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The Rustbelt Rundown: Only Two B1G Unblemished Teams Remain

It was yet another week most Big Ten fans would like to forget. We saw Iowa, a conference favorite in many circles, lose to what many still consider a lesser Iowa State team. Was saw Illinois get rolled. We saw Minnesota get beat soundly. We…

Big Ten Week 3 Writers Picks Against the Spread

Our writers are back for another week of enabling your gambling habits and draining the college funds of your children. Here is how they see this week’s Big Ten games shaping up in regard to the Vegas line. Indiana (-8) at Bowling Green Jim H.…

Know It All Podcast: Big Ten Week 2 Review, Week 3 Preview

We take a look at the state of the Big Ten and look ahead to the games in Week 3 in this week’s Know It All Football Podcast. Check it out HERE. Reads: (238)

Land Grant Rant: No Way to Sugarcoat It, the B1G Is In Bad Shape

I’m not here to sell ya something. I’m not going to try and tell you how things aren’t that bad for the B1G conference after just 2 weeks of football. It’s bad….really bad. How bad?  Let’s go: Ohio State:  Thanks for playing but we’ll have…

Rutgers’ ChopNation Is Ready For Penn State and Big Ten Play

You couldn’t have scripted it any better.  Rutgers is playing their first B1G conference game on Saturday, and enters it 2-0 against the 2-0 Penn State Nittany Lions. The hype in the New York Metro area is making this the biggest game the school has played…

Big Ten Writers Awards For Week 2

Our five writers chimed in with their votes as to who were the Big Ten’s offensive and defensive player of the week as well as coach of the week. OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: David Cobb, Minnestoa Cobb carried the ball 29 times for 220…

Big Ten Writers Rankings For Week 2

Our five staff writers have submitted their rankings for the Big Ten Conference after two weeks of play. The voting was calculated using 14 points for first place, 13 for second, etc. First place votes are in parentheses. 1. Michigan State, 68 points (4) 2.…

The Rust Belt Rundown: The Big Ten Sky is Not Falling

Settle down. We’ve played two weeks of football. The Big Ten still has eight unbeaten teams — same as the ACC and one less than the PAC 12. The problem is, the nation doesn’t think those eight should be the last unblemished teams in our…

Big Ten Week 2 Writers Picks Against the Spread

The Know It All Football Team is back for another installment of Picks Against the Spread. Let’s see where they are putting their money this week. *No picks were made for games with no spread. Ball State at Iowa (-17.5) James Needham: Yikes, that seems like…

Is 2014 the season that Nebraska football fans have been waiting for?

498 total rushing yards. 784 total yards of offense. No turnovers. Star running back Ameer Abdullah with a career high 232 rushing yards on 21 carries. Two wide receivers combined for 241 yards receiving on 11 receptions. Wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp with what could quite…

Know It All Podcast: Big Ten Week 1 Review, Week 2 Preview

Ryan Osbahr and J.P. Scott are back for another installment of the Know It All Football podcast. This week, they go over what went down during the opening weekend of Big Ten play and look ahead to Week 2 by giving some quick thoughts and…

The Land Grant Rant: Reactions to Week 1 of B1G Play, Looking to Week 2

Every week the Land Grant Rant gives me a weekly platform to share my thoughts on all 14 B1G teams. While it’s hard to get a beat off of a lot of these teams after just one week, it’s absolutely astonishing how quickly an off-season…