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Ranking the Big Ten's Football Rosters for 2015

By Braden Gall, 3 months 2 days ago
Recruiting rankings matter. They are not a guarantee of future success but they are the foundation every national championship has been built upon. It takes great coaching, development and luck to win a title, but having better players is the only way to start. In fact, the data backing up the value of recruiting rankings is impenetrable. For example, look at last year’s rosters...

Early Big Ten Football Predictions for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 3 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, 4 months 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...

Rutgers TE Kroft declares for NFL Draft

By The Sports Network, 4 months 4 weeks ago
Piscataway, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - Rutgers tight end Tyler Kroft has elected to forego his final year of eligibility and enter the 2015 NFL Draft. The fourth-year junior had 24 catches for 269 yards and no touchdowns in 13 games (11 starts) this season. In 2013, he led Rutgers in receptions (43) and receiving yards (573) to go with four TDs. During his playing time at Rutgers, he had...

Rutgers and North Carolina clash in Quick Lane Bowl

By The Sports Network, 5 months 3 days ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - A pair of middle-of-the-pack power five conference teams meet up at Ford Field for the inaugural Quick Lane Bowl when the Big Ten's Rutgers Scarlet Knights take on the ACC's North Carolina Tar Heels. Rutgers, in its first season in the Big Ten, went 7-5 overall and 3-5 in conference play. While the transition from the American Athletic Conference was a...

NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Quick Lane Bowl

By The Sports Network, 5 months 6 days ago
NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Quick Lane Bowl Rutgers Scarlet Knights:== Aug 28 - W at Washington St, 41-38== Sep 6 - W vs. Howard, 38-25== Sep 13 - L vs. Penn State, 10-13== Sep 20 - W at Navy, 31-24== Sep 27 - W vs. Tulane, 31-6== Oct 4 - W vs. Michigan, 26-24== Oct 11 - Open== Oct 18 - L at Ohio...

Quick Lane Bowl Preview and Prediction: Rutgers vs. North Carolina

By Mark Ross, 5 months 1 week ago
Points should not be in short supply when Rutgers and North Carolina square off in the inaugural Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit. Essentially a retooled version of the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl with Power 5 conference tie-ins, Ford Field will feature a pair of defenses that combined are giving up more than 900 yards and nearly 70 points per game. Making the move from the American Athletic...

Rutgers and North Carolina clash in Quick Lane Bowl

By The Sports Network, 5 months 1 week ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - A pair of middle-of-the-pack power five conference teams meet up at Ford Field for the inaugural Quick Lane Bowl when the Big Ten's Rutgers Scarlet Knights take on the ACC's North Carolina Tar Heels. Rutgers, in its first season in the Big Ten, went 7-5 overall and 3-5 in conference play. While the transition from the American Athletic Conference was a...

Big Ten's Top 10 Games of 2014

By Braden Gall, 5 months 1 week 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...

Rutgers hits road to challenge No. 10 Michigan State

By The Sports Network, 6 months 1 week ago
East Lansing, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Having recently secured bowl eligibility for the ninth time in the last 10 years, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights are hoping to keep the good times rolling as they pay a visit to the 10th-ranked Michigan State Spartans on Saturday. Rutgers took down visiting Indiana last weekend, putting the brakes on a three-game slide and giving the team its sixth win in...