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Our FWAA Members Release Their Annual Award Ballots

Founded in 1941, the Football Writers Association of America consists of the men and women across North America who cover college football for a living. Two of Know It All Football’s writers, Ryan Osbahr and J.P. Scott are members of the FWAA. One of the very…

Big Ten Writers Awards For Week 12

Our writers have weighed with their thoughts on who the top players and coaches were during Week 12 of Big Ten play. Let’s see what they came up with. OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin — The biggest no brainer in the history…

Big Ten Writers Rankings For Week 12

Four of our writers have submitted their rankings for the Big Ten teams through 12 weeks of play. As always, our writers gave each team 14 points for a first place vote, 13 for second, etc. First place votes are in parentheses. 1. Ohio State,…

Rutgers Wasn’t Blowing Smoke Regarding Fitting Into the B1G

From November 2012 until the beginning of the football season this year, it was a common thought that Rutgers doesn’t fit in the Big Ten, they are going to get killed.  The regular refrain from pundits was about the same: Rutgers, get used to being…

Let’s Talk About Who Is Nebraska’s Rival Again!

This is not the first time I have talked about this, but I don’t care, because I enjoy talking about it and the numbers tell me you enjoy reading about it, so here goes. Way back when Nebraska first joined the Big Ten, I can…

The Rust Belt Rundown: Big Wins And Big Losses Headline a B1G Weekend

Records were broken. Hot seats were warmed up. An upset took place on hallowed ground and bowl eligibility was clinched. It was as eventful a weekend in many aspects as we’ve seen all season in the Big Ten Conference. Here are some thoughts on what took…

Big Ten Writers Picks Against The Spread For Week 12

Our writers are back for another week of picks against the spread. Let’s see how they think this weekend’s Big Ten games will pan out. Ohio State (-12) at Minnesota James Needham —  I like Ohio state to win, but I think this game might…

Know It All Podcast: The Big Ten West Heats Up

Three of our writers discuss what’s going on in the Big Ten in Week 12 and take a look back at Week 11 in this week’s podcast. LISTEN HERE! Reads: (200)

The Land Grant Rant: Thoughts On Each B1G Team As We Head Into Week 12

FWAA member Ryan Osbahr comes to us once again with his weekly rant. This week, he lets us know what’s weighing on his mind in regard to all 14 Big Ten teams. Ohio State:  Thanks for proving me right on Saturday. I’ve been on the…

Big Ten Writers Awards For Week 11

Our writers have come together to choose who the players and coaches of the week were during Week 11 of Big Ten play. Let’s see what they came up with. OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK J.T. Barrett, Quarterback, Ohio State — Barrett put on a…

Big Ten Writers Rankings For Week 11

Our writers have weighed in with their rankings of the Big Ten teams through 11 weeks of play. These seems to get easier as the season goes on, and that was evident this week as all four voters had the exact same top seven. As…

The College Football Playoff Has Killed Conference Play

College football is a beautiful thing. No matter where you are in the country, the crisp autumn air mixed with the smell of grilled meats and cold, sometimes stale beer with a hint of stadium popcorn make the senses dance as you walk up to…