1. Michigan Football: Brady Hoke's Silent Act with Injuries Is Wearing Thin

    Denard Robinson will start at quarterback, Brady Hoke announced to the Detroit Free Press . Robinson had missed the second half of the Nebraska game with an ulnar nerve injury, but he is not expected to miss a start...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 4,039 reads 35 comments

  2. Penn State President Is Right: PSU Is Better off Than a Year Ago

    We're one year past the horror show scandal that rocked Penn State during the home stretch of the 2011 season...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 3,535 reads 21 comments

  3. Big Ten Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for Week 11

    Here we are at Week 11. Gosh, these seasons grow up so fast, don't they? One minute you're trying to convince yourself that going 3-1 against a mediocre non-conference schedule isn't ...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 5,028 reads 11 comments

  4. Notre Dame Football: Big Ten Is Hurting Fighting Irish's BCS Championship Bid

    Notre Dame is having its best season in a generation right now, standing at 9-0 for the first time since 1993, a year when the Fighting Irish came tantalizingly close to the AP National Championship...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 10,713 reads 51 comments

  5. Michigan Football: Why Devin Gardner Is Really the QB Al Borges Always Wanted

    Watching the Michigan offense with Devin Gardner at the helm on Saturday was something of a revelation. In it, Michigan largely eschewed the read options and shotgun looks that typified ...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 1,102 reads 5 comments

  6. Ohio State Football: Braxton Miller Is This Year's Big Ten MVP, Hands Down

    We're three weeks away from the end of the Big Ten regular season—that feels really weird to type so soon—and it's time to start thinking about who the best player in the Big Ten has been...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 1,811 reads 18 comments

  7. Nebraska Football: Look for the Huskers to Run the Table to Finish the Season

    Nebraska's sitting pretty at 7-2 right now, although its more important record at the moment is 4-1, which is good enough to have the Huskers atop the Legends Division...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 6,504 reads 14 comments

  8. Ohio State Football: Why Isn't Anyone Talking Urban Meyer for Coach of the Year?

    We don't mean to pick on Michael Felder , but we're going to use one of his most recent stories to prove a point here...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 6,687 reads 34 comments

  9. Forget the Rankings, Does Big Ten Deserve to Have a Team in the BCS?

    With Nebraska struggling to make its way to the Top 20 of the BCS and the rest of the conference either postseason-ineligible or bad at football, it looks like the Big Ten is going ...

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  10. Big Ten Football: Power Ranking the Big Ten Teams in Week 11

    We're really into the home stretch at this point, as three weeks are all that's left of the Big Ten regular season...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 15,151 reads 63 comments

  11. Ohio State Football: Why the Real Season Starts Now for 10-0 Buckeyes

    In a matchup of the worst team in the Big Ten against the best, there were no surprises on Saturday: Ohio State throttled Illinois, 52-22. The game wasn't even that close...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 4,811 reads 13 comments

  12. Nebraska vs. Michigan State: The Bad Call That Swung the Big Ten Title Race

    The Nebraska Cornhuskers' Rose Bowl dreams are still alive and well after a 28-24 comeback victory over the Michigan State Spartans, the Huskers' third double-digit comeback of the season...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 19,103 reads 211 comments

  13. Michigan vs. Minnesota: Where Was Devin Gardner LAST Week in Loss to Nebraska?

    In the minutes before Michigan and Minnesota kicked off on Saturday, the word finally came down from the school: Denard Robinson was out because of an "undisclosed injury...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 3,520 reads 23 comments

  14. Bill O'Brien Has Penn State Playing Well, but What's Coming for Lions in 2013?

    The Big Ten is lacking in feel-good stories these days, but one of the few bright spots is undoubtedly the job Bill O'Brien is doing at Penn State...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 3,360 reads 5 comments

  15. Michigan Is 4-0 After Losses Under Brady Hoke, but What Does That Really Say?

    One of the better data points for the Brady Hoke era at Michigan (aside from his overall record of 16-5, which is objectively good) is the fact that up to this point, Michigan is 4-0 in games played after losses...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 1,289 reads 8 comments

  16. Urban Meyer Wants a Meeting of the Minds Between Tim Tebow and Braxton Miller

    One of the refreshing things about Braxton Miller's emergence as a legitimate superstar for the Ohio State Buckeyes this year has been the fact that it's not part of some media narrative...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 14,593 reads 54 comments

  17. Big Ten Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for Week 10

    Welcome to "A November To Remember!" That's what we're going to call this final month of the Big Ten football regular season, even though it can't possibly be true—because the Big Ten is bad at football, you see...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 3,919 reads 10 comments

  18. Illinois Football: Tim Beckman's Weight Loss Is a Dangerous Sign

    One of the intriguing aspects of the new Tim Beckman regime at Illinois coming into the season was the way he had patterned his player management style after the competition-heavy, rewards-based style championed by one Urban Meyer ...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 3,487 reads 4 comments

  19. Michigan Football: Why Moving Devin Gardner Back to QB Is the Right Call

    Back in the middle of September, we wrote that Devin Gardner should more fully embrace his move to wide receiver since that's basically his only shot at playing at the next level...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 3,234 reads 16 comments

  20. A Much-Needed Refresher Course on How the BCS Works

    We're getting to the point of the season where the BCS standings are going to start to matter very soon. They don't yet—the only thing important to your team right now is still ...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 1,913 reads 5 comments

  21. Big Ten Football: Worst-Case Scenario for the Conference Title Matchup

    About a month ago, we presented a nightmare scenario —a "darkest timeline ," if you will—of how Indiana can go to the Rose Bowl with a record of 5-8 on the season...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 9,441 reads 38 comments

  22. How to Fix the Way College Football Picks a Heisman Trophy Winner

    We go through this every year. Hundreds of media blowhards nationwide get their Heisman ballots, put together some logically inconsistent rationale for who they rank where—when ...

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  23. A Big Ten Fan's Pick for Best Game: Oregon-USC or Alabama-LSU?

    All right, Big Ten fans. All our October games are through, which means no more night games for the season unless they're indoors...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 607 reads 3 comments

  24. Ohio State Football: Projecting Where Buckeyes Would Be in the BCS Rankings

    Ohio State fans don't need to be told again that the Rose Bowl (or any other bowl) is not happening this year...

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  25. Ohio State Football: Why This Is Urban Meyer's Best Coaching Job

    In 2008, Urban Meyer 's Florida team went 13-1, averaged over 43 points a game while giving up about 13, featured a reigning Heisman winner at quarterback, won the SEC and won the BCS national championship with a 24-14 victory over Oklahoma...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about almost 2 years ago 4,992 reads 14 comments