1. Bill O'Brien Said Right Things, Did Another to Penn State

    “We judge ourselves by our intentions and others by their behavior." Those words, spoken by author Stephen M.R...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 70,488 reads 277 comments

  2. Orange Bowl 2014: Ohio State Will Get Glimpse of Future on Defense

    Ohio State's defense has been the topic of much consternation over the past month-plus, thanks to subpar efforts against Michigan and Michigan State in back-to-back games...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 13,935 reads 44 comments

  3. AdvoCare V100 Bowl: B.J. Denker Shows Arizona's More Than Just Ka'Deem Carey

    When Arizona football was brought up nationally in 2013, chances are the words "running back" and "Ka'Deem Carey" quickly followed it...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 1,039 reads 1 comments

  4. Outback Bowl 2014: Does Iowa Have Enough on D to Handle LSU's Anthony Jennings?

    Iowa faces an interesting challenge heading into the Outback Bowl against LSU. It really doesn't know what the Tigers are going to come out with on offense and that means a tricky prep for the New Year's Day clash...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 2,657 reads 2 comments

  5. Capital One Bowl: Wisconsin Has Chance to Make National Statement Against SEC

    Wisconsin has traded the familiar sights of Disneyland and the Rose Bowl for Disney World and the Capital One Bowl, yet its goal is still the same—make a national statement...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 6,701 reads 28 comments

  6. Michigan Needs Soul Searching, Better Coaching to Get Back to B1G's Elite

    Did anyone get the number of the truck that ran over Michigan in its 31-14 loss to Kansas State in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl? If so, please report it to Michigan athletic director ...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 6,913 reads 113 comments

  7. Gator Bowl 2014: Nebraska's Defense Has Much to Prove vs. Georgia

    It's not often that a team gets a do-over in college football, but after last year's 45-31 loss to Georgia in the Capital One Bowl, Nebraska gets that rare chance as it's set to take on the Bulldogs in this year's TaxSlayer ...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 4,726 reads 13 comments

  8. Michigan Loss Puts a Ton of Pressure on Big Ten for New Year's Day Success

    No pressure at all for the four of you representing the Big Ten on New Year's Day—just go 4-0 against the SEC and Pac-12; it isn't that hard. That's exactly the task facing the Big Ten if it wants to guarantee a winning bowl record this season...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 6,667 reads 71 comments

  9. Why Minnesota's Performance in Texas Bowl Should Have Big Ten Fans Worried

    The Minnesota Golden Gophers will be happy to never see the Texas Bowl again, after suffering a bad case of deja vu in a 20-17 loss to Syracuse in the 2013 version of the game...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 2,679 reads 10 comments

  10. Minnesota Winning a Bowl Game Could Shake Final Cobwebs out of Dormant Program

    Minnesota football claims seven national titles to its credit, but most people alive today have never witnessed a truly great Gophers team...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 1,620 reads 9 comments

  11. Taylor Lewan Is Michigan's Most Important Player in Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

    Weeks of speculation ended on Thursday as Michigan Wolverines head coach Brady Hoke named freshman Shane Morris the starter for the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl ...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 2,217 reads 30 comments

  12. Freshmen Stars Show ACC Pitt Will Be a Force to Be Reckoned with in 2014

    The Little Caesars Pizza Bowl was supposed to be the swan song for Pitt quarterback Tom Savage, but an injury to Savage and three freshmen were the real story in the Panthers' 30-27 win over Bowling Green...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 4,187 reads 12 comments

  13. Bill O'Brien's Houston Texans Interview Reminds Fans He Won't Be PSU Lifer

    The Joe Paterno's and Bobby Bowden's of the world are nearly an extinct breed in college coaching these days, and on Thursday, we got a reminder that the era of JoePa likely won't repeat itself in State College anytime soon...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 21,778 reads 47 comments

  14. Shane Morris to Start for Michigan in Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, but Is He Ready?

    The mystery of Michigan's starting quarterback for the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl is no more, as head coach Brady Hoke announced on Thursday that freshman Shane Morris will lead Michigan's offense for the first time ever...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 11,803 reads 68 comments

  15. Rose Bowl 2014: Max Bullough's Suspension Gives Glimpse to MSU's Future on D

    Life without Max Bullough was going to happen soon, but it will be happening sooner than anyone in green and white would've imagined—as the two-time Michigan State Spartans captain is suspended for the Rose Bowl ...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 47,352 reads 48 comments

  16. Connor Cook Is No Stranger to Playing Hero for Michigan State

    If you witnessed just the start of the 2013 season and were told Michigan State became the Big Ten champions, chances are you wouldn't believe it...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 1,275 reads 1 comments

  17. Big Ten Christmas Gifts: What Each Fanbase Should Be Hoping for in 2014

    What would Christmas be without some last-minute shopping? Nothing gets you ready for some holiday cheer like making your way through packed malls, parking lots full of idiot drivers and the constant drone of bells-a-ringing...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 2,123 reads 15 comments

  18. Picks, Predictions, and Prognosis for Every Big Ten Bowl Game

    As college football says goodbye to the BCS era, the Big Ten also says goodbye to its current bowl lineup. Gone will be the annual mass exodus to Florida for New Year's Day and instead the conference will spread itself throughout the country...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 6,782 reads 28 comments

  19. 2013 Bowl Season off to Fast Start; Don't Tell Players There Are Too Many Bowls

    Every year the complaints are the same—"there are too many bowl games" and "who cares about (insert corporate sponsor you've never heard of) bowl game?" Saturday's bowl games ...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 1,087 reads 1 comments

  20. San Diego State's Adam Muema Outshines Khalil Mack in Idaho Potato Bowl

    The headlines coming into this Saturday's Idaho Potato Bowl centered on Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack, but on Saturday afternoon, it was San Diego State Aztecs running back Adam Muema who may have helped his NFL future the most...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 4,599 reads 1 comments

  21. Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon Needs a Breakout Bowl Game, Despite Coming Back

    As Wisconsin began its Capital One Bowl preparations, speculation over the NFL future of star running back Melvin Gordon began in earnest...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 3,961 reads 10 comments

  22. Illinois' Bill Cubit Is the Most Valuable Assistant in the Big Ten

    On Wednesday, University of Illinois head coach Tim Beckman announced the signing of nine new players, but it was another announcement that stole the show...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 2,730 reads 2 comments

  23. Will Michigan Solve Offensive Line Issues in Bowl Prep?

    Michigan's offensive line has been a favorite whipping boy for the failures of the Wolverines in 2013. But going into the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, the unit has a shot to redeem itself and gain some positive momentum heading into 2014...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 3,271 reads 14 comments

  24. What Happens to Ohio State If Braxton Miller Goes Pro?

    As Ohio State prepares for the Orange Bowl against Clemson, there have been constant rumors about Braxton Miller 's NFL future...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 16,301 reads 101 comments

  25. Michigan State Can Really Shake Little Brother Tag with Rose Bowl Win

    Little brother. That's the derogatory moniker Michigan State's worn since 2007, when Michigan running back Mike Hart stuck it on the Spartans after the Wolverines' comeback win...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 10 months ago 3,515 reads 39 comments