Danny Hope admits that this is his best team at Purdue. He enters his fourth season in West Lafayette with a 16-21 record (10-14 Big Ten) after first arriving from Eastern Kentucky as Purdue’s head-coach-in-waiting in 2008 under Joe Tiller. Hope assumed command in 2009 and guided Purdue to its first bowl since 2007 last season, when the Boilers downed Western Michigan in the Little Caesar’s Bowl.
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What is buzzing in Big Ten football circles? Keep reading and clicking your mouse, but here’s one question to ponder: Is Iowa quarterback James Vandenberg one of the best offensive players in the Big Ten? Hmmm.
When it comes to fabulously famous tandems, there have been many over the years. TV’s Captain Kirk and Spock. Literature and film’s Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Google’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin. You see where I’m going. Each individual helps make the duo’s value greater than just the sum of their parts. What are the best tandems in the Big Ten? Glad you asked.
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The Big Ten Conference released its Big Ten Softball Players of the Week for April 30-May 6 on Monday. See all the winners and check out what they did to earn the distinctions in this post.
The Big Ten Conference released its Big Ten Baseball Players of the Week for April 30-May 6 on Monday. See all the winners and check out what they did to earn the distinctions in this post.
The latest in my series examining the 2012 football schedules: Michigan. Previously, I covered Illinois, Indiana, and Iowa. Find them all right here now and moving forward
Is there a better collection of running backs in the Big Ten than Michigan’s assemblage of talent? Also, come meet Iowa’s new left offensive tackle. And which team wants a real strong non-conference football schedule? All that and more in Monday’s Big Ten football headlines.