Jim Harbaugh is expected to take the Michigan job, according to Bleacher Report, which cites two members of the 49ers coaching staff and a third NFL source. Twenty-eight years after finishing his career at Michigan, Harbaugh appears to be returning to his college campus. Here’s a detailed look at Harbaugh’s trek back to Michigan, where he was the starting quarterback from 1984-86. 1987-2001 – Harbaugh spends 15 seasons in the NFL, mostly with the Chicago Bears and Indianapolis Colts. 2002-03 – Harbaugh enters the coaching field and serves as Oakland Raiders quarterbacks coach under Bill Callahan. 2004-06 – Harbaugh gets
A new Disney ad was created involving mascots and super fans from the four College Football Playoff teams. Check it out inside!
The Big Ten is now 2-2 in bowl games this season. Penn State dropped Boston College in overtime in the Pinstripe Bowl, while Nebraska lost a close contest to USC in the Holiday Bowl. Catch up on both of Saturday’s games with our Big Ten scoreboard. [ MORE: View our full 2014-15 bowl schedule ] Use the links below to get scores, stats, recaps and highlights from both of Saturday’s Big Ten bowls. PENN STATE 31, BOSTON COLLEGE 30 – OT: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP Christian Hackenberg hit Kyle Carter for a 10-yard touchdown pass in overtime and
It was a solid day for Big Ten men’s basketball teams. The conference went 5-1 on Saturday, with several commanding victories. Catch up on all the action inside!
Nebraska takes on USC in the Holiday Bowl on Saturday night, and it hasn't forgotten about the coach who led them to the bowl.
Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio announced on Saturday the restructuring of his defensive staff for the 2015 season. Secondary coach Harlon Barnett and linebackers/special teams coach Mike Tressel, who have both been on Dantonio’s staff since his arrival at MSU in 2007, have been promoted to co-defensive coordinators. Barnett also has been named assistant head coach. Barnett and Tressel are filling the position left by former assistant head coach/defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi, who was introduced as the new head coach at the University of Pittsburgh on Friday. Dantonio previously announced that Narduzzi will be coaching in his final
Ameer Abdullah, the record-breaking running back from the University of Nebraska, has been selected as the 2014 Senior CLASS Award winner for the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision. [ MORE: Read the full BigTen.org release on Abdullah ] Abdullah and Michigan’s Devin Gardner were tabbed as 2014 Senior CLASS Award First-Team All-Americans. Abdullah is the second Big Ten standout to earn the Senior CLASS Award, as Ohio State’s James Laurinaitis was honored in 2008. The award, chosen by a nationwide vote of Division I FBS football coaches, national football media and fans, is given annually to the most outstanding
Believe it or not, 2015 is almost here. With that in mind, it’s time to take a look at one guy’s top 5 football/basketball surprises of 2014. See my top 5 below. 1. J.T. Barrett, Ohio State. Nobody expected this after Braxton Miller went down with a season-ending shoulder injury. How could a freshman – even a redshirt freshman – replace the two-time reigning Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year? As crazy as it sounds, Barrett more than replaced Miller, leading the Big Ten in QB rating (169.8), touchdown passes (34) and total touchdowns accounted for (45) on his
What was Penn State's high and low point in 2014? What about its offensive and defensive MVP? Get Tom Dienhart's 2014 Penn State season review inside.
During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. For more than 150 years, the American economy has depended on the ability to move goods by rail. And beyond their commercial impact, trains have served as a symbol of our nation’s strength, ingenuity and can-do spirit — think of John Henry, Casey Jones, the “Wabash Cannonball” and “The City of New Orleans.” Thanks to a new technology developed at the University