Big Ten Articles

J.T. Barrett
Ohio State and Nebraska were two of the top one-loss teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings, and Saturday night’s matchup in Columbus will play a big role in how both programs can shape the rest of their 2016 season.  ...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Justin Jackson
The Week 10 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Nebraska-Ohio State, Arkansas-LSU, Alabama-LSU and Northwestern-Wisconsin. Additionally,...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Mark Dantonio
Michigan State is still seeking its first win within the Big Ten. The Spartans (2-6, 0-5 Big Ten) have not started conference play so horribly since 1982 when they lost their first five Big Ten contests to finish 2-7 and 2-9 overall. They have not...
John La Fleur
1 year ago
We've had no shortage of big games in the Big Ten this season. The nation's oldest conference dominates the top 10 of the polls and has a total of five teams in the initial release of the College Football Playoff rankings.   On...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Leonard Fournette
College football’s Week 10 slate opened with midweek MACtion on Tuesday and Wednesday night and continues with the usual matchups on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Four games are slated for Thursday night, including Oklahoma at Iowa State and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Dino Babers
The first College Football Playoff rankings have been released and now we all know where this season is headed. The top four are the top four and that's just the way it is, right?   In the words of Dr. Evil, "How about no?"...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Halloween is over, the air is getting colder and the fall foliage is turning into the beautiful hues we all know and love across the country. As good as college football has been so far in 2016, things are about to ramp up even more as we enter...
Bryan Fischer
1 year ago
Lamar Jackson
The College Football Playoff selection committee released its first set of rankings on Tuesday night. As expected, Alabama took the top spot, with Clemson at No. 2 and Michigan at No. 3 The big surprise came at No. 4, as the committee went with...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Saban
I tried this last season and — thanks to Alabama — it didn't work out so well. I'm going to try it again this season — and thanks to again to Alabama — it probably won't work out so well. Nonetheless, I'...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Baker Mayfield
The first nine weeks of the college football season are in the books. The final weekend in October produced four upsets of unbeaten teams, as Baylor, Nebraska, Boise State and West Virginia all suffered their first loss of the season last...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
It’s hard to have asked for a better weekend of college football than the one we experienced in Week 9, with close games, huge upsets and several undefeated teams suffering their first loss. Whether it was Wisconsin holding on against...
Bryan Fischer
1 year ago
Jabrill Peppers
Every week, I write this column as a result of some of the strange decisions made by the voters in college football’s two most popular polls: the AP Top 25 and the Amway Coaches Poll. For the first time all season, I have nothing bad to say...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
D'Onta Foreman
Week 9 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Four undefeated teams - West Virginia, Boise State, Nebraska and Baylor - suffered their first defeat of the season, while Clemson rallied...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Perry Hills
The Big Ten expansion of 2014 may be lining the pockets of the University of Maryland athletic department, but the fruits from the school’s transition from the ACC have yet to reach the gridiron. Since entering the B1G, the Terrapins are just...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
Justin Jackson
The Northwestern Wildcats make their first return to Ohio Stadium since 2007, seeking to ride a three-game winning streak back into Big Ten West Division contention. Conversely, Ohio State is coming off a surprising loss on the road at Penn State,...
Chip Minnich
1 year ago
Jarrad Davis
We’re just a few days out from the first set of College Football Playoff rankings so the games this weekend figure to play a big part in the national title race. This week has some huge Top 25 matchups between some big-name teams, but it...
Bryan Fischer
1 year ago
Tommy Armstrong
The battle to win the Big Ten’s West Division comes into focus on Saturday night, as Nebraska travels to Madison to take on Wisconsin in a crucial game for both teams. The Cornhuskers enter Week 9 atop the West Division at 4-0 in Big Ten...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jacob Eason
The Week 9 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Clemson-Florida State, West Virginia-Oklahoma State, Washington-Utah and Georgia-Florida....
Mitch Light
1 year ago
James Franklin
James Franklin and Penn State scored a much-needed signature victory Saturday night in front of a White Out crowd against Ohio State, and now the Nittany Lions are back in the AP Top 25 for the first time since 2011. It’s been a long time...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Minnesota head coach Tracy Claeys has quietly guided the 2016 edition of the Golden Gophers to within one game of bowl eligibility before the end of October. After dropping its first two Big Ten games of the season, Minnesota has turned it around...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Wilton Speight
Prior to the start of the regular season, most people likely assumed the Michigan Wolverines (7-0) would be the favorites entering their yearly matchup against the Michigan State Spartans (2-5). Favored by 23.5 points though? Probably not....
Mike Bainbridge
1 year ago
Deondre Francois
College football’s Week 9 slate kicks off on Thursday night with five matchups. Virginia Tech at Pitt and California at USC are the two marquee contests on Thursday, but Appalachian State at Georgia Southern is a key game for positioning...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Grant Haley’s 60-yard return of a blocked Ohio State field goal for a touchdown last Saturday reminded us just how quickly a game can change when the kicking game is disrupted. All college football fans can think of a time where their team...
Aaron Tallent
1 year ago
Jim Harbaugh
The Big Ten ended up winning the day last weekend on the back of Penn State's upset of Ohio State. Everything about the game — from the blocked field goal to the fans to the suddenly unstoppable defensive front of Penn State — was...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Trevor Knight
The first eight weeks of the college football season are in the books and Week 8 produced one of the season's biggest upsets with Penn State's victory over Ohio State. While the Buckeyes dropped from the ranks of the unbeaten, the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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