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In case you missed this, and I’m sure you did, Purdue DT Ra’Zahn Howard is in the upcoming NFL supplemental draft, according to reports. Yes, Howard was an underachiever, but the Boilermakers sure could have used his run-stuffing skills and size on the interior. But he didn’t take care of academics and was suspended for the spring. Now, he’s gone for good.
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Six ex-Big Ten stars were selected in the 2016 NBA Draft last week.
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This time last year, few could have envisioned the historic season Iowa was about to enjoy. The Hawkeyes started the season 12-0, a first, and went to the Rose Bowl for the first time since the 1990 season after playing in their first Big Ten title game. This season shapes up well, too, beginning with a loaded backfield.
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— Saquon Barkley (@saquonb21) June 25, 2016
If any student-athlete knows about athleticism at Penn State, it’s running back Saquon Barkley.
At the intersection of academics and innovation lie Champaign and Urbana.