Big Ten Articles

At first glance, it would make complete sense for a casual college football fan to dismiss Ohio State as a College Football Playoff contender during the 2016 season. Think about the talent lost — 12 players chosen during the 2016 NFL Draft,...
Chip Minnich
1 month ago
Jim Harbaugh
Looking back, this offseason for the Michigan Wolverines was not all that different from a year ago.   Satellite camps (I promise we won’t cover this below), quarterback competition and Jim Harbaugh at the forefront of everything Maize...
Mike Bainbridge
1 month ago
Marquis Smith
No doubt you’ve circled plenty of Saturdays on your calendar for this fall. College football is coming and not soon enough to its millions of fans.   The excitement often starts with early-season matchups between FBS and FCS programs...
Craig Haley
1 month ago
Urban Meyer
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...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
College Football
Braden Gall and Steven Lassan break down every single team in the Athlon Sports Preseason Top 25.   - How deep is the Pac-12 and how many teams could legitimately win the title? And will the "surprise" conference champ make...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Brandon Harris
Kickoff for the 2016 college football season is still over 100 days away, but it’s never too early to start thinking about rankings, predictions and previews for the upcoming year. For most college football fans, one of the annual traditions...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Mike Riley
Hidden inside Nebraska’s 2015 6-7 record is the belief that Mike Riley’s offense can’t get the job done — period. The term “pro style” doesn’t play well in some areas of Husker Nation. Everywhere Cornhusker...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 month ago
FCS teams upsetting FBS programs have come to be one of the leading storylines early in a college football season. Over the first few weekends, Cinderella fires up fans as if it’s March.   Three years ago, FCS teams took down FBS...
Craig Haley
1 month ago
J.T. Barrett
The quarterback position in the Big Ten is filled with uncertainty in 2016. Ohio State’s J.T. Barrett and Iowa’s C.J. Beathard are easily the league’s top options, but the question marks begin at No. 3. Nebraska’s Tommy...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Mike Riley
When Nebraska secures a new football commitment, you’ll see Husker fans cheer across social media. A hefty amount of talent from all over is signing up to play for Mike Riley, but the NCAA recently did Nebraska perhaps the biggest favor...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 month ago
Mike Riley
Predicting which freshmen will play or make an impact on any given season is no easy assignment. Considering some players aren’t quite ready for the physical nature of college football or may need a year to work on developing within the...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Braden Gall and David Fox break down the latest in Big 12 expansion and preview the 2016 college football magazines. (We also have some fun by naming Kentucky Derby horses too.)   - What do the latest data reports mean for the future of the...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Jordan Westerkamp
The 2016 NFL Draft is over and four Nebraska Cornhuskers (Maliek Collins, Vincent Valentine, Alex Lewis, Andy Janovich) heard their names called. However, it’s never too early to look to next year and see which members of the Big Red...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 month ago
Trevone Boykin
Talent does not always guarantee becoming an NFL Draft pick. Dozens of college football stars did not hear their name called during the 2016 NFL Draft. Many of these players have now signed with teams as undrafted free agents and will be competing...
John Coon
1 month ago
Desmond King
Another NFL Draft has copme and gone, and the 2016 edition was a big year for the Big Ten, specifically the Ohio State Buckeyes. Looking forward in time, however, and it looks as if next year could be big for Ohio State's archrival, the...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
Deshaun Watson
The 2016 NFL Draft is complete as 253 players have taken the first steps in their professional football careers. From a college football standpoint, the focus now shifts to next year. Which players are next in line to hear their name called when...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Baylor Bears
Braden Gall, Mitch Light and David Fox are back in the studio talking college football, previewing all five power five conference and more.   - Should Art Briles' job be in jeopardy because of what has happened at Baylor?...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Saquon Barkley
Much of the offseason discussion about James Franklin seems to suggest the 2017 season will be an important one for him as he enters his third season as Penn State’s head coach. After two straight seven-win seasons since taking over the...
Kevin McGuire
2 months ago
Every few years it seems Kirk Ferentz finds something to work with that turns into a somewhat magic run by the Iowa Hawkeyes. Last year may have been just, although an undefeated regular season ended unceremoniously with losses to Michigan State in...
Kevin McGuire
2 months ago
Greg Schiano
The Big Ten’s coaching carousel was an active one in the assistant ranks this offseason, as 12 out of the league’s 14 teams experienced some staff changes for 2016. While head coach hires often have a bigger impact, key assistant hires...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Eli Apple
The Ohio State Buckeyes will be well represented in the upcoming 2016 NFL Draft. Ohio State was going to be sending a strong group of seniors to the draft, but the Buckeyes had several talented underclassmen give up their final year of eligibility...
Chip Minnich
2 months ago
Maliek Collins
Nebraska is a school rich with tradition and putting players into the NFL is most definitely a part of it. In fact, over the past 53 years, more than one Cornhusker has heard his named called in every NFL Draft. Four have a chance to follow in...
Brandon Cavanaugh
2 months ago
Kevin Williams
When former Nebraska defensive tackles Maliek Collins and Vincent Valentine made their intentions to enter the NFL Draft known, it wasn’t a total shock. Losing two more bodies in Greg McMullen and Kevin Williams at the end of spring may seem...
Brandon Cavanaugh
2 months ago
Braden Gall and David Fox are back after a Bachelor Party break to analyze how the Athlon Sports rankings are put together.   - There is a huge difference between power rankings and projecting the committee's rankings.   - Should...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Mike Riley
Following a snake-bitten 6-7 season, Nebraska head coach Mike Riley’s looking to take the momentum enjoyed in the Cornhuskers’ current recruiting cycle and turn it into a season that can be called “solid” at the very least...
Brandon Cavanaugh
2 months ago

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