The Big Ten Should Rename Their Divisions

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If there’s one thing that has made Big Ten football seem inferior, if only from a cosmetic point of view, it was the naming of the conference’s divisions when the Nebraska Cornhuskers entered the conference. The Cornhuskers gave the Big […]

Rich Rodriguez and the Michigan Coaching Quagmire (Part 2)

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When Rich Rodriguez was hired to replace Lloyd Carr as football coach of the Michigan Wolverines, part of me wanted to believe it could succeed. But a big part of me knew that it wasn’t going to work out. As […]

How the Ohio St. Scandal Hurt the Big Ten Conference

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  Every conference in college football has experienced at least one major scandal. The scandal involving the Ohio St. Buckeyes that ended up with Jim Tressel‘s firing as head coach would qualify as a major scandal for the Big Ten […]

Rich Rodriguez and the Michigan Coaching Quagmire (Part 1)

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  When the Michigan Wolverines won the 2008 Capital One Bowl and sent then-coach Lloyd Carr out a winner, it was the last time that the team seemed to still possess what was necessary to be a college football power. […]

Bill O’Brien: The Hero of Happy Valley

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The past eighteen months haven’t been the happiest in the history of Happy Valley, Pennsylvania. The Jerry Sandusky scandal cast a horrific cloud over the Penn St. Nittany Lions football team and the university they play for. The school had […]

Les Miles Still LSU Tigers’ Head Coach Despite Twitter Rumor

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So Monday has come and gone, and Les Miles is still the head football coach of the LSU Tigers. The reason that even needs to be written is due to a baseless Twitter rumor over the weekend that Miles would […]

Jeff Driskel Will Need to Up His Game for the Florida Gators in 2013

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  The Florida Gators roared back onto the national scene in college football last season with an 11-2 season complete with Sugar Bowl appearance. The problem is that Sugar Bowl appearance turned into a nightmare that ended in a 33-23 […]

It’s Time for the South Carolina Gamecocks to Put Up or Shut Up

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For years, the South Carolina Gamecocks have been competitive in the SEC. Whether it was Lou Holtz or Steve Spurrier coaching them, the Gamecocks have solidified a recent winning tradition. However, they still have yet to win the big one. […]

Ameer Abdullah Will Get Even More Carries (and Pressure) This Coming Season

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The Nebraska Cornhuskers‘ three-pronged running attack has become a two-man show and the two men that comprise the running attack, quarterback Taylor Martinez and running back Ameer Abdullah, should be just fine with that. For the majority of the 2012 […]

The Day the Big Ten Fell into Football Purgatory

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It’s usually nonsensical to try and say that a sporting event of any kind was decided by one play. I’ve never believed in this line of thinking. That’s what makes it that much more meaningful that the Big Ten conference’s […]

College Football: What to Expect Following an On-Probation Perfect Season

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  Fans of a college football team on probation and ineligible for a bowl berth can feel a void in that season, no matter the results. However, a perfect season can provide adequate consolation to those fans. In the last […]

The Big-10 is Falling Fast

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How can one of the oldest conferences in existence need to provide reasons why they should be taken seriously? In college football, the Big Ten needs to do just that. This is the beginning of a look into how this […]