This is the time of year when all things seem possible on college campuses. Visions of conference titles, bowls and playoff berths dance in the heads of giddy fans. But Illinois finds itself bidding goodbye to its head coach a week before kickoff.
Janarion Grant draws a lot of attention on every Rutgers kickoff return. Chances are, there will be even more eyes on the Scarlet Knights’ electric return man – and the entire return team – in the season opener Sept. 5 vs. Norfolk State. That’s because Autoland of Springfield, New Jersey, will hand out a total of $100,000 to 100 students if the team returns its first kickoff for a touchdown. According to a ScarletKnights.com release, every Rutgers student who sits in the student section will be entered in the contest to win $1,000 (click here for complete rules, and here
One week before Illinois kicks off the 2015 season, it fired head coach Tim Beckman. Beckman spent three seasons in Champaign, compiling a 12-25 record. See how the Illini reacted to the news inside.
The Big Ten Network bus has screeched to a halt. The football tour is complete. Over, finished, gone, done, out. But, the memories from the 14-stop trip burn on forever.
Tim Beckman is out; Bill Cubit is in. Illinois AD Mike Thomas announced the dismissal of head coach Tim Beckman on Friday afternoon.
Our countdown to kickoff series continues, and today it's all about the Big Ten East's most intimidating player. See the BTN.com panel's selections inside.
University of Illinois Director of Athletics Mike Thomas dismissed head football coach Tim Beckman on Friday, citing preliminary results of an external review into allegations involving the program. The school will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. ET Friday to discuss the decision, and BTN/BTN2Go will air the full thing.
It’s the last Friday before the 2015 college football season kicks off, so it’s only normal for one to have his/her attention on something other than work. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out our full Gone Viral section ] Thanks to @GopherSports, Minnesota fans – and maybe all Big Ten fans – have a fun Frogger-inspired game, called “Go Gopher Go!,” to get in the way of work productivity. The goal of the game? To get Goldy past TCU defenders and jump on Goldy’s slide and push-up plank en route to scoring a touchdown. Users have five lives to
The Iowa football team released a hype video for its new blackout uniform, to be worn vs. Big Ten West rival Minnesota. Check out the video in this post.
There are too many new uniforms across the college football landscape to count. [ MORE: See all of the new Big Ten football designs ] Still, NFL.com recently accepted the daunting task of ranking the best of the best new threads. And, of importance to Big Ten fans, the conference earned the ranking’s No. 1 spot, which went to Michigan State’s Mach Speed design. It is not know when the Spartans will debut this slick new design, however NFL.com suggests it should be in the home opener vs. reigning national runner-up Oregon on Sept. 12 at Spartan Stadium. Not a