1. Who Is Most Injury Depleted Big Ten Team Heading into Spring Practice?

    Spring practice can be make-or-break for some coaches, players and even programs. Yet each program takes a different tack in how it deals with the annual tradition...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 1 month ago 16 reads 0 comments

  2. Does Staff Continuity Set Up Minnesota, Northwestern for B1G Success in 2014?

    The coaching carousel seemingly never stops in the world of college football. Every offseason it seems as if nearly every staff needs to find a new assistant or head coach...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 2 months ago 297 reads 0 comments

  3. Against the Proposed CFB Players Union? Here's What You're Fighting

    The news that the Northwestern football team, led by former quarterback Kain Colter , made the formal move to apply for unionization with the National Labor Relations Board drew big headlines as the Wildcats rocked the collegiate athletics boat...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 3 months ago 7,985 reads 48 comments

  4. All Is Not Lost for Northwestern's Big Ten Title Hopes

    An 0-2 start to conference play, ranked no more—it seems like it's all doom and gloom in Evanston these days. But, I'm here to say cheer up to the purple and black faithful...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 6 months ago 1,241 reads 14 comments

  5. Ohio State vs. Northwestern: Is This the Biggest Game in Pat Fitzgerald Era?

    The bright spotlight of prime-time football on ABC and the early a.m. wake-up call of ESPN's College GameDay will all descend upon Evanston, Ill. and the Northwestern Wildcats this weekend...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 6 months ago 2,700 reads 13 comments

  6. Northwestern Primed for an Upset of Ohio State, but Is It Capable?

    For the second straight week Ohio State will take the Big Ten spotlight, as they take on cross-divisional foe Northwestern in prime time in Evanston . Even ESPN's famed College GameDay will be in town for this one ...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 7 months ago 6,489 reads 73 comments

  7. College Football: Is It Doomed? A Q&A with John U. Bacon

    John Bacon, Author of Fourth and Long: The Fight for the Soul of College Football , answers some questions about his book and the current state of the sport...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 7 months ago 3,429 reads 6 comments

  8. Why Northwestern Will Be Playing in the Big Ten Title Game

    Nebraska's defense will be fine, Michigan was the most complete team in the the Big Ten , and Michigan State's defense alone was good enough to win them the Big Ten...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 7 months ago 2,507 reads 21 comments

  9. How Northwestern's Defense Is Helping Offense Prepare for Cal's "BearRaid"

    Tempo—it's one of, if not, the hottest of buzzwords in college football and in the Big Ten there may not be a team that plays at a faster tempo than Northwestern...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 8 months ago 1,058 reads 0 comments

  10. Big Ten Football: Predictions, Analysis and Out-There Assessments for 2013

    It's time to think B1G. Over the next few weeks, you will read approximately 1,429 college football previews that explain the exact same thing in slightly different ways...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 34,164 reads 189 comments

  11. Big Ten Media Days 2013: Winners and Losers from Day 1

    Day 1 of Big Ten Media Days is in the books, and the Chicago Hilton ballroom heard from each of the coaches on Wednesday...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 9,070 reads 5 comments

  12. Northwestern Coach Pat Fitzgerald Talks Academics, Recruiting and the Big Ten

    Pat Fitzgerald is tired of hearing it. He’s tired of hearing the same exhausted tune, one repeated like a chorus throughout his eight years in the captain's chair at Northwestern...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 3,096 reads 2 comments