Few preseason prognosticators create as much excitement around their summer picks as Phil Steele. The college football guru packs a tremendous amount of information and research into his preseason magazines.
about 31 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
We're taking snapshots of each position group with every Big Ten team entering the spring. The series wraps up with the specialists. Illinois:The Illini might not be exceptional in the kicking game, but they're in better shape than they were when coach Tim Beckman arrived.
about 124 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
We're taking snapshots of each position group with every Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the defensive backs. Illinois: The secondary returns mostly intact from 2013, as Illinois returns starters at both cornerback spots (V'Angelo Bentley and Eaton Spence), as well as Zane Petty, who started the final seven games at free safety.
about 125 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
We've reflected on the first half of the Big Ten season, evaluated each team and looked ahead to what promises to be a more exciting second half. As we put a bow on the first half, we're selecting a midseason All-Big Ten team.
about 265 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
Who They Have: ATH Marshon Lattimore, OT Marcelys Jones, S Erick Smith Where They're Looking: Lattimore has been a fixture on Ohio State visits, but he plans to make trips to Alabama, Michigan, Tennessee and USC.
about 449 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail
If Michigan is listening, Shaun Crawford (Lakewood, Ohio/St. Edward) is waiting. The 5-foot-9, 168-pound sophomore has offers from Illinois and Tennessee already, but there's just something about that maize and blue according to Crawford, who posted a 90.
about 508 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail
Sean Draper will not announce his decision publicly until signing day, but the three-star cornerback from Cleveland Glenville has found his future team. Draper wrote in a text message he has come to a decision and committed to one of his three finalists: Iowa, Louisville and Pittsburgh.
about 890 days ago | Jared Shanker | On The Trail: Midwest Region