Big Ten Articles

Dana Holgorsen
The first week of every college football season always generates overreaction on both sides of the talking point. If a team lost by a bigger margin than expected or struggled, it’s easy to say that team is worse than anticipated. But if...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Ohio State began the 2015 season in sterling fashion in Blacksburg, Va., defeating the Virginia Tech Hokies 42-24. The game was hyped by Ohio State fans as a revenge game, as Virginia Tech was the lone team to defeat the Buckeyes in 2014. The game...
Chip Minnich
9 months ago
Mark Dantonio
Week 2 of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with WKU hosting Louisiana Tech in a potential preview of the Conference USA Championship in December. The slate continues on Friday with Utah hosting Utah State and Miami...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
It was only one game. For only the sixth time since 1962, the Nebraska Cornhusker football program debuted a new coach on its sidelines Saturday. It was a game very much anticipated by the fans and supporters of one of college football's...
J.P. Scott
9 months ago
Michael Rose-Ivey
Fall camp 2015 was a time to start over for Nebraska linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey, a brand-new era. He was injured during last year’s August prep work and was shelved for the season. Unfortunately, he put himself a step behind where he...
Brandon Cavanaugh
9 months ago
J.C. Coleman gold watch
Virginia Tech running back J.C. Coleman made quite a fashion statement during Monday night’s game against Ohio State. Normally, jerseys or helmets are the choice for making a fashion statement, but Coleman wore a gold watch – yes a...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
The first week of the 2015 college football season concludes with a marquee matchup on Monday night, as Ohio State begins its run at back-to-back national championships with a trip to Blacksburg to take on Virginia Tech. In addition to beginning...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
To Whom It May Concern, In the second quarter of Nebraska’s 33-28 loss to BYU, a Tommy Armstrong pass sailed over Husker tight end David Sutton’s head. There was no way he was going to catch it. In fact, no one in the Cougars...
Brandon Cavanaugh
9 months ago
Seth Russell
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...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Mike Riley
Never let it be said that BYU-Nebraska 2015 wasn’t worth the price of admission. While the opening game of the Mike Riley era ended with a Hail Mary touchdown pass, it wasn’t celebrated like the one Jordan Westerkamp had versus...
Brandon Cavanaugh
9 months ago
Nebraska’s 29-game winning streak in season openers ended in surprising fashion on Saturday. With just a second left (and the final play of the game), BYU backup quarterback Tanner Mangum connected with receiver Mitch Mathews on a Hail Mary...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Devon Johnson
College football’s opening weekend continues on Sunday with Marshall looking to score a non-conference victory and respect for Conference USA in a matchup against Purdue. The Boilermakers rank near the bottom of most preseason power polls in...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Christian Hackenberg
Year two of the James Franklin era at Penn State commences on Saturday afternoon just across the street from where he once sold programs at Phillies games. Penn State kicks off the 2015 season in Philadelphia against the Temple Owls, coached...
Kevin McGuire
9 months ago
Nick Saban
ESPN’s College GameDay will kickoff the year in Texas as Alabama meets Wisconsin Saturday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, to open the season. The two teams met once before in 1928 when the Badgers shutout the Tide 15-0 at Camp...
Elton Hayes
9 months ago
Tommy Armstrong
One of the most anticipated games of college football's opening week happens to be Mike Riley’s first game as Nebraska’s head coach.  Keeping the Huskers’ season-opening win streak alive will be no easy task as Bronco...
Brandon Cavanaugh
9 months ago
Kyle Flood
Rutgers kicks off their 2015 campaign under mass scrutiny after a late August internal investigation involving head coach Kyle Flood, and the suspension of five players for the first half of their opener against Norfolk State. If nothing else,...
Chris Dougherty
9 months ago
Kevin Hogan
This is a battle of contrasting styles, between a squad with a bruising running game and gritty defense versus a speedy team who likes to spread out and hurl the ball all over the field. Traditionally, the former would be from the Midwest while the...
John La Fleur
9 months ago
Michigan State Spartans
College Football is back and so are my weekly picks against the spread. I will do my best to give sage and timely advice every Friday morning… for entertainment purposes only, of course. Week 1 is the best week of the year as so much is...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
College football’s 2015 season officially arrives in Iowa City Saturday as the Big Ten West Division's Iowa Hawkeyes play host to the Missouri Valley Football Conference and STATS FCS preseason No. 2 Illinois State Redbirds in a...
Robert A. Boleyn
9 months ago
Wes Lunt
Heading into the season the hot seat was as hot as any for Illinois head coach Tim Beckman. That seat hit a boiling point of no return last week, just one week prior to the first game of the season for Illinois. With Beckman losing his job amid...
Kevin McGuire
9 months ago
Maryland welcomes Richmond to College Park for Saturday’s season opener. Richmond, an FCS member, rolls into Byrd Stadium ranked No. 18 in the FCS Coaches Poll, after posting a nine-win 2014 season that ended with a loss to Coastal...
Elton Hayes
9 months ago
When Danny McManus arrived at Nebraska’s Memorial Stadium on Sept. 7, 1985, the then-sophomore Florida State quarterback allowed himself to soak up the scene. There was Tom Osborne, in the flesh. McManus, who grew up in Hollywood, Fla.,...
David Fox
9 months ago
Michigan State travels to Kalamazoo in order to fulfill its end of the "3 for 1" contract with Western Michigan. The stadium is already sold out. However, one might wonder how many of those in attendance will be wearing green and white,...
John La Fleur
9 months ago
Maliek Collins
While The Suspension Bowl featuring BYU and Nebraska is going to be handicapped due to several members of both teams on the sideline, the Cougars and Cornhuskers aren’t left entirely wanting for talent. How defensive coordinator...
Brandon Cavanaugh
9 months ago
Todd Graham
The Pac-12 has its share of one-sided matchups in Week 1, but the conference also boasts intriguing games with Boise State-Washington, Oregon-Eastern Washington, Utah-Michigan and Texas A&M-Arizona State. Stanford is a dark horse pick to get to...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago

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