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-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
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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
2 years ago
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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
2 years ago
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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
2 years ago
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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
2 years ago
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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
2 years ago
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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
2 years ago
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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
2 years ago
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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
2 years ago
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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
2 years ago
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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
2 years ago
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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
2 years ago
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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
2 years ago
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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
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 3 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Nebraska (3-0) – The Cornhuskers still aren’t hitting on all cylinders, but Saturday’s win over...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Each week, Athlon will bring college football fans the most interesting, bizarre and thought-provoking statistics from the weekend of action. 335: Number of carries South Carolina sophomore Marcus...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 2 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Nebraska (2-0) – Saturday’s win over Fresno State wasn’t pretty. The Cornhuskers allowed 444 yards...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The first week of college football action is complete in the Big Ten. Here is our look at the week that was. Team of the Week – Northwestern Wisconsin made a strong case for this honor, but beating Boston College without...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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There is nothing like making a positive first gridiron impression on your fan base, and many new coaches around college football did that over the weekend. Michigan’s Brady Hoke, Florida’s Will Muschamp, Stanford’s David Shaw and West Virginia’s...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan Post-Week 1 Big Ten Power Rankings Also check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Nebraska (1-0) – The Cornhuskers first game as a Big Ten member was a success. Nebraska easily handled Chattanooga, beating the Mocs...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan and Mitch Light Big Ten Week 1 Game Previews and Predictions It's the first week of college football. Athlon will be breaking down each conference game. Here's the Big Ten.  UNLV at Wisconsin – Thursday, Sept. 1...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Each year we ask college football coaches to tell us what they really think about the other teams in their conference. But we don't want the cliche'd press conference platitudes, so we ask them to give us their quotes off-the-record and...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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Forecasting the 2011 Big Ten race is no easy task, given the uncertainty present from the top down. Ohio State enters the fall with much to prove, despite claiming back-to-back BCS bowl wins and winning or sharing the past six Big Ten...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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Jerry Kill boarded the plane headed home and settled into the seat next to his wife, Rebecca. He was unusually quiet, his normal traveling salesman buoyancy suppressed by what he had just seen: A football program in disrepair, perhaps...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago

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