2019 Big Ten Conference Preview: Contenders or Pretenders

Another season, another year without a berth in the college football playoff for the Big Ten Conference. Despite Ohio State finishing 12-1 and ending the regular season with an impressive win over the Michigan Wolverines, the conference was left out in the cold. Is it the nine-game conference schedule, the refusal to schedule FCS opponents…

2018 Big Ten Quick Hits: Week 3

Except for Ohio St. the reputation of the conference took a significant hit as division leaders were upset (Wisconsin) and other teams looking to establish themselves suffered losses at the hands of inferior teams (Northwestern and Maryland.) Big Ten East Division: Indiana Hoosiers 3-0 (0-0) On the strength of four rushing touchdowns and a punt…

2018 Big Ten Quick Hits: Week 2

It’s the second week of the 2018 college football season, and the conference already has its share of unimpressive wins and bad losses. There was hope of balance in both divisions during the preseason, but it looks to still be a matter of the Haves (Ohio St. Wisconsin, and Penn St.) and the Have Nots…

Big Ten Conference Preview: Contenders or Pretenders

After being shut out of last year’s college football playoff, the Big Ten Conference is looking to bounce back and send at least one representative to the playoffs this year. Depending on who you ask, there are five teams leading the conference in Michigan St., Ohio St., Michigan, Wisconsin, and Penn St. that could crash…