Big Ten RUMORS & NEWS

  • Purdue hires Jeff Brohm as football coach

    Lafayette Journal & Courier "Multiple outlets reported that Purdue has reached an agreement with Western Kentucky coach Jeff Brohm to become its next head football coach. Brohm is expected to be introduced at a Monday press conference. Yahoo reported Brohm met with his Western Kentucky players Monday morning and informed..." December 05

  • Lamar Jackson, Deshaun Watson, Jabrill Peppers among Heisman finalists

    ESPN "Could it be the Year of the Quarterback once again for the Heisman voters? Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, Oklahoma teammates Baker Mayfield and receiver Dede Westbrook, Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson were announced as Heisman Trophy finalists..." December 05

  • Penn State rallies past Wisconsin in Big Ten title game

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- With 5:15 left in the second quarter of Saturday night's Big Ten championship game in Lucas Oil Stadium and Penn State on the short end of a 28-7 score against Wisconsin, the Nittany Lions' receiving corps conferenced with quarterback Trace McSorley. "The receivers came to me..." December 04

  • James Franklin says Penn State should be in College Football Playoff: "It's on you now, The Committee"

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The person who was presenting James Franklin with the Big Ten Championship Trophy rattled off all of Penn State's accomplishments before asking the critical question: "Do you belong in the College Football Playoff?" Franklin responded, "can rattle those things off again, please?" *..." December 04

  • Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Washington picked for College Football Playoff

    USA Today "The College Football Playoff pairings are set. After months of debate and 14 weeks of games, the committee came down with its final decision Sunday. No. 1 Alabama will play No. 4 Washington in the Peach Bowl. No. 2 Clemson and No. 3 Ohio State will face off in the Fiesta Bowl. The..." December 04

  • 5-Star LB Baron Browning Announces Commitment To Ohio State

    The Spun "Browning also had offers from Alabama, Texas, Florida State, and many more big time programs. The linebacker is from Texas, as noted in his commitment tweet. Rather than stay home and commit to Texas, which now has Tom Herman as its head coach, Browning decided it was time to “spread his wings”..." December 02

  • Illinois receiver Desmond Cain says he will transfer

    Chicago Tribune "Desmond Cain, one of Illinois' top receivers as a freshman before seeing reduced playing time this past season, announced Thursday on Twitter that he is transferring. "After talking it over with my family it's best to move closer home to finish off my next few years in college!" Cain posted on..." December 02

  • Penn State ordered to pay additional $5 million to Mike McQueary by judge

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Penn State University challenged the initial ruling in former assistant football coach and Jerry Sandusky whistleblower Mike McQueary's multimillion dollar defamation case, and now the school will wind up paying even more. A senior judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of McQueary on the last..." December 01

  • Rutgers QB transfer Mike Dare: Leaving to find better offensive fit still 'really hurts'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Make that three quarterbacks transferring out of Rutgers in three days. Mike Dare is following Chris Laviano and Hayden Rettig out the door, completing an exodus of the three passers who didn't fit the dual-threat mold for the power spread that Rutgers is employing under offensive coordinator..." December 01

  • IU to dismiss football coach Kevin Wilson

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana University will announce the dismissal of football coach Kevin Wilson at a news conference at 6 this evening, according to sources in the athletic department." December 01

  • Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire interested in transfer to Michigan State

    Detroit Free Press "Malik Zaire still could transfer to Michigan State, after all. The Notre Dame quarterback initally told ESPN that stipulations for his scholarship release prevent him from joining one of the Irish's 2017 opponents, other than North Carolina. MSU is scheduled to host Notre Dame on Sept...." December 01

  • Big Ten reprimands Jim Harbaugh, fines him $10k for criticizing officials

    Sportsnaut "Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh was not happy with the way the officials called the epic double-overtime matchup between No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Michigan this past weekend. The game was in Columbus and it was a contest that Ohio State won, 30-27. Michigan was called for seven penalties..." November 29

