Big Ten RUMORS & NEWS

  • Four-star safety Cristian Driver commits to Penn State on CBS Sports HQ

    CBS Sports "Penn State is closing the gap with Ohio State for the No. 1 spot in the 2022 college football recruiting rankings, solidifying its spot at No. 2 in the country with the commitment of four-star safety Cristian Driver.  Driver, the son of former Green Bay Packers wide receiver..." July 29

  • No. 1 HS QB Recruit May Skip Senior Season, Enroll At Ohio State To Profit & Bring In Millions Off NIL

    Total Pro Sports "It’s a new day and age for young prospects. The NCAA set new rules allowing collegiate student-athletes to profit off their name, image, and likeness, but now it appears to be trickling down to the high school level as well. Quinn Ewers, a star quarterback out of..." July 29

  • Top QB Quinn Ewers could skip senior season to enroll at Ohio State

    Larry Brown Sports "The changes to college athletics allowing players to capitalize on their name, image and likeness could lead Quinn Ewers to skip his senior high school season and enroll in college earlier than expected. Ewers, the No. 1 QB recruit for 2022, decommitted from Texas last October and..." July 28

  • Four-Star CB Cam Miller Commits to Penn State

    Black Shoe Diaries "THE TALE Cam Miller earned his Penn State offer back in November 2020, but like with so many out-of-region prospects this recruiting cycle, it was tough to get a gauge of Miller’s interest in the Nittany Lions being that visits weren’t permitted. Once..." July 26

  • Former Ohio State QB Tate Martell Has Transferred To His 3rd School

    Total Pro Sports "Tate Martell is reportedly on the move again during his college football career. According to Josh Poloha of WFNY in Cleveland, Martell will be transferring to UNLV. As you know, Martell started his career at Ohio State before transferring to Miami. This will be Martell’s third..." July 25

  • Jim Harbaugh Says Michigan Going to Beat Ohio State, Win Big Ten or 'Die Trying'

    Bleacher Report "Having lost five consecutive games to Ohio State as Michigan head coach, Jim Harbaugh made a bold statement about his team on Thursday.  Speaking to reporters, Harbaugh said that the Wolverines are going to beat Ohio State and win the Big Ten "or die..." July 22

  • Four-star 2022 DL Dani Dennis-Sutton picks Nittany Lions

    CBS Sports "Penn State's impressive 2022 recruiting class picked up another impressive addition on Thursday, when four-star defensive end prospect Dani Dennis-Sutton announced his commitment to the Nittany Lions live on CBS Sports HQ. The consensus top-100 prospect chose PSU over Alabama and Georgia,..." July 22

  • Shelley Meyer still taking shots at Michigan on social media

    Larry Brown Sports "Urban Meyer may not be the coach at Ohio State anymore, but the family clearly hasn’t forgotten their past — or their rivals. On Saturday, FOX’s college football account sent out a message asking for replies on who their favorite team’s biggest rival is...." July 17

  • Former Illinois DL Bobby Roundtree Dies at Age 23

    Bleacher Report "Former University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree has died at the age of 23. The Illini football program announced the news on Friday: Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman released a statement following Roundtree's death, per The..." July 16

  • Nebraska names all-time Husker great Trev Alberts as new athletic director

    Journal Star "Trev Alberts, the athletic director at Nebraska-Omaha, is set to take over the same position at Nebraska, the school announced Wednesday. “It is such a tremendous honor to have this opportunity to lead Husker Athletics," the all-time Nebraska football great said in a..." July 14

  • Former Ohio State Quarterback Terrelle Pryor Asks NCAA To Reinstate 2010 Wins

    SI "With college athletes now able to profit from their name, image and likeness, former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor shared an open letter on social media which asks the NCAA to reinstate the Buckeyes’ vacated wins from the 2010 season. “The affirmation of..." July 13

  • How Ohio State’s Harry Miller is using new NIL rights to raise money to help children in Nicaragua

    USA Today "When Ohio State offensive lineman Harry Miller was in middle school, he took a mission trip to Nicaragua with a church group from suburban Atlanta. It left a lasting impression. Getting a glimpse of the country’s extreme poverty, he was inspired to return and provide further..." July 12

  • After a trying 2020 on and off the field, Minnesota returns an experienced roster with something to prove

    The Athletic "With his campus located only a handful of miles from where George Floyd was murdered and COVID-19 battering his squad throughout the fall of 2020, Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck had to deal with more than just player departures from an 11-win team in 2019. Every day brought new questions,..." July 07

