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Is there a better defensive back in the nation than Iowa’s Desmond King, the reigning Jim Thorpe Award winner? Probably not. He emerged last year as a special talent for a Hawkeye defense that helped the program race to a school-record 12-0 start en route to winning the Big Ten West and earning the school’s first Rose Bowl bid since the 1990 season.
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Every schedule has one—a must-win game. Look. You’ll find one. It’s a game that you feel your school MUST WIN if it wants to have a successful season. It can’t slip up. Victory must be accomplished.
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Our countdown of the top 100 Big Ten players entering the 2016 season continues with players 80-61.
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With Bri’onte Dunn getting the boot from Ohio State, Mike Weber has a clear path to No. 1 running back status. Weber figured to win the job at some point this season. But now, with Dunn gone, Weber is the clear No. 1 back from the start of camp. He is supposed to be a stud. We shall see as works behind a line with three new starters.
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It’s getting closer, Big Ten fans. In fact, kickoff is a little more than a month away.
One of the nation’s elite linebackers, most college football fans are aware of Northwestern All-American Anthony Walker. For those unaware of him, Northwestern is making sure to keep one of its best defensive players ever on everyone’s mind.