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Four Big Ten players on watch list for Ted Hendricks Award

The Big Ten announced today that four Big Ten players are on the watch list for the Ted Hendricks award. The award is given out at the end of the season to the nation's most outstanding defensive end. Only two times has the award been given to a Big Ten player, Michigan's Lamarr Woodley (2006) and Illinois' Whitney Mercilus (2011). This season Michigan State's Shilique Calhoun, Michigan's Frank Clark, Nebra ...

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10 Key Big Ten Players Heading Into 2014

With the college football season right around the corner and all Big Ten teams having started camp over the weekend, I decided to introduce you to the top 10 key big ten players heading into 2014. I put this list together not by who is the best athletes in the Big Ten but by who means the most to their teams for the chance at a Big Ten Title. Let's start with number 10 and work are way to the number one key ...

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Eight Big 10 Teams Received Votes in Preseason Amway Coaches’ Poll

The Preseason Amway Coaches' Poll came out the other day and eight of the 14 Big 10 schools received votes. Four schools  in the top 25 and two in the top 10. Back-to-back Big 10 conference champion Ohio State ranks sixth to start the season. Ohio State had a perfect season going last year with National Title hopes until they lost in the Big 10 Championship game to Michigan State. They then went on to lose ...

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Illinois officially ineligible for a bowl game after falling to Ohio State 60-35

When Illinois took on Ohio State at Memorial Stadium, the teams couldn’t share more contrasting narratives. The Buckeyes are the consensus No. 3 team in the nation, holding a 9-0 record and winners of 13 straight Big Ten games. On the other side of the field, Illinois is 3-6, losers of five straight games and 19 straight Big Ten games. With three games left on their schedule with Ohio State up, Illinois had ...

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Big Ten Media Day: 12 important quotes for the 12 teams

1. Michigan State “It’s an honor, but at the end of the day it’s not gonna be given to you. You wanna be recognized as the Big Ten player of the year at the end of the season not before you even play a game. Nothing’s gonna be given to me so I gotta go out there and play just like everybody else.”- Shooting guard Gary Harris on receiving Preseason Big Ten Player of the Year honors So wait a second, Gary Har ...

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Northwestern Preview: First True Test Comes Under National Spotlight vs. Ohio State

The first real test of the season comes under the national College Gameday spotlight Saturday in Evanston. The #16 Northwestern Wildcats open their conference schedule against Big Ten favorite, #4 Ohio State Buckeyes. Both teams come into this game undefeated. Ohio State is 5-0 with a quality win over ranked Big Ten rival Wisconsin. The Wildcats haven't really taken on a serious competitor yet this year. Th ...

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Illini Redeem Themselves with Buckeye Crushing

  After recent losses to Missouri and Purdue, the #11 (AP) Illinois Fighting Illini put themselves back in national discussion as they defeated the #8 Ohio State Buckeyes handily by a score of 74-55. Brandon Paul led the Illini in scoring again with 19 points. Nnanna Egwu, Tracey Abrams, and Joseph Bertrand also scored double figures for Illinois.  Deshaun Thomas led the Buckeyes with 24 points. It wil ...

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Addressing the Illini’s Weaknesses Heading into Ohio State

Toughness and Togetherness. This motto has been the driving force for the Fighting Illini this season. Every practice, every game, each player has had a “TNT” wristband strapped across their wrist. A constant reminder of what they strive for. It’s been the theme for Illini this season—and also their downfall.  As the Illini head back to Champaign to face the #8 Ohio State Buckeyes after suffering a deflatin ...

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Random thoughts: Silva vs. Bonnar, Bears-Packers, Rose new shoes and more

Bears woes and annoying Packers’ fans So the Bears lost to the Packers, I’m sure you’ve heard of this by now. Especially if you live in Illinois and have to deal with annoying Packers’ fans who think it’s necessary to shit talk at every given moment after a victory. Which brings me to another issue, why are there so many Packers’ fans in Illinois? Most of them aren’t from Wisconsin, most of them tend to roo ...

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