Big Ten Articles

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
10 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
10 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
10 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 months ago
Christian Hackenberg
The Big Ten ended the 2014 season in the spotlight with Ohio State’s national championship victory over Oregon, and the conference opens 2015 with two marquee games on Thursday night. Michigan travels to Salt Lake City to take on Utah in...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Gary Patterson and his TCU Horned Frogs have big plans for the 2015 season. After being left out of the College Football Playoff somewhat controversially last season, TCU begins 2015 ranked No. 2 in both major polls and have a legitimate...
J.P. Scott
11 months ago
Travis Wilson
Michigan will be making a first-ever trip to Salt Lake City to face Utah in the 2015 season opener for both teams. Both teams enter the game looking to make a statement about their respective football programs. After finishing last season with...
John Coon
11 months ago
The 2015 college football season starts on Thursday, Sept. 3 and concludes in early January with the national championship in Glendale, Ariz. With kickoff right around the corner, it’s time to fill up your Twitter timelines with information...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Connor Cook
After consulting the Oracle at Sparta, (not to be confused with that charlatan in Delphi), I can report the following predictions about Michigan State's upcoming football season.Related: Why Michigan State Will or Won't Make the College...
John La Fleur
11 months ago
Corey Clement
Wisconsin’s Corey Clement is the latest running back to attempt to break the mold of quarterback Heisman Trophy winners. To truly understand the uphill battle Clement has, you must first know how exactly the annual recipient of the Heisman...
Chris Dougherty
11 months ago
Nebraska’s defense received big news on Monday. With the season just around the corner, the defensive staff handed out the “Blackshirts” practice jerseys to 11 players. This annual tradition of handing out black practice...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Drew Ott
There was a time in the not-so-distant past that you couldn't mention Iowa Hawkeye football without a discussion of its talented and over-powering defensive units. Schooled in the basics by former defensive coordinator, the late Norm Parker,...
Robert A. Boleyn
11 months ago
Jeremy Johnson
Projecting college football’s breakout players for any given season is no easy assignment. After all, each person has a different take on what a “breakout player” is, and college football is always home to several new faces...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Well here we are. Only a couple of days stand between us and the 2015 college football season. It's been, as always, a long offseason filled with anxiety and anticipation. And now its here. If you've been following along, you seen our...
J.P. Scott
11 months ago
Illinois fired coach Tim Beckman a week before the 2015 season started after the program received the preliminary results into an investigation surrounding allegations about the program. The Fighting Illini will proceed with offensive coordinator...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Tim Beckman
Illinois has fired coach Tim Beckman following the results from an external investigation into the football program. According to an official release from the school, athletic director Mike Thomas indicated this move “was in the best...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Minnesota’s Thursday night opener against TCU is one of Week 1’s most anticipated games. And what better way to prepare for the opener than with a Frogger-inspired video game? Thanks to Minnesota’s official Twitter account (@...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
I spend a lot of time perusing college football message boards and fan groups, usually trying to get a read on how each fan base views its team's chances in the upcoming season. Additionally, I notice plenty of trash talk going on between...
J.P. Scott
11 months ago
Samaje Perine
While every college football team would prefer to have an established, superstar No. 1 running back, using a committee of options is the preferred approach to save wear and tear on the starter. Some teams prefer to split the carry workload close to...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Mike Riley was named the new head coach of Nebraska football last December amidst anger by some Cornhusker fans and confusion by the college football world, both fans and analysts. Only a few days out from the start of the 2015 season, ESPN showed...
Brandon Cavanaugh
11 months ago
Urban Meyer
The start of college football’s 2015 season is less than 10 days away. The 2015 season officially begins on Thursday, Sept. 3 and ends on Jan. 11 with the national championship in Glendale, Ariz. The first season of the College Football...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Jamal Adams
Finding and evaluating cornerbacks and safeties is one of the most difficult jobs for any college football coaching staff. Competition level and a variety of offenses in high school create a several obstacles in player evaluation. But for some...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago

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