Big Ten Articles

Week 6 of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. And as expected with every Saturday, there was plenty of excitement, big plays and last-minute wins among the FBS action. In case you missed any action, we tried to...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Break out the band, because two straight winning weeks has me surging into the black. I was 4-0-1 in top picks digging deep into C-USA and the Sun Belt for winners. And in the big games, the road dogs went 3-2. Overall, Mitch Light...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Connor Cook
The SEC owns the spotlight in Week 6, but the marquee night matchup on Saturday resides in the Big Ten, as Nebraska travels to Michigan State. Considering how both teams have performed this year, this could be an early preview of the Big Ten...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Terran Petteway
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 11 Nebraska ended a 16-year NCAA Tournament drought last season, but the Cornhuskers return...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games of Week 6. The SEC West has a massive trio of games while Michigan State hosts Nebraska in the Big Ten. Baylor and Oklahoma also have big road trips in the Big 12 as well. The...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Bo Pelini
After the Big Ten stepped into the national spotlight for the wrong reasons this week as a coach and athletic director found themselves not just battling their player safety procedures, but their job status. By Saturday night, that may...
David Fox
6 months ago
Clint Trickett
College football’s 2014 season is only five weeks old, but it’s clear some teams are already showing improvement from their 2013 performance. Arkansas, West Virginia, California and NC State highlight just a few of the teams from...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Mississippi State Bulldogs
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Kevin Sumlin
October may be the most important month of the college football season in terms of shaping the Playoff. Don’t believe us? September losses can almost be forgiven ... or at least that was the old way. And by November, the field for the...
David Fox
6 months ago
Blake Sims
The new college football playoff format has added even more intrigue to the 2014 season. Instead of figuring out the top two teams in early December, the focus has shifted to finding four teams to play in the first FBS postseason playoff format....
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Marcus Mariota
With five weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is surrounded in uncertainty.The new playoff format has added a new layer of intrigue, as four teams – instead of two – will have a shot at the...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Branden Dawson
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 14 Michigan State is riding its longest Final Four drought under Tom Izzo, but don’t...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Brady Hoke
At a combative press conference won’t be enough for Michigan coach Brady Hoke to explain the handing of injured quarterback Shane Morris. Morris was lifted from the game due to a high ankle sprain and did not sustain a concussion to Hoke...
David Fox
6 months ago
Cover 2 Podcast
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox cover all of the action from the college gridiron in Week 5. The Pac-12 races start to heat up, the ACC struggles again and Kansas is looking for a new coach. The guys also have some strong words for Brady...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Ameer Abdullah
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Welcome to the Week of Doom. The College Football Playoff selection committee will meet for the first time in less than a month, and this week almost certainly will shape the conversations for that group. Every league will have powerhouse...
David Fox
6 months ago
Urban Meyer
After Ohio State arguably lost ground during a bye week, the Buckeyes gained some of it back against Cincinnati. Where that leaves Ohio State for the Big Ten season, which starts Saturday at Maryland, remains in question. While Ohio State...
David Fox
7 months ago
After a month of the season and a few close calls, Penn State learned a little bit about its ceiling. The Nittany Lions can’t survive an off game by quarterback Christian Hackenberg, and the offensive line continues to be the team...
David Fox
7 months ago
Brady Hoke
Brady Hoke has more serious problems than an inept offense on gameday. Before Hoke coaches another game at Michigan, he’ll need to provide better answers than ignorance for allowing his potentially concussed player to take two more snaps...
David Fox
7 months ago
Week 5 of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. And as expected with every Saturday, there was plenty of excitement, big plays and last-minute wins among the FBS action. In case you missed any action, we tried to...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Todd Gurley
After his team lost by 3 to Georgia, Tennessee coach Butch Jones likened defending Georgia’s run game to defending the wishbone. Don't give Georgia any ideas. It's scary what Todd Gurley might do if he played in that kind of...
David Fox
7 months ago
Everett Golson
If Week 5 reinforced anything, it was the role of clutch play for any Heisman contender. The big play at the right time covers up a ton of miscues or stretches of ineffective play. That is the theme for this week’s contenders. Kenny...
David Fox
7 months ago
Ohio State assistant strength and conditioning coach Anthony Schlegel recorded one of the top plays (and hits) of Week 5 by leveling a fan that ran onto the field during Saturday night’s win over Cincinnati.Schlegel – a former...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Tom Izzo
The Big Ten has taken its lumps during football season, but all that changes on the hardwood. Much of that is due to the coaches on the bench, a deep group of some of the nation’s best coaches that’s only getting better. Tom...
David Fox
7 months ago

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