Big Ten Articles

David Cutcliffe
With the exception of Saturday’s Army-Navy game, college football’s regular season is in the books. Only 36 games separate college football fans until the long offseason, but with another week until the bowl season starts, it’s...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
The 2013 regular season is in the books and the Michigan State Spartans are the champs.The improbable run to the Rose Bowl for Mark Dantonio is the main headline for what turned out to be a very memorable campaign in the Big Ten, but it’s not...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Johnny Manziel
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
Kevin Hogan
College football’s regular season is over and the postseason is set. 35 bowl games take place, starting on Dec. 21 and stretching until the national championship on Jan. 6. Which bowls should you tune into?Athlon ranks and previews all of the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Auburn Tigers
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
Say this for the BCS era: Many of the controversies that seem to be possibilities during the season play themselves out by the end of the season.The final week of the season began with the possibility of either Auburn or Ohio State being left out...
David Fox
1 year ago
Michigan State ensured the BCS will go out with a whimper.The final season of a two-team competition for the national title will end again with a simple two-team decision. With Ohio State’s loss, there will be no debate between an undefeated...
David Fox
1 year ago
Big Ten Football
The intrigue surrounding the Big Ten championship game in Indianapolis is more intense than ever before. Michigan State and Wisconsin in the inaugural bout was one of the better, more exciting conference title games in any league of recent memory....
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
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
Championship week — finally, unfortunately — is here.By now you’ve replayed the final play in the Iron Bowl over and over again. Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox quickly reflect on where it ranks among top plays or does it stand...
David Fox
1 year ago
Penn State Nittany Lions
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the Big Ten to put...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
James Franklin
Just one week remains for college football’s regular season, and the bowl picture is starting to come into focus.Week 14 brought significant changes to the BCS, as Ohio State has now replaced Alabama as our projected opponent for Florida...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tim Beckman
Illinois coach Tim Beckman is just 6-18 in his first two seasons, but athletic director Mike Thomas has indicated he will return for 2014.Beckman’s debut in 2012 was a disaster, which resulted in a 2-10 record and a winless mark in Big Ten...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bo Pelini
Nebraska’s regular season ended in disappointing fashion, as the Cornhuskers were dominated in a 38-17 loss to Iowa.The loss certainly isn’t sitting well in Lincoln, and coach Bo Pelini only added to the drama by commenting “if...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Missouri Tigers
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
The revelry on the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium hadn’t even ended before various scenarios putting the SEC into the national championship game started popping up.What would Auburn have to do to leapfrog an undefeated Ohio State? Is Missouri...
David Fox
1 year ago
Big Ten Football
The Big Ten regular season is in the books. Two teams went undefeated in the league, and those two teams will square off in the 2013 Big Ten Championship Game. Michigan State topped Minnesota with a suffocating defense to finish unbeaten in the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Gus Malzahn
Nick Marshall’s deflected touchdown pass to Ricardo Louis to beat Georgia stood as perhaps the best play in Auburn history. One of the biggest plays in SEC lore.Not anymore.When fans tell the story of the 2013 Auburn season, Marshall to Louis...
David Fox
1 year ago
Ohio State still has a chance for a spot in the national championship game, even if Michigan did everything it could (in regulation) to end those hopes.A game that began with a bit of nastiness — a fracas early in the second quarter that...
David Fox
1 year ago
Michigan-Ohio State is one of college football’s top rivalries, so it’s no surprise there were a few scuffles between the two teams on Saturday.However, things got a little ugly in the first half, as punches were thrown in a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bo Pelini
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini is squarely on the hot seat after Saturday’s loss to Iowa. But Pelini’s job doesn’t appear to be in any danger, as athletic director Shawn Eichorst offered his support for the embattled coach on Saturday....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The Heisman ceremony is two weeks away, and the field is in disarray.Meanwhile, the field for other position awards is starting to narrow as the season-long voting for many of these awards has been whittled to finalists.
While we love...
David Fox
1 year ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
There is little left to determine in the Big Ten this weekend. Bowl pecking order is still yet to be ironed out but no more teams can reach the postseason on the season's final weekend. Even one of college football's greatest and most...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Rivalry week and Thanksgiving is upon us with a huge Iron Bowl matchup. Is Alabama unstoppable or does Auburn have a shot in its big moment? It's strength vs. strength, so anything is possible, says our hosts.The Heisman race is as cloud as it...
David Fox
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
With 13 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to come into focus.The post-Week 13 BCS standings featured some movement at the top, but the biggest surprise was Northern Illinois jumping Fresno...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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