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Minnesota (4-2) at Northwestern (4-2) (ET)

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Big Ten Second-Half Predictions and Midseason Review

By Braden Gall, 10 months 1 week ago
The talk all summer long about the Big Ten was Ohio State, Ohio State, Ohio State. At the midway point, it’s already obvious that the Buckeyes are the best team in the league and are the only true national contender in the Big Ten. And despite two losses, it’s also clear that Gary Andersen was the right guy for the job in Madison.What else have we learned, however? Embattled coaches...

Big Ten Post-Week 7 Power Rankings

By Braden Gall, 10 months 1 week ago
Wisconsin was easily the most impressive team of the Week 7 Big Ten slate. The Badgers completely and thoroughly dominated Northwestern and may be the second-best team in the league. Contenders Michigan State and Nebraska both made quality statements by handling Indiana and Purdue with relative ease.However, Penn State stole the show this weekend as they outlasted Michigan in four overtimes in...

Minnesota's Kill steps away for treatment

By admin, 10 months 1 week ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill is taking time away from the team to focus on his epilepsy treatment, Golden Gophers athletic director Norwood Teague announced Thursday.Kill suffered his fifth seizure-related episode since taking the job at Minnesota in 2011 prior to the team's Oct. 5 loss at Michigan."My wife Rebecca, myself and our two daughters want to...

Minnesota Coach Jerry Kill Suffers Seizure; Won't Coach Against Michigan

By Athlon Sports, 10 months 2 weeks ago
Minnesota coach Jerry Kill suffered a seizure on Saturday morning and won’t coach the Golden Gophers against Michigan.Kill suffers from epilepsy and has suffered five seizures since taking over at Minnesota in 2011.Defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys will serve as Minnesota’s coach against Michigan. Minnesota releases statement that Jerry Kill suffered a seizure on Saturday...

Texas Tech, Maryland or Minnesota: Which 4-0 team should we buy into?

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Maryland, Texas Tech and Minnesota are three of the biggest surprises after four weeks of the 2013 college football season.The Terrapins dominated West Virginia last week, crushing the Mountaineers 37-0 in Baltimore. After struggling with quarterback injuries last season, Maryland clearly as a No. 1 option in C.J. Brown. The Terrapins won six games in coach Randy Edsall’s first two years...

2013 Big Ten Post-Week 2 Power Rankings

By Braden Gall, 11 months 2 weeks ago
No MCL in Big Ten history will be more closely watched than Braxton Miller's this week. The star Ohio State quarterback left the Week 2 match with San Diego State just a few series into the game with a left MCL issue in his knee. The Heisman Trophy candidate never returned to the game after being carted off the field.So while the league posted an admirable 7-0 record this weekend —...

Big Ten Week 2 Recap and Awards

By Braden Gall, 11 months 2 weeks ago
It began with blowouts in Minneapolis and Bloomington on Thursday night. Saturday got started with more one-sided affairs in Madison, Columbus and Ann Here are the Big Ten's Week 2 Superlatives:Offensive Player of the Week: Nathan Scheelhaase, QB, Illinois: 26/37, 312 yards, 4 TD, 0 INT, 8 att., 24 ydsDefensive Player of the Week: Shilique Calhoun, DE, Michigan StateMaybe Heisman...

Big Ten Week 2 Preview and Predictions

By Braden Gall, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Northwestern and Indiana have interesting tests this weekend. Illinois is facing an uphill battle against Cincinnati. But, for the most part, the Big Ten should be business as usual in Week 2.That is, of course, except in Ann Arbor. Notre Dame and Michigan are two of the most historic and tradition-rich programs in the nation and a minor verbal sparring match between the two blue-collar, rough-...

College Football's Coach on the Hot Seat Rankings: Post-Week 1 Edition

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Week 1 of the 2013 college football season is in the books, and a few coaches are feeling the pressure after their opening week performance.Connecticut’s Paul Pasqualoni takes the top spot in Athlon’s hot seat rankings after Week 1. The Huskies turned in an awful performance against Towson, losing to the FCS opponent on Thursday night. Considering Connecticut had very little margin...