’s spring practice session is already underway for some teams, which means the countdown to the 2015 season can officially start. Quarterback play is always under a microscope and several playoff or conference title contenders are breaking in a new starter in 2015. While pinpointing breakout players is easier after spring practice, it’s never too early to examine...

Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett Showcases Recovery From Ankle Injury With Removed Screws (Photo)

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 days ago
Ohio State’s quarterback situation will be one of the nation’s most intriguing battles to watch this offseason. Out of the trio competing for the No. 1 spot – Cardale Jones, Braxton Miller and J.T. Barrett – Jones is the only passer healthy for spring ball. While Miller and Barrett aren’t expected to participate in spring ball, both have indicated via...

College Football's Top 15 Impact JUCO Transfers for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 6 days ago
Incoming freshmen usually steal the spotlight on college football’s signing day, but there’s no shortage of intrigue and potential surrounding the junior college recruits that may have inked signed in December. While the transition from junior college to the FBS level is challenging, prospects already have at least one year of playing experience and are usually recruited to fill...

Minnesota Mascot is Annoying Other Big Ten Teams With Cheesy Valentines

By David Fox, 2 weeks 2 days ago
Watch out, @TheOregonDuck, you’re about to have company as the best college  mascot on Twitter. @GoldyTheGopher is finding a fond place in our hearts — appropriately — this Valentine’s Day weekend with Valentines for the other Big Ten mascots. Just like in elementary school, everyone in the class gets a Valentine. If you like the Big Ten, Valentines...

Team-by-Team Breakdown of SEC Early Enrollees in 2015

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 2 days ago
Last year, the SEC welcomed 72 early enrollees. Even the SEC has outdone itself this year, topping its own record with 82 early enrollees. It's a trend started mostly by the SEC and dominated by the SEC. There are countless benefits to enrolling athletes early, none the least of which is learning how to live life as a college student-athlete. Essentially, a player is more likely to...

Big Ten Team Recruiting Consensus Rankings for 2015

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Athlon Sports has averaged out the four major recruiting services — 247Sports, Rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN — and created the Big Ten consensus team recruiting rankings for 2015. Here is what we learned: Lapping the fieldThe Buckeyes are the clear-cut biggest dog on the block in the Big Ten when it comes to recruiting. SB Nation worked the math and proved that,...

Cover 2 College Football Podcast: Recruiting Special with 247Sports' Barton Simmons

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 4 days ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox are joined by National Recruiting Analyst from 247Sports.com Barton Simmons in a college football recruiting potpourri podcast. It's comprehensive, throrough and educational. This isn't your normal recruiting podcast. Simmons exlpains the evaluation process, how it has changed over time, what exactly recruiting services are trying to...