Big Ten RUMORS & NEWS

  • Michigan football wide receiver Tarik Black enters NCAA transfer portal

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan receiver Tarik Black has entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal. In 2019, Black made 25 catches for 343 yards, the fourth-highest total on the team. He also scored one touchdown. But Black, a junior, was often overshadowed by the team's other..." December 14

  • Saying ‘there’s no reason not to play,’ Jerry Jeudy is all-in for Alabama’s Citrus Bowl matchup with Michigan

    College Football Talk "If Michigan thought they were going to catch a bit of a break when it came to the offensive weapons Alabama can bring to a postseason fight, they can think again. In a short and sweet tweet posted to his personal Twitter account Friday night, Jerry Jeudy confirmed that he..." December 14

  • Report: Boston College 'Close' to Finalizing Deal With Jeff Hafley as Next Head Coach

    SI "The Boston College head coaching search seemingly won’t be going on for much longer.  According to Yahoo! Sports’s Pete Thamel, the Eagles are “close” to finalizing an agreement with Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley as its next head football..." December 14

  • Chase Young says current plan is to return to Ohio State

    The Score "Heisman Trophy finalist and projected top 2020 NFL draft pick Chase Young has yet to declare whether he's leaving school for the pros. Caught on the streets of New York by TMZ's cameras ahead of Saturday's Heisman announcement, the junior defensive end was asked..." December 14

  • Former Rose Bowl MVP reportedly enters transfer portal from Ohio State

    College Football Talk "It’s not often somebody who has a Rose Bowl MVP award enters the NCAA Transfer Portal but here we are. According to multiple reports from Columbus, Ohio State safety Brendon White has entered his name into the database and is all but gone from the Buckeyes at the..." December 13

  • Eddie George Says Joe Burrow Is Front-Runner to Win Heisman

    TMZ "Buckeye loyalty be damned ... Ohio State legend Eddie George says LSU's Joe Burrow is the front-runner to win the Heisman trophy on Saturday ... despite 2 OSU finalists. TMZ Sports spoke with the 1995 Heisman winner about the 4 finalists --..." December 13

  • Center Tyler Biadasz becomes Wisconsin's first Rimington Trophy winner

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Tyler Biadasz helped clear the road and Jonathan Taylor more often than not ran to daylight. Not surprisingly, those teammates who helped Wisconsin to the Big Ten title game and a Rose Bowl berth, on Thursday won prestigious individual awards. Biadasz, a redshirt junior from..." December 12

  • The Case for Chase Young Shocking the World and Winning the Heisman Trophy

    12 Up "Where are all of the old school football fans that champion imposing defense? We get that it's 2019 and all of the love and adoration is directed towards offensive superstars, but does that mean we are supposed to deprive generational defensive talents of historic hardware because..." December 12

  • Redbox Bowl does Cal, Illinois dirty with awkward errors on official T-shirts

    CBS Sports "There are so many bowl games in college football that sometimes it's hard to keep track of who's matched up against who, what bowl they're playing in or where/when that bowl is being played. Accidentally mixing up certain bowl details is typically very understandable... unless..." December 12

  • Two suspended Cornhuskers facing sexual-assault-related charges

    ESPN "Two suspended Nebraska football players were arrested Tuesday and are facing felony charges in connection with a report of a sexual assault, less than a week after a university investigation determined that they violated sexual misconduct policies. Redshirt..." December 11

  • Ohio State's Chase Young wins Nagurski Trophy as nation's top defender

    UPI "Ohio State Buckeyes lineman Chase Young has been named college football's top defensive player, winning the 2019 Bronko Nagurski Trophy. Young won the award Monday from the Charlotte Touchdown Club. The junior defensive end led the nation with 16.5 sacks this season. Young..." December 10

  • Let the debate begin: Trevor Lawrence vs. Justin Fields for the Fiesta Bowl

    247 Sports "The 2019 Fiesta Bowl isn’t short on intriguing storylines. Ohio State is attempting to halt Clemson’s quest for back-to-back titles. The Buckeyes will try to avenge a 31-0 loss to the Tigers in the 2016 Fiesta Bowl. Chase Young and Trevor..." December 10

