On Wednesday, the Big Ten football head coaches joined the Big Ten teleconference to take questions from the media. We’ve posted the audio for each coach on the call here:
I examined the quarterback situations for each Big Ten East team earlier. Now, let’s scrutinize the quarterbacks in the Big Ten West.
The 2018 season will be the 20th in Iowa City for Kirk Ferentz, matching the number of seasons for predecessor Hayden Fry. The 2017 season was another strong campaign for Ferentz, who capped an 8-5 season with consecutive wins including a victory vs. BC in the Pinstripe Bowl.
Nebraska led the way with 10 signings on Wednesday. Ohio State and Illinois each inked five players. Every school signed at least one player on Wednesday expect for Minnesota, which inked none.
Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Ohio State has the top recruiting class in the Big Ten. It’s the seventh consecutive year the Buckeyes have sat on top of the Big Ten recruiting board, which just happens to parallel the arrival of Urban Meyer in Columbus.
The official list of the 2018 NFL Combine has been released, and 50 former Big Ten stars received an invitation. Big Ten champ Ohio State leads the Big Ten with 11 representatives, followed by Penn State (8) and Wisconsin (6), and 12 of the conference's teams have at least one representative.
The deadline for underclassmen to declare for the NFL draft has passed, as a record 106 players have been granted special early eligibility for the 2018 draft. The previous record for early entrants was 98 in the 2014 draft.
Fifteen former Big Ten stars are on the active roster for Super Bowl LII. Five-time Super Bowl champion and former Michigan QB Tom Brady highlights the collection of one-time Big Ten standouts. The future Hall of Famer is making his eighth Super Bowl appearance.
The college football season was punctuated with an exhilarating national championship game on Monday. Now, all eyes point toward next season. Questions loom for all programs. Here are 18 big ones—for 2018--facing the Big Ten.
Kirk Ferentz’s 19th season was a bit of a mixed bag, as Iowa went 8-5 overall and 4-5 in the Big Ten, capping the season with consecutive wins including a victory vs. Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl. It was the program’s fifth bowl in a row and first postseason triumph since 2010.