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Michigan Football: Wolverines' 2019 Schedule Analysis

By Mike Bainbridge, 1 week 1 day ago
The Michigan Wolverines finished the 2018 season in all-too-familiar territory as they were run out of the stadium in the finale against Ohio State, and then had a dreadful performance in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl against Florida in a 41-15 blowout defeat.   If Michigan is to finally break through in 2019 and make its first appearance in the Big Ten Championship Game, the Wolverines will...

Nebraska Football: 5 Under-The-Radar Storylines Heading into the 2019 Red-White Spring Game

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 week 4 days ago
For the second straight year, Memorial Stadium will be sold out on Saturday to watch Nebraska scrimmage — the last time Husker fans will see anything resembling real football until late August. There are obvious questions with need-to-know answers. How does Adrian Martinez look? Is Brody Belt legit? Is the defensive front as good as advertised or is the offensive line that discombobulated...

Iowa Football: Hawkeyes' 2019 Schedule Analysis

By Kevin McGuire, 1 week 4 days ago
The track record of Iowa football suggests the Hawkeyes are about ready to make a run to a division title with a chance to play for the Big Ten championship. After three wins of eight- and nine-win seasons, the Hawkeyes finds themselves in a division that is looking to be more competitive than it has been from top to bottom in quite some time.   So why not Iowa?   The Hawkeyes draw...

Michigan State Football: Spartans' 2019 Schedule Analysis

By J.P. Scott, 1 week 6 days ago
The 2018 season was a bit of a mess for the Michigan State Spartans, culminating in a 7-6 bowl game loss to Oregon to cap off a seven-win campaign. Injuries and some close losses as a result of what can only be called offensive incompetence were the main factors that led to the disappointment in East Lansing.   Heading into 2019, head coach Mark Dantonio has some key pieces in place to...

Ohio State Football: Buckeyes' 2019 Schedule Analysis

By Chip Minnich, 2 weeks 17 hours ago
Big Ten champions for the past two seasons, Ohio State enters the 2019 season with plenty of talent, but also plenty of questions. The usual exodus of players leaving Columbus for potential NFL stardom is nothing unusual. Ohio State has recruited well over the last several seasons, so there are players chomping at the bit to show what they can do. The questions arise at two crucial spots...

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' 2019 Schedule Analysis

By Kevin McGuire, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Change is in the air around the Penn State football program this year but the expectations remain the same. Despite a number of key players moving on from last year's roster and a couple of staff changes, James Franklin's mission is still to have a team capable of competing for a Big Ten championship in the fall. How close this team is to being ready to go that distance remains to be...

Northwestern Football: Wildcats' 2019 Schedule Analysis

By Gabe Salgado, 2 weeks 6 days ago
The 2018 college football season was arguably the most successful in the history of the Northwestern Wildcats football program. In 2019, the defending Big Ten West champions are looking for more. They hope to win the Big Ten Championship Game, they're aiming for a New Year's Six bowl, and perhaps a College Football Playoff bid. After last season, there is nowhere to go but up for Pat...

Nebraska Football: 5 Leaders That Need to Step Up Exiting Spring Football

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 2 weeks 6 days ago
One thing that no college football prognosticator can properly quantify is leadership. It can be the difference between winning and losing when all things are equal between two teams. Nebraska does have a leader on each side of the ball that immediately stands out in quarterback Adrian Martinez and inside linebacker Mohamed Barry. However, these two need help to not only keep the momentum going...

Nebraska Football: Cornhuskers' 2019 Schedule Analysis

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 3 weeks 1 day ago
Following consecutive 4-8 seasons, Scott Frost is prepped to see a major rebound in year two at the helm of the Nebraska football program. This coming season offers a far friendlier slate than the previous year with the potential to start strong and make major noise. A Big Ten West title is an extremely attainable goal as the division finds itself in one of the biggest states of flux in its...

Nebraska Football: 5 Storylines for the Second Half of Spring Football

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 3 weeks 6 days ago
With spring break over, the Nebraska Cornhuskers return to the practice field hoping to cement answers to some questions while hopefully starting to get resolution on others. Offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach Troy Walters expressed pleasure at the crispness of the first practice back after time off and is eager to sort out roles for some players while encouraging leadership abilities...