Stopped by the zoo today to say hello to 'Taylor' & 'Decker', the two clouded leopards that the @columbus_zoo named after me. Such a cool honor by some of my favorite people I've ever met. A post shared by Taylor Decker (@__taylordecker) on May 2, 2016 at 6:55pm PDT Former Ohio State standout Taylor Decker had his dream come true when he was selected in the first round of this past week’s NFL Draft. But during his time in Columbus, Decker had much more on his plate outside of football. He wasn’t a communications, marketing or business major. Instead, Decker
Transfers have become ubiquitous in college sports in recent years, especially in basketball.
With the 2016 NFL Draft in the books, several of the 47 Big Ten selections are being assigned their pro numbers. [ MORE: Round 1 Big Ten picks | Rounds 2-3 | Rounds 4-7 ] Check out the full list below. Missing numbers will be updated as they are announced. Know a missing player’s number? Please leave it as a comment at the bottom of this post. ROUND 1 3. Joey Bosa (Ohio State), Chargers – 99 4. Ezekiel Elliott (Ohio State), Cowboys – 21 8. Jack Conklin (Michigan State), Titans – 78 10. Eli Apple (Ohio State), Giants –
MICHIGAN BASKETBALL RELEASE — University of Michigan men’s basketball head coach John Beilein announced today (Tuesday, May 3) sophomore forward Kameron Chatman requested and was granted his release from the university and plans to transfer for his final two seasons of eligibility. “Kam is a wonderful young man with the potential to mature into a fine college player,” said Beilein. “We have enjoyed coaching him over the past two years and wish him nothing but the best.” “I honestly don’t think I could have had a more quality life experience than I did in Ann Arbor,” said Chatman. “I am
The Big Ten and Big East Conferences have officially announced the matchups for the second annual Gavitt Tipoff Game. See all eight of the games, to be played Monday, Nov. 14-Friday, Nov. 18, this upcoming season.
I dig into my Big Ten Mailbag to answer your questions about the Big Ten’s looming nine-game league schedule, Michigan State concerns and Iowa’s prospects in 2016, among other topics. Let’s go! With schools playing nine Big Ten games this year, how important will scheduling be in deciding outcomes this fall? – Larry Roehrkasse It will be big, as for the first time since 1984, Big Ten teams will have to a nine-game conference schedule. Teams from the East Division will host five conference home games during even-numbered years, while teams from the West Division will host five conference home
Kevin Wilson is pleased with how Indiana looked in spring drills, but he knows work remains to be done if the Hoosiers want to get back to a bowl game. The last time IU went to a bowl in consecutive seasons? The 1990-91 seasons. Here is a look at Indiana’s to-do list for the offseason before opening the season at Florida International on Sept. 1. 1. Settle the QB job. Who will replace Nate Sudfeld, who leaves as the school’s all-time leading passer? JC transfer Richard Lagow looked good in the spring. The 6-6 gunslinger signed with UConn out of
Projected Michigan and Ohio State football players for the 2017 NFL Draft. An insightful Q&A with Nebraska's Mike Riley. Michigan State's Mark Dantonio was disappointed to see Connor Cook fall in this year's NFL Draft. too. Catch up on Tuesday's Big Ten headlines.
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart offers his version of Illinois’ offseason to-do list.
Tired of reading about the 2016 NFL Draft? You’re in luck, because several sites already have published their way-too-early 2017 NFL mock drafts. [ MORE: Get all of our latest NFL draft coverage ] Check out several of the 2017 mock drafts below. Athlon (top 50) 6. Desmond King, CB, Iowa 19. Anthony Walker, LB, Northwestern 20. Raekwon McMillan, LB, Ohio State 24. Malik McDowell, DL, Michigan State 25. Jabrill Peppers, S/LB, Michigan 36. Jake Butt, TE, Michigan 39, Chris Wormley, DL, Michigan 43. Dan Feeney, OL, Indiana 47. Pat Elflein, OL, Ohio State 48. Jourdan Lewis, CB, Michigan ***