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Ohio State and Michigan State Could Both Make College Football Playoff in 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 year 2 months ago
There is a lot of moving and shaking happening in the Big Ten these days. On the field, this league has taken a lot of flack over the years (particularly from the South) about how slow the game is played in the Midwest. Off the field, Jim Delany has been a brilliant puppeteer of conference expansion and television revenue, making his league the most profitable and stable of any of the...

Tommy Armstrong Must Deliver for Nebraska to Win Big Ten West

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
The Big Ten West Division is considered Wisconsin’s to lose in 2015. But just how big is the gap between the Badgers and Nebraska? Last season, the Cornhuskers finished two games behind Wisconsin in the Big Ten West standings and were defeated 59-24 by the Badgers in mid-November. What will it take for Nebraska to close the gap in 2015? Quarterback play. Adjusting to a...

College Football 2015 All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
The 2015 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. Several of the nation’s top players from 2014 are in the NFL ranks, but there’s no shortage of talent returning to the FBS level. Athlon Sports released its 2015 all-conference teams earlier this offseason, and now the focus shifts to the All-...

Big Ten Wild Card Players in 2015

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 2 months ago
Every team has star players and leaders who you know will need to play their best week in and week out in order for their team to have any success whatsoever. There are, however, a couple of players on each team in the Big Ten who will play key roles that could push their respective teams past even there own expectations.  Related: Big Ten Football 2015 Predictions These "...

College Football's Top Transfers to Watch in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Transfers are a huge part of any college football season. Whether it’s a graduate transfer eligible right away or a player that sat out the previous year due to NCAA rules, impact players are available in the transfer ranks every year. Quarterbacks are always under the microscope in the transfer ranks, and there’s no shortage of intriguing moves for 2015. Everett Golson left...

Big Ten College Football Teams as Rock and Roll Bands

By Braden Gall, 1 year 2 months ago
Music, like sports, sparks debate, creates discussion and can even lead to heated disagreements. But both are unquestionably a huge part of American culture. So Athlon Sports has decided to combine two of our favorite things — rock and roll with college football. What if our favorite football programs were rock and roll bands? Every Power 5 team will be represented, so if...

Can Mike Riley Make Nebraska Football Great Again?

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 2 months ago
The question hit Steve Taylor harder than just about any opposing linebacker ever had — and he was a running quarterback. His middle daughter, Skylar, a 17-year-old high school athlete and Nebraska football fan, needed a history lesson. As the Cornhuskers struggled to become a power in their relatively new Big Ten home, Skylar Taylor wanted a little perspective. Losses to Minnesota...

14 Big Ten Stats You Need to Know for 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 year 2 months ago
Here are the most important and interesting stats you need to know about the Big Ten in 2015: 513.2: Indiana yards per game with Nate SudfeldIn the five games that Sudfeld finished last year, the Hoosiers averaged 513.2 yards per game and won three times, including a road victory over eventual SEC East champ Mizzou. In the seven games Sudfeld didn’t finish (six of which he didn...

Big Ten Football 2015 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Ohio State is the favorite to win college football’s 2015 national championship, and a quick glance at Athlon’s projected All-Big Ten shows how loaded coach Urban Meyer’s team is for this year. The Buckeyes place nine players on the first team, including projected starting quarterback Cardale Jones and running back Ezekiel Elliott. Athlon Sports released its full...

Ranking All 128 College Football Head Coaches for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Ranking every college football coach is an impossible task. However, coaching is a critical component to every collegiate program. Needless to say, success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on...