Players and head coaches have received more than their share of shoutouts since the 2014 regular season concluded. Now, it's time to give the assistant coaches some props.
There were no gasps. No screams of shock on Saturday night when the Heisman Trophy winner was announced. Everyone knew it was going to be Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. The only question: How big would his winning margin be? It was big, over No. 2 man Melvin Gordon of Wisconsin and No. 3 Amari Cooper of Alabama. See the final tally. That finish almost mirrored my ballot. I had Mariota No. 1; Gordon No. 2; TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin No. 3. The argument for Cooper being No. 3—or even higher—was a good one. The guy may be the best wideout
How would Paul Chryst differ from Wisconsin's past two coaches? BTN's Gerry DiNardo explains that and more inside!
What FBS schools would be considered to be “destination” jobs? According to BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart, there are 25 such jobs in America.
In less than 48 hours, it appears Wisconsin lost and gained a coach in a stunning turn of events for one of the Big Ten’s premier programs. Gary Andersen shocked the Badger Nation when he bolted for the Oregon State job on Wednesday. Now, Wisconsin is expected to tab Pitt coach and native son Paul Chryst to assume command, according to multiple media reports.
Which team had the ultimate college football fanbase in 2014? According to USAToday’s first Fan Index, it’s non other than Big Ten champ Ohio State. The Buckeyes topped the publication’s first-ever Fan Index, which combined fan voting and social media activity throughout the season to determine the rankings, ahead of Sugar Bowl opponent Alabama. Four other Big Ten programs landed in the top 15: Nebraska (No. 7), Michigan (No. 12), Penn State (No. 14), Wisconsin (No. 15). Check out where all of the Big Ten teams landed below 1. Ohio State 7. Nebraska 12. Michigan 14. Penn State 15. Wisconsin
Three Big Ten stars were honored on Thursday night at the Home Depot College Football Awards at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Read more here!
Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon has been named the winner of the 2014 Tribune Silver Football. Get all the details inside!
What is the best Big Ten bowl matchup this year? How about the quarterback battle? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart breaks down the best of the 2014 Big Ten bowl games. Check it out!
Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez had said that the Badgers players asked him to coach the football team in the upcoming Outback Bowl against Auburn. After thinking it over, Alvarez said Thursday he will lead the team once again. “A number of the seniors met with me on Wednesday after our team meeting and asked if I would consider coaching the team,” Alvarez said. “I told them I would have to sleep on it. “After thinking it over and meeting with some of the seniors again this morning I have decided to coach. I feel this gives our assistants an