Big Ten Articles

 Ohio State has won the first College Football Playoff national championship, and Athlon Sports college football writers Braden Gall and David Fox are here to break down how it happened and what it all means. On the championship edition...
David Fox
1 month ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Many consider the modern era of college football to be 1998-present — when the Bowl Championship Series went into effect. Every team that wins the season’s final game is historically great in its own unique way, but trying to...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Ohio State used a heavy dose of running back Ezekiel Elliott and timely stops on defense to claim its first national championship since the 2002 season with a 42-20 victory over Oregon. The Buckeyes entered the college football playoff with long...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Ezekiel Elliott
College football’s four-team playoff concludes on Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas when Ohio State and Oregon meet to decide the national championship. The Ducks are looking for their first title, while the Buckeyes are after their first national...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Gambling is sports. It makes meaningless games infinitely more important to fans. However, Monday night's national championship game doesn’t need any added juice to lure in viewers from other fan bases. All of college football will...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Urban Meyer
From three yards and a cloud of dust, as Woody Hayes might say, to three plays per minute. Maybe that’s a bit of a stretch, but when Ohio State is in the conversation to be one of the fastest national champions in college football...
David Fox
1 month ago
Marcus Mariota
Oregon and Ohio State close out college football’s first four-team FBS playoff on Monday, Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas. Monday night’s matchup is uncharted waters for college football in the new postseason format, as the Ducks and...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
On Monday night in Arlington, one team’s national championship window might be opening while the other one might be closing. First, don’t overreact. Both Oregon and Ohio State have proven their staying power on the big stage. The...
David Fox
1 month ago
Jalin Marshall
Ohio State and Oregon clash in Arlington, Texas on Jan. 12 to decide college football’s national champion. The Ducks and Buckeyes advanced to the national championship after bowl wins on Jan. 1, setting up an intriguing matchup with no...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Oregon Ducks
The most important, bizarre, interesting and entertaining stats you need to know about the 2015 College Football National Championship game: 1939: First NCAA basketball tournamentWhy is the first-ever NCAA basketball tournament relevant...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
College Football Playoff
 Hosts Braden Gall, David Fox and Steven Lassan go in-depth to break down college football's national championship game. Fox recounts his trip to Pasadena, what the Rose Bowl is all about and his lonely New Year's Eve. Gall...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Lane Kiffin
The college football coaching carousel is one of the most intriguing aspects of every offseason. Regardless of whether a team had a losing record or finished in the top 10 of the final rankings, coaching changes are possible for any program after...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
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...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Ezekiel Elliott
Ohio State advanced to the College Football Playoff National Championship after a 42-35 upset victory over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. The Buckeyes have played Oregon eight previous times, but the meeting on Monday, Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas is...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
NEW ORLEANS — Urban Meyer and Nick Saban have squared off with a right to play for the national championship before, but no one could have forecast what took place in the 2015 Sugar Bowl. In the first instant classic of...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
NEW ORLEANS — The 2015 Sugar Bowl was a game of runs. Huge momentum swings and big plays on both sides of the ball allowed Ohio State to overcome a 21-6 deficit with 28 unanswered points of its own. Then, like the Buckeyes...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
alabama crimson tide
NEW ORLEANS — Alabama players and coaches have been talking all week about the Sugar Bowl and their opponent Ohio State. What have they been saying? Scouting Ohio State Nick Saban, HC"They're very well coached, which is...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
ohio state buckeyes
NEW ORLEANS — Ohio State players and coaches have been talking all week about the Sugar Bowl and their opponent Alabama. What have they been saying? Scouting Alabama's offense Urban Meyer, HC"You always try to, as part of...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Marcus Mariota
The college football playoff kicks off on Jan. 1 with Florida State and Oregon meeting in the Rose Bowl, and Alabama and Ohio State squaring off in New Orleans in the Sugar Bowl. There’s no shortage of talent among the four teams in the...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Tennessee Volunteers
After three years without a trip to a bowl game and four straight seasons with seven losses, Tennessee finally returns to the postseason with a marquee Big Ten-SEC showdown. Butch Jones will try to avoid a fifth straight seven-loss season in his...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
NEW ORLEANS — Blake Sims is a living, breathing American fairy tale and the storybook ending is just four quarters from its final chapter. In modern college football, Alabama's starting quarterback is the exception, not the...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
NEW ORLEANS - When Urban Meyer arrived at Ohio State, he vowed to bring an SEC blueprint to Columbus. After three seasons in the Big Ten, Meyer's blueprint has the Buckeyes one win away from the national championship game. But...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Jim Harbaugh
Jim Harbaugh’s return to Michigan is a huge boost to a program that has struggled to be nationally relevant in recent years. The Wolverines recorded three seasons of double-digit victories from 2002-06 but have only one year of 10 or more...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Jim Harbaugh
Michigan’s coaching search is finally over, and athletic director Jim Hackett got his man in former Wolverines quarterback Jim Harbaugh. After a successful four-year stint in San Francisco, Harbaugh and the front office had a mutual parting,...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Blake Sims
The Sugar Bowl matchup between Alabama and Ohio State may not have the quarterback star power of Florida State-Oregon in the Rose Bowl, but there’s no shortage of intrigue in New Orleans. The Buckeyes hope to carry the banner for the Big Ten...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago

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