Big Ten Articles

Akrum Wadley
The last time the Iowa Hawkeyes and Michigan State Spartans met, the Big Ten championship was on the line. Almost two years later, two of the Big Ten's blue-collar like programs meet up for a very important early-season tilt in East...
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
Trace McSorley
A week after an exhilarating road win in Big Ten play, Penn State returns home for another Big Ten matchup with Indiana. Penn State will be paying tribute to the past with a unique uniform design taking various elements from the program's...
Kevin McGuire
3 months ago
Brandon Facyson
Conference title races are set to get shaken up as we hit Week 5 and the contenders start to separate from the pretenders around the country. As great as some of the college football matchups are this week though, they might not hold a candle to...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
John Wolford
The 2017 college football season is flying by, as we prepare for the last weekend in September. We are starting to learn a lot more about every team, including who the contenders and pretenders are. We're seeing a couple of teams quietly...
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
College Football Picks: Kelly Bryant, Clemson Tigers Football
Week 5 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 fifth weekend of action. The Week 5 slate begins on...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
The Maryland Terrapins and Minnesota Golden Gophers will meet up in Minneapolis this Saturday for what will be the Big Ten season opener for both teams. After a 3-0 start to their 2017 campaign, the Gophers had last weekend off. The Terrapins spent...
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
Alex Hornibrook
Both Wisconsin (3-0) and Northwestern (2-1) come into Saturday’s Big Ten opener fresh off a bye week and looking to hit the conference slate running against their fellow West Division rival.   Prior to the bye, Wisconsin put together...
Mike Bainbridge
3 months ago
Mike Riley
The future of the Nebraska program remains in question as the Cornhuskers look to go 2-0 in Big Ten play to regain some confidence after a rough start to the season. Nebraska heads to Illinois for some Friday night football in the Big Ten in the...
Kevin McGuire
3 months ago
Parris Campbell
During the previous two college football seasons, Ohio State wide receiver Parris Campbell was often talked about in glowing terms by head coach Urban Meyer. Campbell was a standout high school running back at Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary, the...
Chip Minnich
3 months ago
NCAA Top 25
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 fourth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Saquon Barkley
Even without names attached to games this past weekend, you knew that things were ripe to be extra exciting around college football in Week 4.   It was that murky time where most teams have wrapped up non-conference play (romping over a...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
This was Nebraska football.   It was 1996, and I was a high school junior in Watkins Glen, New York – halfway across the country from Lincoln, Nebraska. It was the Fiesta Bowl, and the Nebraska Cornhuskers were about to go after their...
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
College Football Top 25: Nick Chubb, Georgia Bulldogs 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 fourth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Saquon Barkley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
Week 4 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Penn State, Alabama, USC and Oklahoma picked up key road wins in conference play. Additionally, Week 4 featured a couple of...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Josh Adams
After three weeks of the college football season, we still don’t know a whole lot about Notre Dame or Michigan State. The Irish are 2-1, which puts them on a better path than last year, but their wins have come against two teams — ...
Jon Kinne
4 months ago
Big Ten conference play officially opens this weekend, and No. 4 Penn State is on the road to go where championship dreams have died on multiple occasions. A night game in Kinnick Stadium has doomed Penn State once before, and Iowa is feeling good...
Kevin McGuire
4 months ago
Jaylen Samuels
After a thrilling Week 3 brought us half a dozen wild finishes and some big-time upsets, the upcoming weekend in college football promises to be even better for fans across the country as conference play begins in earnest just about everywhere....
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
Wilton Speight
Try going through all of the Michigan game-by-game prediction previews prior to the regular season and locate one that had Purdue within three touchdowns of the Wolverines in their Week 4 matchup. You won’t.   My, how things have...
Mike Bainbridge
4 months ago
Mike Riley
After back-to-back losses have cast a dark shadow over the program, Nebraska is in big need of a win in their Big Ten opener this weekend against Rutgers. Mike Riley is seeing the pressure rise quickly and the Cornhuskers will look to erase the...
Kevin McGuire
4 months ago
I don't know about you, but the 2017 college football season doesn't seem like it has the same "wow" factor at this point that it's had in recent years. We've had some big games with some big moments, but we really haven...
J.P. Scott
4 months ago
Josh Rosen, UCLA Bruins Football
Week 4 of the 2017 college football season features a few non-conference matchups and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the fourth weekend of action. The Week...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Kasim Hill
UCF and Maryland will look to stay undefeated when the teams square off in College Park on Saturday afternoon. Both teams were idle a week ago as the Terrapins had the week off after upsetting Texas and then drubbing FCS opponent Towson.  ...
Mike Ferguson
4 months ago
Parris Campbell
Coming off a 38-7 victory over Army, the Ohio State Buckeyes are still in the process of developing consistency on all sides of the ball. While true freshman running back J.K. Dobbins has been a bright spot for the team offensively, the passing...
Chip Minnich
4 months ago
Mike Riley, Nebraska Cornhuskers Football
With a new starting quarterback and a defense making a significant switch from a 4-3 to a 3-4 scheme, Nebraska had all of the makings of a team in transition for 2017. And so far, it’s been a roller-coaster ride for coach Mike Riley’s...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Feleipe Franks
It happens like clockwork every season.   The schedule looks lackluster coming in. Power 5 teams host huge underdogs. Big-name, top-25 games are few and far between. David against Goliath might be too kind of a term for some matchups....
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago

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