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Early Big Ten Football Predictions for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 6 days ago
College football’s 2014 season has ended, and the focus shifts from the national championship picture to signing day, spring practice and early preseason rankings for 2015. While last year and Ohio State’s national title victory over Oregon is still fresh in our minds, it’s never too early to think about next season. While repeating as a national champion in college...

Buckeyes, Harbaugh Will Return Big Ten to National Prominence

By Braden Gall, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Ohio State won the BCS National Championship in 2002 in dramatic fashion over heavily-favored Miami. An unbeaten, Charles Woodson-led Michigan team split a national championship with Nebraska in 1997. But, quickly, name the last time the Big Ten won a national title in football before the ’97 Wolverines? That would be the undefeated 1968 Ohio State Buckeyes coached by Woody...

Big Ten's Top 10 Games of 2014

By Braden Gall, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The Big Ten played a lot of dramatic and exciting games in 2014. Unfortunately, when it came to non-conference contests, the league didn’t win too many of them. However, an entire year of disappointment can all be washed away by two great showings by Ohio State in the College Football Playoff. But, in the meantime, here are the best and most exciting Big Ten games of the 2014...

Illinois and Northwestern Overcome Early Struggles to Have a Shot at Bowl Game

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 1 week ago
The Big Ten is setting up for a wild finish in the Big Ten West with Wisconsin and Minnesota doing battle for the division championship. The winning school will lay claim to Paul Bunyan’s Axe and represent the division in the Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis against Big Ten East champion Ohio State. The division will also feature a game with plenty of stakes on the line....

Irish seek turnaround in matchup with Wildcats

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
South Bend, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - With an eye on bolstering their bowl stock and finishing the season strong, the 15th-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish welcome the Northwestern Wildcats to South Bend on Saturday afternoon.Brian Kelly's Irish were their own worst enemy at Arizona State last weekend, as sloppy play and a solid Sun Devils squad handed Notre Dame its second loss of the season (55-...

Recap: Notre Dame vs. Northwestern

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
South Bend, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Northwestern trailed by 11 points late in regulation but rallied to force overtime and stunned No. 15 Notre Dame, 43-40.The Irish (7-3) made countless mistakes for the second straight week.After having their title hopes dashed by turning the ball over five times at Arizona State, the Fighting Irish committed four turnovers Saturday, including a fumble while...

Irish seek turnaround in matchup with Wildcats

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
South Bend, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - With an eye on bolstering their bowl stock and finishing the season strong, the 15th-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish welcome the Northwestern Wildcats to South Bend on Saturday afternoon.Brian Kelly's Irish were their own worst enemy at Arizona State last weekend, as sloppy play and a solid Sun Devils squad handed Notre Dame its second loss of the season (55-...

College Football Matchup - Northwestern at (15) Notre Dame

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
College Football Matchup - Northwestern at (15) Notre Dame Northwestern Wildcats:== Aug 30 - L vs. California, 24-31== Sep 6 - L vs. Northern Ill, 15-23== Sep 13 - Open== Sep 20 - W vs. Western Ill, 24-7== Sep 27 - W at Penn State, 29-6== Oct 4 - W vs. Wisconsin, 20-14== Oct 11 - L at Minnesota, 17-...

Northwestern's White retires from football

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 1 week ago
Evanston, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Northwestern cornerback Dwight White has decided to retire from football after learning he has only one kidney."Being a member of the football program at Northwestern University has been a huge blessing," White said in a statement Thursday. "Throughout my life, football has been awesome during the good times where I've had lots of success, and through the tough...

Northwestern WR leaves on stretcher

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 2 weeks ago
Evanston, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Northwestern wide receiver Miles Shuler was taken off the field on a stretcher after running head-first into a tackler during Saturday's game against Nebraska.Shuler gave the home crowd a thumbs-up as he was being wheeled off and the school said he was alert and responsive and being taken to a hospital as a precautionary measure.The junior put his head down and...