  • Rutgers WR Carnell Davis Gets KO’d, Suffers Fractured Skull That Left His Brain Bleeding

    Total Pro Sports "Carnell Davis was injured during a street fight in New Jersey, the Press of Atlantic City’s Ahmad Austin reported Tuesday. The video of that altercation betwwen the Rutgers freshman wide receiver and an unknown man was shared Monday on Facebook by Keith Robert Ford. In..." July 06

  • Nicholas Singleton, top-10 RB in 2022 class, commits to Nittany Lions

    CBS Sports "One of the most talented running backs in the 2022 recruiting class has made his college decision. Nicholas Singleton, a four-star running back from Governor Mifflin High School in Reading, Pennsylvania, announced his commitment to Penn State live on CBS Sports HQ on Tuesday..." July 06

  • Blue-chip wide receiver Kojo Antwi commits to Ohio State

    Sportsnaut "Wide receiver Kojo Antwi committed Monday to Ohio State, the latest addition to an already star-studded Class of 2022. Antwi, who was born in Ghana and now lives in Suwanee, Ga., announced his commitment on Twitter in a video. " July 05

  • 5-Star DL J.T. Tuimoloau Commits to Ohio State over USC, Oregon, Washington

    Bleacher Report "Defensive lineman J.T. Tuimoloau, who is ranked first in 247Sports' national class of 2021 rankings, has chosen to attend Ohio State. Tuimoloau made the announcement on CBS Sports HQ on Sunday. He had four finalists: Ohio State, Oregon, USC and..." July 04

  • Penn State football recruiting: Three-star LB Keon Wylie commits to Nittany Lions over Pitt, Kentucky

    CBS Sports "Penn State's holiday weekend got off to a terrific start Saturday when three-star linebacker Keon Wylie announced his commitment to Penn State on CBSSports HQ. Wylie, a 6-2, 210-pound linebacker from Imhotep Institute in Philadelphia, chose his home-state school over Pitt..." July 03

  • Wisconsin lands four-star OL Joe Brunner

    CBS Sports "Stop me if you've heard this before: Wisconsin is beefing up along the offensive line. The Big Ten West power received a commitment on Tuesday from four-star offensive tackle Joe Brunner -- the No. 55 overall prospect in the Class of 2022. Brunner announced his..." June 29

  • Wisconsin's Graham Mertz announces trademark ahead of NIL laws' July 1 start

    Bucky's 5th Quarter "With NIL policies set to come into effect on July 1, there is a whole new world opening up to college athletes who will now be able to make money off of their name, image and likeness. Wisconsin Badgers starting quarterback Graham Mertz is wasting no time trying to get his name out..." June 28

  • Nebraska AD Bill Moos retiring nearly 4 years after arrival

    The Score "Nebraska athletic director Bill Moos will retire at the end of June, less than four years into his tenure, the university announced Friday. Moos, who arrived in Lincoln in October 2017, hired football coach Scott Frost, basketball coach Fred Hoiberg, and baseball coach..." June 25

  • Everything points upward as Northwestern aims to reload after second division title in 3 years

    The Athletic "In some ways, nothing has made Pat Fitzgerald’s life easier than this spring’s NFL Draft. Northwestern had its first first-round draft pick since 2005, its first offensive player drafted in the first round since 1983 and its first first-round draft duo in Rashawn Slater and Greg..." June 18

  • Christian, Max McCaffrey hit back at Scott Frost over transfer talk

    Larry Brown Sports "Christian and Max McCaffrey double-teamed Scott Frost in defense of their brother, Luke, regarding transfer talk. Frost, who is entering his fourth season as Nebraska’s head football coach, spoke with other Nebraska athletics personnel as part of the school’s “Big..." June 17

  • Talk of Bo Schembechler's Michigan legacy overlooks real villain: Robert Anderson

    USA Today "At one point during his college football days, Jon Vaughn was told by the team doctor that he needed his sperm for research purposes. Vaughn was a star running back for Michigan football. He says he was “terrified of cancer” because his mother was battling it. This led him..." June 17

  • QB Luke McCaffrey transferring to Rice after leaving Louisville

    247 Sports "Luke McCaffrey is off to the third school of his college football career. After leaving Louisville in early June, McCaffrey has a new destination. The former four-star quarterback is off to Rice, according to Sam Khan Jr. of The Athletic. McCaffrey originally began at Nebraska..." June 14

