Schedule: The Tigers open spring practice on Saturday. They will conclude with the spring game on April 5 at Tiger Stadium. What's new: Former Auburn and Virginia Tech assistant Jeff Grimes joined the staff in January, replacing Greg Studrawa as offensive line coach.
The last two seasons have shown that two-quarterback systems can work in the Big Ten. Northwestern recorded 10 wins in 2012 while rotating Kain Colter and Trevor Siemian. Indiana led the Big Ten and ranked ninth nationally in total offense last fall while alternating between Tre Roberson and Nate Sudfeld.
about 43 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
Before we close the book on the 2013 season, here's the final version of the Big Ten power rankings. Bowl performances were factored in, as well as how teams finished the season, although there aren't too many changes from the previous version of the power rankings.
about 52 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
Hey, everybody, I'm back in my usual Wednesday slot now that the holidays are over. Answering your emails always feels like a holiday, however. Let's get to it: Pat from Iowa writes: With the new playoff system in place next year, will it help or hurt the Big Ten?
about 59 days ago | Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes
Iowa (8-4) and No. 16 LSU (9-3) will meet Wednesday for the first time since the Hawkeyes shocked LSU with a last-second touchdown to win the 2005 Capital One Bowl in Nick Saban's final game as the Tigers' coach.
The Big Ten is off to a rocky start in the postseason. Our predictions are faring slightly better, but there are five games to go. We made our picks for the first two Big Ten bowls last week and both went 1-1.
about 67 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes
There are no more presents under the tree. Hopefully these links can fill the void. Michigan State will be without star linebacker Max Bullough after the program suspended the senior for the Rose Bowl, ending a decorated career and leaving a hole in the middle of the elite defense.
about 72 days ago | Austin Ward | Penn State Nittany Lions
After a season in the wilderness of transition, Iowa's offense found itself this fall. The next step is to find out what it could be. The possibilities are exciting for a unit that will lose only three starters and bring back valuable pieces at running back, line and quarterback.
These programs gave us one of the most memorable finishes in bowl history nine years ago, and now they return to sunny Florida on New Year's Day for the Outback Bowl. Let's take a closer look at the matchup between No.
Is it rivalry week already? Indeed it is. Where did this season go? There's no drama in the Big Ten division races as Ohio State and Michigan State have secured spots in the league championship game next week.
about 101 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions