Big Ten Articles

Iowa’s offense got a spark in the second half from backup quarterback C.J. Beathard, which included this bomb to receiver Damond Powell.Powell is one of Iowa’s fastest receivers and clearly beat the defense on this route.While Powell...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Ameer Abdullah
There’s plenty of history between Miami and Nebraska, but when these two teams play on Saturday night, the focus will shift to 2014 and two programs that are looking to reclaim their place among college football’s elite.After going 9-3...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Arkansas Razorbacks
I really wanted to take Mizzou (-10) and Washington (-14) last weekend but couldn’t pull the trigger and it cost me… again. I am teetering around .500 and need a big week to bounce back. The good news is Mitch Light (27-18-1) has...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games in the SEC, Oklahoma's visit to West Virginia, the ACC's turn to crush the Big Ten and much more. The guys also give their locks of the week against the spread in this...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Randy Gregory
Turn back the clock to the the 1980s, 90s and early 2000s. In fact, Nebraska and Miami might prefer that you do. Nebraska and Miami will play the rare in-season matchup, but the two teams played in five bowl games that helped define the era....
David Fox
3 months ago
Todd Gurley
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
3 months ago
Caris LeVert
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  Michigan continues our top 25 countdown at No. 23 as the Wolverines look to replace Nik Stauskas...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
The third week of the season was not quite the bounce back week the Big Ten may have been hoping for, but there were a few good things happening around the conference after a dismal week two. Let’s dive into some of the numbers from around...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Georgia Bulldogs
Every Saturday night, Athlon Sports’ Braden Gall hosts The Scoreboard Show on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, Ch. 91. Every Tuesday, Athlon Sports will feature his take on the national conversation from fans to players to coaches. The...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
College Football
 The guys recap the big Georgia-South Carolina game and what it means for the SEC East. The Week 3 edition also features the quality showing from the Big 12, UCLA's comeback, the Big Ten's second rough weekend in a row and a couple of...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Congratulations, Nebraska and Penn State, you represent the Big Ten’s last hope. A week after the Big Ten’s top Playoff contenders dropped key games, the league’s underbelly proved to be just as soft. Minnesota, Maryland...
David Fox
3 months ago
Clint Trickett
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Todd Gurley
Week 3 offered only one game between two ranked teams, so the notion of Heisman moments was in short supply this week. There was one great play by the current frontrunner for the award, but that play came against Wyoming. It will live in...
David Fox
3 months ago
The third week of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. On paper, Week 3 was supposed to be boring. After all, there were few matchups featuring top 25 teams. However, Week 3 provided plenty of entertainment, including...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
As expected, it was a rough day for Kent State against Ohio State. The Buckeyes easily handled the Golden Flashes, winning 66-0 to bounce back after a disappointing loss to Virginia Tech in Week 2.In addition to recording only 126 yards and turning...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Christian Hackenberg
It’s hard to call Penn State and Rutgers a true rivalry since these two teams have not played since 1995. However, there’s some renewed interest in this series, as Rutgers has joined the Big Ten, and new Penn State coach James Franklin...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Duke Blue Devils
I was feeling pretty good about my picks with about 19 minutes left in the Oregon game and about 19 seconds left in the Stanford game. Then Marcus Mariota and Stanford’s red zone offense happened and I finished 2-3. Although, I did go 9-...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews all of the big action from Week 3 including Georgia-South Carolina, UCLA-Texas, an underrated Big 12 slate and plenty of conference games. The guys also give their locks of the week against...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Christian Hackenberg
 After two weeks, the top of the Big Ten has lost to Oregon, Notre Dame, Virginia Tech and LSU. At the same time, the bottom of the league has lost to Central Michigan and Northern Illinois.Seven teams are 2-0, but only one was in the AP...
David Fox
3 months ago
Marcus Mariota
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
3 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
The Big Ten already has losses to the Pac-12 (twice), SEC, ACC and Notre Dame — not to mention two losses to the MAC. Many, including myself, are writing the Big Ten off as a playoff contender. It’s not that there won’t...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Maryland is going patriotic for Saturday’s matchup against West Virginia. The Terrapins unveiled on Tuesday a new patriotic uniform, which features the lyrics to “The Star-Spangled Banner on the shoulder pads and helmet.Check out the...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Big Ten teams experienced one of the worst weekends in Big Ten history overall, so sifting through the box scores to find 10 interesting stats was a bit of a chore. As you might suspect, most of the stats are alarming in detail and take a deeper...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
USC Trojans
Two weeks in and the Big Ten is finished. Okay, that might be a touch dramatic but it’s not too far from the reality. The Big Ten entered 2014 in desperate need of some brand equity — i.e., regular season wins...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Penn State Lion
Only two games onto the job and James Franklin will have the tools to return Penn State to full strength. The NCAA and Big Ten relieved sanctions on Penn State on Monday, allowing the Nittany Lions to play in a bowl and the Big Ten title game...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago

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