  • Why Ohio State should have held firm over LSU in No. 1 spot

    CBS Sports "The final College Football Playoff Rankings of the 2019 season were released on Sunday, but that doesn't mean we have to stop debating! The CFP Selection Committee had a change of heart following Championship Weekend, restoring LSU to the No. 1 spot and knocking Ohio State back down to No...." December 08

  • Seventh Michigan State player enters portal since season began

    College Football Talk "For Michigan State and its ever-shifting roster, the portal has become almost second nature. The latest subtraction from said roster is Dimitri Douglas, with an MSU official confirming that the offensive lineman is listed as available in the NCAA transfer database. The fact that..." December 07

  • College football odds, picks, lines, spreads for Championship Week, 2019: Model reveals top predictions

    CBS Sports "There are plenty big favorites during Championship Week, according to the latest college football odds. Clemson is giving Virginia 28.5 points in the 2019 ACC Championship Game. Meanwhile, Ohio State is a 16.5-point favorite over Wisconsin in the 2019 Big Ten..." December 07

  • Chase Young is the 2019 Chicago Tribune Silver Football winner; 1st Ohio State defensive player to win award

    Chicago Tribune "Ohio State coaches prioritized Chase Young while building their 2017 recruiting class. Of course they did. It didn’t take Inspector Clouseau to notice the five-star defensive end shedding blocks and leaping for interceptions on film. Urban Meyer met Young when he was a..." December 07

  • Penn State and coach James Franklin agree to contract extension through 2025 season

    CBS Sports "Penn State and coach James Franklin have agreed to a new contract extension that will keep him in Happy Valley through 2025. The announcement came Friday as Franklin's name had been loosely connected with other jobs, including USC. The financial terms of the new six-year deal were..." December 06

  • Indiana coach Tom Allen finalizes new seven-year, $27.3 million deal

    ESPN "Indiana coach Tom Allen has finalized a new seven-year, $27.3 million contract with the school after leading the Hoosiers to their first eight-win season since 1993. Allen, who had been the Big Ten's lowest-paid coach, will earn an average of $3.9 million annually, which..." December 06

  • Nebraska Football Players Face Suspension After Sexual Assault Allegations

    Sportsnaut "Two Nebraska football players, wide receiver Andre Hunt and tight end Katerian LeGrone, were suspended indefinitely by the program back in August. Neither player saw the field for Scott Frost’s Cornhuskers this season. Though, the reasoning behind their..." December 05

  • Josh Uche declares for draft, will play in Michigan’s bowl game

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan linebacker Josh Uche announced Wednesday night that he will enter this spring's NFL draft and will play in the team's yet-to-be determined bowl game. "Me and my family have made the decision to forego my final season of eligibility and enter my name in the..." December 05

  • Report: Jim Harbaugh is not Panthers’ top target for head coach

    Larry Brown Sports "The Carolina Panthers are looking for a new head coach after firing Ron Rivera this week, but don’t expect them to turn to Jim Harbaugh. Peter Schrager appeared on FOX’s NFL pregame show prior to Thursday night’s Bears-Cowboys game and said Harbaugh is not the..." December 05

  • Penn State defensive end Yetur Gross-Matos declares for NFL Draft

    Penn Live "Penn State defensive end Yetur Gross-Matos will leave school early to enter the 2020 NFL Draft. The junior from Virginia announced the news on Tuesday. He did not play in the team’s season finale against Rutgers due to an upper-body injury, but he said in a statement posted to..." December 04

  • Chase Young named Big Ten Defensive Player of Year

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State football’s Chase Young has been named the 2019 Big Ten Nagurski–Woodson Defensive Player of the Year. The defensive end has recorded 38 total tackles, 19.5 for loss, a school-record 16.5 sacks and seven forced fumbles for the undefeated Buckeyes this season. He..." December 04

  • Details of Greg Schiano’s eight-year contract released

    College Football Talk "It’s now officially official. Over the weekend, and after it appeared off, the reunion between Greg Schiano and Rutgers was back on as the university confirmed his hiring as head football coach, pending the board’s rubber-stamping of the..." December 03

  • Ohio State's Justin Fields to Play with Injury: 'I Don't Care How Much It Hurts'

    Bleacher Report "Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields made it clear Tuesday that he will not miss Saturday's Big Ten Championship Game against Wisconsin despite suffering a knee injury last week against Michigan. According to Dan Hope of Eleven Warriors, Fields..." December 03

