Big Ten Articles

There may not be a more rested team in the entire country heading into this weekend than the Michigan Wolverines (6-0) as they get set to take on Illinois (2-4) at the Big House.   Yes, it was just a typical bye week for the Maize and Blue,...
Mike Bainbridge
6 months ago
Cam Robinson
We’ve had some big weeks in college football during the first half of the season but things certainly are not going to slack off as we cross the midway point. This week in particular has some huge Top 25 matchups between some big-name teams...
Bryan Fischer
6 months ago
Skyler Howard
The Week 8 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Alabama-Texas A&M, West Virginia-TCU, Wisconsin-Iowa and Arkansas-Auburn. Additionally,...
Mitch Light
6 months ago
Pat Fitzgerald
After an awkward start to the 2016 campaign, which featured consecutive, close losses to Western Michigan out of the MAC and FCS member Illinois State, Pat Fitzgerald’s Northwestern Wildcats have found their groove —...
Jake Rose
6 months ago
Iowa and Wisconsin are probably the closest thing there is to twins in college football. The two Big Ten programs have success with mostly underrated local players, sound rushing attacks and stout defense.   The similarities end there....
J.P. Scott
6 months ago
Rodney Smith
Minnesota is inching closer to a bowl berth this season, and should have an easy time getting within one win of becoming bowl eligible on Saturday. The Gophers host Rutgers, a program with a first-year head coach with absolutely nowhere to go...
Kevin McGuire
6 months ago
Trevor Knight
College football’s Week 8 slate is the official start of the second half of the season, and the action begins on Thursday night with three matchups. Miami travels to Virginia Tech for a key ACC Coastal Division matchup, while Boise State...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Clemson’s overtime win at home this past Saturday over an NC State team that was outmatched on paper may be causing some worries in Death Valley. However, forgive the cliché, the college football season is a marathon, not a sprint....
Aaron Tallent
6 months ago
This has been one of the most exciting and entertaining college football seasons in recent memory — and that’s even with what looks to be a runaway freight train in Alabama leading the pack. It may be tough to picture anyone beating...
J.P. Scott
6 months ago
Mike Riley
There was a quiet confidence around the Nebraska program this past offseason. For the first time in recent memory, Cornhuskers football was shaping up to be relatively drama-free between January and August.   And then, the unthinkable...
J.P. Scott
6 months ago
Deshaun Watson
The first seven 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...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
J.T. Barrett
Ohio State entered the 2016 with just six returning starters, but the Buckeyes quickly reloaded behind coach Urban Meyer and quarterback J.T. Barrett and hits the midpoint of the year as one of the favorites to win the national title. While the...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
We’ve hit the halfway point in the college football season and it seems like the most intriguing storyline from the first half of the year is just how bad the situation has gotten in a number of surprising places.   Things are...
Bryan Fischer
6 months ago
Skyler Howard
Things went pretty much chalk over the weekend, not that it didn't make for another exciting Saturday afternoon and night of college football action mind you.   A couple of teams snuck away with close wins. Alabama did what Alabama...
J.P. Scott
6 months ago
Darrell Hazell
Purdue is the second Power 5 team to make an in-season coaching change in 2016, as Darrell Hazell was fired on Sunday following the Boilermakers loss to Iowa. Hazell came to Purdue after a successful 16-10 stint at Kent State, including an 11-3...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Zach Cunningham
Week 7 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama remained unbeaten with a dominant performance against Tennessee, Clemson survived NC State's upset bid with an overtime win, Ohio State...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Justin Jackson
The sky appears to be falling in East Lansing after the defending Big Ten champions have been blown out twice in a row at home and suffered an overtime loss on the road in the last three games. Looking to avoid a fourth straight loss for the first...
Kevin McGuire
6 months ago
J.T. Barrett
A potential preview of the Big Ten Championship Game is on tap Saturday night, as Ohio State puts its unbeaten record on the line in a tough road environment in Madison against Wisconsin. Thanks to Big Ten realignment, these two teams and...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Derek Barnett
It’s a huge week around the country for some underrated college football rivalries and several key cross-divisional showdowns. No matter where you turn, there should be some interesting matchups between the names on the front of the jerseys...
Bryan Fischer
6 months ago
The Iowa Hawkeyes will put their school-record eight-game road winning streak on the line this weekend in West Lafayette, Indiana, against a Purdue squad looking to build on the impressive offensive performance generated in a 34-31 overtime win at...
Robert A. Boleyn
6 months ago
William Likely
The last time Minnesota played Maryland was in The Hall Of Fame Classic, played on Dec. 22, 1977, in Birmingham, Alabama. It is against this backdrop that these two programs will meet up again, this time as Big Ten Conference opponents....
Chip Minnich
6 months ago
Mitch Trubisky
The Week 7 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Alabama-Tennessee, Ohio State-Wisconsin and Notre Dame-Stanford. Additionally, conference matchups...
Mitch Light
6 months ago
For the first time since 2011, the Nebraska Cornhuskers are a top 10 team in college football. After a 2015 season where very little went right for Mike Riley's bunch, the Huskers have stuck to the process, taken it one game at a time...
J.P. Scott
6 months ago
Jalen Hurts
College football’s Week 7 slate kicks off on Wednesday night with another Sun Belt midweek showdown, as Appalachian State travels to UL Lafayette in a key conference matchup for both teams. Navy and East Carolina was slated for Thursday but...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Steven Sims Jr.
I offer my “Outrageous Predictions” every week for the upcoming slate of college football action. Inevitably, I'll pick on the wrong fan base, get a prediction about a certain team wrong, and then face the scorn on social media....
J.P. Scott
6 months ago

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