Big Ten

Big Ten

Top Articles

10 Coaching Candidates to Replace Les Miles at LSU

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 7 hours ago
LSU has fired coach Les Miles four games into the 2016 season. Miles was on the verge of getting fired last season but survived for another year after the Tigers defeated Texas A&M in the regular season finale. Miles was hired to replace Nick Saban in 2005 and guided the program to a 114-34 record, including the 2007 national championship. Although Miles won a lot of games at LSU, the Tigers...

College Football Week 4 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 12 hours ago
Week 4 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Tennessee rallied in the second half to end an 11-game losing streak to Florida, Wisconsin scored a huge road win over Michigan State, and Texas A&M knocked off Arkansas in Arlington, Texas. The weekend action also produced a few upsets, as Duke defeated Notre Dame in South Bend and Colorado...

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Northwestern Wildcats Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 1 week 13 hours ago
Though not obvious to onlookers outside of the Big Ten West, Nebraska and Northwestern have developed a nice little rivalry since the Cornhuskers joined the nation's oldest conference back in 2011. Nebraska leads the series during that stretch 3-2. Four of those games were decided by three points or fewer and four of them were won by the visiting team.   The two will meet again...

Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Indiana Hoosiers Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 1 week 14 hours ago
Few probably expected this matchup between ACC and Big Ten programs to be one with two undefeated teams at the start of the season, but Wake Forest has done its part to arrive in Bloomington this weekend with a 3-0 record. Three games in and Dave Clawson’s program has already matched its 2015 and '14 win totals. A win on the road against an offensively-talented Indiana would do well in...

Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Michigan Wolverines Preview and Prediction

By Mike Bainbridge, 1 week 14 hours ago
The Michigan Wolverines (3-0) were tested for the first time this season last week against Colorado, falling behind by two touchdowns in the second quarter before storming back in the second half to win 45-28.   Penn State (2-1) avenged its 2015 loss to in-state rival Temple with a 34-27 win over the Owls. Sophomore running back Saquon Barkley made a dramatic return in the second...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 4

By Mitch Light, 1 week 16 hours ago
The Week 4 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Michigan State-Wisconsin, Florida-Tennessee and Texas A&M-Arkansas. Additionally, conference matchups such as LSU-Auburn, Ole Miss-Georgia and Colorado-Oregon feature lines or odds that caught our attention for Week 4. Here are 10 predictions or...

Colorado State Rams vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Preview and Prediction

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 1 week 1 day ago
Colorado State and Minnesota, a pair of bowl teams that met in a 23-20 overtime thriller in 2015, will face off once again on Saturday in Minneapolis in a final tune-up for both squads before beginning conference play. The Rams have won two in a row following a blowout loss to rival Colorado in the season opener. The Golden Gophers are 2-0 and well rested following an off week.   Colorado...

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Michigan State Spartans Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 1 week 1 day ago
It seems Wisconsin and Michigan State always makes for an entertaining Big Ten contest whenever the two take the same field. The two programs have sure had their share of recent history since the Big Ten expanded to 12 teams, lumping the two in opposite divisions and then swapping places in the realigned division format once the Big Ten expanded to 14. Regardless of division placement, the...

Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 1 week 1 day ago
After starting the season with a loss at Pac-12 favorite Washington, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights look to have — at least for the moment — righted the ship in 2016. Back-to-back wins over Howard and New Mexico have spirits as high as they possibly could be "on the banks," as new head coach Chris Ash begins his first Big Ten slate with a winning record.   The...

College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 4

By Bryan Fischer, 1 week 1 day ago
Week 3 of the 2016 college football season is in the books and so is the non-conference slate for most of the teams across the country. As a result, the move into league play is set to produce some interesting games all over the map as the season really starts to heat up. As good as the matchups between the names on the front of the jerseys are though, the one-on-one battles between the names...