For the second time, NIU quarterback Jordan Lynch was named the Mid-American Conference West offensive player of the week.
With Ohio State looming on the schedule, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald had hoped Saturday’s game against Maine would serve as sort of a tune-up for his high-powered offense to start running smoothly.
Notre Dame took advantage of a trick play that backfired, as well as four pass interference calls and a holding penalty that kept drives alive, to defeat Michigan State for the third straight time.
I’ve compiled a list of nonconference opponents that also have an open date on Sept. 5, 2015.
If you’re a college football coach and you want to vent, there’s a short list of places where you can do it safely.
If Illinois wants more fans to end up making the 140-mile trip down to Champaign, they likely have to bring the product up to them first.
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.
Nathan Scheelhaase passed for 312 yards and four touchdowns to lead Illinois to a surprise 45-17 win Saturday over Cincinnati.
I’m getting on board with the idea of the Big Ten spreading out its conference games throughout the entire season.
I look forward to you joining me in my kitchen as I cook up my thoughts on an smorgasbord of topics.
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.