Year Two of the Darrell Hazell era brought progress for a program that had nowhere to go but up after 1-11 overall and 0-8 Big Ten marks in 2013. BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart provides his season review of the 2014 Purdue football team inside!
The 2014 Associated Press All-America Team was released Tuesday, and four Big Ten stars garnered first-team honors.
Ohio State paced the nation in attendance (106,296) in 2014, ending Michigan’s 16-year run on top. The Wolverines were No. 3.
As we await the Big Ten's 10 bowl games, BTN.com asked a beat writer from every team to participate in a five-part regular-season recap. Part I, the season-defining game for all 14 teams.
Ohio State offensive coordinator Tom Herman has been one of the hottest coaching commodities in recent years. Now, he’s finally going to lead a program. Herman has been tabbed as head coach at Houston after spending the last three years with Urban Meyer at Ohio State. In that time, Herman has pushed the buttons on some of the Big Ten’s top offenses. Herman’s 2014 attack is No. 1 in the Big Ten in scoring (45.2 ppg) and No. 1 overall (507.6 ypg) for a Big Ten title team that is 12-1 and the No. 4 seed in the playoffs with
Time for me to reach into my mailbag and answer some of your cards and letters. Is coaching turnover hurting the Big Ten? Who are my early picks to win the divisions in 2015?
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.
So, what if Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones gets injured? Who will take snaps for the Buckeyes? True freshman Stephen Collier is on deck, according to Cleveland.com. The staff wants to redshirt the kid, but they are bringing him along just in case. A former three-star prospect from Leesburg (Ga.) Lee County, Collier maintains that he’d be capable in the event the Buckeyes need him. If they do, it will be on college football’s biggest stage. “What’s it like to be No. 2? You just always have to be ready,” Collier said. “When you’re at No. 4 you kind of have
The 2014 NFL season is quickly approaching the finish line, and former Big Ten standouts continue to compile impressive days. Watch Week 15 highlights inside.
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