As you would suspect, the reaction to Jim Harbaugh’s hiring at Michigan created quite a wake around Big Ten country. Here are some reactions from various outlets. Let’s begin with some video of Harbaugh addressing the Crisler Center crowd at a basketball game on Tuesday. He’s already a rock star. And Harbaugh’s mojo must have helped the Wolverines rally to beat Illinois. Pennlive.com: Michigan’s coaching hire is a boon to the Big Ten and Penn State. NJ.com: Harbaugh’s contract takes Big Ten arms race to another level. Mlive.com: Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio acknowledged Harbaugh’s hiring, but he’s staying focused
Braxton Miller will be back with Ohio State in 2015, according to Urban Meyer. Speaking to the media this morning, Meyer indicated he had talked to Miller—who will be a senior next season--about the situation after he suffered a season-ending shoulder injury in August.
America loves the underdog. And it may love the upset even more. Welcome to Ohio State's world, where it is an underdog with a shot--maybe even a good one--to upset Alabama in the Sugar Bowl, writes BTN.com's Tom Dienhart.
With the New Year just about here, Tom Dienhart takes a look back at the best of Big Ten basketball in 2014. See it all inside.
Today is day for Michigan fans to celebrate the arrival of Jim Harbaugh. But let's look ahead to five things we can expect to see in the weeks, months and years ahead in Ann Arbor.
It's official: Jim Harbaugh is Michigan's coach. BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart calls it a game-changing move that immediately changes the power structure of Big Ten football.
The anticipation for Jim Harbaugh’s arrival at Michigan builds. This will be a huge get for the Wolverines, a move that should alter the pecking order in the Big Ten. Harbaugh wasn’t always an in-demand $8-million man. Here is a nice photo gallery of him growing up in Ann Arbor. (Start the sentimental music.) *** No shock at all to see Indiana RB Tevin Coleman go pro. The guy has done all he can in college. And the shelf life for a running back is only so long. Coleman became Indiana’s first All-Big Ten player since 2010 and set school
NEW ORLEANS – Everyone is saying the right things. Cardale Jones will be ready. Cardale Jones is working hard. Cardale Jones is on top of his game. And on it went from most any player with a microphone or tape recorder shoved in their face during media day at the Sugar Bowl when asked about the readiness of the Ohio State quarterback, who has exactly one career start under his belt as he preps to stare down mighty Alabama for a spot in the national championship game. “He has taken every rep, with the ones and twos,” said offensive tackle
NEW ORLEANS — Stop Amari Cooper. Or at least slow him down. That’s the goal of the Ohio State defense. Easy to say; hard to do. The Alabama receiver will be the best player on the field on Thursday night in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome when Buckeyes play the Crimson Tide in the Sugar Bowl with a trip to the national title game on the line. Cooper arrived in New Orleans with a big rep. And if he hadn’t made enough waves prior to landing, he created a few earlier this week, saying he wasn’t a big fan of the Big
Forget everything you have heard from coaches over the years about “defenses winning championships and big games.” The Sugar Bowl might be about the offenses.