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Rustbelt Rundown: B1G Compliments, Alternate Uniforms and Withdrawn Offers

It was another fairly eventful week in the Big Ten, given that we’re not even to Big Ten Media Days yet. In Nebraska, the state was once again in a frenzy as it waited for Adidas to release the alternate Husker uniforms for 2015 —…

Could Urban Meyer and Ohio State Actually be Underrated?

Yes, this is a serious question. If you’re like me, you can’t open a magazine or newspaper, browse a website or turn on a sports channel without hearing something — for better or worse — about the Buckeyes this year. They are the defending champions.…

The Rutgers Report: Summer Trifecta Fills Football Offseason Void

Despite a surplus of sunshine, June and July are long dark months for college football junkies like me. I search all summer for a score but have little to look at besides football—the lace-less round ones. I find myself channel surfing for hash (marks) and…

Rustbelt Rundown: B1G Nike Money, Blue Bloods and Buckeye Quarterbacks

Only seven more grueling weeks to go until we can start talking and writing about actual games. Until then, we are just soaking up news and notes — anything to quench that football thirst. Some of the bigger news came this past week when Nike…

Preseason All-Big Ten Offensive Team: Writers Picks

Six of our contributors have chimed in with their thoughts on the top players at each position in the Big Ten for 2015. Each writer comes with his own admitted bias and preference toward a certain team, so this preseason team may look a little…

Preseason All-Big Ten Defensive Team: Writers Picks

Six of our contributors have chimed in with their thoughts on the top players at each position in the Big Ten for 2015. Each writer comes with his own admitted bias and preference toward a certain team, so this preseason team may look a little…

11 Big Ten Players Named To Outland Trophy Preseason Watch List

The Outland Trophy winner is chosen from three finalists who are a part of the FWAA All-America Team. The FWAA All-America Committee, after voting input from the entire membership, selects the 26-man first team and eventually the three Outland finalists. Committee members, then by individual…

15 Big Ten Players Make Bronco Nagurski Preseason Watch List

DALLAS (FWAA) – The 2014 Bronko Nagurski Trophy winner Scooby Wright III tops the 88-man 2015 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List announced by the Football Writers Association of America on Friday. The award is given to the nation’s best defensive player. The Big Ten players…

Expect Big Things From These Five B1G Players In 2015

We all know who the stars of the upcoming college football season are or should be. In addition to those players, I’ve highlighted five guys who you should keep an eye on in the Big Ten. They aren’t necessarily “under-the-radar” players, as they’ve all gotten…

Seven Big Ten Players Named to 2015 Paul Hornung Award Watch List

Louisville, KY. – Monday, July 6, 2015 – The Louisville Sports Commission today named 44 multi-talented college football players to the 2015 Watch List for the Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse. Among the 44 players, seven of them were from the Big Ten…