  • CFP Rankings: Top 4 unchanged, Alabama falls to No. 12

    The Score "With the final rankings less than a week away, another powerhouse school is out of the playoff hunt. The College Football Playoff selection committee unveiled its fifth rankings of the season Tuesday without any change to the top four, but with SEC..." December 03

  • College Football Playoff committee may have difficult decision leaving out either Pac-12 or Big 12 champion

    Larry Brown Sports "College football has five “power” conferences and only four teams in their playoff. That means one conference champion gets left out of the playoff. In some seasons, when there are several 2-loss teams, that is not a big issue. But this season is different. Things are shaping up for..." December 03

  • Rutgers, Greg Schiano reach agreement for former Scarlet Knights coach to return

    CBS Sports "After negotiations appeared to have stalled last week, Rutgers is indeed going back to Greg Schiano to pull the Scarlet Knights football program out of the basement and turn it around. Again. Rutgers and Schiano have agreed in principle to a reunion, according to NJ.com and Yahoo..." December 01

  • Jim Harbaugh to Media: I'll Answer Your Questions, Not Your Insults

    The Big Lead "Jim Harbaugh was noticeably salty after his Michigan Wolverines were hammered by the Ohio State Buckeyes, 56-27, in Ann Arbor.  Harbaugh is now 0-5 against Ohio State since taking over as Michigan's head coach and the games have rarely been close. When asked what the..." December 01

  • Michigan State CB Josh Butler’s parents died, so he walked out with his dogs on Senior Day

    Larry Brown Sports "Senior Day at East Lansing on Saturday was celebrated just a little differently than usual by one of Michigan State’s players. Josh Butler, a senior cornerback from Mesquite, Texas, celebrated Senior Day by walking out with his dogs. Most players walk out with their..." December 01

  • NFL Draft prospects to watch: Rivalry week brings Ohio State-Michigan and the Iron Bowl

    CBS Sports "Rivalry week has finally arrived. The final week of the regular season brings some of the year's most anticipated matchups of the year in addition to conference championship implications. College football fans are anxiously waiting to learn how formidable the Crimson Tide will be without..." November 30

  • Opinion: Latest loss shows Michigan is nowhere close to Ohio State, and it's getting worse

    USA Today "They were competitive for a while again. Though, really, that we’re even saying that at this point means we’re talking about moral victories.  Not that there were any Saturday at Michigan Stadium, unless you count the way the offense looked the first couple of..." November 30

  • Northwestern turns to fourth starting QB this season vs. Illinois

    College Football Talk "If at first you don’t succeed, try, try — and try and try — again. By now, you’re fully aware of Northwestern’s stunning woes under center. The Wildcats have thrown just five touchdown passes in 11 games this season, tied with Old Dominion for the fewest..." November 30

  • Justin Fields: Ohio State takes rivalry ‘more seriously’ than Michigan

    Larry Brown Sports "Justin Fields thinks Ohio State has dominated its rivalry with Michigan lately because the players take it more seriously. Fields’ Buckeyes beat the Wolverines 56-27 on Saturday for their eighth straight win in the series. The Wolverines have only won one game against Ohio State..." November 30

  • Ohio State QB Justin Fields aggravates sprained MCL injury against Michigan

    CBS Sports "There wasn't much to worry about for No. 1 Ohio State or its fans during a 56-29 win over No. 13 Michigan on Saturday; the Buckeyes' eighth straight win over their most bitter rival. There was a moment during the third quarter, however, that led to hearts creeping..." November 30

  • Nebraska Gave Scott Frost a Contract Extension He Clearly Hasn't Earned

    The Big Lead "Scott Frost just can't seem to break through at Nebraska. On Saturday, the 44-year-old head coach helped engineer a 14-point comeback against Iowa that ultimately fell short in the waning seconds. As the Hawkeyes kicker Keith Duncan nailed a 49-yard field goal to secure a 27-24..." November 29

  • Iowa kicker Keith Duncan blows farewell kisses to Nebraska's bowl hopes, gets scholarship

    Sporting News "No. 17 Iowa capped its nine-win regular season with a dramatic 27-24 victory over Nebraska on Friday, claiming bragging rights when kicker Keith Duncan converted a 48-yard field goal with one second remaining. Duncan celebrated his kick by blowing a kiss and gesturing with his finger..." November 29