  • Four-star LB Pete Werner decommits from Notre Dame: Is his landing spot Ohio State?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Four-star linebacker Pete Werner of Indianapolis (Ind.) Cathedral has been committed to Notre Dame since March, but he visited Ohio State on Saturday for its dramatic win over Michigan. Then Ohio State defensive coordinator Luke Fickell had an in-home visit with Werner on Monday. Now he's..." November 29

  • Jabrill Peppers Asks Mother To Help Pick NFL Agent

    Forbes.com "Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers may return to school for his senior season, but he is at least exploring the option of leaving early and entering 2017 NFL Draft. He has retained the services of his mother to assist in the process of making that difficult decision. Peppers’ mother is directly..." November 28

  • Urban Meyer’s Wife Called Him During Post-Game Press Conference, Told Him to Pick Up Milk on His Way Home

    Complex "Urban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh had two very different post-game press conferences following Ohio State-Michigan, which you’d expect considering one of those teams had to lose an incredibly hard-fought, competitive game. While Harbaugh was heated at some controversial officiating, Meyer breathed a..." November 27

  • Maryland knocks off Rutgers, becomes bowl eligible

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- It took five games, but Maryland finally got its elusive sixth victory and became bowl eligible with a 31-13 win over Rutgers Saturday at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium. The Terrapins (6-6, 3-6) lost four straight games, the last three to nationally-ranked Big Ten..." November 26

  • Northwestern stops Illinois to become bowl eligible

    The Sports Xchange "Justin Jackson rushed for three touchdowns and 173 yards as Northwestern became bowl eligible with a 42-21 victory over Illinois Saturday afternoon at Ryan Field in Evanston, Ill. Jackson, the first Wildcat to have three straight 1,000-yard seasons, scored on runs of 3 and 54 yards as..." November 26

  • Indiana holds off Purdue to capture Old Oaken Bucket

    The Sports Xchange "Junior running back Divine Redding rushed for 99 yards and scored the go-ahead touchdown with 4:59 remaining as Indiana recorded a 26-24 victory over Purdue on Saturday in Big Ten play at Bloomington, Ind. Redding raised his season total to 1,050 rushing yards to become the first Hoosiers'..." November 26

  • Ohio State needs OT to beat Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Thousands of celebratory fans who stormed the field lingered in Ohio Stadium long after they had witnessed an instant classic in the history of one of the greatest rivalries in college football. They wanted to soak in the moment after watching No. 2 Ohio State come back..." November 26

  • No. 6 Wisconsin downs Minnesota to reach Big Ten title game

    The Sports Xchange "MADISON, Wis. -- Veteran players helped rally No. 6 Wisconsin as the team marked senior day during its regular-season finale. Senior running back Corey Clement rushed for two touchdowns and senior cornerback Sojourn Shelton collected two fourth-quarter interceptions to pace Wisconsin to a..." November 26

  • No. 7 Penn State claims spot in Big Ten title game

    The Sports Xchange "STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Not long into the first quarter on Saturday, Penn State knew it was playing for a spot in the Big Ten championship game and it just took a while for the Nittany Lions to get rolling. Thanks to Ohio State's win over Michigan, No. 7 Penn State clinched a share of the East..." November 26

  • Penn State working to extend James Franklin's contract

    Penn Live "Today's Penn State football news looks at where Penn State is as James Franklin's third season comes to a close and the fact that an extension for the head coach is in the works. USA Today's Dan Wolken reports that the university is "aggressively trying to get an extension done with James..." November 25

  • Iowa rolls past No. 16 Nebraska 40-10

    The Sports Xchange "IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa dominated in every facet of the game against 16th-ranked Nebraska on Friday, defeating the Cornhuskers 40-10 at Kinnick Stadium. Iowa's victory over Nebraska guarantees that No. 6 Wisconsin will represent the Big Ten West Division in Indianapolis for next week's..." November 25

