| 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
| 10:43 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...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Turns out I wasn’t the only one unimpressed by Virginia Tech’s 17-10 victory at East Carolina on Saturday.
The Hokies fell from 11th to 13th in the Associated Press poll released Sunday afternoon.
As you’ll see on my AP ballot here,...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 5:54 AM
The Orlando Sentinel has ranked all 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 120 to our projected No. 1 team. We will not be including the four teams the...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 9:19 PM
TOLEDO, Ohio -- Chandler Harnish threw a 4-yard strike to Perez Ashford with 19 seconds left for his sixth touchdown pass of the game, lifting Northern Illinois to a wild 63-60 victory over Toledo on Tuesday night.
The Huskies and Rockets combined for 1,...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:54 PM
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- One week after playing in the highest-scoring regular season game in Mid-American Conference history, Northern Illinois' defense took care of business in the second half to keep wraps on the MAC West Division lead.
| Aug 21, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Football season is less than 10 days away, so it’s safe to start planning your weekends between now and December.
Here is a list of college football games on TV that have already been announced. As with all TV lists, please check with your local...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 3:32 PM
For the second time in three games this season, Virginia Tech’s offense stalled repeatedly in scoring position and failed in short yardage.
“We moved the ball all day,” quarterback Logan Thomas said after Saturday’s 35-17 loss...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:16 PM
The volume of berating from defensive coordinator Bud Foster after Virginia Tech's 35-17 loss at Pittsburgh last Saturday isn't what bothered defensive end James Gayle. Every Tech defensive player had been chewed out by Foster before, so his postgame...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 11:31 AM
The Orlando Sentinel has ranked all 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. We’ll take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 120 to our projected No. 1 team. We will not be including the four teams the NCAA...
| May 30, 2011
College Football Countdown: No. 77 Toledo We are continuing our Preseason College Football Countdown, ranking every team at the Football Bowl Subdivision level from 120 down to 1....