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Ranking the Big Ten Stadiums for 2014 (Experts Poll)

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 1 day ago
Ranking anything in sports is subjective. We may all agree on certain things — like Michael Jordan is better than Kobe Bryant or that Lambeau Field is better than the Edward Jones Dome — but for the most part, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Ranking college football stadiums is not only subjective but also extremely intricate. General atmosphere, fan support, home-field...

Iowa Football 2014 Schedule Analysis

By Braden Gall, 4 weeks 1 day ago
Kirk Ferentz enters 2014 with a very different attitude than he did a year ago. Iowa walked into 2013 having lost eight games the year before and talk about Ferentz' job security was bubbling over. But on the strength of three star linebackers and an improved offense, the Hawkeyes bounced back in a big way. Iowa won more games than it had in four seasons and both sides of the...

Big Ten Football 2014 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 13 hours ago
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season, Athlon Sports has already released its projected rankings for 2014, as well as conference predictions. With the predictions released, it’s time...

Big Ten's Top 10 Must-See Non-Conference Games of 2014

By Braden Gall, 1 month 2 days ago
The Big Ten is in desperate need of some non-conference success. This league has begun to fall behind the rest of the biggest boys in college football and some marquee non-conference wins — along with expansion — is a great way to regain some national respect. In 2014, the Big Ten has plenty of opportunities for headline grabbing wins against national...

Big Ten Win Total Projections for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 6 days ago
The start of the 2014 college football season is still over 80 days away, but there is no shortage of news to fill the offseason in the Big Ten. Although there’s a long way until kickoff, the preview magazines for 2014 are already on newsstands, and Vegas isn’t far behind with its projections for the upcoming season. CG Technology has released some its win total projections for...

Big Ten Football 2014 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
2014 Big Ten PredictionsEast DivisionBig TenOverall 1. Ohio State (No. 3)7-112-1 2. Michigan State (No. 11)7-110-2 3. Penn State (No. 22)6-210-2 4. Michigan (No. 32)5-38-4 5. Maryland (No. 48)3-56-6 6. Indiana (No. 58)2-65-7 7. Rutgers (No. 73)1-74-8 West DivisionBig TenOverall 1. Wisconsin (No. 15)7-110-3 2. Iowa (No. 26)6-29-3 3. Nebraska...

College Football 2014 Rankings and Predictions: #26-40

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The start of the college football season is less than 100 days away, and Athlon Sports is counting down the top teams for the upcoming year.Florida State is Athlon’s pick to win the national championship, with Nick Saban's Alabama Crimson Tide projected to finish No. 2 nationally. Of course, there's a new element to college football's regular season with the addition of a four-...

2014 College Football Rankings: #26 Iowa Hawkeyes

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The 2014 college football season starts on Aug. 27 and continues into mid-January with the first edition of the four-team playoff. Athlon Sports is counting down until kickoff with projections and previews for all 128 FBS teams. Here is our team preview for No. 26 Iowa. Previewing Iowa’s Offense for 2014:Unlike this time last season, there is reason to be optimistic about...

Iowa Offensive Tackle Brandon Scherff Takes Unusual Path to Stardom

By David Fox, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Somewhere in Iowa, a few ex-high school athletes have stories to share.One tale might be about a 250-pound sophomore quarterback running over linebackers on a second-and-5 sneak.Another might be about the time a 230-pound high school freshman returned volleys effortlessly for the varsity tennis team.“It was a sight,” Denison (Iowa) athletic director Dave Wiebers said. “You see...

Nebraska or Iowa: Which Team Finishes Higher in the Big Ten's West Division in 2014?

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The Big Ten’s new 14-team and East/West Division alignment should provide for an intriguing 2014 season.The East Division is loaded with likely top-10 teams in Ohio State and Michigan, followed by Penn State and Michigan – two of college football’s top programs. The depth in the East extends to the bottom tier of the division, as Maryland and Indiana could be bowl teams in 2014...