  • Wilton Speight took reps during Michigan’s practice

    Larry Brown Sports "Don’t count Wilton Speight out of Michigan’s big game against Ohio State on Saturday just yet. Speight injured his left shoulder in Michigan’s loss to Iowa a week and a half ago and did not play in the team’s game against Indiana over the weekend. Reports said he suffered a broken collarbone..." November 23

  • Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan, Clemson hold on to top four spots

    ESPN "With wins by each of the top four teams this past weekend, the College Football Playoff rankings remain unchanged at the top ahead of an intriguing rivalry weekend slate of games. Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan and Clemson continue to hold the inside track for spots in the PlayStation Fiesta..." November 23

  • Good luck finding an 'M' on the Ohio State campus this week

    Sporting News - NCAAF "It's Michigan-Ohio State, which means you won't see the word "Michigan" anywhere, but simply TSUN (translation: "That School Up North," as longtime Buckeyes coach Woody Hayes used to say). In fact, as tradition has it, when it's Michigan week, you won't even see the letter "M" in a lot of..." November 22

  • Michigan students use dorm lights to send vulgar message to Ohio State

    Fox Sports "It's rivalry week in college football, and nowhere do the embers of hate burn more brightly than in the Midwest, as Michigan and Ohio State get set to battle in Columbus on Saturday. As we know, the stakes are insanely high this weekend. Not only is it a battle of No. 2 vs. No. 3, but also a..." November 22

  • If Les Miles lands Purdue job, he wants to bring Sark

    247 Sports "Former LSU coach Les Miles and Western Michigan coach P.J. Fleck remain the focal points of Purdue’s ongoing coaching search, multiple industry sources have told 247Sports in recent days. Miles, one source says, is telling potential employers including Purdue that he intends to bring current..." November 19

  • Iowa's defense shuts down Illinois 28-0

    The Sports Xchange "Iowa's defense held Illinois to 198 total yards and the Hawkeyes scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns in a 28-0 win on a blustery Saturday afternoon in Champaign, Ill., with temperatures in the high 30s. LeShun Daniels Jr. wore down the Illini defense and led all rushers with 159 yards and..." November 19

  • Fyfe, No. 18 Nebraska sail past Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "Ryker Fyfe typically spends his game days watching star teammate Tommy Armstrong Jr. pile up the stats and accolades. It was his Fyfe's turn on Saturday with Armstrong sidelined by a hamstring injury and he took full advantage of the opportunity. The senior quarterback completed 23 of..." November 19

  • No. 2 Ohio State escapes Michigan State 17-16

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Urban Meyer and his team could only breathe a sigh of relief after barely escaping a trap game. With their annual showdown against arch-rival Michigan looming next Saturday, No. 2 Ohio State nearly got taken down by the other Michigan team in the Big Ten. Michigan..." November 19

  • No. 7 Wisconsin rolls past Purdue

    The Sports Xchange "WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Only a Nov. 26 home game against Minnesota stands in Wisconsin's path of earning at least a share of the Big Ten West title and playing in the conference's championship game on Dec. 3 in Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium. Backup running back Bradrick Shaw and backup..." November 19

  • Iowa's 7th win kicks in guarantee for Kirk Ferentz potentially worth $2M

    USA Today "If Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz decides he wants to keep coaching, the Hawkeyes’ 28-0 victory on Saturday against Illinois will be worth more than $2 million to him in the future. His assistant coaches and other members of his staff stand to benefit as well. The win was Iowa’s seventh of..." November 19

  • Leidner leads Minnesota past Northwestern

    The Sports Xchange "Mitch Leidner passed for one fourth quarter touchdown and ran for another as Minnesota pulled away late and claimed a 29-12 Big Ten victory over Northwestern on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. Leading 15-6 in the final period, the Golden Gophers quarterback tossed a 9-yard touchdown strike to..." November 19

  • No. 3 Michigan skates past Indiana

    The Sports Xchange "ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Time will tell if No. 3 Michigan needs its starting quarterback to win a national championship from here on out, but the Wolverines managed to survive just fine on Saturday without him to stay in the title hunt. With regular starting quarterback Wilton Speight sidelined..." November 19

