CHICAGO – BTN will provide extensive coverage surrounding the College Football Playoff Semifinal matchup between Ohio State and Alabama in the Allstate Sugar Bowl. BTN kicks off the New Year at 11 AM ET with live segments from New Orleans featuring Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo, Howard Griffith and Glen Mason with the BTN Football Pregame: Bowl Edition. The analysts will preview the Sugar Bowl matchup between Ohio State and Alabama. Anchoring BTN’s New Year’s Day bowl game coverage from its Chicago studios are Rick Pizzo, Mike Hall, Stanley Jackson, and Chuck Long. Prior to Thursday night’s Sugar Bowl kickoff, the
BTN senior writer Tom Deinhart writes that hiring NFL coach and former player Jim Harbaugh would give Michigan exactly what it needs: A steely-willed coach who oozes passion, confidence and knowledge. And fiery NFL coach could get what he wants: The challenge of constant competition and complete control.
The NFL Network reported that Jim Harbaugh has made a stunning offer to coach the Michigan football team. It appears Bo Pelini didn't leave Nebraska quietly, and that's a shame. And Mark Dantonio knows that assistant coach Pat Narduzzi will be a head coach someday and that's a good thing. ERead all that and more in today's Big Ten links.
What had been speculated for days became official on Wednesday with the Wisconsin Badgers hiring Paul Chryst as their head football coach.
Bo Pelini was apparently recorded making negative comments about Nebraska and its leadership in his final meeting with players two days following his dismissal.
The holiday season is here, which means people begin to go all-out with festive light displays. Check out this incredible Penn State-themed light display inside!
ESPN NFL Draft expert Todd McShay released his initial 2015 NFL Mock Draft on Wednesday, which features five Big Ten names. Who are they? Find out inside!
As we await bowl season, BTN.com asked a beat writer from every team to participate in a five-part regular-season recap. Part III, the most improved player for all 14 teams.
Not all schedules are created equal. To that end, I wanted to take a look at how many bowl teams each Big Ten squad played this season.
It didn’t take Bo Pelini long to find new employment, as he’s headed home to coach FCS Youngstown State. Pelini has spent the past seven seasons as Nebraska’s coach, where he guided the program to nine wins or more in each campaign, including 10 victories on three occasions. He posted a 67-27 record (.712 winning percentage) with the Huskers and guided NU to four divisional titles, but no conference championship titles. When you read all of that, it’s kinda hard to believe Pelini got canned. But, he did. *** Scratch LSU’s Les Miles’ name from Michigan’s wish list, as the