Big Ten Articles

By virtue of the process of elimination, Clint Chelf entered the season as one of the most experienced quarterbacks in the Big 12.After the opener, he also had the least firm grip on his starting job when he was replaced by J.W. Walsh. But in the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
If Saturday seemed quiet, that was with good reason.No Alabama. No Oregon. No Stanford. No Oklahoma. No Baylor.In their place, Florida State and Ohio State took the opportunity in a less-crowded schedule to prove their mettle.The Seminoles made the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Big Ten Football
What a wild week in the Big Ten. The three best teams in the league — Ohio State, Michigan State and Wisconsin — won in convincing fashion but the rest of the conference was under cardiac arrest in the fourth quarter.Indiana came...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
College football’s Week 10 slate wasn’t particularly deep with intriguing matchups, but there was plenty of intrigue.Nebraska-Northwestern provided the weekend’s best finish, as the Cornhuskers scored on a 49-yard touchdown pass...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Last week, Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah hurdled a Minnesota defender. This week, Ohio State’s Carlos Hyde matched Abdullah with a hurdle of his own.Check out Hyde hurdling this Purdue defender in Ohio State’s blowout win: 
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Connor Cook
Brady Hoke and the Michigan Wolverines travel to East Lansing to take on Mark Dantonio and their bitter in-state rivals the Michigan State Spartans at 3:30 pm ET on ABC. Though they may hail from the same state, these teams are very different....
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
David Cutcliffe
Minnesota and Duke are two of the biggest surprise teams in college football this season. The Golden Gophers and Blue Devils are 6-2 after eight games, and both teams are expected to play in a bowl for the second straight season.Despite the absence...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Georgia Bulldogs
Like it or not, Las Vegas rarely gets it wrong, so tracking betting lines should always be a big part of each football weekend — even if there are no bets on the line. If you follow me on Twitter (of course you do), you'll know that I...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
This preview and more on Michigan and the Big Ten are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 12 Michigan Facts & FiguresLast season: 31-8 (12-...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
This preview and more on Ohio State and the Big Ten are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 11 Ohio State Facts & FiguresLast season: 29-8...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Telvin Smith
Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the best one-on-one matchups to watch in college football. Here are the most important games within the game to watch this weekend:Duke Johnson, RB vs. Telvin Smith, LB (Miami vs. Florida St.)The only...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Philip Nelson
With the arrival of November, the final month of the regular season is officially here. And with just a month to go, the national title picture is just starting to clear, while there are several battles within all conferences for bowl positioning....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
For the second straight week, Ohio State and Minnesota took center stage with big conference wins. The Buckeyes proved once again they are the class of the league and the Gophers once again pulled an upset as a double-digit underdog.That said, the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Bryce Petty
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
College football’s best month of the year begins Friday.The national title contenders have been established, the Heisman field has been narrowed and many of the seasons that have gone wrong are still salvageable thanks to rivalry games at the...
David Fox
1 year ago
The college football season enters November with a less-than-stellar week of games, but hosts Braden Gall and David Fox try to make the best of it.On this week’s podcast:• Reviewing wins by Oregon and Stanford, setting up a major...
David Fox
1 year ago
Bo Pelini
After a loss to UCLA in early September, Nebraska coach Bo Pelini started to feel the temperature on his seat increase by a few degrees. However, the Cornhuskers rebounded by winning three games – albeit against overmatched opponents –...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Charlie Weis
After a flurry of activity in late September/early October, the college football coach carousel has been quiet in the last few weeks. But is a period of calm signaling a busy offseason? It’s not out of the question.Texas’ Mack Brown...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jerry Kill
With nine weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear.The second release of the BCS standings saw an expected change, as Oregon passed Florida State for the No. 2 spot. The Ducks have the edge in strength of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State and Minnesota stole the show again this week in the Big Ten. The Buckeyes need to win out and do so in convincing fashion — and likely get some help — to get into the BCS title game and a 49-point win over Penn State was just...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Connor Shaw
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Big Ten Football
Ohio State and Minnesota stole the show again this week in the Big Ten. The Buckeyes need to win out in convincing fashion — and get some help from Florida State, Oregon and Alabama — to get into the BCS title game. A 49-...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Nebraska suffered a disappointing loss at Minnesota on Saturday, but running back Ameer Abdullah turned in one of the few bright spots for the Cornhuskers.In the fourth quarter, Abdullah hurdled a Minnesota defender to put the Cornhuskers into...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Braxton Miller
The Buckeyes are right in the thick of the national title race following a 34-24 victory over Iowa. Braxton Miller displayed his dual-threat abilities as he completed 81 percent of his passes for 222 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 102...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
The 2013 college football season features an awkward 15 week schedule, which creates a few scheduling headaches for some teams.Some programs – Florida State and Baylor – have played just six games. However, Missouri, Oregon, Alabama,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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