  • Pomona lineman Jake Moretti flips commitment from Ohio State to Colorado

    Denver Post "Pomona four-star lineman Jake Moretti, the state’s top football recruit in the class of 2017, said he will attend the University of Colorado, changing his commitment from Ohio State. Moretti announced his decision via Twitter on Thursday night. Moretti, who has missed his senior season because..." November 18

  • 'Proudest college moment' for DeAndre Levy: Joe Paterno's broken leg

    ESPN "DeAndre Levy was involved in a play that broke former Penn State coach Joe Paterno's leg during a 2006 game when Wisconsin played the Nittany Lions. Now, the Detroit Lions linebacker said it was his "proudest moment in college" in a recent story in Men's Journal. Levy, who has taken on domestic..." November 17

  • Maryland football players Lorenzo Harrison, DJ Turner charged after BB gun incident

    Baltimore Sun "Maryland football players Lorenzo Harrison and DJ Turner will be arrested by campus police Wednesday for their involvement in a BB gun incident on campus on Nov. 6, the university announced. The players, who are both freshmen and were high school teammates at nearby DeMatha, will be charged..." November 17

  • Four Purdue football players accused of sexual assault

    Indianapolis Star "Two Purdue University students have come forward accusing four football players of sexually assaulting them in October. The accusations became public Wednesday in a news release from Massillamany & Jeter LLP, a Fishers-based law firm representing the students. The alleged assault took place..." November 16

  • Cass Tech star Jaylen Kelly-Powell picks Michigan

    Detroit News "Jaylen Kelly-Powell, a four-star safety from Detroit Cass Tech, has committed to Michigan’s 2017 recruiting class, according to The Michigan Insider’s Sam Webb. Webb revealed news of Kelly-Powell’s commitment on Tuesday morning on WTKA-AM 1050 in Ann Arbor. Kelly-Powell (6-0, 180 pounds) is..." November 15

  • Michigan QB Wilton Speight out for rest of regular season with broken collarbone

    Land of 10 "Michigan QB Wilton Speight will reportedly miss the rest of the regular season because of a broken collarbone. Ace Anbender of mgoblog.com reports that Speight broke his collarbone. Anbender said it’s possible Speight could return for the bowl game. Earlier on Monday, Michigan coach Jim..." November 14

  • Michigan State takes out frustration on Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Something had to give at Spartan Stadium on Saturday as Michigan State and Rutgers, the only teams without a conference victory in the Big Ten this season, squared off in a game that meant little more than pride. Michigan State, a team many believed would contend in..." November 12

  • Northwestern rolls past Purdue in second half

    The Sports Xchange "Northwestern scored 31 second-half points and ran past Purdue 45-17 on Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Ind. Quarterback Clayton Thorson completed 23 of 36 passes for 352 yards and three touchdowns with two interceptions. Justin Jackson rushed for 127 yards and two scores and..." November 12

  • No. 10 Penn State rallies past Indiana

    The Sports Xchange "BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- No. 10 Penn State found itself in familiar territory, once again trailing by double digits in the second half, during Saturday's Big Ten struggle at Indiana. It's the third time the Nittany Lions have been in that situation this season, but they once again showed..." November 12

  • Clement, Wisconsin run roughshod over Illnois

    The Sports Xchange "MADISON, Wis. -- Senior linebacker Vince Biegel took to Twitter following seventh-ranked Wisconsin's 48-3 rout against Illinois to squelch fans' concerns about his late appearance in the victory. Biegel's competitive edge is tough to keep in check despite the fact he missed two games early..." November 12

  • Barrett, Samuel lift No. 5 Ohio State in rout of Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "For the second week in a row, Ohio State crushed a Big Ten opponent. The Buckeyes made Maryland their latest victim as J.T. Barrett accounted for four touchdowns and Curtis Samuel scored three times in fifth-ranked Ohio State's 62-3 victory on Saturday in College Park, Md. A week..." November 12

