Big Ten Articles

Tony Barbee
Sometimes a coach inherits a bad team or steps into a program where the university simply does not invest in basketball. In some cases, through recruiting, Xs and Os and inspiration, that coach can turn a bad team into a good or even great one.The...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Penn State Nittany Lions
Bill O’Brien was exactly what Penn State needed.He was an outsider who kept the program together and, more importantly, competitive during the worst scandal in NCAA history. In the face of horrific sanctions, not only did O’Brien...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Drew Brees
For the Big Ten, the BCS Era was marred with lackluster BCS national championship game performances. The league as a whole won just one national title during the 16-year BCS Era and that title came all the way back in 2002.But from a national...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Texas Longhorns football
Every college football program is unique and has its own set of challenges. But some programs are clearly better than others.So what exactly determines the best job in a conference or in college football? Each person’s criteria will be...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
With all due respect to Johnny Football, Jameis Winston had the best debut season in college football history. Johnny Manziel’s Heisman-winning season in 2013 was special — he obliterated the SEC’s all-time single-season total...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Michigan Wolverines
Every college football program is unique and has its own set of challenges. But some programs are clearly better than others.So what exactly determines the best job in a conference or in college football? Each person’s criteria will be...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Roy Devyn Marble
As of today, the next two losses will be any team's last losses of the season.With conference tournaments starting this week, no team can afford any kind of cold streak.The following teams, though, need to hit the reset button in the worst way...
David Fox
1 year ago
Maryland Terrapins
Randy Edsall won just two games in his first year in College Park. He won four games in his second season at Maryland — with his fifth-string quarterback. So a seven-win, bowl season in his third year was a clear sign of continued growth and...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Wisconsin Badgers
Gary Andersen stepped into a well-oiled machine in Madison as the Badgers were a three-time defending conference champion when he got to town last year.There was nowhere to go but down for Andersen in his first season, and, other than one glaringly...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Darqueze Dennard
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Anthony Jennings
Spring practice is underway, and all 128 college football teams have started to sort through the solutions for the question marks surrounding the roster.Quarterback battles are the most intriguing element to watch in spring practice, even if there...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tim Miles
Fifteen Senior Nights have come and gone in Lincoln without a group of veterans continuing their seasons in the NCAA Tournament.That could change Sunday against Wisconsin.The Cornhuskers have been one of the surprise teams in the country, assured...
David Fox
1 year ago
Ameer Abdullah
Nebraska has won at least nine games in each of Bo Pelini’s six years in Lincoln. Despite amassing 58 wins during that span, the Cornhuskers have not played in a BCS bowl and are still looking for a conference title under Pelini. None of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Pete Carroll
If AJ McCarron ends up in the College Football Hall of Fame, the credit won’t go entirely to his two national championships and 36 career wins.Instead, the former Alabama quarterback can thank the Walter Camp Foundation. That organization...
David Fox
1 year ago
Spike Albrecht
Becoming a March Madness hero has its perks.For example, can you pronounce Farokhmanesh? Have you ever had such a hot hand you thought you might try courting Kate Upton in front of the entire world?That's what it's like for three weeks...
David Fox
1 year ago
Urban Meyer
After a 24-0 record to Urban Meyer’s tenure at Ohio State, the Buckeyes closed 2013 on a two-game losing streak. Despite the sour end to last year, Ohio State is still in great shape. Meyer continues to reel in elite talent, and quarterback...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Michigan Wolverines
Things started with a bang for Michigan in 2013. Devin Gardner carried his team to victory with a Heisman Trophy-esque performance against archrival Notre Dame en route to a 5-0 start to the season.Then the wheels fell off the Wolverines'...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Jimbo Fisher
Most college football fans generally consider Signing Day the official start of a new season, but spring practice is the first time all 128 FBS teams will hit the field in preparation for the upcoming year. Of course, it’s hard to glean much...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ray Gallegos
Crunch time is here.Conference tournaments are starting this week in 13 league. But with most of those tournaments featuring a winner-take-all for an NCAA bid, the bubble watch is taking place in the final week of the regular season for the major...
David Fox
1 year ago
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Florida Gators
Love or hate football recruiting, it matters. Coaching, support staffs, financial situations and even a little bit of luck goes into winning football games, but having great players always helps too.So recruiting rankings are just one facet of a...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Penn State Nittany Lions
Love or hate football recruiting, it matters. Coaching, support staffs, financial situations and even a little bit of luck goes into winning football games, but having great players always helps too.So recruiting rankings are just one facet of a...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Joel Stave
It’s tough to glean much from spring practice, but for the 14 teams in the Big Ten, these preseason workouts couldn’t get here fast enough. 2013 was a disappointing year for the conference, as only three teams – Ohio State,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Karlos Williams
With spring practice already underway for some college football teams, the countdown to the 2014 season has officially started. There’s still a long way to go before August and the season opener, but it’s never too early to start...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Andre Hollins
Minnesota won an NCAA Tournament game last season, and Tubby Smith was shown the door.The Gophers are flirting with the NCAA bubble, and first-year coach Richard Pitino has the Minnesota fanbase energized.Pitino has a chance to be the first first-...
David Fox
1 year ago

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