Big Ten Articles

J.T. Barrett
The first five weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline. Florida State was picked by many as a preseason favorite to reach...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
CLEMSON, S.C. — In the end, it was just one yard.   One yard separated Clemson from Louisville this season, and only one. It’s hard for the most anticipated, top-five matchup of the regular season to live up to...
Bryan Fischer
11 months ago
Chris Petersen
With three matchups between top 10 teams on the schedule heading into this past weekend, we knew we were going to learn a lot more about how this college football season would eventually shake out. We learned that Clemson and Michigan were every...
J.P. Scott
11 months ago
Deshaun Watson
Week 5 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Clemson edged Louisville in a Saturday night thriller, Washington dominated Stanford on Friday night, Tennessee defeated Georgia on a last-second...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Last Saturday was not kind to either Michigan State (2-1) or Indiana (2-1) as both lost for the first time and each team did so in disheartening fashion.   Michigan State kicked off its Big Ten slate with a clunker, getting trounced by then-...
Mike Bainbridge
11 months ago
Tommy Armstrong
When Nebraska lost to Illinois in Champaign a year ago, it was the first definitive sign that the Cornhuskers were going to be in trouble the rest of the season. It was a game that Mike Riley's team had every opportunity to win, should not have...
J.P. Scott
11 months ago
Jabrill Peppers
After a six-year hiatus in meetings on the gridiron, Michigan and Wisconsin are set to clash this Saturday in Ann Arbor for an intriguing matchup of two top-10 teams. Conference realignment and Big Ten expansion is the main reason behind the lack...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Mitch Leidner leads Minnesota into Beaver Stadium this weekend, looking to guide the Gophers to a 4-0 start to the season in their Big Ten opener. Penn State, of course, has already played a Big Ten game. It did not go very well last weekend at...
Kevin McGuire
11 months ago
Kirk Ferentz
Iowa City will be the site of a critical Big Ten West battle on Saturday, as Northwestern tries to avoid starting conference play 0-2 while defending division champion Iowa looks to move to 2-0.   The Hawkeyes have won three straight against...
J.P. Scott
11 months ago
Chris Ash
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights return to Ohio Stadium, this time with a familiar face at the helm. Former Ohio State co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach Chris Ash is in his first year as the head coach at Rutgers. Ash has Rutgers at 2-2...
Chip Minnich
11 months ago
Deshaun Watson
We heard all summer about the greatest opening week ever in college football but Week 5 might be as good, or better, with a whopping three games involving top 10 teams. As good as the matchups between the names on the front of the jerseys are this...
Bryan Fischer
11 months ago
Skyler Howard
The Week 5 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Louisville-Clemson, Washington-Stanford and Michigan-Wisconsin. Additionally, conference matchups...
Mitch Light
11 months ago
Deshaun Watson
College football’s Week 5 slate kicks off on Thursday night with two matchups. Kansas and Texas Tech meet in Lubbock to open Big 12 play for both teams, while Houston hosts Connecticut in a revenge game for coach Tom Herman’s program....
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Saturday will mark the 65th meeting between Michigan and Wisconsin and arguably the most hyped contest of the series. Those who have just tuned into this rivalry in the last two decades would be surprised to know that Michigan has beaten...
Aaron Tallent
11 months ago
Nick Saban
The calendar is set to turn to the page to October and as sure as the leaves turning, the pumpkin-spiced lattes going on sale and the conference races in college football are heating up.   As much as the fantastic non-conference slate...
Bryan Fischer
11 months ago
Tommy Armstrong
With the exception of two games on Thursday night this week, the first full month of the 2016 college football season is in the books. And as expected, plenty of players are having a breakout year at the quarterback position. Whether it’s a...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Les Miles
The coaching carousel is underway in earnest and it’s not even Halloween. Most notably, Les Miles now finds himself out of a job at LSU with the season not even halfway done.   Related: 10 Coaching Candidates to Replace Les...
Bryan Fischer
11 months ago
Les Miles
LSU has fired coach Les Miles four games into the 2016 season. Miles was on the verge of getting fired last season but survived for another year after the Tigers defeated Texas A&M in the regular season finale. Miles was hired to replace Nick...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Derek Barnett
Week 4 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Tennessee rallied in the second half to end an 11-game losing streak to Florida, Wisconsin scored a huge road win over Michigan State, and Texas A...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Devine Ozigbo
Though not obvious to onlookers outside of the Big Ten West, Nebraska and Northwestern have developed a nice little rivalry since the Cornhuskers joined the nation's oldest conference back in 2011. Nebraska leads the series during that stretch...
J.P. Scott
12 months ago
Devine Redding
Few probably expected this matchup between ACC and Big Ten programs to be one with two undefeated teams at the start of the season, but Wake Forest has done its part to arrive in Bloomington this weekend with a 3-0 record. Three games in and Dave...
Kevin McGuire
12 months ago
Jim Harbaugh
The Michigan Wolverines (3-0) were tested for the first time this season last week against Colorado, falling behind by two touchdowns in the second quarter before storming back in the second half to win 45-28.   Penn State (2-1) avenged its...
Mike Bainbridge
12 months ago
Chad Kelly
The Week 4 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Michigan State-Wisconsin, Florida-Tennessee and Texas A&M-Arkansas. Additionally, conference...
Mitch Light
12 months ago
Mitch Leidner
Colorado State and Minnesota, a pair of bowl teams that met in a 23-20 overtime thriller in 2015, will face off once again on Saturday in Minneapolis in a final tune-up for both squads before beginning conference play. The Rams have won two in a...
Nicholas Ian Allen
12 months ago
Paul Chryst
It seems Wisconsin and Michigan State always makes for an entertaining Big Ten contest whenever the two take the same field. The two programs have sure had their share of recent history since the Big Ten expanded to 12 teams, lumping the two in...
Kevin McGuire
12 months ago

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