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Ranking the Big Ten's Toughest Non-Conference College Football Schedules in 2018

By Kevin McGuire, 1 month 1 week ago
The Big Ten was left out of the College Football Playoff last season but redeemed itself in the postseason against other conferences. But if the Big Ten is going to ride that conference momentum, then it must thrive on non-conference play this fall.   Overall, the non-conference schedule for the Big Ten leaves a little something to be desired, but it is not without some challenges. But...

College Football Starting Quarterback Rankings for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
With spring practice completed for all 130 college football teams, it's never too early to evaluate how every program looks at quarterback for the 2018 season. College football lost a handful of stars from last season, including USC's Sam Darnold, Louisville's Lamar Jackson and Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield. However, the next group of stars is ready to emerge at the FBS level, led by...

Ranking the Big Ten's Quarterbacks for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
With five teams likely to start in the top 15 of most preseason polls in 2018, the Big Ten won’t be short on intrigue this fall. Standout defenses are a big reason why the top of the Big Ten is deep this year, but the league also returns a handful of talented signal-callers to push the top contenders into CFB Playoff contention. Penn State’s Trace McSorley takes the top spot in...

Top 25 Big Ten 2019 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch

By Kevin McGuire, 1 month 3 weeks ago
If the theme for the 2019 NFL Draft is defensive linemen, then the Big Ten will be heavily involved in the draft fun. A handful of the top defensive linemen that will take the field in the Big Ten this fall, including Ohio State’s Nick Bosa and Michigan’s Rashan Gary, may not have to wait too long to hear their names called during the NFL draft next spring.   Of course, the...

Early 2019 NFL Draft Prospect Top 50 Rankings

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The 2018 NFL Draft is still fresh in everyone’s minds, but the work has already begun by pro scouts and analysts alike for the 2019 edition. In looking at Athlon Sports’ early top 50 prospects for the 2019 NFL Draft, two things jump out right away – it’s heavy on defensive players and there are quite a few Clemson Tigers.   Clemson, which has been a College...

Penn State Nittany Lions 2018 Football Schedule and Analysis

By Kevin McGuire, 2 months 2 hours ago
Two years after winning the Big Ten and playing in the Rose Bowl and one season after playing in and winning the Fiesta Bowl, the bar continues to be raised for James Franklin and Penn State. Despite some key changes to the team with roster and staff adjustments this offseason, the Nittany Lions still look to the 2018 season with some big goals in sight if they can take care of business...

Penn State Nittany Lions 2018 Spring Football Preview

By Kevin McGuire, 3 months 6 days ago
Penn State’s promising 2017 season may have hit a roadblock in the middle of Big Ten play, but the Nittany Lions continue to roar on a national level under the leadership of James Franklin. This season, however, could pose some tough challenges for Franklin and Penn State as they look to keep Penn State in the thick of a Big Ten title hunt, and possibly more if things go well.   The...

5 Players to Watch for the Penn State Nittany Lions in Spring Practice

By Kevin McGuire, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Coming off a season that ended with a Fiesta Bowl victory and another solid recruiting class in the fold, Penn State looks to continue working hard to prepare for a run at the Big Ten title once again in 2018. That work begins in the spring, with James Franklin and his staff looking to raise the bar and keep their eyes on a few key players that could have a significant impact in the fall...

Ranking the Nation's Top 40 Football-Basketball Coaching Duos

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Rankings are nothing new when it comes to college football and basketball, but what about combining the two sports? That’s what Athlon Sports has set out to do once again this offseason, sizing up the coaching tandems in both for the Power 5 conferences. With spring practice starting up across the country and March Madness just around the corner, there’s no better time for...

Ranking the Big Ten's Football-Basketball Coaching Duos for 2018

By Athlon Sports, 4 months 1 day ago
The Big Ten wasn’t hurting for talent in its coaching ranks to begin with but has only added to its quality depth with some of the conference’s most recent hires. In football, the Big Ten already boasts Urban Meyer, Mark Dantonio, Jim Harbaugh and James Franklin, and added Jeff Brohm and P.J. Fleck a year ago. Now Scott Frost has returned home to Nebraska after leading UFC to an...