| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:01 AM
ABC's "A team" of Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit and Heather Cox are headed to East Lansing on Saturday night for the Big Ten big one between No. 13 ranked Ohio State and No. 7 Michigan State.
Penn State-Indiana? It's on the Big Ten Network at noon...
| Jun 10, 2014
Klondike bars forever will be part of the James Franklin story, as will East Stroudsburg University football coach Denny Douds. The Big Ten Network aired a feature Monday about Douds and Franklin, calling the veteran coach among Franklin's greatest...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote on Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
Texas (3-4) at No. 11 Kansas State (5-1)
9 a.m., ESPN
It took Kansas State...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Monday's normally an off day for Penn State, but James Franklin set aside some time to meet with quarterback Christian Hackenberg. One thing they discussed was Hackenberg's on-field demeanor.
Franklin called the sophomore quaterback animated and...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Suggesting that the Wildcat formation isn't enough, James Franklin said Tuesday that Penn State plans to get "a little bit more creative" with its red-zone offense against Indiana.
The Lions, seeking to end their first four-game losing streak in a...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Maryland's football coaches convened inside Gossett Team House during the Terps' bye last week.
They assessed how players fared during the first half of the season, analyzed what worked and what didn't from a game plan standpoint and also discussed what...
| Oct 13, 2014
James Franklin took a moment Saturday night to remind everyone that Penn State, despite the NCAA's reprieve last month, still is playing with an ankle bracelet.
The Nittany Lions' roster includes 62 "recruited, scholarship players," Franklin said in a...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 7:21 AM
James Franklin explained it matter-of-factly late Saturday night, likely because he wasn't watching the 20-yard line during the onside kick. He simply was worried about Penn State's last hope against Michigan.
"Based on the time and the situation, it...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
No. 13 Georgia (4-1) at No. 23 Missouri (4-1)
9 a.m., Channel 2
This game is...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:01 PM
The morning after Northwestern lost its second straight home game, the Wildcats coaching staff gathered to meet the new boss. Who looked exactly like the old boss, except something definitely was different about Pat Fitzgerald.
"Sometimes you have to...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:22 PM
STATE COLLEGE — The thumbs-up Northwestern cornerback Matthew Harris gave to the crowd as he was carted off the field was followed by more good news.
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald said that Harris was cleared to fly home with the team Saturday...