Big Ten Articles

Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light are gearing up for another Athlon Sports preview magazine and the guys are discussing the most difficult decisions in 2016.   - What seperates Clemson from Florida State in the Atlantic Division...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Make no mistake about it: Lovie Smith is the center of attention in Illinois — and that's a good thing. As the Fighting Illini prepare to start spring football, their new head coach will serve as a bit of a lightning rod in terms of...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Brian Allen
Offensive linemen are the most underrated players in college football. The players in the trenches never get enough credit for their performance, but the five blockers up front set the stage for the skill players to have success. Recruiting and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
If you’re on Twitter, you can easily find recruits chirping away, but there’s a new manner of bird making noise in the nest – college football coaches. Jim Harbaugh’s taken to it like a duck to water, being the most...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
Jordan Westerkamp
Everyone in Nebraska knows Rex Burkhead’s name. Not only for how he brought Jack Hoffman’s fight against pediatric brain cancer into the spotlight, but for something else Husker fans are quick to underscore – his heart and...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
Mike Riley
Fourteen words may very well have changed the trajectory of Nebraska football. "I told you I was going to make my own path. Go Big Red.” Now’s the time to buy all of the Big Red stock you can.   No, the Huskers aren’t...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
Shannon Brooks
Breakout players and the emergence of new faces are one of college football’s annual traditions. Players can go from a backup position into a starting role to earn all-conference honors or produce a big season. Incoming or redshirt freshmen...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Janarion Grant
Few programs were in need of a change in leadership the way Rutgers was. Kyle Flood landed himself a three-game suspension last season from the university in what was a rough season for the Scarlet Knights, their second as a Big Ten member. Now in...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Les Miles
College football’s 2015-16 coaching carousel was one of the most active in recent memory. After 28 jobs changed hands, the 2016-17 version may not be as active at the end of the year. However, several big-time jobs could open, as Les Miles (...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ronald Jones
Running back is one of the easiest positions to find a new standout each year, and there always seems to be a wave of stars ready to emerge in offseason workouts. Last season, Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey finished second in the Heisman...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Elgin Cook
Unlike Thursday, Friday’s NCAA Tournament matchups featured plenty of upsets and great finishes. Sunday should offer more of the same as there are some Cinderella teams looking for their Sweet 16 glass slipper.   Here's a...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Mark Dantonio
Michigan State has won at least 11 games in five out of the last six seasons, so the bar is set high for coach Mark Dantonio as the program looks to quickly restock a depth chart losing a handful of key players. The Spartans were easily handled by...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Kirk Ferentz
The 2015 regular season was the stuff dreams are made of in Iowa City. A magical 12-0 campaign landed Iowa in the Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis, where it took a 22-play scoring drive by Michigan State to hand the Hawkeyes their first...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Saquon Barkley
Change is in the air in Happy Valley as Penn State moves one more year into the James Franklin era. Could this be the year the program begins to take a step forward as it comes closer to escaping the shadow of an abbreviated sanction era? This...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Malik Zaire
Spring practice is the first look at all 128 college football teams for 2016, and every coaching staff has a long list of questions for their programs to answer during offseason workouts. While replacing key players in the trenches or rebuilding...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mike Riley
It’s been around 70 and sunny more often than not recently in the San Diego of the Big Ten a.k.a. Nebraska. Now that helmets and pads are part of the practice festivities, separation and storylines are already occurring. Here’s the...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
Jim Harbaugh
Ohio State and Michigan enter 2016 as the frontrunners to win the Big Ten title, but both teams enter spring practice with plenty of work to do. The Buckeyes return quarterback J.T. Barrett and a few rising stars on defense. However, only six...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Paul Chryst
It was business as usual in Madison last fall. Despite a coaching change, Wisconsin posted yet another 10-win season, complete with a bowl game victory over USC. The Badgers were right in the thick of a heated Big Ten West race in 2015, and all...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Nick Saban
The 2016 college football season officially begins on Aug. 27 with California taking on Hawaii in Australia. While kickoff for 2016 is a ways off, it’s never too early to start thinking about rankings, predictions and a preview for the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Will Likely
A new era of Maryland Terrapins football is set to begin as D.J. Durkin will have his first spring practice as head coach of the team. Durkin will place Randy Edsall, who was 22-34 overall and 0-12 against ranked opponents in his three-plus seasons...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Lovie Smith
The college football world was stunned over the weekend when Illinois head football coach Bill Cubit was unexpectedly and inexplicably fired on the first day of new athletic director John Whitman's tenure. Nobody quite understood why, without...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
J.T. Barrett
Two seasons removed from winning the national championship, the Ohio State Buckeyes enter spring football practice with a completely reshuffled and revamped roster. Players such as Joey Bosa, Ezekiel Elliott, Taylor Decker and Joshua Perry have all...
Chip Minnich
1 year ago
Jordan Westerkamp
When looking back on a 6-7 season, it’s likely an exercise in futility to find an entire unit to be proud of. This isn’t the case for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. There were quite a few wide receivers and tight ends running routes and...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
Devine Redding
Last season was a pivotal one for Indiana football and head coach Kevin Wilson. Wilson was entering his fifth season in Bloomington and had yet to put together a winning season or appeare in a bowl game since arriving in 2011. The Hoosiers...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
Mike Riley
Nebraska opens its second spring practice under coach Mike Riley hoping to build off the momentum from a 37-29 victory over UCLA in the Foster Farms Bowl. The Cornhuskers finished 6-7 in Riley’s first year, but six of the seven defeats came...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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