Minnesota Golden Gophers Articles

College football expansion has taken over the hearts and minds of college football junkies everywhere. The sky is falling, rivalries are dead and the future of college football is in great peril. I am here to tell you that this just simply isn’...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The 2012 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first, second and third All-Big Ten teams for this season. Athlon's 2012 All-Big Ten Team   First-Team Offense...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
As we enter the final day of our conference realignment draft, all four commissioners elected to use the entire allotment of picks to build 16-team superconferences. Through the first 12 rounds, each league established its identity. Some are...
David Fox
2 years ago
The Heisman Trophy may be the most coveted trophy in all of sports. Ten of the last 11 winners of this priceless award have been quarterbacks. And since 1950, only one time has a non-offensive skill player — e.g., quarterback, running back or...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The inaugural Big Ten title game featured the teams widely regarded as the league’s best. This season’s race could be less clear-cut. The Legends Division looks rock solid, while the Leaders is filled with more than a few question marks. Michigan...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
With the completion of Athlon's college football Top 25 for 2012, it's time to take a look at the rest of the rankings, continuing with No. 61-80.  Note: Ranking is where team is projected to finish at the end of the 2012 season...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The 2012 college football season is still months away, but it's never too early to preview. Athlon continues its countdown to the upcoming season and spring previews by ranking the quarterbacks in each of the BCS conferences. The...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The 2012 college football season is still months away, but it's never too early to preview. Athlon continues its countdown to the upcoming season and spring previews by ranking the quarterbacks in each of the BCS conferences. The...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
by Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on twitter) and Braden Gall (@BradenGall) Ranking the coaches in any college football conference is a difficult task. Many factors play into just how successful a coach is at any school. How well...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
By Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) and Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven) College football spring practice is already underway and it won't be long until Athlon's 2012 preseason annuals are hitting the shelves. The top 25 countdown will...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
By Braden Gall (@BradenGall on Twitter) Very Early 2012 Big Ten Predictions Leaders Division 1. Ohio State Buckeyes Key Returnees: QB Braxton Miller, RB Jordan Hall, RB Jamaal Berry, RB Carlos Hyde, WR Corey Brown, TE Jake Stoneburner, OL...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) There is no doubt this is the Era of the Quarterback. Houston’s Case Keenum (152) and Boise State’s Kellen Moore (142) both broke Graham Harrell’s all-time NCAA touchdown record of 134 scoring strikes...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The rollercoaster tenure of Ron Zook has ended after seven seasons at Illinois, and athletic director Mike Thomas is conducting a search that has a wide array of candidates. Houston coach Kevin Sumlin’s name seems to come up in every coaching...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 13 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. And two Big Ten teams came in at #1 of our Top 25 College Football Rivalries. 1. Michigan State (10-2, 7-1...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 12 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. And two Big Ten teams came in at #1 of our Top 25 College Football Rivalries. 1. Michigan State (9-2, 6-1...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 11 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Michigan State (8-2, 5-1) – The Spartans cleared one of their final hurdles in the race for...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 10 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Michigan State (7-2, 4-1) – In a league where there is clearly no definitive No. 1 team, Michigan State...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
There were many jokes over the summer about who would be the ‘leader’ in the Big Ten’s Leaders, but the on-the-field answer should provide one of college football’s best divisional races down the stretch. Wisconsin looked like the prohibitive...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 9 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Nebraska (7-1, 3-1) – The recipe for success against Michigan State was simple: Establish the ground...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 8 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Nebraska (6-1, 2-1) – Almost by default, and after an easy 41-14 win over Minnesota, the Cornhuskers...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) At the midpoint of the 2011 season, it's time to take a look at the first half and predict how the second half will turn out in the Big Ten. First-Half Awards Coach of the Year – Brady Hoke,...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 7 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Wisconsin (6-0, 2-0) –  Paul Chryst certainly gave the coaching staffs in East Lansing, Columbus and...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 6 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Wisconsin (5-0, 1-0) –  The Badgers were on bye in Week Six and might as well be on bye again this...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 5 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Wisconsin (5-0) –  The Badgers officially staked their claim to the top spot in the Big Ten with one...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 4 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Nebraska (4-0) – The 38-14 road win over Wyoming this weekend might have been the Huskers' most complete...
Braden Gall
3 years ago

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