Big Ten Articles

The Big Ten finally put together a solid weekend as a conference, which means sorting through the box scores for some notable stats was far less of a chore. The big theme of the week seemed to be success in the running game, with two of the top...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
College Football
 The guys recap the big weekend of action in the SEC, including Florida-Bama, Mississippi State-LSU and Missouri's lose to Indiana. The Big Ten deserves credit with the exception of Michigan, so what does the lose to Utah mean for Brady...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Dak Prescott
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
10 months ago
Shannon Scott
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. 20 Ohio State enters 2014-15 without trusty point guard Aaron Craft. Thad Matta, as...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Ameer Abdullah
If this season is going to be different for Nebraska, how the Cornhuskers defeated Miami will be a good example why. A Nebraska team the last few years that found it way to four losses or found itself combusting on the sideline on Saturday...
David Fox
10 months ago
Brady Hoke
The sample size is limited, but home losses to Utah is not a good omen for Michigan coaches. The only other coach to lose to the Utes at the Big House was Rich Rodriguez in his debut. He was fired three years later. Brady Hoke added is...
David Fox
10 months ago
Kirk Ferentz
For a coach who got a sorely needed spark on offense, Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz doesn’t seem excited. After a 24-20 win over Pittsburgh, Ferentz will head back to Iowa where fans likely will expect him to make a permanent quarterback...
David Fox
10 months ago
Marcus Mariota
Showing up in a highlight package is usually a good thing for Heisman contenders. Not necessarily when that contender is out of pads on the sideline for poor decision-making. That’s where Jameis Winston found himself as backup Sean...
David Fox
10 months ago
As expected, Michigan State handled Eastern Michigan without too much trouble on Saturday.The Spartans rotated several players into action and were able to rest the starters thanks to a huge lead.The Eagles are rebuilding under first-year coach...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Iowa’s offense got a spark in the second half from backup quarterback C.J. Beathard, which included this bomb to receiver Damond Powell.Powell is one of Iowa’s fastest receivers and clearly beat the defense on this route.While Powell...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Arkansas Razorbacks
I really wanted to take Mizzou (-10) and Washington (-14) last weekend but couldn’t pull the trigger and it cost me… again. I am teetering around .500 and need a big week to bounce back. The good news is Mitch Light (27-18-1) has...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Ameer Abdullah
There’s plenty of history between Miami and Nebraska, but when these two teams play on Saturday night, the focus will shift to 2014 and two programs that are looking to reclaim their place among college football’s elite.After going 9-3...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games in the SEC, Oklahoma's visit to West Virginia, the ACC's turn to crush the Big Ten and much more. The guys also give their locks of the week against the spread in this...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Randy Gregory
Turn back the clock to the the 1980s, 90s and early 2000s. In fact, Nebraska and Miami might prefer that you do. Nebraska and Miami will play the rare in-season matchup, but the two teams played in five bowl games that helped define the era....
David Fox
10 months ago
Todd Gurley
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
10 months ago
Caris LeVert
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  Michigan continues our top 25 countdown at No. 23 as the Wolverines look to replace Nik Stauskas...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
The third week of the season was not quite the bounce back week the Big Ten may have been hoping for, but there were a few good things happening around the conference after a dismal week two. Let’s dive into some of the numbers from around...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Georgia Bulldogs
Every Saturday night, Athlon Sports’ Braden Gall hosts The Scoreboard Show on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, Ch. 91. Every Tuesday, Athlon Sports will feature his take on the national conversation from fans to players to coaches. The...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
College Football
 The guys recap the big Georgia-South Carolina game and what it means for the SEC East. The Week 3 edition also features the quality showing from the Big 12, UCLA's comeback, the Big Ten's second rough weekend in a row and a couple of...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Congratulations, Nebraska and Penn State, you represent the Big Ten’s last hope. A week after the Big Ten’s top Playoff contenders dropped key games, the league’s underbelly proved to be just as soft. Minnesota, Maryland...
David Fox
10 months ago
Clint Trickett
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
10 months ago
Todd Gurley
Week 3 offered only one game between two ranked teams, so the notion of Heisman moments was in short supply this week. There was one great play by the current frontrunner for the award, but that play came against Wyoming. It will live in...
David Fox
10 months ago
The third week of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. On paper, Week 3 was supposed to be boring. After all, there were few matchups featuring top 25 teams. However, Week 3 provided plenty of entertainment, including...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
As expected, it was a rough day for Kent State against Ohio State. The Buckeyes easily handled the Golden Flashes, winning 66-0 to bounce back after a disappointing loss to Virginia Tech in Week 2.In addition to recording only 126 yards and turning...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Christian Hackenberg
It’s hard to call Penn State and Rutgers a true rivalry since these two teams have not played since 1995. However, there’s some renewed interest in this series, as Rutgers has joined the Big Ten, and new Penn State coach James Franklin...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago

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