P.J. Fleck took his team through a brisk two-hour workout today. Competition is a big theme of any Fleck practice. And there was a lot of energy, too. Here are some fun takes.
These are exciting times in Dinkytown for Minnesota with P.J. Fleck taking over. Here are five things BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart learned at Golden Gophers practice on Thursday.
The view from P.J. Fleck’s office in the Football Performance Center is sweet. Or, to borrow his word, it is “elite.” The first-year Minnesota coach will be able to see the football practice fields, the baseball diamond and his team’s new indoor facility, among other things.
The excitement level is running high at Minnesota, as the P.J. Fleck era begins to take flight. Here are five things BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart will be watching Thursday at Minnesota practice.
One thing most college football fans can agree on is that surprise scholarship videos never get old. Minnesota and new coach P.J. Fleck nailed the latest entry, this one rewarding kicker Justin Juenemann.
The 2017 BTN bus tour is underway, starting today at Indiana practice and coming to a close Wednesday, Aug. 23, at Northwestern. The 14-stop trek across the Big Ten footprint will span 20 days, and include countless hours on the bus and at practice.
It’s August. And that means just one thing: The college football season is closer. Anticipation builds as pundits pontificate on what they think will unfold. I checked in with one of BTN’s top analysts, former Iowa quarterback Chuck Long, to get his views on a variety of subjects.
Rutgers will be a Homecoming opponent three times, more than any other school as the Scarlet Knights play at Nebraska, at Michigan and at Penn State. Illinois, Indiana, Maryland and Michigan will be Homecoming foes two times apiece. Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan State, Nebraska, Northwestern and Ohio State are not Homecoming foes.
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Ask any coach, and he’ll tell you: It’s not who you play, it’s when you play them. And if you’re playing a series of hot teams in succession, it could torpedo your season. Having typed that, here are seven of the toughest stretches of games Big Ten teams must play.