  • Jim Harbaugh bans red from Michigan facilities

    The Spun "Michigan football did not face rival Ohio State last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It appears the Wolverines are hyper-focused on this year’s matchup. According to EJ Holland of TheWolverine.com, the color red has been banned from the Michigan facility. The..." June 14

  • Tyreke Johnson transferring from Ohio State to Nebraska

    The Score "Former Ohio State cornerback Tyreke Johnson is transferring to Nebraska, he announced Sunday. Johnson appeared in 12 games over his three-year stay with the Buckeyes. The former top-50 recruit never started a game for Ohio State and finished his career there with just..." June 13

  • Son of Bo Schembechler says legendary Michigan coach ignored abuse claim

    Detroit News "Bo Schembechler's son says he was sexually assaulted by Dr. Robert Anderson more than 50 years ago, and that when he told his dad, the University of Michigan's legendary football coach refused to hear about it and intervened to save the physician's job. In an interview..." June 10

  • Iowa boasts talented blend of experience and upside: Is it enough to get the Hawkeyes back to Indy?

    The Athletic "Kirk Ferentz has reached the point of his career where his every move is overanalyzed as a predictor of when he will step down as coach of the Hawkeyes. Since taking over at Iowa in 1999, the 65-year-old Ferentz has watched Big Ten competitors hire 39 different coaches, and most were..." June 10

  • Louisville QB Luke McCaffrey leaves program less than four months after transferring in from Nebraska

    CBS Sports "Former Nebraska quarterback Luke McCaffrey is now also former Louisville quarterback Luke McCaffrey. Speaking on ESPN Radio 93.9 The Ville on Wednesday morning, Cardinals coach Scott Satterfield revealed that McCaffrey has left the Cardinals program less than four..." June 09

  • Alabama schedules home-and-home games with Oklahoma State, reschedules series with Notre Dame

    CBS Sports "Alabama has scheduled a future home-and-home series with Oklahoma State, adding to what is already an impressive and growing list of nonconference games over the next 10 years. A Tuesday announcement revealed the Crimson Tide will play the Cowboys during the 2028 and 2029..." June 08

  • Penn State and James Franklin aim to prove last year was an anomaly

    The Athletic " James Franklin’s customary pregame lap around Beaver Stadium last season was a regular reminder of how bizarre the world had become in 2020. The Penn State coach’s daughters weren’t able to be there walking side by side with him, and there wasn’t much for..." June 07

  • Northwestern to hire Derrick Gragg as its next AD

    The Athletic "Northwestern will hire Derrick Gragg as its next athletic director, a source tells The Athletic. Gragg works as the NCAA's senior vice president for inclusion, education and community engagement. Prior to his hiring in 2019, he served as Tulsa's athletic..." June 04

  • With many seniors back, Illinois coaches pleasantly surprised. Bret Bielema’s predictable plan

    The Athletic "Ask Bret Bielema about the barometer for his first Illinois team entering fall camp, and the mile-a-minute coach defers to the well-worn cliches of getting better every day, and of not putting any number goals or expectations around this group. Drill the first-year Illini coach down a..." June 02

  • Wisconsin to name Chris McIntosh as athletic director

    The Athletic "Wisconsin is promoting Chris McIntosh, a former All-American offensive lineman with the Badgers, to replace Barry Alvarez as athletic director, sources confirmed to The Athletic on Tuesday. McIntosh, 44, was a first-round draft pick of the Seattle Seahawks but retired after just two..." June 01

  • Penn State football to return to full capacity for 2021 season

    Yardbarker "Add the Penn State Nittany Lions to the growing list of top-tier football entities planning for a return to normalcy this year.  Penn State vice president for intercollegiate athletics Sandy Barbour confirmed Tuesday that the lifting of statewide health and safety..." June 01

  • Former Purdue coach Leon Burtnett dies at 78

    Sportsnaut "Former Purdue football coach Leon Burtnett died Monday at 78, according to multiple reports. Burtnett compiled a 21-34-1 record (17-25-1 Big Ten) with the Boilermakers from 1982-86. " June 01

  • Ohio State QB Recruit Quinn Ewers' Mullet Is Glorious

    The Big Lead "Ohio State landed the top quarterback recruit in the 2022 class after he decommitted from Texas. But that's not the headline here. We don't particularly care about the particulars of Quinn Ewers' recruitment, because we've now become acquainted with his hair. And it is..." June 01