Big Ten is Loaded at Running Back in 2012

Montee Ball Rant

Phil Steele released his 2012 preseason All-Big Ten team on Wednesday and one thing stood out; the Big Ten is loaded at running back. Maybe that shouldn’t be all the surprising, after all, the Big Ten is exactly known as […]

Big Ten Network Cuts Academic Programming

Big Ten Champ Rant

In news that isn’t exactly surprising, the Big Ten has announced it will reduce the number of hours dedicated to academic programming on the Big Ten Network.  Apparently ratings were low for the shows focused on academics televised on a […]

West Virginia to Open 2014 Season Against Alabama

WV Rant

How does Dana Holgorsen’s offense meeting up with Nick Saban’s defense sound? You can now put it on the calendar. West Virginia and Alabama will meet to kick off the 2014 season in Atlanta as part of the Chick-fil-A Kickoff […]

Former Nebraska RB Aaron Green Headed to TCU

Aaron Green RANT

Former Nebraska running back Aaron Green said two weeks ago he planned to transfer from Nebraska to be closer to home and play in a system he felt better fit his skill set. Mission accomplished on at least one of […]

DeAnthony Arnett Eligible to Play for Spartans in 2012

Deanthony Arnett rant

Michigan State enters 2012 minus its top three wide receivers from 2011 plus the quarterback who was throwing them passes the past three seasons, Kirk Cousins. Michigan State’s trio of receivers combined for 172 catches last season and their departures […]

Andre Rison Returning to Michigan State as Student Coach

Spartans Rant

Former Michigan State great Andre Rison is headed back to East Lansing. Rison has spent the past two years as the head football coach at his high school alma mater, Flint Michigan’s Northwestern High School, but decided it was time […]

Ranking the Best (and Worst) Big Ten Nonconference Schedules

Brady Hoke rant

The Big Ten will kickoff the 2012 season with a bang on opening weekend with Michigan facing Alabama and Michigan State playing host to Boise State which should be two of the best out-of league games you’ll find on anyone’s […]

Barry Switzer Thinks West Virginia is the Favorite to Win Big 12

Barry Switzer rant

There’s little question West Virginia will face a new set of challenges when it begins its first season of play in the Big 12 this fall. The Mountaineers will be have to travel further to venues they’ve never played in, […]

Bryce Brown Gets Another Shot at Career with Philadelphia Eagles

Andy Reid Rant

Usually the NFL draft is reserved for guys that have actually produced on the field during their college careers.  Usually, that is. Of course, there are always exceptions.  Count former Kansas State running back, Bryce Brown, as one of those […]

Purdue’s Ricardo Allen Undefeated Since Issuing Twitter Challenge

Ricardo Allen Rant

Ricardo Allen happens to be a pretty good football player.  So good in fact that he was named second team All-Big Ten after just his sophomore season at Purdue.  He finished fourth on the team in tackles with 81  and […]

Northwestern’s Dizzy Bat Race

Fitzgerald Rant

Spring football, the time of the year when players get back to learning the fundamentals and teams work on tweaking schemes while preparing for the upcoming season. I’m sure from a player’s point of view, the spring season can get […]

Big Ten Announces 14 Prime Time Games

Big Ten Champ Rant

The Big Ten announced today 14 games that will be broadcast in prime time.  Six of those games will be broadcast on a combination of ABC, ESPN, or ESPN2.  The remaining eight games will all be seen on the Big Ten Network. […]