1. Countdown to Kickoff: The Preseason Top 50—No. 36 Southern Miss Golden Eagles

    The 2009 college football season will kick off in a little over a month. To make the time go a little faster, I have been counting down my top 50 teams one team at a time. No. 37 Cincinnati Bearcats No...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 1,038 reads 6 comments

  2. Countdown to Kickoff: The Preseason Top 50—No. 37 Cincinnati Bearcats

    The 2009 college football season will kick off in a little over a month. To make the time go a little faster, I have been counting down my top 50 teams one team at a time. No. 38 West Virginia Mountaineers No...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 775 reads 4 comments

  3. Big Ten Media Days: No SEC Circus, but Controversy Brews on Day One

    Maybe if Joe Paterno showed off that brand new hip by tap dancing, Savion Glover style, at the podium. Or maybe if Jim Tressel showed up wearing a red nose and big floppy shoes...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 1,332 reads 35 comments

  4. The Tim Tebow Effect: The Media's Fascination With The Golden Gator

    Make no mistake about it—Tim Tebow is college football's finest player. His accomplishments speak for themselves: He is a two-time National Champion, a two-time SEC Champion, a Heisman ...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 2,570 reads 72 comments

  5. Countdown to Kickoff: Five Pressure-Packed Situations in College Football

    The pressure is on. These coaches, players, and programs will be feeling the heat once the 2009 college football season finally kicks off a little over a month from now...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 800 reads 46 comments

  6. Countdown To Kickoff: Five NCAA Players Destined To Be Superstars in 2009

    Tim Tebow, Sam Bradford, Colt McCoy—these are names everyone already knows. Then there are those few players who some may have heard of. They may have even earned All-Conference status, but now they are about to become the biggest players of 2009..

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 4,036 reads 48 comments

  7. Countdown to Kickoff: The Preseason Top 50—No. 38 West Virginia Mountaineers

    The 2009 college football season will kick off in a little more than two months. To make the time go a little faster, I have been counting down my top 50 teams one team at a time. No. 39 Minnesota Golden Gophers No...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 548 reads 1 comments

  8. Big Ten Rumblings: Wermers' Secret, Ferentz's Salary, and Twitter Smack

    Latest Michigan Transfer Kurt Wermers Was Ineligible All Along Former Michigan offensive lineman Kurt Wermers told The Times of Northwest Indiana that Michigan's coaches were to blame for his request to transfer...

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  9. Buckeye Banter: Tressel Quietly Assembles Another Monster Recruiting Class

    The recruiting talk in the Big Ten has centered primarily around Joe Paterno and the impressive group of 13 verbal commitments he and his staff have assembled...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 467 reads 14 comments

  10. Five Big Ten Football Games You Just Can't Miss

    The 2009 Big Ten season looks to be at least as competitive as last season's down to the wire finish. Ohio State and Penn State appear to be the top dogs in the conference again this season...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 703 reads 3 comments

  11. Countdown to Kickoff 2009: The Preseason Top 50—No. 39 Minnesota

    Spring practice has wrapped up across the country, and kickoff is under three months away. To make the time go a little faster, I will count down my top 50 teams, one team at a time. No. 40 Tennessee Volunteers No...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 997 reads 0 comments

  12. Future Big Ten OOC Schedules: Are Athletic Directors Getting the Hint?

    The 11 member institutions of the Big Ten Conference are entering the 2009 college football season with a chip on their shoulder. Or at least they should be...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 844 reads 18 comments

  13. Ranking the Big Ten's Stadiums: The Toughest Places To Play in 2009

    What exactly are we talking about when we rank "toughest stadiums to play in"? The first thing that comes to mind for most would be: How has the stadium been viewed historically? But other factors are also just as important...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 2,795 reads 21 comments

  14. Countdown to Kickoff 2009: The Preseason Top 50—No. 40 Tennessee Volunteers

    Spring practice has wrapped up across the country, and we are a little over three months away from kickoff. To make the time go a little faster, I will count down my top 50 teams one team at a time...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 1,233 reads 18 comments

  15. Countdown to Kickoff 2009: The Pre-Season Top 50—No. 41 Nevada Wolfpack

    Spring practice has wrapped up across the country and we are a little over three months away from kickoff. To make the time go a little faster, I will count down my top 50 teams one team at a time...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 769 reads 5 comments

  16. Big Ten Rumblings: Andre Ware Bashes Michigan, No More "Arch-Rivalry"

    Andre Ware Lays Down the Smack on Michigan Football ESPN's "College Football Live," as part of their 50-state tour, made their first stop this week in Michigan...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 1,163 reads 30 comments

  17. Countdown to Kickoff 2009: The Pre-Season Top 50—No. 42 Arizona State

    Spring practice has wrapped up across the country and we are a little over three months away from kickoff. To make the time go a little faster, I will count down my top 50 teams one team at a time...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 603 reads 3 comments

  18. Buckeye Banter: Jim Tressel In Iraq On Goodwill Mission

    Ohio State coach Jim Tressel had to ask his wife if he still had a passport. "I've never been overseas in my life, even though my kids have," Tressel said...

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  19. Buckeye Banter | From 12 to 1—Breaking Down the 2009 Ohio State Schedule

    The Ohio State football team is still about 100 days from taking the field, but it is never too early to take a hard look at the Buckeyes schedule...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 845 reads 24 comments

  20. Countdown to Kickoff 2009: The Preseason Top 50—No. 43 South Florida Bulls

    Spring practice has wrapped up across the country and we are a little over four months away from kickoff. To make the time go a little faster, I will count down my top 50 teams one team at a time...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about 5 years ago 1,105 reads 8 comments

  21. Big Ten Rumblings: Paterno, OSU Violations, and the Big Ten Meetings

    Paterno Backs Down From Expansion Talk Penn State football coach Joe Paterno toned down his support for Big Ten expansion at league meetings this week, telling ESPN...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about over 5 years ago 480 reads 8 comments

  22. A Challenge for the B/R College Football Community

    There comes a time every now and then when you have to step back, take look around, and realize that things have changed. Change can be a funny thing. Sometimes it happens with a bang and before you are ready you're forced to deal with it...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about over 5 years ago 12 reads 27 comments

  23. Jumping the Shark: The Moment It All Went Bad—Miami Hurricanes

    According to the Urban Dictionary, the term "Jump the Shark" is used to describe "a moment when something that was once great has reached a point where it will now decline in quality and popularity...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about over 5 years ago 945 reads 79 comments

  24. Big Ten Football Post-Spring Power Rankings: A New Big Two, Little Nine?

    Is this the year the Big Ten bounces back and becomes among the nation's elite conferences again? Probably not, but led by Ohio State's Terrelle Pryor and Penn State's Daryll Clark, there is talent in several key positions all over the conference...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about over 5 years ago 2,347 reads 77 comments

  25. Countdown to Kickoff 2009: The Preseason Top 50—No. 44 Wisconsin Badgers

    Spring practice has wrapped up across the country and we are a little over four months away from kickoff. To make the time go a little faster, I will count down my top 50 teams one team at a time...

    Kristofer Green Written by Kristofer Green about over 5 years ago 878 reads 5 comments