  • Michigan's roller coaster season meets its inevitable impediment in top-ranked Ohio State

    CBS Sports "Urban Meyer has been associated with another off-the-field shocker! In the upscale suburb of Dublin, he has opened a sports bar that bears his name. OK, that's not exactly the surprise. Urban Meyer's Pint House is actually a classy place. Lots of glass, craft beers and high-definition..." November 28

  • Appliance Store Offers Free Appliances In Ohio If Buckeyes Shutout Michigan On Saturday

    Sportsnaut "As the states of Ohio and Michigan prepare for another epic clash in “The Game” between the Ohio State Buckeyes and Michigan Wolverines, Buckeyes’ fans could experience an additional reason to celebrate if the Buckeyes deliver a shutout victory. Appliance Factory..." November 28

  • Florida State coaching search reportedly focuses on James Franklin

    Penn Live "Today’s Penn State football news headlines feature a focus on James Franklin in Florida State’s coaching search and the latest on Justin Shorter and the NCAA transfer portal. Franklin remains a top target for Florida State as it looks to find the successor for Willie..." November 28

  • Report: Rutgers, Greg Schiano could try to salvage head coaching deal

    Larry Brown Sports "Rutgers broke off head coaching talks with Greg Schiano over the weekend after the two sides were unable to come to an agreement, but the deal may not be dead just yet. Schiano is still willing to negotiate with Rutgers and there is optimism that a deal can be salvaged, according..." November 27

  • Rutgers' Raheem Blackshear enters transfer portal

    ESPN "Rutgers running back Raheem Blackshear, who started the team's first four games before electing to redshirt and preserve a season of eligibility, entered the transfer portal on Wednesday. Blackshear, a team captain, earned honorable mention All-Big Ten honors in 2018,..." November 27

  • CFP committee chairman explains why Ohio State jumped LSU in rankings

    Yardbarker "The latest College Football Playoff rankings were released on Tuesday, and perhaps the biggest development was Ohio State jumping LSU for No. 1 in the rankings. Ohio State beat Penn State 28-17 at home last weekend, while LSU defeated Arkansas 56-20. The Buckeyes played a tougher..." November 27

  • Justin Fields Might Pass Trevor Lawrence as the Top Prospect in the 2021 NFL Draft

    The Big Lead "Trevor Lawrence and Justin Fields will soon be locked in a tight battle. The two Georgia natives have never faced each other in college, but they're in competition with each other be the first quarterback selected in the 2021 NFL Draft. Lawrence has been getting massive draft hype..." November 27

  • College football recruiting: The quarterbacks to know ahead of the 2019 early signing period

    CBS Sports "As we survey the teams circling the College Football Playoff, it's clear the importance of landing the blue-chip quarterback in today's modern, offense-friendly football. Ohio State has Justin Fields, LSU has Joe Burrow, Clemson has Trevor..." November 27

  • Former Greg Schiano assistant Jeff Hafley a top target for Rutgers

    Newark Star-Ledger "Now that its pursuit of Greg Schiano is likely dead, Rutgers may have its eyes set on one of his former assistants. Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley, a Montvale native who worked for Schiano at Rutgers and with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has..." November 26

  • Penn State WR Justin Shorter, former five-star recruit in 2018 class, enters NCAA transfer portal

    CBS Sports "Penn State sophomore wide receiver Justin Shorter has entered the NCAA transfer portal, 247Sports reports. Shorter, a sophomore from Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, was a five-star member of the Nittany Lions' 2018 recruiting class. He was the No. 1 player in New Jersey..." November 26

  • Ohio State Leaps LSU for Top Spot in Latest College Football Playoff Rankings Shakeup

    12 Up "With a win over No. 9 Penn State on Saturday afternoon, Ohio State evidently made a good impression of the College Football Playoff committee. The Buckeyes jumped the LSU Tigers in the latest edition of the CFP Rankings, which were announced on Tuesday..." November 26

  • National Championship Odds: Ohio State Leads Field

    Heavy "The 2019 College Football Playoff national semifinals will take place in about a month, and the final four field has taken shape with the latest rankings showing the LSU Tigers as the best team in the country. The top-ranked Tigers (10-0) are one of three major unbeaten teams remaining,..." November 26

