1. Texas Football: Why Mack Brown Can't Find the Right Quarterback

    Things used to be so good down in Austin. Over the past decade Texas has had quite a lineup of good to otherworldly signal-callers leading the offense: Major Applewhite to Chris Simms to Vince Young to Colt McCoy...

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  2. Marcus Lattimore Injury: Predicting South Carolina's Remaining Games

    When it rains, it pours. After dismissing starting quarterback Steven Garcia earlier this week, South Carolina lost another offensive playmaker in a close win against Mississippi State when Marcus Lattimore went down with an injury late in the game...

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  3. Michigan Football: Predicting the Wolverines' BCS Ranking

    Michigan's BCS ranking is likely to be low—and at this point, what does it matter? Ah, you say, but the people want to know, where will they fall? Michigan currently sits at 11 ...

    Zach Travis Written by Zach Travis about 3 years ago 174 reads 0 comments

  4. Michigan Football: Grading the Wolverines After Their Loss

    The instate battle between Michigan and Michigan State happened today in East Lansing, and much like the last three years Michigan State slowly took control of the game and pushed the Wolverines around in the trenches...

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  5. Trick or Treat Quarterbacks: Taylor Martinez and Denard Robinson

    Early in the Michigan-Northwestern game Saturday, following an opening drive of eight plays covering 74 yards, Denard Robinson drifted right in the pocket after a run fake ...

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  6. Big Ten Football: The 50 Greatest Players of All Time

    From Heisman winners to Hall of Famers, the Big Ten has a rich and storied history that has been written by some of the greatest football players of all time. Let's take a minute and reflect on some of the Big Ten's greatest*...

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  7. AP Poll College Football 2011: Big Ten Teams Battle for Rank

    The Big Ten now has five representatives in the AP poll this week as Michigan State once again jumps into the Top 25. Wisconsin still holds down the highest spot at No...

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  8. Big Ten Power Rankings: What We Learned In Week 6

    Big Ten Power Rankings: What We Learned In Week Six It was quite a week of Big Ten play. The noon game offered the nation a chance to see two Big Ten teams clash in an inter-division showdown...

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  9. Big Ten Expansion: 5 Reasons To Expand, 5 Reasons To Stay Put

    The conference expansion rumor mill keeps plugging along (and getting in the way of perfectly good football). Texas A&M has made a move to the SEC leaving the door open for one more...

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  10. Big Ten Football: Coach Power Rankings Through Week 5

    The Big Ten boasts a bevy of coaches. There is the longest tenured coach in the NCAA along with three coaches new to the conference this year. There is an interim coach and a coach that probably came out of the womb on the hot seat...

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  11. Big Ten Football: Why the Big Ten has Been a Big Disappointment This Year

    Wisconsin can't do it all by itself. By that I mean, singlehandedly keep the conference nationally relevant. The Badgers are doing a helluva job trying, though...

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  12. Michigan Football's Denard Robinson: Why Does He Get No Heisman Love?

    What's a guy gotta do to get a little love from Heisman pundits? Denard Robinson became the first quarterback in NCAA history to rush for more than 1,500 yards and pass for more ...

    Zach Travis Written by Zach Travis about 3 years ago 467 reads 2 comments

  13. Big Ten: Where the Rest of the Conference Would Rank in Polls

    The Big Ten continues to be well represented in the polls this week. Wisconsin leads the way as the top-five team/fringe national title contender coming in at fourth in the AP poll and fifth in the Coaches' poll...

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  14. Why the Wisconsin Badgers Deserve to Be Talked About as Serious BCS Contenders

    Sit down here, national sports media. It's time we had a talk. I know we don't spend much time together anymore, you are so busy hanging around Tuscaloosa and Baton Rouge with the ...

    Zach Travis Written by Zach Travis about 3 years ago 693 reads 3 comments

  15. Gene Smith, Hypocrisy and the NCAA: Why Won't Smith Admit the Problem?

    At some point you would think Gene Smith would have to start being honest with himself. The long list of violations that has come out in the past year is a strong indictment of an athletic department run amok...

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  16. Big Ten Power Rankings: What We Learned in Week 5

    Week 1 of the Big Ten season has come and gone, and the football gods delivered a little bit of everything...

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  17. Ohio State Football: 5 Things We Learned About OSU in Loss to Michigan State

    Buckeye fans, welcome to your worst case scenario. Not only was Ohio State bad against Michigan State, but the level of sustained suck carried through the game was mostly on the shoulders of the Buckeyes...

    Zach Travis Written by Zach Travis about 3 years ago 1,875 reads 14 comments

  18. Michigan State vs Ohio State: This Is the Worst Buckeyes Team in 10 Years

    During the first half of the Ohio State vs. Michigan State game I made a comment to a friend that, "this is the worst Ohio State team since the John Cooper era." Almost...

    Zach Travis Written by Zach Travis about 3 years ago 1,003 reads 10 comments

  19. Your Choice: Four Years of Taylor Martinez or One Year of Russell Wilson?

    Tonight the Badgers and the Cornhuskers square off in the eight o'clock ABC game, and leading each offense is a dynamic dual threat quarterback that has garnered national attention and Heisman hype...

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  20. Minnesota vs. Michigan: Don't Buy the Wolverine Hype Just Yet

    It wasn't much of a game in Ann Arbor this afternoon. Minnesota entered the Big House and promptly gave up scoring drives on the first six Wolverine possessions, including three ...

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  21. Nebraska vs. Wisconsin: Can Either Team Snap the SEC's BCS Title Streak?

    It's no exaggeration to say that the road to the BCS title runs through the southeast. The last five BCS championship games have involved a team from the SEC, and in all five cases that team has walked away a winner...

    Zach Travis Written by Zach Travis about 3 years ago 312 reads 5 comments

  22. Tigers vs. Yankees: Why Game 1 Is a Must Win for the Tigers

    The winner of Game 1 in the World Series have gone on to win their series 61 percent of the time. In the League Championship Series the winner of Game 1 has won 117 times out of 185 series; a 63 percent winning percentage...

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  23. Ranking the Big Ten Conference's Strength of Schedule in 2011

    The non-conference season is finally over (with the exception of two holdouts that still have one non-con game apiece left on their schedules) and you know what that means. Better opponents, better play and better games...

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  24. Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 5

    Week four in the Big Ten offered a whole lot of "crap" games, very little intrigue, and what should have been ten easy victories. Leave it to Minnesota and Indiana to screw that formula up...

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  25. Big Ten in the Polls: Wild Arguments for and Against

    This week's AP poll features four Big Ten teams, and it notably doesn't feature a couple of teams with cases to make for inclusion in the poll...

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