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Several B1G Stars Projected As High Picks in 2015 NFL Draft

We have a long way to go between now and May when Roger Goodell saunters onto a stage in Chicago — serenaded by a chrous of boos for a variety of reasons — and starts reading off the names of tomorrow’s NFL stars. Be that…

Plenty Of Former B1G Stars Will Be On Display In Super Bowl XLIX

The Big Ten claimed the first ever College Football Playoff Championship this season. Now, it will be a Big Ten quarterback who will raise the Vince Lombardi trophy at the conclusion of the Super Bowl for the second consecutive year. Russell Wilson (Wisconsin) and Tom…

Six B1G Players Named To 2014 FWAA Freshmen All-America Team

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (FWAA) – The 14th annual Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America Team has a decidedly Texas twist to it, including two members of the teams that recently settled the College Football Playoff championship at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Oregon tailback…

What Ohio State’s Championship Means For The Rest Of The Big Ten

Ohio State capped off a magical season with a 42-20 thumping of the Oregon Ducks on Monday night. It was a great win for the Buckeyes and a win for the Big Ten and its fans. After years of having the mainstream media force-feed us…

College Football Playoff Nation Championship Preview: Ohio State Vs. Oregon

It all comes down to this. Tonight, Oregon and Ohio State take the field in the house that Jerry built and play for all the marbles. Injuries and suspension will play a role. Contrasting playing styles will be key. Who has the advantage? Will one…

With Harbaugh At The Helm, The Time Is Now For The Michigan Wolverines

The time is now, Michigan – no more excuses. You have the guy you have wanted since Rich Rod left town.  You got the guy who is the very definition of “Michigan Man” —  the guy that if Bo was alive, he would have handpicked…

B1G Performers From Bowl Season

All the bowls games are wrapped up and all that’s left is the national championship game (featuring a Big Ten team!). It was a great bowl season altogether and a successful one for the Big Ten conference. As I’ve reminded people throughout bowl season on…

Big Ten Bowl Roundup: Order Restored

At long last, will January 1, 2015 finally stop the narrative about the Big Ten being a has-been?  It was a heck of a day for the conference, that’s for sure. First up, the Wisconsin Badgers took Auburn, who had national title hopes until they…

College Football Bowl Word Association, Volume 3

So, here we are, on the cusp of the end of the college football season.  I don’t know about you, but it has been a great ride.  We are in the home stretch of games, and while the final games are not as obscure, there are still…

Taxslayer Bowl Preview: Iowa Vs. Tennessee

Next up in our B1G Bowl preview series is the Taxslayer Bowl, featuring Iowa and Tennessee. This could be the most interesting matchup of the bowl season, as you have two of the more inconsistent and unpredictable teams in college football facing off. Let’s see…

Allstate Sugar Bowl Preview: Ohio State Vs. Alabama

  The next game in our Big Ten bowl preview series is part of the College Football Playoff — The Sugar Bowl, featuring Ohio State and Alabama. This will be a hard fought matchup between two of the most dominant college coaches in recent memory.…

Rust Belt Rundown: Early B1G Bowl Results, Harbaugh And NFL Draft

One could make the argument that the 2014 postseason in college football, especially in the Big Ten, has been more exciting than the regular season. We’ve had coaching fire and hires, exciting and impressive bowl performances and most recently, at least one B1G star declaring…