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.
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With football season just around the corner, BTN.com decided to offer up a heavy dose of Big Ten football facts. See Sean Merriman’s 50 fun and interesting list of factoids in this post. Have another tidbit? Feel free to leave it in the comment box at the bottom of the post.
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It’s the summer, so that means there’s no shortage of countdowns for your consumption. Today, thebiglead.com released its 50 best players in college basketball. The Big Ten was all over the list, with six players included.
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?