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Big Ten Football
Fans in the Big Ten need to start getting used to — and excited about — the idea of a Michigan State and Ohio State showdown in the Big Ten title game. Both teams stayed unbeaten in conference play with key road victories over division...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Illinois’ lost its 20th straight Big Ten game, dropping a 60-35 matchup to Ohio State. As if the losing wasn’t enough, head coach Tim Beckman and offensive coordinator Bill Cubit had to be separated following an argument on the...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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It’s been a long season for Tim Beckman and Illinois, but the Fighting Illini unveiled some sharp alternate helmets for Saturday’s game against Ohio State.The helmets feature the outline of the state, with 10 stars representing 10...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Illinois Fighting Illini
Big Ten Football
The Legends Division championship hangs in the balance this weekend in Lincoln as Michigan State visits Nebraska. Certainly, the Golden Gophers may still be in the mix, but for all intents and purposes, the winner in this game will represent the...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Nebraska Cornhuskers
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
9 months ago
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Will Muschamp
Another week, another college football coach fired. Ron English was dismissed a day before Eastern Michigan was set to take on Western Michigan last week. Eastern Michigan is one of the toughest jobs in the nation, but English’s teams showed...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Illinois Fighting Illini
Big Ten Football
For the second straight week a feel-good story will get overlooked for a job-saving performance in the Big Ten. Last week a Ron Kellogg III Hail Mary overshadowed a thrilling road win for Minnesota. This week, the Huskers defense stole the show by...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Michigan Wolverines
It will be hard to match the dramatics and excitement of last weekend for the Big Ten. A Hail Mary in Lincoln, overtime comeback in Happy Valley, in-state domination in East Lansing and a back-and-forth final minute in Bloomington made the Big Ten...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Mike London
College football’s coach on the hot seat carousel took an odd turn last week, as FAU’s Carl Pelini resigned over illegal drug use. Pelini’s resignation was the fourth coaching change of 2013, and the first since Miami (Ohio)...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Michigan State Spartans
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
9 months ago
Illinois Fighting Illini
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
9 months ago
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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
9 months ago
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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
9 months ago
Illinois Fighting Illini
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
9 months ago
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Ohio State Buckeyes
It wasn’t supposed to be a dramatic weekend in the Big Ten. There wasn’t a single-digit favorite on the board but that didn’t stop a few teams from upsetting the apple cart.Iowa put a scare into Ohio State on the road and Michigan...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Illinois Fighting Illini
Big Ten Football
It wasn't supposed to be a big weekend of action in the Big Ten. No team was favored by single digits and only Wisconsin was a road favorite. That, however, didn't stop the league from generating plenty of excitement.Iowa put quite a scare...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Illinois Fighting Illini
Big Ten Football
It wasn't supposed to be a big weekend of action in the Big Ten. No team was favored by single digits and only Wisconsin was a road favorite. That, however, didn't stop the league from generating plenty of excitement.Iowa put quite a scare...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Wisconsin Badgers
Wisconsin made a big statement last weekend while both Michigan and Northwestern lost key crossover games. The door in the Legends Division is wide open for any and all of the teams in the division. In fact, the round-robin in that half of the Big...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Braxton Miller
The talk all summer long about the Big Ten was Ohio State, Ohio State, Ohio State. At the midway point, it’s already obvious that the Buckeyes are the best team in the league and are the only true national contender in the Big Ten. And...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Penn State Nittany Lions
Wisconsin was easily the most impressive team of the Week 7 Big Ten slate. The Badgers completely and thoroughly dominated Northwestern and may be the second-best team in the league. Contenders Michigan State and Nebraska both made quality...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Illinois Fighting Illini
Big Ten Football
Wisconsin was the most impressive team of the Week 7 Big Ten slate. The Badgers completely and thoroughly dominated Northwestern and may be the second-best team in the league. Contenders Michigan State and Nebraska both made quality statements by...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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The 2013 college football season is only five weeks old, but there is plenty to learn from the first month of action.Quarterback play is always under the microscope in any season. But performance under center is at an all-time high, especially as...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Big Ten Football
No MCL in Big Ten history will be more closely watched than Braxton Miller's this week. The star Ohio State quarterback left the Week 2 match with San Diego State just a few series into the game with a left MCL issue in his knee. The Heisman...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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It began with blowouts in Minneapolis and Bloomington on Thursday night. Saturday got started with more one-sided affairs in Madison, Columbus and Ann Here are the Big Ten's Week 2 Superlatives:Offensive Player of the Week: Nathan...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Northwestern and Indiana have interesting tests this weekend. Illinois is facing an uphill battle against Cincinnati. But, for the most part, the Big Ten should be business as usual in Week 2.That is, of course, except in Ann Arbor. Notre Dame and...
Braden Gall
11 months ago

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