Ohio State’s 2014 national championship, the first of the playoff era, is forever recognized at Ohio Stadium. [ MORE: Watch Hawaii at No. 1 Ohio State on BTN2Go ] The Buckeyes added “2014” to the board where they recognize all of the program’s national championships, which now stands at eight, early in Saturday afternoon’s home opener vs. Hawaii. Watch Ohio State unveil the undisputed national championship honor in the video above. The Buckeyes drilled Virginia Tech, 42-24, in the their season opener Monday night. Watch our Week 2 YouTube playlist:
Will Likely has done it again, ladies and gentlemen. Maryland’s outstanding return man took back another punt for a touchdown in the first half of today’s game against Bowling Green. This touchdown return was 85 yards, coming a week after he set a Big Ten-record with 233 punt return yards against Richmond. Likely also returned a punt for a score in Week 1 en route to breaking Iowa legend Nile Kinnick’s previous record. Here is a look at Likely’s punt return touchdown in Week 1. Today’s punt return touchdown was Likely’s fourth in his college career, moving him into second
Jim Harbaugh wore them as a player at Michigan. Now, the team he is coaching will wear them on the field. Michigan fans were treated to a first look at the Wolverines’ helmet stickers before the start of Saturday’s matchup with Oregon State. UM’s Snapchat account posted a video of senior linebacker Desmond Morgan’s locker, which features the helmet stickers. MLive.com reporter Nick Baumgardner tweeted out the photo at the top of the post, where you can see the new-look helmet stickers. The design looks very similar to what the Wolverines wore in the late ’80s and early ’90s. I
The biggest college football game this week features No. 5 Michigan State vs. No. 7 Oregon. ESPN’s College GameDay will be in attendance in East Lansing for the game, which gives you an idea of how important this non-conference clash is. While preparing for tomorrow’s big game, it looks like the College GameDay crew came across something unique in the Spartans’ weight room. Check out the tweet at the top of the post, which shows MSU’s motivational board leading up to the Spartans’ matchup with Oregon. Sayings such as “demand high standards” and “great effort requires a great attitude” fill
Former Wisconsin and current Arkansas head football coach Brett Bielema was in the headlines yesterday after he took a shot at Ohio State during the SEC’s weekly teleconference. When asked for his reaction to the SEC having 10 teams ranked in the latest AP Top 25 poll, Bielema responded by saying: “It’s wonderful. I love it. I say that with a smile, as it’s a major statement to the nation. Ohio State has one game on the schedule against a ranked team, we have eight left on the schedule. To get through this conference, it’s unprecedented. Any argument (against the
Bret Bielema is a name that Big Ten fans are certainly familiar with. [ MORE: Polls: Pick Week 2 winners | Power rankings | Bowl projections | Player rankings | Q&A: Wes Lunt | Big Ten Mailbag ] Bielema served as Wisconsin’s head coach from 2006-2012, leading the Badgers to the Big Ten crown in each of his final three seasons, before abruptly taking the Arkansas job after beating Nebraska in the 2012 Big Ten title game. Well, Bielema is back in the Big Ten headlines Wednesday, and it has nothing to do with Wisconsin. Bielema took a shot at
Cardale Jones' NFL prospects received a huge boost when he took the first snap Monday night at Virginia Tech. Just ask a Cleveland Browns fan.
The Illinois football team has been through a lot recently. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out our full Gone Viral section! ] Exactly one week before kickoff, head coach Tim Beckman was dismissed as part of an investigation into player mistreatment. One week later, on Friday night, the team sat through an extended weather delay before its season opener was postponed until Saturday afternoon. The Illini handled the run of distractions just fine, cruising to a 52-3 season-opening victory over Kent State. And, after the commanding victory, they celebrated with interim coach Bill Cubit, the former offensive coordinator, honoring
Football fans know its college football season when Mark May is trolling Ohio State. [ MORE: Watch “Scarlet & Gray Days” Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 ] The ESPN analyst and former Pittsburgh offensive lineman is notorious for knocking the Buckeyes – even during last season’s memorable national championship run. You remember this postgame locker room shot after Ohio State downed mighty Alabama in the Sugar Bowl, right? Well, leading up to Ohio State’s season opener Monday night at Virginia Tech, May, in a recent ESPN segment, emphatically picked the Hokies to take down the Buckeyes for
Nebraska entered Saturday afternoon’s game vs. BYU riding a 29-game winning streak in season openers. [ MORE: Get Week 1 scores, stats, recaps and video ] The streak ended there, however, as BYU stunned the Huskers on a Hail Mary to claim a 33-28 victory at Memorial Stadium. With one second remaining, BYU backup quarterback Tanner Magnum heaved a 42-yard pass into the end zone, which landed in the hands of Mitch Mathews. The Hail Mary spoiled the debut of new Nebraska coach Mike Riley. The last time the Huskers lost a season-opener was against Florida State back in 1985.