Time to dig through my mail bag. And by the look of things, many of you are eager for the start of football season. I can’t wait, too. So, to whet our appetite, I’ll answer some of your cards and letters. Thanks for writing.
Tackles are an inexact science, to be sure. Teams award them differently, so it’s not always as simple as comparing Player A from School A to Player B from School B. Whatever the case, someone will finish the season atop the tackles chart. Who will it be? Tom Dienhart, Sean Merriman and Brent Yarina offer their picks in this post.
The Jerry Kill era has featured steady improvement. And the offense has symbolized that ascent, making strides each of the last three seasons. Credit coordinator and line coach Matt Limegrover.
America is awash in names, as the official “watch lists” have been revealed for the major college football awards. Who will win the Doak Walker Award? The Butkus Award?
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It’s mid-July, and that means it’s preseason college football awards watch lists season. See which Big Ten players were named to the Walter Camp Award watch list in this post. Also, see the watch list for every award.
Can you feel it, Big Ten fans? College football is just over one month away, which means it’s time to get you ready for the season. We already know about the big-time stars in the conference, including Braxton Miller, Melvin Gordon and Shilique Calhoun, to name a few. But how about those first-year starters who could make an immediate impact?