By Paul M. Banks To conclude the 2006 Big Ten regular season, bitterest of rivals Ohio St and Michigan met as #1 vs. #2, and both undefeated for the first time in the well decorated history of the series. Basically, if you weren’t excited about that game, you were a terrorist. And unlike your typical game of the century, it actually lived up to the hype! However, Big Ten … [Read more...] about Top 10 Big Ten Football Players of the Decade
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Big Ten Power Rankings 10-20
1. Iowa (7-0, 3-0) They are the best team in the Big Ten, and the most boring. They have plenty of talent all around, but quickly name three players on the squad…you can’t can you. There’s nothing flashy or exciting about any of their skill position players. And if you look at their team rankings in all the major categories, nothing jumps out at you. They’re in the middle … [Read more...] about Big Ten Power Rankings 10-20
Big Ten Football Power Rankings
By Paul M. Banks 1. Iowa (6-0, 2-0) Now won 10 consecutive. The Hawkeyes’ 10-game winning streak is the second-longest active streak among all Football Bowl Subdivision schools behind Tim Tebow’s army of Christian Crusaders. The last time Iowa had a streak like this was when the program won 20 in a row 1920-1923. 2. Ohio State (5-1, 2-1) I hate their fans as much as … [Read more...] about Big Ten Football Power Rankings
Live! From the Press Box! It’s the Illini Football Exchange!!
By Paul M. Banks and Paul Schmidt 10:30 AM - YAWN. What in the world are you doing here now?? Even Red Grange Statue is still sleeping....and he stands on one leg! In front of Memorial Stadium!!! Anyway, PB and I will be back here in roughly 4 hours bringing you all the news that's fit to print from the aforementioned Memorial Stadium, maybe with some campus stories … [Read more...] about Live! From the Press Box! It’s the Illini Football Exchange!!