Big Ten Articles

Jerry Kill
Now might be a decent time to start buying low on Minnesota in the Big Ten West Division. The balance of power in the Big Ten still appears to be in the top-heavy east, but the West can quickly become Minnesota’s to lose the way this season...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Michigan State may still be the best team in the Big Ten, but their struggles to close out games should be alarming for Spartans fans. Painful memories of what could have been against Oregon are still fresh. Michigan State held a 27-18 lead at...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Brady Hoke
Michigan picked a good week to scrap together a win, but how much will a win over Penn State calm the noise surrounding the fate of head coach Brady Hoke? The fate of Hoke may already be written, but he at least gave reason to hold off any thought...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Week 7 of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. And as expected with every Saturday, there was plenty of excitement, big plays and last-minute wins among the FBS action. In case you missed any action, we tried to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
At 3-3 last weekend, I feel like a winner considering how much bloodshed there was across the Top 25. In fact, Steven Lassan’s 10-6-1 mark last week in Top 25 games makes him like some sort of Nostradamus to be honest. He’s been on...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
David Cobb
Being forgotten isn’t always bad news. Minnesota’s David Cobb has twice been overlooked in his collegiate career. He’s been a name on a roster for two years, and before that, he was a name added to a signing list more than a...
David Fox
1 year ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games of Week 6. It's another huge week in the SEC, there are marquee games in the State of Texas and a Pac-12 championship game preview out West. The guys also offer up some locks...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Pat Fitzgerald
The Big Ten doesn’t present many weeks to say this, so let’s get this out of the way: Northwestern-Minnesota is the most important game of the week. Yes, more important than Penn State-Michigan. There are a few caveats here:...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jacoby Brissett
Each college football season, a handful of new players become household names. Most of the breakout players start the year as unknowns or as hyped recruits by a fanbase, but by the end of a year, those players are on the radar for college football...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mississippi State Bulldogs
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
J.T. Barrett
With six weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is surrounded in uncertainty. The new playoff format has added a new layer of intrigue, as four teams – instead of two – will have a shot at the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Gus Malzahn
The new college football playoff format has added even more intrigue to the 2014 season. Instead of figuring out the top two teams in early December, the focus has shifted to finding four teams to play in the first FBS postseason playoff format....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap a wild Week 6 of action in college football. The guys talk State of Mississippi football, the SEC East, the Pac-12's chances of landing in the playoff, Florida State versus Auburn at No. 1, the Big 12...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Northwestern Wildcats alternate
Northwestern is set to unveil a new alternate uniform for its Oct. 18 showdown against Nebraska.On Monday, the Wildcats unveiled a gothic-style uniform for the upcoming matchup.Check out Northwestern’s new look for 2014:Check it out. #...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Pat Fitzgerald
Northwestern gave up 259 rushing yards to Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon, and as a result, the Wildcats will face Minnesota next week in a game to lead the Big Ten West division. As much as Northwestern’s struggles during the second...
David Fox
1 year ago
J.T. Barrett
If future opponents thought Virginia Tech provided the blueprints to beat Ohio State, the Big Ten can scrap those plans. The Buckeyes offense that looked hapless against the Hokies now looks like it can win the Big Ten behind redshirt freshman...
David Fox
1 year ago
Mark Dantonio
Giving up 28 unanswered points to a healthy Oregon team on the road temporarily knocked Michigan State out of the national conversation a month ago. The Spartans defense made sure it didn’t happen again. Though Michigan State’...
David Fox
1 year ago
Week 6 of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. And as expected with every Saturday, there was plenty of excitement, big plays and last-minute wins among the FBS action. In case you missed any action, we tried to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Break out the band, because two straight winning weeks has me surging into the black. I was 4-0-1 in top picks digging deep into C-USA and the Sun Belt for winners. And in the big games, the road dogs went 3-2. Overall, Mitch Light...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Connor Cook
The SEC owns the spotlight in Week 6, but the marquee night matchup on Saturday resides in the Big Ten, as Nebraska travels to Michigan State. Considering how both teams have performed this year, this could be an early preview of the Big Ten...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Terran Petteway
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 11 Nebraska ended a 16-year NCAA Tournament drought last season, but the Cornhuskers return...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games of Week 6. The SEC West has a massive trio of games while Michigan State hosts Nebraska in the Big Ten. Baylor and Oklahoma also have big road trips in the Big 12 as well. The...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Bo Pelini
After the Big Ten stepped into the national spotlight for the wrong reasons this week as a coach and athletic director found themselves not just battling their player safety procedures, but their job status. By Saturday night, that may...
David Fox
1 year ago
Clint Trickett
College football’s 2014 season is only five weeks old, but it’s clear some teams are already showing improvement from their 2013 performance. Arkansas, West Virginia, California and NC State highlight just a few of the teams from...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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