First and Big Ten

About Us

You can contact Tim, Kristofer and Kevin at and follow them on Twitter at @firstandbigten.

Tim Cary

Tim is an Ohio resident, Michigan native, and lifetime Boilermaker.  He writes for Bleacher Report, provides MLS commentary for STATS, LLC, and serves on the Big Ten Network Fan Council.  He manages to sneak a stop at Giordano's and visit to Wrigley Field into every Chicago trip.

Kristofer Green

Green is a senior writer for, primarily covering Big Ten football and Ohio State football on the website. In addition to Bleacher Report, Green's articles have been published on numerous other sports websites including,, CBS, and Green resides deep in the heart of Big Ten country (Columbus, Ohio) with his dog Millie, who enjoys taking a quick walk to Ohio Stadium every few days.

Kevin Paul

Kevin is a contributing writer for, a 2009-10 member of the Football Writers Association of America, and has been previously featured on sites such as CBS Sports and A Penn State grad coming from a family chock full of Big Ten alums, he looks forward to talking Big Ten football with the midwest pigskin universe ... and beyond.

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