Twice in the first half, Western Michigan jumped out to a lead and began to dream of what might be.
Purdue changed its whole look against No. 21 Notre Dame.
Coming off a big win, Illinois really had a chance to open some eyes.
Unable to stop Johnny Manziel, Alabama answered Texas A&M the only way it could: The top-ranked Crimson Tide just kept on scoring, hoping to have the ball last.
Jordan Lynch threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more as heavily-favored Northern Illinois held off Idaho 45-35 on Saturday.
From the looks of things, it appears that Illinois has a truly elite coach in John Groce.
If Tim Beckman’s coaching career at Illinois really does go from knocking on death’s door to cracking – or even kicking – it open for his return in 2014, he’ll probably be able to thank heavens for one person.
The allegations that Oklahoma State players received cash payments and perks over the past 13 years shocked Illinois head coach Tim Beckman, who was the Cowboys’ defensive coordinator from 2007-08.
What a difference a week makes.
Devin Gardner threw four touchdown passes, including a victory-sealing connection to Drew Dileo with 4:18 left, and the dual-threat quarterback wearing No. 98 to honor Tom Harmon ran for a score to lead No. 17 Michigan to a 41-30 win over No. 14 Notre Dame on Saturday night in front of an NCAA-record crowd of 115,109.
Trevor Siemian threw for 259 yards and a career-high three touchdowns, Kain Colter passed for a touchdown and ran for one, and No. 19 Northwestern pounded Syracuse 48-27 on Saturday.
I’m getting on board with the idea of the Big Ten spreading out its conference games throughout the entire season.
Welp, it’s true. Haters are indeed going to hate.
They say where there’s smoke, there’s fire.
To call Johnny Manziel an acquired taste is an insult to black coffee, Malört, and Southeast Asia.
Behold, Illinois football: Where even wins don’t feel like them.
Northwestern linebacker Collin Ellis and Illinois Quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase both received awards for their efforts in Week 1 of the college football season.
The starting quarterback went down with a concussion on the first drive. The defense was gassed after being on the field for 99 plays.
Northern Illinois needed quarterback Jordan Lynch to carry them to a win.
Tommy Rees threw a pair of 32-yard touchdown passes to DaVaris Daniels, a 66-yard scoring pass to Troy Niklas and Notre Dame had three quick scoring drives en route to a 28-6 victory over Temple on Saturday.
Photos from the Illinois Indiana game on February 7th. The Fighting Illini won the game 74-72.
Notre Dame and Alabama coaches and players meet with reporters at BCS Media Day at Sun Life Stadium.
A photo galley of Joe Paterno’s firing and the ensuing riots on the campus of Penn State University.
Joe Paterno’s coaching career has come to a crashing end. Here are a number of photos of Paterno through the years.