This is an intriguing battle in the Bronx at Yankee Stadium between Northwestern and Pitt, which haven’t met since 1973 when legendary Panther Tony Dorsett was a freshman and rushed for what was then a school-record 265 yards in a 21-14 win.
It's Minnesota (8-4, 5-4) vs. Washington State (8-4, 7-2) in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27 in San Diego at 7 p.m. ET. Get Tom Dienhart's preview inside.
It's Maryland (6-6, 3-6) vs. Boston College (6-6, 2-6 ACC) in the Quick Lane Bowl on Dec. 26 in Detroit at 2:30 p.m. ET. This is a reunion of familiar foes. In fact, this meeting will be the 12th between Maryland and Boston College who were both in the ACC from 2005-2014.
Say “Hello” to Jeff Brohm, the coach tasked with saving Purdue football. And, make no mistake about it: Boilermaker football needs to be saved. The program has fallen on hard times, winning just nine games the last four seasons. The good news for Boilermaker fans: This looks like a home run hire.
Every game has a storyline, right? So what are they for the 10 Big Ten bowl teams? From Ohio State and its playoff matchup with Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl to Maryland and its battle vs. Boston College in the Quick Lane Bowl, here is what to watch for.
After weeks of games and seemingly endless analysis of schedules, quartiles and any other metric you can conceiver, the College Football Playoff field finally is announced. And, there were no big surprises.
Penn State shocked many by upsetting Wisconsin, 38-31, to win the school’s first Big Ten title since 2008. Here are eight things BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart learned after watching one of the best Big Ten championship games in the short six-year history of the event.
That leaves the Big Ten with one really good hope to get a second team in the playoff: A loss by No. 2 Clemson to Virginia Tech in the ACC title game today.
Kevin Wilson is out as Indiana coach, a shocking development for a program that was riding a wave of momentum. And the school wasted no time naming a replacement on a big day in Bloomington.
We asked 80 members of the media for their Big Ten Football Championship pick. Here they are - now you vote yours, too.