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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
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
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
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
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
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Taylor Martinez
At the midpoint of the 2013 college football season, the Big Ten’s Legends Division is still one of the toughest leagues to predict.Michigan, Nebraska and Michigan State are considered the frontrunners, with Northwestern slightly off the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
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
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
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
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
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
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
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
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
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
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
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
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
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
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Week 1 of the 2013 college football season is in the books, and a few coaches are feeling the pressure after their opening week performance.Connecticut’s Paul Pasqualoni takes the top spot in Athlon’s hot seat rankings after Week 1. The...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Nebraska Cornhuskers
It began with blowouts in Minneapolis and Bloomington on Thursday night. Saturday got started with more one-sided affairs in Madison, Columbus and Ann Arbor. It all ended with an thoroughly entertaining Week 1 finale in Berkeley. And in between,...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
The Big Ten once again has perhaps the deepest bench of coaches in the country.It shouldn’t be surprising, then, then that teams like Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State and Wisconsin had a hotly contested battle for the regular...
David Fox
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Big Ten Football
It began with blowouts in Minneapolis and Bloomington on Thursday night. Saturday got started with more one-sided affairs in Madison, Columbus and Ann Arbor. It all ended with an thoroughly entertaining Week 1 finale in Berkeley. And in between,...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Michigan State defensive back Kurtis Drummond had quite the game in the opener against Western Michigan. Drummond returned an interception 21 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter and later followed up that play with a crazy one-handed...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Penn State Nittany Lions
The painfully long offseason is in the past and football is here.The Big Ten will begin in familiar fashion as most of its conference contenders — Ohio State, Wisconsin, Michigan, Michigan State and Nebraska — should have little problem...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Michigan State’s offense ranked near the bottom of the Big Ten in scoring and total yards per game last season, so it was no surprise when coach Mark Dantonio opened up the quarterback battle this spring.However, Andrew Maxwell held onto the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Realignment has developed a negative connotation recently. The dollar amounts associated with college football have increased dramatically over the last two decades and that has sped up the realignment process to unprecedented rates. But...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Loucheiz Purifoy
The SEC is known for its defense, so it should be no surprise that two of college football’s top four defensive backfields hail from that conference. Florida takes the top spot in Athlon’s 2013 secondary rankings, as the Gators have a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Big Ten Football
Many believe that a renewal of the 10-Year War between Ohio State and Michigan could be the only thing that saves the Big Ten. While there is no need to add pressure to an already elite, if not the nation’s best, rivalry game, the season...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Jadeveon Clowney
Defensive line isn’t a particularly deep position in college football this season. But at the top, South Carolina, Notre Dame, Arizona State, Florida and USC are all pretty solid. The Gamecocks are headlined by college football’s No. 1...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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David Yankey
The unsung heroes of every college football team are the men in the trenches. Offensive lines are often overlooked when it comes to preseason predictions, but this position is arguably the most important unit on the team.Stanford has churned out...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Every now and then, the college football schedule is a kingmaker. Or it turns conference title hopefuls into paupers.In our series examining critical stretches across the country, we take a look at the Big Ten. Each team will have its string of...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Derrick Green
Named after two transcendent freshmen — Minnesota’s Darrell Thompson and Indiana’s Antwaan Randle El — the Thompson-Randle El Big Ten Freshman of the Year award has been given to some seriously talented first-year athletes...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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