Northwestern's 74-72 victory was the program's first win at Ohio State since 1977. The Wildcats' record improved to 16-4 overall and 5-2 in the Big Ten, pushing them once step closer to the program's first NCAA tournament berth.
Quarterback J.T. Barrett said coaching changes were needed at Ohio State and getting new offensive coordinators played into his decision to return for his final year of eligibility.
(AP) Shane Morris is leaving Michigan as a graduate transfer to use his final year of eligibility at Central Michigan. The quarterback announced his decision Saturday on Twitter after posting two weeks ago that he was transferring. Morris played sparingly last season for Jim Harbaugh after redshirting in Harbaugh’s first year as the Wolverines’ coach. He played in 10 games, starting in two, over his first two years at Michigan under Brady Hoke. He has completed 47 of 92 passes for 434 yards with five interceptions and no touchdown passes in his career. Morris has a shot to play for
Minnesota replaced its head coach, but will have to replace some outgoing talent on the field, as well. Tom Dienhart lists the top five departing Gopher players.
The Big Ten sends 14 players from six schools to this year's Senior Bowl.
Big Ten l;ands ten players in the top 50 of one NFL.com NFL Draft expert.
What's ahead for Michigan State football in 2017? First, Mark Dantonio and the Spartans will need to replace these five key departures.
The losses for Michigan are staggering coming off a second 10-win season under Jim Harbaugh. No doubt, the 2017 season will be a year of transition for the program.
The Maryland Terrapins rebounded from a losing season to earn a bowl bid, but the Terrapins will have to move forward without these players, the five biggest losses from the 2016 squad.
The Ohio State University senior vice president and Wolfe Foundation director of athletics Gene Smith has been appointed to the College Football Playoff selection committee for a three-year term beginning this spring.