Nebraska is overhauling its defense following a 9-4 season in Lincoln, and have key positions to replace on offense, as well. Tom Dienhart previews what to look for from the Huskers as spring football gets underway.
Pat Fitzgerald has one of the most underrated programs in the Big Ten—if not the nation--a consistent force that always is competitive. But, a big breakthrough remains elusive. Here are three key areas to keep an eye on this spring in Evanston.
The excitement level is running high at Minnesota, as the P.J. Fleck era begins to take flight. Fleck made a splash on Signing Day by inking a good class to add to an already-solid roster.
THON, the largest student-run philanthropy in the world, raised $10,045,478.44 for pediatric cancer this weekend. Penn State's annual 46-hour dance marathon at Bryce Jordan Center is dedicated to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer.
Michigan State took a big step back from the 2015 Big Ten Championship. Tom Dienhart breaks down the spring outlook for Spartans football as they try to rebound in 2017.
Michigan must replace a lot of production heading into 2017. Tom Dienhart evaluates the roster and identifies which players to watch as we head into spring practice.
Fresh off three wins at the Grammys, Chance the Rapper received congratulations on Twitter from Illini head football coach Lovie Smith. Then the Chicago-based musician responded with kind words of his own.
The NFL released names of the players invited to the 2017 Combine, to be held February 28-March 6 in Indianapolis. And the Big Ten is well represented with 51 players invited. Michigan leads the way with 14 invitees.
There will be some big holes to fill for Iowa if it wants to return to the summit of the West Division in 2017. And there will be a new play-caller, with offensive line coach Brian Ferentz taking over for the retiring Greg Davis. Add it all up, and 2017 shapes up as interesting season in Iowa City.
The page has been turned in Bloomington. Kevin Wilson is out. Tom Allen is in. Allen has been in Bloomington one season and never has been a head coach. And Allen already has shaken up the staff, ousting offensive coordinator Kevin Johns and hiring veteran Mike DeBord.