  • Wisconsin toughens stadium policy after racist Obama costume at football game

    SI - College Football "The University of Wisconsin announced policy changes to crack down on disorderly and threatening conduct at athletic events, following an incident at a Badgers football game involving offensive, racist fan costume. A fan was allowed into the stadium for an Oct. 29 game against Nebraska and..." November 10

  • Jim Harbaugh says he models himself after SpongeBob SquarePants

    Fox Sports "Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh was mentioned in the latest episode of the Simpsons, which Harbaugh said earlier this week is one of his all-time favorite shows. Via the Detroit Free Press: "People have been making sport of me since I can remember. My earliest memories, 5, 6, 7,..." November 09

  • NFL teams preparing ‘mega-offers’ for Jim Harbaugh

    Larry Brown Sports "Jim Harbaugh’s decision to go back to coaching at the collegiate level after leaving the San Francisco 49ers was clearly the right one. His Michigan Wolverines are already one of the best teams in the nation, and Harbaugh is the highest-paid coach in college football. That doesn’t mean NFL..." November 09

  • NCAA won’t hit Baylor with Penn State-like sanctions

    College Football Talk "For those looking for The Association to go all Penn State on Baylor, you can apparently forget about it. The NCAA, the Wall Street Journal writes, “has notified Baylor that it won’t exert its executive authority to impose sweeping sanctions against the school for broad institutional failings.”..." November 08

  • No. 6 Ohio State crushes No. 10 Nebraska 62-3

    The Sports Xchange "All the questions about Ohio State's sluggish offense were put to rest emphatically on Saturday night. J.T. Barrett led an offensive juggernaut, throwing for 290 yards and four touchdowns as No. 6 Ohio State rolled to a convincing 62-3 rout of No. 10 Nebraska in Columbus, Ohio. The..." November 06

  • No. 8 Wisconsin starts slow, finishes off Northwestern

    The Sports Xchange "EVANSTON, Ill. -- No. 8 Wisconsin bent but didn't break defensively, dominated time of possession and scored what it needed in a 21-7 victory over Northwestern on Saturday. The Badgers (7-2, 4-2 in the Big Ten West) won their third straight game, while the Wildcats (4-5, 3-3 Big Ten West)..." November 05

  • Illini deals Michigan State 7th straight defeat

    The Sports Xchange "CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Illinois had lost six of its last seven games, so after it gave up a touchdown with under three minutes to play against Michigan State to trail by three, it seemed another loss was coming. Instead, the Fighting Illini marched down the field and with the aid of two pass..." November 05

  • Indiana holds off Rutgers behind Redding's two TDs

    The Sports Xchange "Devine Redding scored two touchdowns and Indiana overcame a nightmare performance on special teams to fend off Rutgers 33-27 Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, N.J. Trailing late in the third quarter, Redding scored on a 34-yard touchdown run to put Indiana up 26-24. He..." November 05

  • Minnesota tops Purdue for fourth straight win

    The Sports Xchange "Rodney Smith rushed for 153 yards and three touchdowns on 24 carries to lead Minnesota to a 44-31 victory over Purdue on Saturday in a Big Ten game in Minneapolis. The Golden Gophers (7-2, 4-2 Big Ten) won their fourth consecutive game and Purdue (3-6, 1-5), playing its fourth game under..." November 05

  • Penn State faces $2.4 million fine for violations of federal crime reporting law pre-Sandusky

    Philly.com "Five years after Pennsylvania State University was rocked by the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal, the fallout continues, this time with the U.S. Department of Education levying the largest fine in history against the school for violations of federal crime reporting laws. The..." November 03

  • Ogunbowale helps No. 11 Wisconsin edge No. 7 Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "MADISON, Wis. -- When Wisconsin kicker Andrew Endicott missed an extra point in overtime, Nebraska coach Mike Riley believed the No. 4 Huskers had a chance to keep a perfect record. But No. 11 Wisconsin and its defense got the job done in the extra session. Wisconsin senior Dare..." October 30

