Big Ten Articles

J.T. Barrett
The first six 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
1 year ago
Houston, Miami and Tennessee were all in the AP top 10 heading into last weekend. Two of the three were favored in their games, yet all three came out on the losing side of their respective contests.   The results of those three games shook...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Chris Petersen
Thanks to an incredible set of Week 6 games and a bunch of wild endings nobody saw coming, the race for the national title (and many conference championships) seemed to come into focus even further over the weekend as we come up on the halfway...
Bryan Fischer
1 year ago
Jake Browning
Week 6 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Texas A&M edged Tennessee in an overtime thriller, Alabama dominated Arkansas, Florida State escaped Miami with its seventh win in a row in this...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mark Dantonio
Life comes at you fast. The same can be said about any college football season. One week the nation is buzzing about you being a College Football Playoff contender and then a few weeks later, the buzz is now saying your season is a lost cause....
Mitch Harper
1 year ago
Purdue travels to Champaign to meet Illinois this weekend, on a mission to upend the Fighting Illini's chances of retaining the annual "Cannon" trophy in head coach Lovie Smith's debut rivalry game against the Boilermakers....
Robert A. Boleyn
1 year ago
The last time Indiana defeated Ohio State in football was 1988. Ronald Reagan was finishing up his presidency, John Cooper was in his first year of coaching the Ohio State Buckeyes, and Urban Meyer was an assistant coach at Illinois State, working...
Chip Minnich
1 year ago
In terms of entertainment, it'll be tough to top what we saw go down in Week 5 of the college football season. Clemson, Louisville, Wisconsin and Michigan were all involved in some games for the ages. A new contender emerged in the Pacific...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Michigan (5-0) will get to unveil their new Jordan brand road uniforms for the first time this season as they travel to Piscataway, New Jersey, to take on Rutgers (2-3) Saturday night.   The Wolverines are coming off of a hard-fought victory...
Mike Bainbridge
1 year ago
Tommy Armstrong
After a disappointing 6-7 record in coach Mike Riley’s first season, Nebraska is off to a 5-0 start and ranked No. 12 in the latest Associated Press top 25. The Cornhuskers started the year by defeating non-conference foes Fresno State,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Myles Garrett
While we don’t have three games pitting top-10 teams against one another like last week and several games (including LSU vs. Florida) have already been postponed due to Hurricane Matthew, the upcoming college football slate is...
Bryan Fischer
1 year ago
Trevor Knight
The Week 6 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Tennessee-Texas A&M, Florida State-Miami and Alabama-Arkansas. Additionally, conference matchups...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Drew Wolitarsky
The annual battle for The Floyd of Rosedale trophy brings with it serious Big Ten West implications in 2016. Having lost a heartbreaker to Penn State in overtime last weekend, Minnesota has otherwise looked fairly impressive every time out. Iowa,...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Saquon Barkley
The budding rivalry between Penn State and Maryland continues this weekend as the Nittany Lions host the Terrapins in Big Ten East play. This will be the third meeting between the old rivals since Maryland joined the Big Ten, and Maryland...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Jalen Hurts
College football’s Week 6 slate kicks off on Wednesday night, as Georgia Southern and Arkansas State meet for a midweek showdown between two of the Sun Belt’s top programs. Thursday night’s action features two Group of 5...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year ago

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