NEW ORLEANS — Stop Amari Cooper. Or at least slow him down. That’s the goal of the Ohio State defense. Easy to say; hard to do. The Alabama receiver will be the best player on the field on Thursday night in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome when Buckeyes play the Crimson Tide in the Sugar Bowl with a trip to the national title game on the line. Cooper arrived in New Orleans with a big rep. And if he hadn’t made enough waves prior to landing, he created a few earlier this week, saying he wasn’t a big fan of the Big
Forget everything you have heard from coaches over the years about “defenses winning championships and big games.” The Sugar Bowl might be about the offenses.
Four Big Ten bowl games down, the Big Ten is 2-2. How are the Big Ten's remaining six bowl teams killing time before kickoff, you ask?
Opportunity. It’s all any team wants. The chance to show it can do the job. The chance to show it can be the best. That’s what awaits Ohio State.
Nebraska finishes the season with a tough loss to USC in the Holiday Bowl. Catch up on all the action!
Penn State closed out the 2014 season with an impressive win over Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl. Tom Dienhart takes a look at the best from Penn State's thrilling bowl win!
Rutgers finishes the season on an up-note, whipping North Carolina in the Quick Lane Bowl to close with an 8-5 mark. Catch up on all the action!
Yes, Illinois lost the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl vs. Louisiana Tech to finish 6-7. Still, reaching a bowl for the first time since 2011 is progress for a program in its third season under Tim Beckman.
There were two Big Ten bowl games today. Track all the action inside!
We were asked by the execs at BTN.com to pick a winner for each Big Ten bowl game. Make your picks, too! But, my confidence in each pick wasn’t the same. Some picks I felt VERY confident about. Others, not so much so. [ MORE: Top plays | Most Improved Players | MVPs | Players to watch ] So, here are my Big Ten bowl winners from a confidence standpoint, with “10” being most confident and “1” being the least. 10. Alabama over Ohio State. Can a third-string QB really beat a Nick Saban-coached team that will have had almost