  • The craziest college football playoff scenarios after the latest rankings are released

    247 Sports "The College Football Playoff picture underwent a bit of a shakeup Saturday as Oregon and Penn State’s losses catapulted Utah, Oklahoma, Minnesota and Baylor up the rankings. The new top six are now: No. 1 Ohio State, No. 2 LSU, No. 3 Clemson, No. 4 Georgia, No. 5 Alabama and No. 6..." November 26

  • Rutgers boosters threatening to jump ship over Greg Schiano fiasco

    Yardbarker "Rutgers was unable to come to a contract agreement with Greg Schiano after it was seen as essentially a foregone conclusion that the coach would return to the program, and the failed negotiations could cost the school a lot more than its top choice for a head football..." November 25

  • College football major position awards finalists announced

    The Score "The finalists for a number of major college football awards were announced Monday. LSU quarterback Joe Burrow and Ohio State pass-rusher Chase Young are both nominated for multiple honors. Here are the notable award..." November 25

  • Greg Schiano's potential return to Rutgers falls through as sides fail to reach agreement, reports say

    CBS Sports "Greg Schiano will not be the new head coach at Rutgers after the two sides were unable to come to an agreement, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports. NJ.com later confirmed the news that a reunion will not be taking place. Schiano had been the consensus front-runner..." November 24

  • Minnesota QB Tanner Morgan to play vs. Northwestern

    ESPN "Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan will play in Saturday's game against Northwestern, coach P.J. Fleck told ESPN's College GameDay. Morgan had been uncertain for the No. 10 Golden Gophers' contest after taking back-to-back sacks..." November 23

  • Iowa Hawkeyes coach Kirk Ferentz hits $500,000 bonus with eighth win of regular season

    USA Today "When Iowa took out Illinois 19-10 at home on Saturday, the team secured its eighth win of the season.  And if Hawkeyes coach Kirk Ferentz cracked a rare smile, it might have to do with the extra half-million bucks heading his way. Ferentz's contract, rewritten in 2016..." November 23

  • Northwestern QB commit in class of 2020 charged with multiple counts of sexual assault

    CBS Sports "A quarterback committed to play for Northwestern in 2020 has been arrested in Colorado on multiple charges related to sexual assault and unlawful sexual contact. Boulder County Jail records show that Aidan Atkinson, 18, was booked Friday morning on four felony counts and five misdemeanor..." November 23

  • Ohio State's Chase Young returns with 'chip on my shoulder'

    WKYC "Ohio State star defensive end Chase Young will be back against Penn State this week as a motivated man.  Young, who served a two-game suspension, posted on social media this week that "chip on my shoulder" has only gotten bigger.  " November 23

  • Yes, We're Still Dealing With Cupcake Games In November

    The Big Lead "Columbus will be the center of the college football world Saturday afternoon as the second-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes take on the eighth-ranked Penn State Nittany Lions. No less than three television networks - FOX's Big Noon Kickoff, ESPN's College GameDay, and BTN - will set up live..." November 23

  • Ohio State vs. Penn State odds, prediction, betting trends for Big Ten showdown

    Sporting News "No. 9 Penn State (9-1) faces No. 2 Ohio State (10-0) on Saturday at Ohio Stadium in a Big Ten East showdown that should determine which team goes to Indianapolis on Dec. 7 for the Big Ten championship game. Game time is scheduled for noon on FOX. Ohio State is a heavy..." November 23

  • Funniest GameDay Signs From Columbus Ahead of Ohio State-Penn State Big Ten Clash

    12 Up "Ohio State is set to do battle with Penn State at 12:00 p.m. ET in Columbus and with the festivities set to begin so early, both Buckeyes and Nittany Lions fans were up at the crack of dawn to be there for the College GameDay crew. You know what that means! Fans came..." November 23

  • Why don’t Rutgers and Greg Schiano have a deal yet?

