Hoge's Big Ten Preview: Michigan State SpartansIf reliable offensive weapons emerge, the defense will make Michigan State one of the best teams in the country.
Urban Meyer: 'We Will Continue To Recruit With Relentless Effort'In Chicago for Big Ten coaches meetings, Ohio State Urban Meyer issued a statement responding to questionable recruiting tactics alleged by Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema and Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio.
Hoge: Why Urban Meyer Will Win The Big Ten Civil WarWelcome to college football in 2012, Big Ten. The rest of the country has been waiting for you.
Hoge's Notebook: Dantonio Questioned For Late Punt Block CallTwo things were at question: Was it really a penalty and should the Spartans have called a punt block in that situation?
Highlights From Bielema, Dantonio Press ConferencesMark Dantonio knows what the Spartans have to do to beat the Badgers Saturday in the Big Ten Championship Game.
Hoge: Respectful Rivals Meet On Neutral TurfWhen you think about the best rivalries in college football, “Wisconsin-Michigan State” probably doesn’t come to mind very quickly, if at all.
Wisch: Two Names Can Put Illini Football On The MapI’m sure that Mike Thomas has his own list of names who he’d like to see as his coach at Illinois. But my advice is this: Aim high.
Hoge: Which Big Ten Coaches Are On The Hot Seat?Adam Hoge breaks down which Big Ten coaches are on the hot seat this season and which coaches are completely safe.
Hoge: Dantonio drops the ball by reinstating RuckerMark Dantonio has done a brilliant job in the midst of suffering a mild heart attack in September. His assistants arguably did an even better job in his absence. But Thursday, Dantonio made a horrible and disturbing decision to reinstate defensive back Chris L. Rucker the same day he was released from jail.
Michigan State Stands Alone Thanks To Late Game RallyThe Michigan State Spartans find themselves in a very good position after the second week of BCS standings. However, this has already been a season that could very easily look much different for the green and white faithful.
Spartans' Rucker Jailed, Then SuspendedEverything in East Lansing might not be going as well as their 8-0 record might indicate. It was announced today that a member of the football team has been suspended indefinitely.