1. Ohio State Football: Urban Meyer Wants Balance, but Balance Wont Add Up to Wins

    Whenever there is a coaching change in college football, those who follow the game are quick to rush to judgment...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about 3 years ago 451 reads 3 comments

  2. Penn State Scandal: Victims Forgotten in the Wake of Joe Paterno's Firing

    When we look back on what has occurred at Penn State over the last five days, it’s hard to tell what we’ll call it...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about 3 years ago 482 reads 0 comments

  3. Iowa Football: Previewing the Tennessee Tech Game

    Football season is less than a week away, and in Iowa City fans are getting pumped up for the big matchup on Saturday against... Tennessee Tech...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 596 reads 0 comments

  4. Iowa Football: What to Make of Herbstreit's Hawkeye Big Ten Title Game Selection

    At this time last year, Iowa was one week away from what was supposed to be a dream season. The Hawkeyes were ranked No. 9 in the preseason polls and returned their most talented, experienced and senior-laden team of the Kirk Ferentz era...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 2,649 reads 6 comments

  5. College Football: Notre Dame, Nebraska & Irrational Programs Living in the Past

    College football is built on tradition. It’s a sport that, due to its timeless fan bases and traditional rivalries, can compete with any major sport in the media or in popularity...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 1,745 reads 79 comments

  6. Iowa Football: What to Know for Each Game on the 2011 Schedule

    The college football season is quickly approaching, as fall camps have started and games start in less than a month...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 2,684 reads 25 comments

  7. Iowa Football: 10 Training Camp Priorities

    It's early August, which means freshmen have started to report and training camps have begun. There's less than a month until the college football season kicks off, and many teams ...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 2,044 reads 2 comments

  8. Iowa Football: 12 Players with the Most to Gain in 2011

    After losing some of its best talent of the last decade, Iowa is in a rebuilding mode heading into 2011. Star players such as Adrian Clayborn and Ricky Stanzi are gone, and now the Hawkeyes' young players must step up to replace them...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 3,638 reads 7 comments

  9. Big Ten Football: The Top 5 Weeks in the Big Ten This Season

    With the kickoff of Big Ten Media Days on Thursday, the countdown to the Big Ten season has officially begun. There is just over a month left until the games begin, and in a new-look Big Ten, there are sure to be some very exciting matchups...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 817 reads 8 comments

  10. Iowa-Nebraska Football: 'Heroes Game' a Great Concept, but Not for a Trophy Game

    When Iowa and Nebraska announced earlier this week that they would be unveiling a trophy game on Friday, it was hardly a surprise to anyone...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 1,048 reads 13 comments

  11. Iowa Football: The 8 Most Important Backups on the Team

    College football experts typically discuss star players when debating which teams are better than others, but backups also play a very important role on every team...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 2,720 reads 3 comments

  12. Big Ten Football Preview 2011: A Look at Top Players, Teams, Sleepers and More

    With Big Ten media days kicking off in a week, fall is quickly approaching and so is college football season...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 4,916 reads 85 comments

  13. Iowa Football: Power Ranking the Hawkeyes' Most Difficult Big Ten Games

    After a disappointing end to the Big Ten season in 2010, Iowa will look to get back on track in 2011. The Hawkeyes have a very favorable schedule that could help them make a run, ...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 902 reads 12 comments

  14. Ohio State Football: Why the NCAA Should Be Lenient to the Buckeyes' Program

    Since the beginning of his school’s tattoo-gate/extra benefits scandal, Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee has led the NCAA, the media, and the fans to believe that he’s the good guy...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 1,250 reads 98 comments

  15. Big Ten Football 2011: Power Ranking the Toughest Overall Schedules

    College football is unique in that teams are allowed to make up a third of their own schedules. This can lead to a large difference in the quality of schedules each team plays. However, the set conference schedules also vary in difficulty as well...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 6,596 reads 11 comments

  16. Iowa Football: Projecting the Offensive Depth Chart for the Season Opener

    Despite a disappointing record, Iowa's offense was actually more consistent than it has been in quite some time in 2010...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 1,645 reads 4 comments

  17. 10 Toughest Places to Play in College Hoops

    One of the most unique things about college basketball is home-court advantage and the help that fans can give to their teams...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 26,354 reads 25 comments

  18. Iowa Football: Predicting the Defensive Depth Chart for the Season Opener

    We're in the lull between spring football and fall camp, and while there isn't much going on for fans to enjoy, the players are busy working in the weight room and improving from spring practice...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 499 reads 0 comments

  19. World Cups: As Bad Officiating Continues, Soccer Grows in Popularity in US

    One-hundred and twenty minutes into the US women's soccer game against Brazil, I was set to write a column on why America can never embrace soccer, and how the officiating and the frustration won't ever allow the country to...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 2,522 reads 27 comments

  20. College Football 2011: Power Ranking Russell Wilson and the Big Ten's QBs

    Last season was the "year of the quarterback" in the Big Ten, as the conference contained some of the best quarterbacks in the country. This year, even after a number of them have graduated, the conference still figures to be strong at the position...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 1,008 reads 16 comments

  21. College Football 2011: Ranking Each Big Ten Team's Bowl Chances

    With the 2011 college football season just a few months away, annual bowl projections have started to appear the last few weeks...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 4,339 reads 8 comments

  22. NFL Lockout: 5 Biggest Obstacles to a Deal Getting Done

    As the NBA lockout begins, the NFL lockout continues to linger. Even with the fall quickly approaching, both the players and the owners have not been able to find a solution...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 1,200 reads 8 comments

  23. College Football 2011: Sleeper Picks for Each BCS AQ Conference

    Each year when college football preseason rankings come out, all the media ever talk about are the favorites. Aside from teams such as Oklahoma, Alabama and Oregon, there are a number of teams that could challenge for a conference championship in 2011...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 387 reads 17 comments

  24. College Football 2011 Predictions: Dan Persa and Top 10 Weapons in the Big Ten

    With a lot of top talent departing last season, especially at the skill positions, 2011 could be a down year for Big Ten football. However, there are still a number of game-changers in the league that could make All-American teams...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 1,259 reads 10 comments

  25. College Football Top 25: 8 Teams Who Should Be Ranked and Who They'd Replace

    With only three months until the college football season begins, preseason polls have begun to emerge. While some schools clearly will be among the best teams in the sport, others ...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 169 reads 24 comments