Tag: Big 10

OPINION: Watch Out, North Dakota State: The Big 10 Is Coming For Your Trey Lance With Their Proposed One Time Transfer Rule

If the Big 10 and the Power 5 have their way, however, the Trey Lance’s of the world won’t be sticking around at FCS schools like North Dakota State for very long.

CSJ 2019 Cotton Bowl Classic Preview: Memphis vs. Penn State, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions

Memphis vs. Penn State (Cotton Bowl Classic) When: Saturday, December 28th, 12:00 PM EST Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX TV/Streaming: ESPN/WatchESPN Cotton Bowl History The Cotton Bowl started with its first game in 1937. The game played in the Cotton Bowl Stadium until moving to AT&T Stadium in January 2010. The following is the history […]

CSJ 2019 Holiday Bowl Preview: Iowa vs. USC, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions

Iowa vs. USC (Holiday Bowl) When: Friday, December 27, 7:00 PM EST Where: SDCCU Stadium, San Diego, Calif. TV/Streaming: FS1/Fox Sports App Holiday Bowl History 2018 — Northwestern 31, Utah 20 2017 — Michigan State 42, Washington State 17 2016 — Minnesota 17, Washington State 12 2015 — Wisconsin 23, USC 21 2014 –- USC 45, Nebraska […]

2019 NCAA Division I College Football Team Previews: Purdue Boilermakers

A very up and down year in Jeff Brohm’s second season at West Lafayette featured the good (their upset win over Iowa, their season-ending win over Indiana to get bowl eligible), the bad (home losses to Eastern Michigan and Missouri in back-to-back weeks at home), and the ugly (a 63-14 Music City Bowl thrashing by Auburn).

2019 NCAA Division I College Football Team Previews: Illinois Fighting Illini

A case could be made that under Lovie Smith there was some improvement in Champaign thanks to the Fighting Illini’s 4-8 record. A closer look however reveals some wins against subpar opponents (FCS Western Illinois, hapless Rutgers, awful Kent State, and bad Minnesota) and some humbling losses (63-0 to Iowa).

Appalachian State Nearly Stuns The World Again, Battles Bravely But Falls In Overtime to Penn State, 45-38

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. — The one thing that Appalachian State needed from redshirt sophomore quarterback Zac Thomas in his first college start was a performance close to error free in the crucible of 105,232 fans Saturday at Penn State’s Beaver Stadium. Coming into the biggest game of his life, this Trusville, Alabama product had thrown […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Iowa Hawkeyes

Iowa Hawkeyes Location: Iowa City, IA Coach: Kirk Ferentz (143-97@Iowa, 155-118 overall) 19th Season Stadium: Kinnick Stadium (Capacity: 69,250) CSJ Projections: 3rd: Big Ten (2nd West Division) 1st: Iowa 11th: FBS 11th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Hawkeyes finished 2017 just 8-5 overall but four of its five losses were by eight points or less […]

2018 College Football Team Preview: Penn State Nittany Lions

Penn State Nittany Lions Location: State College, PA Coach: James Franklin (34-7) 4th Season Stadium: Camp Randall Stadium (Capacity: 80,321) CSJ Projections: 4th: Big Ten (2nd East Division) 1st: Pennsylvania 15th: FBS 15th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: A great season, but most Penn State fans are wondering what might have been had they managed […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Wisconsin Badgers

Wisconsin Badgers Location: Madison, WI Coach: Paul Chryst (34-7) 4th Season Stadium: Camp Randall Stadium (Capacity: 80,321) CSJ Projections: 1st: Big Ten (1st West Division) 1st: Wisconsin 4th: FBS 4th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: Another great season for the Badgers, where they won a school-record 14 games including the Orange Bowl, where they beat […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State Spartans Location: East Lansing, MI Coach: Mark Dantonio (100-45) 13th Season Stadium: Spartan Stadium (Capacity: 75,005) CSJ Projections: 5th: Big Ten (3rd East Division) 1st: Michigan 19th: FBS 19th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: A stunning turnaround for Mark Dantonio and his team, rebounding from a 3-9 season to go 9-3 and earn […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats Location: Evanston, IL Coach: Pat Fitzgerald (87-65) 13th Season Stadium: Ryan Field (Capacity: 47,130) CSJ Projections: 6th: Big Ten (3rd West Division) 1st: Illinois 23th: FBS 23th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: After a rough 2-3 start, Pat Fitzgerald‘s Wildcats bulldozed their way through the rest of the year, winning their last seven […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Michigan Wolverines

Michigan Wolverines Location: Ann Arbor, MI Coach: Jim Harbaugh (28-11 @UM, 85-38 overall) 4th Season Stadium: Michigan Stadium (Capacity: 107,601) CSJ Projections: 7th: Big Ten (4th East Division) 2nd: Michigan 27th: FBS 27th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Wolverines basically beat who they were supposed to beat but could not win against heavyweights of […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Purdue Boilermakers

Purdue Boilermakers Location: West Lafayette, IN Coach: Jeff Brohm (7-6) 2nd Season Stadium: Ross-Ade Stadium (Capacity: 57,236) CSJ Projections: 8th: Big Ten (4th West Division) 3rd: Indiana 37th: FBS 38th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: In what was supposed to be a rebuilding season with new Coach Jeff Brohm, Purdue instead finished 7-6 overall including […]

2018 College Football Previews: Indiana Hoosiers

Indiana Hoosiers Location: Bloomington, IN Coach: Tom Allen (5-8) 2nd Season Stadium: Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 52,929) CSJ Projections: 9th: Big Ten (5th East Division) 3rd: Indiana 48th: FBS 50th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The conference play was brutal for IU—the Hoosiers were 0-6 in the Big Ten before beating Illinois and Rutgers but one-score loss […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Minnesota Golden Gophers

Minnesota Golden Gophers Location: Minneapolis, MN Coach: P.J. Fleck (5-7 @Minn., 35-29 overall) 2nd Season Stadium: TCF Bank Stadium (Capacity: 50,805) CSJ Projections: 10th: Big Ten (5th West Division) 1st: Minnesota 60th: FBS 62nd: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: In Coach Fleck’s first season with Minnesota, the Gophers lacked depth and talent to finish at […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Nebraska Cornhuskers

Nebraska Cornhuskers Location: Lincoln, NE Coach: Scott Frost (0-0 @Neb., 19-7 overall) 1st Season Stadium: Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 85,458) CSJ Projections: 11th: Big Ten (6th West Division) 1st: Nebraska 72nd: FBS 75th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: Nebraska suffered its worst season in 56 years with a record of 4–8 and then terminated Riley the day […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Maryland Terrapins

Maryland Terrapins Location: College Park, MD Coach (interim): Matt Canada (0-0) Stadium: Maryland Stadium (Capacity: 52,454) CSJ Projections: 12th: Big Ten (6th East Division) 2nd: Maryland 74th: FBS 77th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: Maryland started the season with a huge win at Texas, which seemed at the time to springboard the team to […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Location: New Brunswick, NJ Coach: Chris Ash (6-18) 3rd Season Stadium: High Point Solutions Stadium (Capacity: 52,454) CSJ Projections: 13th: Big Ten (7th East Division) 1st: New Jersey 90th: FBS 96th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: If baby steps are all that was expected, head coach Chris Ash provided that in a 4-8 […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini Location: Champaign, IL Coach: Lovie Smith (5-19@UI, 89-87 NFL) 3rd Season Stadium: Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 60,670) CSJ Projections: 14th: Big Ten (7th West Division) 3rd: Illinois 109th: FBS 124th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Illini had 31 first-time starters last season, which was the second-most in the entire country to slump to […]