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College Football's Coach on the Hot Seat Rankings for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Hot seat talk among any college football fanbase never seems to end. Of course, it’s the offseason, so everyone is discussing preseason expectations and predictions. And with expectations of records and bowl games comes the pressure on head coaches.Every head coach is faced with a different set of obstacles and expectations. For example, Alabama’s Nick Saban is held to a higher...

11 Big Ten Stats You Need to Know for 2014

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 1 hour ago
Here are Athlon Sports' favorite, most important and most interesting Big Ten statistics you need to know about in 2014: 0-0: Big Ten teams in the BCS title game not named Ohio StateNebraska's 2001 national championship game appearance doesn't count for the Big Ten (although, the Big Ten would probably be fine with the Big 12 keeping that one). So other than Ohio State...

Mays Makes A Dozen For Illinois

By Evan Buhler, 3 weeks 17 hours ago
The Illini stay on fire this 4th of July weekend, adding a pledge from Houston WR Sam Mays on Sunday.

Texas WR Gives Illinois His Commitment

By Evan Buhler, 3 weeks 1 day ago
Dallas (Texas) Bishop Dunne receiver AD Miller committed to Illinois on Saturday.

Boykin Planning Wednesday Decision

By Evan Buhler, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Providence Catholic Top247 WR/TE Miles Boykin is ready to make a college decision & has six finalists in Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State, Missouri & Notre Dame.

Ranking the Big Ten's Running Backs for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 4 days ago
The Big Ten is well-stocked with talent at running back for 2014. Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon is a projected first-team All-American, while Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah isn’t far behind. Gordon and Abdullah each averaged over six yards per carry in Big Ten games last year.The depth at running back extends beyond Gordon and Abdullah with Michigan State’s Jeremy Langford,...

The Complete History of Big Ten Realignment

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 6 days ago
Conference realignment reached a fever pitch a few years ago and it caused great headaches for fans and coaches across the nation. The dollars and “sense” of conference realignment blazed a path through college football for a few years following the turn of the century, however, teams shifting leagues for greener pastures isn’t a new phenomenon. The Big Ten was...

Nelson Jumps On Illinois Opportunity

By Evan Buhler, 1 month 2 days ago
Chicago Hales (Ill.) Franciscan safety Patrick Nelson only needed a day to take advantage of the scholarship offer from Illinois.

Chicagoland Safety Adds Illinois Offer

By Evan Buhler, 1 month 3 days ago
Chicago (Ill.) Hales Franciscan safety Patrick Nelson tells 247Sports that Illinois has offered on Tuesday.

Former Illini Sean Harrington Introduces The Players Camp

By Evan Buhler, 1 month 4 days ago
Former Illini guard and current ESPN analyst Sean Harrington introduces The Players Camp, held in Lisle, Ill. on July 12th. It will include instruction from Illini players.