    Football Scoop "Greg Schiano’s inevitable return to Rutgers has been months in the making, and yet the ball still has not crossed the goal line. Schiano has met with Rutgers brass in Columbus and he’s met with New Jersey’s governor, and yet deal is not done...." November 22

  • College Football Playoff: The committee's biggest debates about Alabama, Oregon and others

    ESPN "The College Football Playoff selection committee's top seven teams remained the same in its third ranking of the season, but there's always something to debate. (Minnesota fans would like to know why Penn State is ranked ahead of the Golden Gophers in spite..." November 22

  • 3 Upsets That Will Happen in Week 13 of College Football

    12 Up "You've activated a trap game! We're oh so close to rivalry week, meaning there will be upsets abound in what's become one of the most unpredictable slates on the college football schedule. While coach-speak may convince you these top-ranked teams are focused, never..." November 22

  • Jim Harbaugh delivers odd potato salad line about Michigan’s resurgence

    Sportress of Blogitude "The Michigan Wolverines are on a roll, and head coach Jim Harbaugh, known for delivering off-the-wall one-liners from time to time, colorfully characterized how the team’s recent resurgence came to fruition. Following a tough loss to Penn State on Oct. 19, the Wolverines (8-2,..." November 22

  • Jerry Sandusky is expected to be resentenced on Friday

    CNN "Convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky is expected to appear in Pennsylvania court Friday to be resentenced. The former Penn State assistant football coach's initial sentence of at least 30 years in prison was overturned in February by the Pennsylvania Superior..." November 22

  • Can Penn State shock Ohio State again? Probably not, but here's the formula

    ESPN "James Franklin's Vanderbilt Commodores seemed to relish the underdog role. In Franklin's three years as head coach in Nashville, Vanderbilt was listed as an underdog 18 times, covered 11 times and won straight up six times. The Commodores were seven-point underdogs when they..." November 22

  • 3 Buckeyes named semifinalists for Walter Camp Award

    Toledo Blade "The Walter Camp Player of the Year Award released its list of semifinalists, and Ohio State is well represented. Three of the 20 players are Buckeyes: defensive lineman Chase Young, quarterback Justin Fields, and running back J.K. Dobbins. The list will be trimmed to five Dec. 5, and..." November 22

  • Ohio State QB once decommited from Penn State: 'Like breaking up with your girlfriend'

    Arizona Central "Before he picked up the phone, Justin Fields was nervous. He had bad news to deliver. In the early days of June 2017, after he had finished his junior year of high school, Fields was decommitting from Penn State, a decision he would reveal to coach James..." November 21

  • Justin Fields' rocket-like rise started with Penn State

    247 Sports "Justin Fields threw a pair of red-zone dimes last Saturday against Rutgers. The first went to wide receiver Binjimen Victor, the ball placed high on Victor's left shoulder near the back-left pylon. The second went to tight end Luke Farrell, a pass that..." November 21

  • How Penn State DE Yetur Gross-Matos Overcame Tragedy to Achieve Stardom

    Bleacher Report "It's one of those stories that changes lives and changes the way we think. A beautifully raw and revealing story that twists and turns its way through life and finds unimaginable lessons that will take your breath away. "My dad is everything to me," star Penn..." November 20

  • Michigan players chafed by Michigan State's 'dirty' hit on Shea Patterson

    USA Today "Michigan football was chafed by Michigan State defensive end Jacub Panasiuk's late hit against quarterback Shea Patterson on Saturday.  Two days after the Wolverines' 44-10 win over the Spartans, left tackle Jon Runyan Jr. and tight end Sean McKeon..." November 19

  • Mark Dantonio says he plans to be Michigan State's coach in 2020

    247 Sports "For the first time this season, Mark Dantonio offered a firm answer relative to his future as Michigan State’s head coach. Dantonio said “yes” Tuesday afternoon when asked if he planned to be MSU’s head coach when the Spartans open the 2020 season against..." November 19

  • Penn State QB Sean Clifford deleted social media amid death threats received after Minnesota loss

    CBS Sports "Penn State starting quarterback Sean Clifford told reporters on Tuesday that he deleted his social media accounts after the Nittany Lions' loss to Minnesota on Nov. 9. Clifford rid himself of the distraction because of the comments, and even death threats, he was..." November 19

  • Which teams are most likely to make the College Football Playoff?

