Can’t Blame Iowa Hawkeyes’ Fans For Being Disappointed With The Big Ten Network

Iowa Kirk Ferentz-Reese Strickland

When the Big Ten Network released its primetime football schedule for 2013, it was nice to see that the network would be airing 12 games at night for the first time in network history. Awesome news, right?  I mean, who […]

Big Ten: New Divisions Would Have Been Perfect With Just One Change

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When the Big Ten Conference came to its senses and ditched the “Legends” and “Leaders” divisional names in favor of the more traditional “East” and “West”, and decided to realign the conference to cater to more regional rivalries, I was one of […]

Michigan AD Dave Brandon Should Wait And See Before Worrying About Playoffs

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Why is Michigan AD Dave Brandon skeptical about the new college football playoff system that is set to begin in 2014? Does it make too much sense for Brandon to realize that people would like to see championships decided on […]

Ohio State QB Braxton Miller Is The Most Important Player In College Football In 2013

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I have always believed that the Heisman Trophy should be given to the best player in college football during that particular season, regardless of a team’s record. That is why I felt former Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh deserved to win […]

LSU Needs To Play Wisconsin At Lambeau Field


Rumors have been swirling the past couple of days about a possible matchup between the LSU Tigers and the Wisconsin Badgers.  When news first broke, it was believed that LSU AD Joe Alleva had all but shot down the idea […]

College Football Playoff Needs Conference Limitations

ESPN to Air College Football Playoff

It’s not a secret that the SEC has dominated the college football landscape for nearly a decade–winning the last seven BCS national championships–and if SEC commissioner Mike Slive has his way, his conference will continue its reign when the new […]

Michigan Wolverines A Preseason Top 10 Team?

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I understand that ESPN’s Mark Schlabach likes to do his Way-Too-Early Preseason Top 25, and I can’t really argue with much that he says (they are just opinion, after all), but putting the Michigan Wolverines at the number nine spot […]

Why Northwestern Wildcats Will Not Win Big Ten Legends Division

Pat Fitzgerald Northwestern Wildcats

The “hype” machine is already in full force for Coach Pat Fitzgerald and his Northwestern Wildcats heading into the 2013 college football season. But go ahead and count me out of that particular group.  It may seem as if I […]

Marqueis Gray Could Be Surprise Of 2013 NFL Draft Class

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In my opinion, former Minnesota Golden Gophers quarterback/wide receiver Marqueis Gray is one of the most intriguing prospects for this year’s NFL Draft. No, Gray won’t be seen walking across the Radio City Music Hall stage tonight to shake hands with […]

Tanner McEvoy Will Be The “X Factor” For The Wisconsin Badgers In 2013

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Ever since the University of Wisconsin held its annual spring game last Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium, the buzz coming from the sidelines was primarily focused around the quarterback position.  Coming in to the game, many considered Joel Stave and Curt […]

Is Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald “Overrated”?

Pat Fitzgerald Northwestern Wildcats

Former Northwestern University head coach Gary Barnett was able to do the (seemingly) impossible by winning two Big Ten football titles (1995-96) at a school many regarded as the doormat program of the conference. The late Randy Walker was able to build […]

Big Ten Conference Got Football Divisional Alignment Right The Second Time Around

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When the Big Ten Conference announced that the league will realign its football divisions for the 2014 football season to accommodate the entrance of Rutgers University and the University of Maryland, I knew people would immediately start complaining that the league would now […]