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B1G Bets: Five Big Ten Guarantees You Can Take To The Bank In 2014

I’m a gambling man – a real one. I’ve got a guy who knows a guy who has a website. I place bets with real money on that site. I will be placing real money on these or similar bets as the college football season…

Nebraska’s Alternate Uniforms Look Like The Nihilists From Lebowski

Yeah, so I’m going to go ahead and break our black and white photo tradition for only the second time here. Nebraska unveiled their alternate uni’s for 2014 today. Husker fans seems to love them. I think they look like the Huskers want to chase…

Former Big Ten Stars Poised For Huge 2014 NFL Seasons

The Big Ten has certainly produced quite a bit of talent in the last few years. Many of their star players have gone on to have quite a bit of success in the NFL. There are some people who like to draft in fantasy football…

Big Ten Media Days Are Over And I Couldn’t Be Happier

My head hurts. Look, I love Big Ten football as much as the next guy (I run a Big Ten website — you’re reading it now), but sweet mother of all that is holy, the Big Ten media days are boring. I’m sure it was…

Big Ten West Division Over/Under Predictions

Just about two months ago, the college football world jumped all over the release of 5dimes.com’s over/unders for college football. We did the same and broke down the Big Ten East division, as all of the Big Ten West had not been released. Well, color…

Did Iowa’s Brandon Scherff Make Some People Jealous?

This is probably all in my mind and just a coincidence, but I couldn’t help but to notice the timeliness of a couple of stories that came out over the past few days. Let’s first back up to last week — July 23rd — to…

Your Outrage Over the Ray Rice Ordeal is Just Plain Silly

As you might imagine, I watch a ton of sports and general sports programming on television. It’s not often, however, that I get to do so in the presence of a legal professional. While on vacation just the other day, I got a chance to…

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…