    Larry Brown Sports "Though we’re only two weeks from the various conference championship games across the college football landscape, there remains a considerable amount of uncertainty in how the College Football Playoff field will come together. There are only a couple teams who can really feel confident..." November 19

  • CFP Rankings: LSU sticks at No. 1, top 6 remain unchanged

    The Score "The third edition of this season's College Football Playoff Top 25 was unveiled Tuesday with few significant changes from last week's list. The top six remained unchanged, as LSU slotted in at No. 1 for the second straight week. Ohio State, Clemson,..." November 19

  • Mark Dantonio's best days are behind him, and Michigan State has a big decision to make

    CBS Sports "It was back in 2015 when Michigan State last won the Big Ten, finishing the season 12-1. The Spartans were chosen for the College Football Playoff. At that point, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio was at the highest point of his career. The 12-win season marked the third straight year in which..." November 17

  • Answering college football's biggest non-playoff questions at Michigan, Nebraska and more

    ESPN "Around this time of the college football year, we start to get tunnel vision. Most every story you read, nearly every segment you see or hear, is about either the national title race or the coaching carousel. Sprinkle in some Heisman talk here and there, too. There's good reason..." November 16

  • Burning Questions For CFB’s Biggest Week 12 Games

    Sportsnaut "A week after college football delivered its most exciting weekend of action this season, Week 12 offers the chance for fans to enjoy more entertaining matchups. While this weekend’s games might not offer the caliber of clash we saw in Tuscaloosa between LSU and Alabama,..." November 16

  • Tanner Morgan starring at No. 7 Minnesota after 'a lot of schools missed out'

    USA Today "Tanner Morgan was good at every sport he played growing up. Bryce Ashley knows that because, well, he was there with him, playing football, basketball, baseball — even lacing up roller blades to play hockey in their cul-de-sac. That’s how it was ever since Morgan moved..." November 16

  • Someone Bet Nearly $14K On Rutgers To Beat Enormous Spread Against Ohio State

    Sportsnaut "The Ohio State Buckeyes are favored by so many points to beat Rutgers it borders on the ludicrous, and someone has just put a ton of money on the Scarlet Knights to beat the spread. Ben Fawkes of ESPN reported someone laid down $13,750 on Rutgers to beat the 53-point..." November 15

  • Three Ohio State Backups Who Could Explode Against Rutgers

    12 Up "The Ohio State Buckeyes have parlayed their fantastic 9-0 record into a No. 2 ranking in the College Football Playoff rankings. Things can't possibly get easier for Ohio State than this week, when they face off against 2-7 Rutgers, whose only two wins of the season have come..." November 15

  • Minnesota regents approve new contract for P.J. Fleck

    NBC Sports "As expected, Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck now has a brand new contract to remain the head coach of the Golden Gophers. After agreeing to terms on a new deal and the school officially recognizing the new deal last week, just before a monster of a win for the program, the..." November 14

  • Ex-FSU coach Willie Taggart spotted at Michigan hockey game

    NBC Sports "Former Florida State coach Willie Taggart may be living the buyout life for now, but it’s always good to keep some doors open for some new opportunities. Who knows whether or not Taggart will be joining the Michigan Wolverines in the near future as a member of the football staff..." November 14

  • How Michigan-Michigan State evolved into college football's nastiest sibling rivalry

    Sporting News "The FOX Sports film "Divided We Stand: Michigan vs. Michigan State" premieres this Thursday at 11 p.m. ET on FS1 — and it will take an in-depth look at the football and men's basketball rivalry between the Mitten State schools. On the football side, it's..." November 14

  • NFL draft prospects to watch: Alabama's Jerry Jeudy needs a bounceback game

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF "We’re hitting the home stretch of the college football season — single tear forming — but there are many good games this week, with 22 of the top-25 teams in action, including four games involving two ranked teams facing each other. We didn’t feature a..." November 14

  • Chase Young suspended 1 more game, will return vs. Penn State

    The Score "The NCAA concluded its investigation of Ohio State defensive end Chase Young's rule violation and determined that he should be withheld for one additional game, the school announced Wednesday. Young was kept out of the Buckeyes' previous contest, last..." November 14

  • Spartans QB Brian Lewerke checked for concussion, school says

    ESPN "With a little more than five minutes remaining in the fourth quarter against Illinois on Saturday, Michigan State quarterback Brian Lewerke took a hit to the head from Fighting Illini linebacker Dele Harding's knee. Lewerke stayed down for a..." November 13

