Trevor Siemian #13 of the Northwestern Wildcats passes the ball during the second quarter of the game against the Northwestern Wildcats on October 11, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Minnesota Beats Northwestern 24-17

Jalen Myrick returned a kickoff 100 yards in the fourth quarter to atone for a penalty on the previous drive and help Minnesota defeat Northwestern, 24-17, on Saturday.

10/11/2014

Memorial Stadium. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Declining Student Attendance Shouldn’t Surprise

Outside the walls of Minnesota’s magnificent TCF Bank Stadium, the party raged on past kickoff time of 11 a.m.

10/11/2014

Former Wisconsin coach and current athletic director Barry Alvarez. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Wisch: Badgers Shows Us Illini Football Can Be More

Wisconsin was once in the doldrums and is now a Big Ten power.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2014

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 04: Dak Prescott #15 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs runs for yards against the Texas A&M Aggies during the fourth quarter of a game at Davis Wade Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi. Mississippi State won the game 48-31. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott Is More Than Tim Tebow 2.0

As the season has seen the rise of Mississippi State football, quarterback Dak Prescott has emerged on the scene as one of college football’s best. Is Prescott the best player in college football?

10/09/2014

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Listen: Epic Call From Upset Alabama Fan On Finebaum Show

This will make your day.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2014

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 04: Brandon Holloway #10 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs reaches for the goal line over Armani Watts #23 of the Texas A&M Aggies during the third quarter of a game at Davis Wade Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi. Mississippi State won the game 48-31. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: You Can’t Script Drama As Good As This

Each week of college football should be seen as a chapter, and the season the full novel.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

Aaron Bailey in 2013. (Getty Images)

Aaron Bailey To Get His Shot To Start At QB For Illinois

With Wes Lunt out, it’s either Bailey or Reilly O’Toole’s job to win.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2014

Pat Fitzgerald

View: Northwestern Will Wear ‘Gothic’ Uniforms Against Nebraska

This look is … interesting, to say the least.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2014

Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Wisch: It’s Time To Let Tim Beckman Go

Illinois is just 1-17 in Big Ten play under Beckman’s direction.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2014

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Neither Northwestern Nor Illinois Is Chicago’s Team

The city’s collegiate fandom rests with Notre Dame more than anything.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: Nebraska May Be Back

The Cornhuskers can truly prove themselves Saturday in East Lansing.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMPER 27: Running back Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers runs past defensive lineman Jihad Ward #17 and defensive back Earnest Thomas III #9 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during their game at Memorial Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Why Michigan State Should Fear Ameer Abdullah Of Nebraska

Nebraska has three Heisman winners in its storied football history. Running back Ameer Abdullah has a shot to become the school’s fourth.

10/02/2014

Illinois fans. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Wisch: Hungry Illini Fan Base Deserves To Be Fed

Ravenous Illinois fans take over Internet polls — what would they do with a real championship team?

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

Michigan quarterback Shane Morris had to be helped off the field by offensive lineman Ben Braden on Saturday after getting drilled in the chin. He returned later for one play. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Outrage At Michigan Obscures Darker Truth

We express outrage to the visual, but it’s the sub-concussive hits that are so problematic in football.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

Michigan coach Brady Hoke. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Emma: Hold Brady Hoke Accountable For Lack Of Leadership

Somebody at Michigan needs to act like an adult.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2014

DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Deante' Gray #20 of the TCU Horned Frogs runs for a touchdown against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

CFB Spotlight: October Will Get Started With A Bang

October is the best month for college football.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2014

Michigan quarterback Shane Morris had to be helped off the field by offensive lineman Ben Braden on Saturday after getting drilled in the chin. He returned later for one play. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Michigan AD Brandon Apologizes For Mishandling Injured QB Morris

“A serious lack of communication” allowed a concussed Shane Morris to return to the field Saturday.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2014

Linebacker T.J. Neal #52 of the Illinois Fighting Illini arches of running back Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskersduring their game at Memorial Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Illinois Loses 45-14 At No. 21 Nebraska

Even if Wes Lunt had been able to play against Nebraska, it probably wouldn’t have mattered. Not with the Illinois defense unable to slow the Cornhuskers’ running game.

09/28/2014

Justin Jackson #28 of the Northwestern Wildcats rushes against the Penn State Nittany Lions in the first half during the game on September 27, 2014 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Northwestern Tops Penn State 29-6

Trevor Siemian ran for three touchdowns and passed for 258 yards to lead Northwestern past Penn State 29-6 on Saturday.

09/27/2014

Michigan coach Brady Hoke. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: Turmoil In Michigan

Brady Hoke’s seat is scalding hot.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2014

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