Big Ten Road Trip: Minnesota Football Preview

This is part the part of the Big Ten Blog season where we preview the upcoming football season in a road trip fashion. First stop, Twin Cities for the Minnesota Golden Gophers.  2016 Record (Bowl Game) : 9-4 (Holiday Bowl vs. Washington State, W 17-12) “Ski-U-Mah, means Row the Boat. Huh?” It literally took new... Read more »

Everyone's Undefeated: Big Ten Football Media Days

Assorted media members from throughout the Midwest descended upon McCormick Place here in Chicago Monday afternoon to unofficially kick off the 127th Big Ten Football season. Big Ten Media Days are a great opportunity for players and programs to get exposure from media outlets that traditionally don’t them. It can also be a cringe-worthy extravaganza.... Read more »

Big Ten Football Road Trip : Northwestern Preview

This is part of The Big Ten Blog season previews. The format will take shape of a road trip, meandering through Big Ten country. We now journey into the motherland down I-90 to Evanston and Northwestern University. It’s time to preview the Wildcats. Northwestern  2015 Record (Bowl Game) : 10-3 ( Outback Bowl L, 6-45... Read more »
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Big Ten Football Road Trip : Wisconsin Preview

This is part of The Big Ten Blog season previews. The format will take shape of a road trip, meandering through Big Ten country. We now journey four hours southeast along I-90 and I-94 to Madison, Wisconsin. It’s the University of Wisconsin Badgers. Wisconsin 2015 Record (Bowl Game) : 10-3 ( Holiday Bowl W, 23-21... Read more »

Big Ten Football Road Trip : Minnesota Preview

This is part of The Big Ten Blog season previews. The format will take shape of a road trip, meandering through Big Ten country. We continue four and a half hours north  on I-380 to I-35 to the Twin Cities. We’ve reached the University of Minnesota. Minnesota 2015 Record (Bowl Game) : 6-7 ( Quick Lane... Read more »

Big Ten Football Road Trip : Iowa Preview

This is part of The Big Ten Blog season previews. The format will take shape of a road trip, meandering through Big Ten country. We continue 300 miles west on I-80. We’ve reached the alma mater, the University of Iowa. Iowa 2015 Record (Bowl Game) : 12-2 ( Rose Bowl L, 16-45 vs. Stanford) 22-82-9:04.... Read more »
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Big Ten Football Road Trip : Nebraska Preview

This is part of The Big Ten Blog season previews. The format will take shape of a road trip, meandering through Big Ten country. We start in Lincoln, the western frontier of the Big Ten. Nebraska 2015 Record (Bowl Game) : 6-7 ( Foster Farms Bowl W, 37-29 vs. UCLA) Nebraska began the Mike Riley era with... Read more »

Revisionist History : The 2015 Big Ten Football Season

The 2015 edition of the Big Ten football season ended leaving fans with a similar feeling : lukewarm disappointment. Actually it was just frustrating to look at in hindsight. Ohio State stumbled through their season before dropping to Michigan State in the rain, Iowa made Colin Cowherd right, and the SEC tore the head right... Read more »

A Big Ten Blog Welcome

Welcome. If you’ve managed to stumble upon this blog (intentional or not), I appreciate it. This first post serves as an introduction for what I hope and plan this blog to be and why I’ve decided to create this blog. I grew up in the heart of Illini country and graduated college a Hawkeye. But... Read more »
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