  • OSU "suspicious" Maryland staff leaked Chase Young story

    247 Sports "On Friday, Ohio State’s star defensive end, Chase Young, was suspended indefinitely for an NCAA violation in which he accepted a loan from a family friend. Young missed the Buckeyes’ stomping of the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, and he now awaits the NCAA’s..." November 12

  • RB Chris Evans to return to Michigan in 2020 after serving one-year academic suspension

    NBC Sports "Next season, Chris Evans will prove once more that, yes, you can come home again — after you get the first half of the student-athlete moniker under control, of course. In February of this year, it was confirmed that Evans was not a member of the Michigan football team..." November 12

  • Chase Young Practicing with Ohio State, Could Return This Week

    TMZ "Chase Young is still practicing with the Ohio State football team -- despite being suspended indefinitely -- and team officials say they're hoping he's reinstated this week. Young -- the projected #1 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft -- admitted he accepted a loan from a..." November 12

  • CFP Rankings: LSU moves up to No. 1, Alabama drops out of top 4

    The Score "The second edition of this season's College Football Playoff Top 25 was unveiled Tuesday with significant changes from last week's list. LSU moved up from No. 2 with a huge win over Alabama. The Crimson Tide dropped to fifth,..." November 12

  • Ohio State set to seek reinstatement of star DE Chase Young as possible suspension looms

    CBS Sports "Ohio State is expected to submit a written report to the NCAA early this week seeking the reinstatement of star defensive end Chase Young, CBS Sports has learned.  The program held Young out of competition Saturday pending a possible NCAA violation. Young stated on social media..." November 11

  • TCF Bank Stadium sold out for first time since 2015 for No. 4 Penn State vs. No. 17 Minnesota

    NBC Sports "Not that you need a numerical reminder, but Saturday afternoon is a rather huge day college sports-wise in the Twin Cities. Shortly after noon Eastern Time, one of the biggest games in the history of the University of Minnesota football program kicks off as the No. 17 Golden Gophers..." November 09

  • Michigan State AD: Mark Dantonio firing ‘not even a discussion’

    Larry Brown Sports "For the third time in the last four years under Mark Dantonio, the Michigan State football program is treading water. It has raised some question whether Dantonio’s job is safe, but according to athletic director Bill Beekman, that’s not even a question. Beekman was..." November 09

  • Report: Chase Young took money to pay for girlfriend’s flight to Rose Bowl game

    Larry Brown Sports "Ohio State Buckeyes superstar and potential No. 1 overall draft pick, Chase Young, has been suspended for Saturday’s game against Maryland and could be facing a much longer suspension as the result of an NCAA violation. To some degree, Young owned up to the violation..." November 09

  • Ohio State expects 4-game ban for Chase Young

    ESPN "Ohio State expects star defensive end Chase Young to be handed a four-game suspension for accepting a loan from a family friend, sources told ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit. The Buckeyes are hopeful that an appeal of Young's case with the NCAA will yield a reduction in..." November 09

  • 3 Ohio State Defenders Who Must Step up in Chase Young's Absence

    12 Up "The Ohio State Buckeyes look a bit more mortal at the moment. After allegations of receiving a personal loan, Ohio State has decided to sit star DE Chase Young as they await further word from the NCAA, making him unavailable to play this Saturday against Maryland. So here..." November 09

  • Ohio State Will Lean on Justin Fields More Than Ever Without Chase Young

    The Big Lead "In the midst of Ohio State's new form of chaos, a surprising truth emerged: somehow, in the wake of losing one of the most dominant performers in program history via ridiculous circumstances enforced by the NCAA, they still have football games to play.  Step one of that..." November 09

  • Buckeyes DE Chase Young out vs. Maryland due to potential NCAA issue

    ESPN "Ohio State Buckeyes defensive end Chase Young, a Heisman Trophy contender who has been the most dominant defensive player in the FBS this season, is being held out by the football team for a potential undisclosed violation of NCAA rules, the university announced..." November 08

  • Most Compelling Match-ups In College Football Week 11

    Sportsnaut "November is here, and with it comes the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season ahead of Week 11. Those rankings won’t stand for long, though, thanks to some outstanding matchups this weekend. The biggest game of the college football season so far is taking place..." November 08