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Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Northwestern Wildcats Preview and Prediction

By Robert A. Boleyn, 1 year 8 months ago
The road to the Big Ten West division title runs through Evanston on Saturday, as head coach Kirk Ferentz' unbeaten No. 17 Iowa Hawkeyes take their show on the road against Pat Fitzgerald's No. 20-ranked Northwestern Wildcats. The two teams arrive at Ryan Field from very different outings last Saturday, as Iowa was thrown into a buzz-saw but survived 29-20 on the...

Michigan vs. Michigan State: A Lively Debate Between Wolverine and Sparty

By John La Fleur, 1 year 8 months ago
This week leads up to the annual Michigan vs. Michigan State matchup on the gridiron, which not only is for possession of the Paul Bunyan Trophy but also bragging rights in the Great Lakes State. In the prelude, a verbal battle rages between two personae representing the opposing sides. In the blue corner, representing the University of Michigan, struts Wolverine. Readers should note...

Big Ten Week 7 Predictions: Michigan-Michigan State Rivalry Showdown, Penn State Visits Ohio State

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
The state of Michigan is the epicenter for college football’s Week 7 slate. The annual rivalry between Michigan State and Michigan is always a must-see matchup. However, the stakes are even higher in 2015. The Spartans and Wolverines are playoff contenders, and the winner of this game will position itself as Ohio State’s biggest threat in the Big Ten. Michigan State has won six out...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 7

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
Week 7 of the 2015 college football season kicks off with three games on Thursday night, including a top 25 showdown between UCLA and Stanford and a meeting in the SEC between Auburn and Kentucky. Four games are scheduled for Friday night, including an intriguing matchup in the Mountain West with Boise State visiting Utah State. Saturday’s slate is filled with meaningful matchups and key...

College Football's Post-Week 6 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is still two months away, but it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. The bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 matchups, starting on Dec. 19 with five games. The postseason concludes on Jan. 11 with the national championship, while the playoff semifinals are on Dec. 31 this...

Those Upset with Nebraska's Hire of Mike Riley Need Only Look to Wishes of Others

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 8 months ago
Sitting at 2-4 with two conference losses is quite possibly the worst case scenario for the beginning of the Mike Riley era. Plenty of fans (not even those of the Nebraska persuasion) have made it clear they think the Cornhuskers botched his hire, but athletic director Shawn Eichorst’s “mistake” may be another longtime power’s fortune. Look at how two...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 7

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 8 months ago
Week 6 gave us plenty of outrageousness, however, much of it took place away from the field. A couple of coaching vacancies and the loss of a starting quarterback on a contender due to PEDs dominated the headlines. Week 7 is set up to be just as outrageous, with a huge slate of matchups in every conference. We have teams jockeying for position in tight division and conference races,...

College Football's Top 10 Coordinators on the Rise

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
College football’s coaching carousel is already in motion. Five FBS head coaching positions are open prior to Week 6 and several more are expected to change coaches by the end of the season. With the carousel moving fast, it won’t be long before athletic directors gauge the interest level of coaches or coordinators and setup interviews for the open position. As with any coaching...

Two New Voices in Former Nebraska Football Coach Rick Kaczenski Allegations

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 8 months ago
First there were rumors about Rick Kaczenski (a Nebraska football defensive line coach under Bo Pelini) potentially leaking unflattering messages about the current staff to their players. Then former defensive lineman Jason Peter outed him on the radio. At that point, it seemed like the issue was put to rest, but more prominent voices have spoken out regarding the scandal. ...

Northwestern Unveils New Retro Uniforms to Honor 1995 Team Against Iowa

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
Northwestern is dipping into its past this Saturday. The Wildcats will wear retro uniforms against Iowa, which are inspired by their 1995 team. The 1995 team was one of the most successful in program history, as Gary Barnett guided Northwestern to a 10-2 mark and an appearance in the Rose Bowl. Check out Northwestern’s throwback uniforms for Week 7:    LOOK...