Ice fishing today with Coach Sherels and most of the linebackers. Just so yall know I'm the fish whisperer ❄️❄️🐠🐟🐠🐟 pic.twitter.com/iaI9q8BMU2 — Everett Williams™ (@Everett2Dreaded) February 15, 2015 There’s no ice fishing in Mansfield, Texas. That hasn’t seemed to impact Minnesota linebacker Everett Williams’ ice fishing abilities. The Texas native and Minnesota freshman linebacker has taken to the frigid sport, to the point that he referred to himself as a “the fish whisperer” in a recent tweet. Williams and teammates joined linebacker coach Mike Sherels, who played for the Gophers from 2003-07, for a recent ice fishing and team bonding
We're rolling team-by-team Big Ten football stories over the next few weeks. Here's a look at Maryland's spring preview.
Wisconsin fans will like this: Members of the football team joined the Dance Team to entertain the crowd at Sunday’s men’s basketball game vs. Illinois. [ MORE: Like this post? Get all of our favorite Gone Viral moments ] So, if you’ve ever wondered how Corey Clement dances when he isn’t doing touchdown dances with Melvin Gordon, your answer is in the video above. It was all fun for the Badgers all day Sunday. Wisconsin rolled Illinois, 68-49, to claim its eighth straight game and improve to 23-2, including 11-1 in Big Ten play. The 23-2 clip ties for the
A young Ohio State fan wrote a touching letter to OSU running back Ezekiel Elliott. See it here!
It’s already time to begin the build toward 2015 with spring football. And, all of the Big Ten dates are in.
Kirk Ferentz will have plenty of veteran talent to work with as he embarks on his 17th season at Iowa. The defense has remained a steady force in recent years; the offense has been inconsistent. To that end, Ferentz tweaked his staff by naming his son Brian the run-game coordinator in addition. Brian will also remain coach of the offensive line, a mainstay unit on any Iowa team. [ MORE: View Tom Dienhart’s other spring previews ] The offense also has both quarterbacks returning, but the Hawkeyes need to establish go-to players at wideout and running back. Here’s a look at
We're rolling team-by-team Big Ten football stories over the next few weeks. Here's a look at Indiana's spring preview.
Tim Beckman enjoyed a breakthrough in his third season, moving the Illini into a bowl for the first time since 2011. Now, he’s looking to push Illinois up the food chain in the Big Ten West. There still is lots of work to do, including finding a tight end and settling the kicking and punting situation, among other things. This spring, the roster will be bolstered by nine early enrollees (six junior-college transfers and three prep players). ILLINOIS SPRING TO-DO LIST 1. Develop QB Wes Lunt. He had a solid debut after transferring from Oklahoma State, hitting 63 percent of
SportingNews.com’s Matt Hayes published his top 50 college football players for 2015 on Wednesday, and 10 Big Ten players made the cut. Most noteworthy: Seven of the 10 are Ohio State Buckeyes, including No. 2 (Cardale Jones), No. 3 (J.T. Barrett), No. 5 (Ezekiel Elliott) and No. 7 (Joey Bosa). The only non-Ohio State players in the top 5 are No. 1 Trevone Boykin (TCU) and No. 4 Nick Chubb (Georgia). Michigan State defensive end Shilique Calhoun is the Big Ten’s first non-Buckeyes player on the list, at No. 13. His quarterback, Connor Cook, is next on the list, at
Before Trae Waynes left Michigan State for the NFL, he wanted to say "Thank you" to Spartan Nation. He did so with a letter in The State News on Wednesday.