  • Awful Fan Wears Obama Mask and Noose Around Neck at Wisconsin Football Game

    Complex "And the award for the worst sports fan of the day, er, week, er, month, er, year (?) goes to…whoever is behind the President Obama mask in the photo above. On Saturday night, a fan showed up to the Nebraska/Wisconsin football game at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin wearing an Obama..." October 30

  • Minnesota runs over Illinois behind Smith's two TDs

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore running back Rodney Smith rushed for 100 yards and two touchdowns to lead Minnesota to a 40-17 victory over Illinois on Saturday in Big Ten play at Champaign, Ill. Senior quarterback Mitch Leidner, sophomore running back Shannon Brooks and junior running back Kobe McCrary added..." October 29

  • No. 2 Michigan dominates rival Michigan State

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Once again, the Michigan-Michigan State game featured a last-second fumble return for a score. This time, the Wolverines sideline went wild and it didn't change the outcome. Jabrill Peppers returned a fumble on a Spartans two-point conversion try for two points,..." October 29

  • No. 24 Penn State routs Purdue, becomes bowl eligible

    The Sports Xchange "WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Penn State coach James Franklin doesn't like to think of his 24th-ranked Nittany Lions as a second-half team, but even Franklin acknowledges that's exactly what they may be. A week ago, they rallied from a 21-7, third-quarter deficit to stun then No. 2 Ohio State,..." October 29

  • No. 6 Ohio State avoids upset against Northwestern

    The Sports Xchange "Just when it looked like sixth-ranked Ohio State might be in danger of a second straight loss, the Buckeyes' offense and defense came through with the game -- and possibly the season -- teetering on the brink of doom. Curtis Samuel scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 3-yard run with 9:43..." October 29

  • Indiana hangs on in shootout with Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "Indiana compiled 650 yards of offense but still had to hang on to snap a three-game losing streak and defeat Maryland 42-30 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Ind. The game was much closer than the final score indicated as the Hoosiers were never able to put much distance..." October 29

  • Jury awards Mike McQueary $7.3 million in defamation case against Penn State

    Philly.com "A jury on Thursday ordered Pennsylvania State University to pay $7.3 million to Mike McQueary, who blamed school officials for destroying his life and coaching career after he emerged five years ago as the star witness against Jerry Sandusky and the administrators accused of covering up..." October 28

  • Jim Harbaugh Headlines USA Today List of College Football's Highest-Paid Coaches

    Bleacher Report "Jim Harbaugh has taken the University of Michigan's football team from a laughingstock to a national title contender in just two seasons, and according to a list released by USA Today Wednesday, he is being compensated handsomely as the highest-paid coach in college football. Harbaugh is making..." October 26

  • LB Willie Gay 'fell in love' with Michigan, decommits from Ole Miss

    Detroit Free Press "Just a day after returning from his Michigan recruiting visit, Starkville, Miss., 2017 four-star linebacker Willie Gay has decommitted from Ole Miss. Before he went on the visit last week, Gay told thewolverine.com that "Michigan is my No. 1 school right now." After the visit, he told the..." October 24

  • 4-star running back Eno Benjamin de-commits from Iowa

    USA Today High School Sports "Rumors of recruiting discontent in Iowa’s 2017 class resulted in a major four-star decommittment on Sunday night. Eno Benjamin of Wylie, Texas pledged to the Hawkeyes in April and was integral in drawing other prospects to Iowa City, but his own recruitment hit recent bumps, and the running..." October 24

  • 4-star defensive end Donovan Jeter commits to Michigan

    Michigan Live "Donovan Jeter was a Notre Dame commit a week ago. Now, the four-star prospect says he'll play at Michigan. Jeter -- a 6-foot-5, 250-pound 2017 defensive end from Pennsylvania -- announced his commitment to Michigan on Sunday after wrapping up an official visit to the school over the..." October 24

