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Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Purdue Boilermakers Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 10 months 3 weeks ago
The 2015 season has not gone the way Jerry Kill and the Minnesota Golden Gophers had planned or even hoped thus far. Both losses have come to ranked opponents by a combined score of 50-17. All three of Minnesota's wins were by exactly three points over teams from the Group of 5. Needless to say, they are not the Big Ten contenders and national players we thought they might be heading into...

Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Preview and Prediction

By Robert A. Boleyn, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Two of the Big Ten West's most surprising teams of 2015 will line up to face one another on Saturday, as the No. 23 Iowa Hawkeyes play Homecoming host to the Fighting Illini of the University of Illinois. A quick review of the records might indicate that both these teams have surpassed even the wildest of their own expectations. And to a certain point, that would be...

Indiana Hoosiers vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 10 months 3 weeks ago
The Indiana Hoosiers are coming off a wildly entertaining game against defending national champion Ohio State, and it should have caught the attention of Penn State. The Hoosiers pushed the Buckeyes nearly to the limit last week but now must regroup on the road this week in front of a homecoming crowd for an early kickoff. Penn State's offense has struggled to find itself with...

Maryland Terrapins vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Preview and Prediction

By Chip Minnich, 10 months 3 weeks ago
As it pertains to the 2015 Ohio State Buckeyes, I have been asked the following question: "Are these 'escapes' grating at you or do just think it's the growing pains associated with the development of THIS team?" I can only answer how I see it, and I see it as a matter of growing pains. Allow me to elaborate. Ohio State is 5-0, with very unsatisfying...

Former Nebraska Coach Tampering With Current Cornhuskers' Players' Minds Identified

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 10 months 3 weeks ago
What’s that old saying? If there’s smoke there’s fire? You’d swear something was ablaze over the past day or so in Lincoln. It turns out that rumors of former coaches dumping metaphorical toxic waste into the Nebraska football locker room are true according to former Cornhuskers' defensive lineman Jason Peter. Lincoln radio station 93.7 The Ticket’s...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Week 6 of the 2015 college football season starts on Thursday night with SMU visiting Houston and USC hosting Washington. Two games dot the schedule on Friday, including a key ACC matchup between NC State and Virginia Tech. But as usual, the action picks up on Saturday with a slew of important games. Oklahoma-Texas meet in their annual rivalry matchup at noon ET on Saturday, followed by key...

Big Ten Week 6 Predictions: Michigan Hosts Northwestern, Nebraska and Wisconsin Look to Rebound

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 3 weeks ago
The Big Ten has an intriguing slate of games scheduled for Week 6. A defensive struggle is expected in Ann Arbor, as Michigan hosts Northwestern. The Wolverines and Wildcats are two of the Big Ten’s top teams through Week 6 and both are ranked after a combined 9-1 start. Outside of the Michigan-Northwestern showdown, Wisconsin travels to Nebraska for a critical game in the West...

There’s Dark Smoke Billowing From Within the Nebraska Football Program

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Mike Riley wasn’t taking an easy job as Nebraska’s new head football coach and he knew that. He knows fans aren’t happy about the 2-3 start to his tenure. However, he may be fighting a battle that poses far more problems than any stout defense or stud quarterback to keep in check. Former Cornhusker running back Damon Benning and linebacker Jay Foreman were having a...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 6

By J.P. Scott, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Welcome back to the roller coaster that is the 2015 college football season! Just went we think we've got it all figured out, Ole Miss, Notre Dame and UCLA lay eggs. Ohio State and Michigan State look beatable. TCU and Baylor leave their defenses at home. The door to the top floor of college football has been a revolving one so far. Don't look now, but there's some guy named Harbaugh...

5 Reasons Nebraska Should be Patient With Mike Riley After a 2-3 Start

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Just five games into his tenure, Nebraska coach Mike Riley is already getting a glimpse of what life is like in Lincoln. The first-year coach is already facing plenty of criticism after the Cornhuskers’ 2-3 start, especially after how Saturday’s Illinois-Nebraska game ended and the management of a third-down play late in the fourth quarter. While 2-3 isn’t where Nebraska...