| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Let the angels rejoice from the heavens. College football is back! To help get your football juices flowing, here are 25 reasons to be pumped for this season.
1. Pro wrestling legend Ric Flair taught us, "To be the man, you've gotta beat the man."...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:28 AM
We’re accustomed to upsets in college football, particularly early in the season, when nobody knows anything and everyone tries to gain footing and determine where they stand. But the first weekend was remarkable, as a bunch of Football Championship...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:40 AM
The great experiment begins.
Can the Bears, always known for middle linebackers and running backs, evolve into a modern NFL franchise? One with an offensive-minded head coach, talented QB and modern-thinking GM?
Of course not. This is Chicago, and...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 6:10 PM
After new USF coach Willie Taggart landed a commitment from Fort Lauderdale University School quarterback Michael White last Saturday afternoon, he was not content.
Shortly after adding the first commitment of his USF tenure, which was only about two...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Northern Illinois' unprecedented inclusion in the Bowl Championship Series lineup isn't sitting well with ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit.
Northern Illinois (12-1) earned the Mid-American Conference's first major bowl berth by meeting...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Seven games, five losses, one recruiting faux pas and a pinch of chewing tobacco into his tenure, Illinois coach Tim Beckman will enter Memorial Stadium on Saturday for his first homecoming game.
And there already is a faction that wants to kick...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 10:54 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — It wasn't a lost cause, but a loss on the field for Northern Illinois, which crashed the Orange Bowl party as unwanted guests from the Mid-American Conference and fell Tuesday night to favored Florida State 31-10.
| Dec 8, 2012
Chris Streveler, 6-2, 200, Marian Central, Sr.
Among the most productive players McHenry County has ever seen, the Minnesota recruit completed 164 of 248 attempts for 2,397 yards with 26 touchdowns and just 4 interceptions. Rushed for 1,...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 10:43 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — On Northern Illinois middle linebacker Victor Jacques' left shoulder, a tattoo featuring a giant orange in the middle of clouds over the Miami skyline stretches across his skin.
Near his bicep, a dolphin jumps out of the...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Courtesy of the National Football Foundation ACC Date Time Game Network/Notes Sat., April 6 1 p.m. Virginia ESPN3 Fri., April 12 7 p.m. Maryland Fri., April 12 7 p.m. Pittsburgh ESPN3 Sat., April 13 2 p.m. Florida State ESPN3 Sat., April 13 3 p.m. Miami...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Week 1 bowl projections...