  • Maryland keeps Michigan State reeling

    The Sports Xchange "Something had to give as Maryland and Michigan State met with both Big Ten teams looking to snap losing streaks and keep bowl hopes alive. The Terrapins (5-2, 2-2 Big Ten) snapped their two-game losing streak behind Perry Hills' 21-of-27 passing for 200 yards and a clinching touchdown in a..." October 23

  • Terps' Will Likely out for season with torn ACL

    Baltimore Sun "Amid the excitement of Maryland’s first night football game under coach DJ Durkin came sobering news Friday: senior cornerback Will Likely III will be out for the remainder of the season with a torn ACL, ending his career as a Terp. Likely, who returned to College Park after a record-setting..." October 22

  • Wisconsin bounces back, beats Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The 10th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers snapped a two-game losing streak, reclaimed the Heartland Trophy from Iowa and further established themselves as a serious contender in the Big Ten West after defeating the Hawkeyes, 17-9, at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday. The Badgers' lone..." October 22

  • Minnesota beats Rutgers on late field goal

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore Emmit Carpenter kicked a 28-yard field goal with six seconds remaining and sophomore running back Rodney Smith scored two touchdowns, one on a kickoff return, as Minnesota produced a 34-32 victory over Rutgers on Saturday in Big Ten play at Minneapolis. Smith rushed for 111 yards..." October 22

  • Thorson throws 3 TDs to lead Northwestern over Indiana

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore quarterback Clayton Thorson passed for 285 yards and three touchdowns to lead Northwestern to a 24-14 victory over Indiana on Saturday in Big Ten play at Evanston, Ill. Senior receiver Austin Carr caught seven passes for 125 receptions and one touchdown for the Wildcats (4-3, 3-1..." October 22

  • No. 3 Michigan tunes up for rival, routs Illinois

    The Sports Xchange "ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Following another blowout victory, Michigan's football team could finally start thinking about exacting revenge against its in-state rival. The No. 3 Wolverines dismissed depleted Illinois with ease, 41-8, on Saturday at Michigan Stadium. Their thoughts quickly drifted to..." October 22

  • No. 8 Nebraska overcomes upstart Purdue

    The Sports Xchange "At 7-0 and ranked eighth in the country, the Nebraska Cornhuskers aren't all that pretty when they win. But they keep on doing it. What a difference a year makes. Just ask Nebraska coach Mike Riley and anyone who wonders around Lincoln with a corn hat and striped overall bibs. Last..." October 22

  • Two Gophers football players subjected to restraining order

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Two Gophers football players have had a temporary restraining order filed against them in Hennepin County District Court, and the order could keep them from attending Saturday’s homecoming game against Rutgers at TCF Bank Stadium, according to court documents and the players’ attorney. Lawyer..." October 20

  • Rescigno to replace Laviano as Rutgers' starter

    North Jersey "Chris Ash is shaking things up and making a change at the most important position on the field. Ash announced Monday that Giovanni Rescigno will be the starting quarterback going forward, replacing former starter Chris Laviano. Rescigno took over for a benched Laviano in the second half..." October 17

  • Reports: Purdue fires coach Darrell Hazell after 3-3 start

    CBS Sports "Purdue has fired coach Darrell Hazell following the Boilermakers 49-35 loss to Iowa on Saturday, according to reports by GoldandBlack.com and Nathan Baird of the Journal & Courier. Hazell was in his fourth season as Purdue's coach and had amassed a 9-33 record, but failed to win back-to-back..." October 16

  • Iowa runs over Purdue, 49-28

    The Sports Xchange "Junior running back Akrum Wadley rushed for 170 yards and one touchdown and senior running back LeShun Daniels contributed 156 rushing yards and two scores as Iowa rolled to a 49-28 victory over Purdue on Saturday in a Big Ten game at West Lafayette, Ind. Senior quarterback Casey Beathard..." October 15

