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Two New Voices in Former Nebraska Football Coach Rick Kaczenski Allegations

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 4 months ago
First there were rumors about Rick Kaczenski (a Nebraska football defensive line coach under Bo Pelini) potentially leaking unflattering messages about the current staff to their players. Then former defensive lineman Jason Peter outed him on the radio. At that point, it seemed like the issue was put to rest, but more prominent voices have spoken out regarding the scandal. ...

Northwestern Unveils New Retro Uniforms to Honor 1995 Team Against Iowa

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
Northwestern is dipping into its past this Saturday. The Wildcats will wear retro uniforms against Iowa, which are inspired by their 1995 team. The 1995 team was one of the most successful in program history, as Gary Barnett guided Northwestern to a 10-2 mark and an appearance in the Rose Bowl. Check out Northwestern’s throwback uniforms for Week 7:    LOOK...

The Difference Between Nebraska Football Being 6-0 and 2-4

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 4 months ago
So many Nebraska football fans have already thrown in the towel on the 2015 season and hey, I can understand why. After four heartbreaking losses, holding onto hope just seems like a recipe for more grief. The cries for Mike Riley’s head after six games are there (of course), as are the idiotic memes that float around the Internet but hear me, Husker fans! If the Big Red had but one...

17 Coaching Candidates to Replace Randy Edsall at Maryland

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
Maryland coach Randy Edsall was dismissed on Sunday, ending a five-year run in College Park with a 22-34 record. Offensive coordinator and former New Mexico head coach Mike Locksley will work for the rest of 2015 as the interim coach. The Terrapins are off to a 2-4 start this season. Edsall guided Maryland to back-to-back bowls in 2013-14 but started his tenure with a 2-10 mark and was...

College Football Week 6 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
Week 6 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. Saturday’s action started with Texas’ upset over Oklahoma, and the afternoon slate didn’t disappoint with Tennessee’s thrilling fourth-quarter win over Georgia. And on Saturday night, Alabama held off Arkansas, Florida...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a picture for a team or particular game. Whether the stats are historic, advanced or just an observation from a box score, Athlon Sports brings the...

25 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 6 Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
Week 6 of the college football season is officially in the books. And as usual, the weekend slate of games didn’t disappoint. Florida State, Utah, TCU and Tennessee made critical stops late in the fourth quarter to preserve a win, while Oklahoma was knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten after a loss to Texas. Miss anything from Week 6? Here’s 25 must-see plays, moments or post-...

Nebraska Football Knee-Jerk Reactions: Wisconsin

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 4 months ago
At this point, it’s kind of impressive. Amazing, really. How many ways do you find yourself in position to win a football game only to have it ripped from your mitts in the coldest way possible? Gut punches, one after another and the Wisconsin Badgers are the owners of the fourth against the Nebraska football program in six games. If the Huskers didn’t have bad...

Just How Good Can The Iowa Hawkeyes Be This Season?

By Rob Donaldson, 1 year 4 months ago
Don’t look now, but the Iowa Hawkeyes have quickly jumped out to a 5-0 start after going into a hostile environment and beating then-No. 19 Wisconsin by a final score of 6-10 last Saturday. Although it wasn’t the most impressive of victories, it showed just how capable this team is at beating quality opponents. C.J. Beathard, who has been the rave of the season thus far in...

Week 6 College Football Picks Against the Spread

By Braden Gall, 1 year 4 months ago
8-0 last weekend. Yup, I'm going to soak that one in. The worst part of going 8-0 is knowing that it will never happen again — sort of like being a Mets fan this October. But I digress. On to Week 6 where emotional letdowns could be the theme. Keep an eye on the dogs this weekend. Last Week: 8-0Year-to-date: 20-11 Cal (+7.5) at UtahUtah is a fundamentally sound...