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Crunching Phil Steele’s Numbers: The Big Ten’s Best Position Groups

As the Big Ten media days draw near, I decided to do my own version of the Big Ten’s best position groups. I shouldn’t really say “my own”, as these results are based on Phil Steele’s All-Big Ten Conference team selections. I hear people say…

Best Case/Worst Case Record Scenarios For The Big Ten

Everyone has a floor and a ceiling and that’s what we are pointing out here today. Our best case/worst case scenarios are different than over-unders. We are looking instead at what could happen to a team, given the talent they have, if they catch all…

Know It All Notes: Wisconsin’s Gordon Gunning for the SEC

We are almost there. The season is just about six weeks away and soon the glorious sounds of helmets and pads crashing together will be pouring out of the speakers of our TVs. Until then, all we can do is soak in all of the…

Questions About the College Football Playoff? There’s an App for That.

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) announces a new website as part of a comprehensive new technology and digital media platform for college football fans at www.collegefootballplayoff.com.  Later, the CFP will add new mobile, game day event-driven applications for the playoff semifinals and national championship.…

The Big Ten’s Most Overrated and Underrated Teams Heading into 2014

The college football preseason magazines and rankings are slowly starting to trickle out. As I comb over the information from the outlets who put this stuff out there, a couple of things that make me raise my eyebrows in terms of how people are projecting…

Penn State’s Hackenberg and Nine Other B1G Players Make Maxwell Watch List

The Maxwell Football Club has announced the preseason watch list for the Maxwell Award, given annually to the player of the year in college football. A total of ten Big Ten players made the preseason watch list for the award. They are: Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska…

Ohio State’s Joey Bosa and Nine Other B1G Players Make Bednarik Watch List

The Maxwell Football Club has announced the preseason watch list for the Bednarik Award, given annually to the defensive player of the year in college football. A total of ten Big Ten players made the preseason watch list for the award. They are: Michael Bennett,…

Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah and Nine Other B1G Players Make Hornung Watch List

Louisville, KY. - Monday, July 7, 2014 - The Louisville Sports Commission today named 47 multi-talented college football players to the 2014 Watch List for the Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse. The Paul Hornung Award, now in its fifth season, is given annually to the most versatile…

Ranking B1G Coaching Resumes: Ohio State’s Urban Meyer Reigns Supreme

Two of our writers decided to rank the resumes of the current Big Ten football coaches. In order to do so, we had to have some sort of grading rubric (probably not the right word) – much like the BCS (rest in peace). We decided…

Know It All Notes: Penn State Gets B1G Love; Bo Pelini Rides a Train

We are just about a month away from all of the Big Ten teams opening fall practice in preparation for the 2014 season. That’s great news for information starved fans like myself (and I assume you, too), as we are starting to see our favorite…

Scouting the 2015 NFL Mock Drafts for B1G Players

I like reading mocks drafts as much as the next guy, but I try not to do mocks myself. For one, I don’t see myself as a mock draft expert. Also, I don’t think there is such a thing as a mock draft expert. Trying…

Michigan Football And The Death Of The Die-Hard Fan

I wrote a piece a couple of weeks ago about how I didn’t understand how the HD TV era should impact whether or not you want to go to a live sporting event – specifically a football game. I stand by my initial rant, as…