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Big Ten Week 5 Predictions: Indiana Aims for Ohio State Upset, Iowa Visits Wisconsin

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
Conference play in the Big Ten is set to begin in full force in Week 5. After just one league game was played in September, six conference matchups dot the slate this Saturday. Indiana is 4-0 and hosts Ohio State in a huge opportunity for coach Kevin Wilson’s team to score an upset. While the Hoosiers-Buckeyes is an intriguing matchup, the Iowa-Wisconsin contest is the top Big Ten game...

Ranking College Football Conferences After September

By John La Fleur, 1 year 5 months ago
A perennial topic of debate among college football fans has involved this question: Which conference is the strongest? Unfortunately, the answers are too often tainted by personal or regional biases. Local media focus on teams in their respective markets so they tend to underestimate or ignore teams located elsewhere. Even the talking heads covering college football at the national level cannot...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 5

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 5 months ago
The college football season is about a third of the way complete, and most of us still aren't sure what to make of it. Personally, I prefer it that way. Part of what makes the game so fascinating is its unpredictability, thanks in large part to both the number of teams and parity. As conference play kicks off for most of the teams in the country, now is normally the time we start seeing...

College Football's Top 10 Running Backs for September

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
Ranking any player or team after one month of the college football season is tough. With one-sided matchups skewing the statistics, and conference play not yet underway for most teams, it's hard to say whether these players will carry that momentum throughout the season. Still, September has been a great month for running backs. Here’s Athlon Sports’ take on the...

College Football's Top 10 Quarterbacks for September

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
Ranking any player or team after one month of the college football season is nearly impossible. With one-sided matchups skewing the statistics, and conference play not yet underway for most teams, more data is needed before accurately judging quarterbacks or if a team will be a factor in the playoff picture. While a small sample size is tough to gather accurate results, it’s never too...

Maryland Unveils New Hand-Painted "Black Ops" Helmets for Saturday's Game Against Michigan

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
Maryland is breaking out a new helmet for Saturday’s matchup against Michigan. The Terrapins are planning on an all-black uniform for the game against the Wolverines, along with a hand-painted “Black Ops” helmet. The school released images of the helmet on Tuesday and a promo video to hype the awesome hand-painted design for Saturday night:  Our hand-painted...

5 Possible Landing Spots for Greg Schiano to Return to College Football in 2016

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 5 months ago
College football is a sport driven by the men on the sideline. Teams take on the attitude, approach, work ethic and style of their coaches — for better or worse. As we've seen throughout the history of the sport, one right or wrong coaching hire can change the trajectory of a program for decades. One of the bigger names in coaching is currently out of a job. Greg Schiano —...

An Open Letter Concerning Nebraska DC Mark Banker

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 5 months ago
To Whom It May Concern, If you’re reading this with extreme interest, I’ll assume you’re a Nebraska football fan or at least have a curiosity of the workings of the program. It’s no secret that through four games, the Huskers’ pass defense has been — in a word — bad. However, should you have that complaint, I bring news from the west!...

College Football Awards for September

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
The first month of the 2015 college football season is in the books. Unfortunately, that means this year is almost a third of the way finished. However, the next two months (plus a week in December) should bring plenty of crazy plays, memorable moments and great games. And of course, there is still plenty to be decided in every conference race, as well as the playoff picture. With the...

Bo Pelini versus Mike Riley: Nebraska's 2015 Non-Conference Schedule

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 5 months ago
Fans at large didn’t ask for it and you may not have either. However, there’s at least the smallest wonder of how Bo Pelini would’ve done in 2015 thus far had he been given one more chance to prove he was the coach that Dear Ol’ Nebraska U needed. Let’s take seven years of what we know about Pelini’s exploits as the Huskers' head man to help us...
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