Big Ten Articles

Rodney Smith
On Saturday, Illinois and Minnesota will get together at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis with the goal of finally breaking through in the conference win column. Both the Fighting Illini and Golden Gophers enter this game 0-3 in Big Ten play,...
Chip Minnich
1 month ago
LJ Scott
The Indiana Hoosiers and Michigan State Spartans will meet up on Saturday in East Lansing for what could be a sneaky-good Big Ten East tilt. Mark Dantonio's Spartans have been on a roll since losing to Notre Dame last month, taking down Iowa,...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
Akrum Wadley
After a week off, the Iowa Hawkeyes (4-2) will hit the road to take on a Northwestern (3-3) team that perhaps had its best performance of the season last time out, beating Maryland on the road 37-21. For the Wildcats, the offense finally found its...
Mike Bainbridge
1 month ago
Saquon Barkley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
Penn State welcomes Michigan to Happy Valley on Saturday night for one of the Big Ten’s most anticipated games in the 2017 season. The Wolverines loss to Michigan State took a little air out of this matchup, but there is still plenty at stake...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Devin Bush
Despite the minor setback against Michigan State, all of Michigan’s goals are still right out in front of the Wolverines in the second half of the season. There is just one tiny, little detail – this offense still stinks!   While...
Mike Bainbridge
1 month ago
Saquon Barkley
So far, so good. Halfway through the college football season, Penn State has done everything it was expected to do as the Nittany Lions entered their bye week with a clean 6-0 record. Saquon Barkley has been a top candidate for the Heisman...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
Eric Dungey
Week 7 of the 2017 college football season was a lot of fun — depending on who you were rooting for. We saw four top 10 teams take losses, throwing quite the wrench in everything we thought we knew.   As Week 8 approaches, it's...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Sooners Football
With half of the 2017 college football season completed, it’s time to hand out some hardware in the form of midseason All-America selections. This list is likely to look drastically different by December, but the players honored and mentioned...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Saquon Barkley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
Week 8 of the 2017 college football season features plenty of intriguing matchups, as conference play and league showdowns go into full effect in mid-October, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Alex Hornibrook
For only the third time, the Maryland Terrapins will be facing the Wisconsin Badgers. Maryland has previously played at Wisconsin in 2014 (lost 52-7) and hosted the Badgers in '15 (lost 31-24). The Terrapins are looking to...
Chip Minnich
1 month ago
Chris Ash
Two Big Ten teams looking to get to .500 in conference play will face off for the first time ever as Rutgers hosts Purdue on Saturday. The Scarlet Knights (2-4, 1-2 Big Ten) are coming off of a solid 35-24 road win at Illinois, while the...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Trace McSorley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
The 2017 college football season has reached the halfway point in the Big Ten, and it’s time to hand out midseason awards and make a few predictions for the second half of the year. With Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin each ranked inside...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Years ago, Bill Hancock must have uttered the phrase going on a thousand times: As great as a playoff sounds, it would devalue college football's regular season.   The now-Executive Director of the College Football Playoff said...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Everything appears to be going according to plan in Madison, Wisconsin this season. The Wisconsin Badgers continue to work their way up the rankings and are one of the last undefeated teams in the country left standing. The seasons may be changing...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
College Football Top 25: Jake Browning, Washington Huskies Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The seventh weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
UCF Knights Football
Alternate uniforms and helmets are a big part of every team’s wardrobe throughout any season. While there’s nothing wrong with traditional uniforms and helmets, a different look is never a bad thing. And over the last few years, it...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
J.T. Barrett, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
Week 7 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Upsets filled the Week 7 slate, including two on Friday night, as Washington State lost to California, and Syracuse knocked off Clemson...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
The Michigan State Spartans and Minnesota Golden Gophers will meet up in Minneapolis on Saturday in key conference battle between two teams in two very different places at this point in the season.   The Spartans are 2-0 in the Big Ten after...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
Harold Landry
On paper this weekend, this is not the most enticing set of big-name college football matchups around the country. That said, the games within a game — between players on either side of the ball — are as good as they come.  ...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Paul Chryst
The Purdue Boilermakers hit the road this week for their biggest test in Big Ten play to date. Sure, they have already played Michigan, but now the Boilermakers are on the road to play Wisconsin, a team that presents a physical challenge on offense...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
Clayton Thorson
Northwestern (2-3) comes into Saturday’s matchup with Maryland (3-2) looking to notch its first Big Ten win of the season after dropping the first two to Wisconsin and Penn State – two top-10 teams. After falling by just nine points on...
Mike Bainbridge
1 month ago
Coming off of a dominating 62-14 homecoming victory against Big Ten East Division foe Maryland, the Ohio State Buckeyes travel to Lincoln, Nebraska, for the first time since the 2011 season. Ohio State and Nebraska have played five times...
Chip Minnich
1 month ago
Jim Harbaugh
The Oklahoma Sooners found themselves on the wrong end of an outrageous outcome last weekend. Unfortunately, neither I nor the Sooners saw that one coming.   Heading into Week 7 of the 2017 college football season, there are a couple...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Sooners Football
Week 7 of the 2017 college football season features conference play and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the seventh weekend of action. The Week 7 slate is a...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Janarion Grant
Coming off a bye week, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights travel to Champaign, Illinois, to try and build some positive momentum for the second half of the 2017 college football season. This will mark the fourth time Rutgers has played Illinois, with the...
Chip Minnich
1 month ago

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