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Ranking All 128 College Football Head Coaches for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 10 months ago
Ranking every college football coach is an impossible task. However, coaching is a critical component to every collegiate program. Needless to say, success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on...

Big Ten Isn't "Back" Until West Division Finds Quality QBs

By Braden Gall, 1 year 10 months ago
Traditionally, the Big Ten has had excellent quarterback play. Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Russell Wilson, Kirk Cousins, Brian Hoyer, Kyle Orton and Drew Stanton all threw for at least 1,700 yards in the NFL last season. With Connor Cook, Christian Hackenberg and the Ohio State triumvirate, the Big Ten’s passing game is in good hands again in 2015. In the East Division, at...

Penn State Coach James Franklin Gets a Sweet Office Upgrade

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 10 months ago
Penn State coach James Franklin has a new and rather interesting addition to his office. On Friday, a fan gave Franklin a taxidermied Nittany Lion. The school’s official Twitter account provided a few images, and Franklin seems to be pretty fired up about the unique addition to his office. It’s been an interesting week for college football coaches and animals. First, it was...

Five Toughest Big Ten Road Schedules in 2015

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 10 months ago
All schedules are obviously not created equal, but these five Big Ten teams face road gauntlets that would challenge any team in the country. Here are the Big Ten's five toughest road schedules in 2015. Related: Ranking the Big Ten's Toughest College Football Schedules in 2015 5. IowaThe Hawkeyes could be in the mix for the Big Ten West Division title,...

Big Ten Football 2015 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 10 months ago
The Big Ten is a conference on the rise. Ohio State is the defending national champion, Michigan State has won at least 11 games in four out of the last five seasons, and with new coaches at Penn State (James Franklin) and Michigan (Jim Harbaugh) it won’t be long before both programs are back among the top 25 on an annual basis. In a prediction that should surprise no one, Ohio State...

Wisconsin Kicker Rafael Gaglianone Attempts Field Goal Off Holder's Nose

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 10 months ago
Wisconsin’s Rafael Gaglianone is taking trick shots by kickers to a new level. On Wednesday, the Badgers kicker posted a video attempting a field goal, while his holder keeps the ball upright by using his nose. Needless to say, perfection is critical here. If Gaglianone just misses, the holder is going to be in a little of bit of pain. Whether it’s in the NFL or college...

Five Big Ten Trap Games In 2015

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 11 months ago
There are a handful of teams in the Big Ten with realistic aspirations of making it to Indianapolis and playing in the conference championship game on Dec. 5. That said, there are also a number of teams flying under the radar, waiting to play the role of spoiler and derail the championship hopes of some of the conference blue bloods. Here are the five Big Ten trap games of 2015. ...

College Football 2015 Rankings and Predictions: #81-100

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 11 months ago
The 2015 college football season is still a few months away, but it’s never too early to project how the upcoming year will play out on the field. Athlon Sports has released its top 25 for this season and continues the countdown to September with a look at the teams ranked No. 26-128. The 81-100 rankings release features only three teams from the Power 5 leagues. The majority of the...

Purdue Boilermakers 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 11 months ago
Purdue showed improvement in its second season under Darrell Hazell. Unfortunately, the end result is still just four victories overall and none at home in Big Ten play in Hazell's two seasons leading the Boilermakers. Sixteen starters return, giving Hazell plenty of experience to work with, but it's probably too much to expect this Purdue team to climb out of the cellar in the Big Ten...