Champaign, IL- While your statistics professor might give you a decent argument disputing it, Saturday’s loss to Iowa effectively ended the season for the Fighting Illini. Sitting at 4-5, Tim Beckman’s squad needed to win two games to gain bowl eligibility; the team’s primary goal for the 2014 season. For three quarters, it looked like the Illini might actually notch number … [Read more...] about Illini WR Mike Dudek: rare bright spot in lost season
College Football Coaches That Earned Their Check: Or Not
Another college football season has come and gone. And with another season in the books, schools are hiring and firing coaches based on their team’s performance. Here, we are taking the highest paid coaches in college football and comparing their performance to their annual salary. … [Read more...] about College Football Coaches That Earned Their Check: Or Not
Big Ten Football Season in Review
At the beginning of the season we gave a quarterly review of the performance of each Big Ten team and graded them based on how they did compared to pre-season expectations. As the season progressed, so did the quarterly reviews. About a month ago, we gave our third quarter review. Now, with the regular season over, we conclude the series with our season in review. Each … [Read more...] about Big Ten Football Season in Review
Is Indiana Football A Conference Champion Contender?
Every time Wisconsin has the opportunity to pull away from what’s left of the Leaders division, they find a way screw it up and let the rest of them hang around. This week, it’s Indiana. You may say I’m absurd, but the Hoosiers are in control of their own destiny on the road to Indianapolis for the chance to play in the conference championship game. Although Indiana has three … [Read more...] about Is Indiana Football A Conference Champion Contender?
Michigan Alone Atop Legends Division: How They Can Stay There
At this point, the 2012 Big Ten football season is shaping up to be what many thought it would be. Wisconsin will, barring a total meltdown, be the Leaders division representative in the Big Ten championship game, and Michigan is in control of their own destiny in the Legends division. With their 12-10 win over Michigan State last Saturday, the Wolverines are the only team in … [Read more...] about Michigan Alone Atop Legends Division: How They Can Stay There