  • Illinois routs Rutgers as Foster scores two TDs

    The Sports Xchange "Junior running back Kendrick Foster scored two touchdowns and senior cornerback Darius Mosely returned an interception for a touchdown as Illinois recorded a 24-7 victory over Rutgers on Saturday in Big Ten play at Piscataway, N.J. Foster rushed for 108 yards and one touchdown and also..." October 15

  • Jackson leads Northwestern past Michigan State

    The Sports Xchange "Justin Jackson rushed for a career-high 188 yards and two touchdowns and Clayton Thorson threw three touchdown passes as Northwestern topped struggling Michigan State 54-40 on Saturday at Spartan Stadium at East Lansing, Mich. Thorson completed 27 of 35 passes for 281 yards for the Wildcats..." October 15

  • No. 10 Nebraska survives Indiana rally

    The Sports Xchange "BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Nebraska's all-important play couldn't be described as anything other than impromptu, from the gimpy quarterback on a sore left ankle to an out-of-place wide receiver who had previously erred in two scramble drill situations. Tommy Armstrong Jr. and wide receiver..." October 15

  • Penn State's Joey Julius opens up about binge eating disorder

    ESPN "Penn State Nittany Lions kicker Joey Julius, in his first TV interview since going public with an eating disorder, said Friday that he "might not be here right now" had he not gotten treatment. Julius -- who handles kickoffs for the Nittany Lions and whose two big tackles have gone viral this..." October 14

  • Michigan signs IMPACT recruit who overcame 90 surgeries

    Fox Sports "The University of Michigan landed a prized recruit this week. Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines were honored to have Larry Prout Jr. commit to Ann Arbor. Prout, 15, would have had it no other way. Larry Prout Jr. is not your ordinary 15-year-old. He has battled physical ailments since birth..." October 13

  • Wadley runs Iowa past Minnesota

    The Sports Xchange "Junior running back Akrum Wadley broke loose on a decisive 54-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter and Iowa defeated Minnesota 14-7 on Saturday in a Big Ten Conference game at Minneapolis. Wadley rushed for 107 yards on 14 carries and his scoring gallop with 5:28 left in the game was the..." October 08

  • Barkley rushes for 202 yards as Penn State dominates

    The Sports Xchange "Penn State finally got its rushing offense going and used it to steamroll Maryland for a 38-14 win on Saturday at Beaver Stadium. Saquon Barkley ran for 202 yards on 31 carries with a touchdown for Penn State (4-2, 2-1 Big Ten) and Trace McSorley added 81 rushing yards on 18 carries with a..." October 08

  • For second straight week, a player was ejected for a cheap shot on Penn State's 258-pound kicker

    USA Today "There is a disturbing trend emerging from college football. Last week, Minnesota’s Jaylen Waters delivered a cheap shot to Penn State kicker Joey Julius, who has become famous for being a kicker listed at 258 pounds (and who occasionally delivers big hits of his own). Waters was..." October 08

  • BYU hands reeling Michigan State third straight loss

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Jamaal Williams rushed for 163 yards on 30 carries and two touchdowns to lead Brigham Young past struggling Michigan State 31-14 on Saturday at Spartan Stadium. Quarterback Taysom Hill passed for a touchdown and ran for another for BYU (3-3). Hill completed 18 of 27..." October 08

  • Weber helps No. 2 Buckeyes slide past Hoosiers

    The Sports Xchange "COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Urban Meyer described Ohio State's recent matchups with Indiana during the past week as "swing as hard as you can" type of games. The No. 2 Buckeyes got what their coach expected Saturday. After basically running through the first four opponents on the schedule, Ohio..." October 08

  • Purdue beats Illini on Delinger's FG in OT

    The Sports Xchange "J.D Delinger's 28-yard field goal in overtime lifted Purdue lifted to a 34-31 victory over Illinois on Saturday in "The Cannon Trophy" game at Memorial Stadium at Champaign, Ill. The Illini's Chase McLaughlin's 41-yard field-goal attempt as time expired in regulation bounced off the goal..." October 08

  • No. 4 Michigan wallops Rutgers 78-0

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