| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:37 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — We can't help ourselves.
Moments after Ohio State reached college football's pinnacle Monday night, a reporter asked Buckeyes tight end Jeff Heuerman about next year's team — a team that Heuerman, a senior, won't even be...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 9:44 PM
EAST LANSING, Mich. — In the hours leading to the biggest game of his life, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett planned to channel a player who is one of the finest competitors in his sport.
Peyton Manning? Nope.
Madison Bumgarner? Try again....
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:05 PM
The first season of the College Football Playoff was so good we can't wait to see what happens next.
Maybe it was beginner's luck, like Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones winning a national title in his third career start.
Or maybe, like Jones, it...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Nebraska and Wisconsin will play Saturday for the Freedom Trophy, a fancy new hunk of metal that features a giant American flag. The trophy's nice and all, but here's what would make the game truly special — Nebraska I-back Ameer Abdullah....
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:03 PM
Evaluating ACC football a year ago was easier than my college racquetball class. From Florida State’s national championship to Clemson’s Orange Bowl victory, from Jameis Winston’s Heisman to Aaron Donald’s Outland, 2013 was the...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Let's all breathe a sigh of relief. The wussification of America is not complete.
Gary Andersen scared us there with his Monday comments regarding the Paul Bunyan Axe. The Wisconsin coach said that the axe, a super-cool trophy awarded to the Minnesota-...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 6:58 PM
At Ohio State, they rave about Cardale Jones' size, running ability and arm strength.
"He has a cannon," coach Urban Meyer said.
That makes Jones a loose cannon with a cannon. Until this week the redshirt sophomore was mainly known for a tweet that...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 10:03 AM
Oregon is favored to win college football's national title game, but ESPN NFL draft analyst Todd McShay believes Ohio State has a bit more talent.
"That's a little surprising considering Urban Meyer has not been there that long," McShay said Tuesday...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 11:18 PM
It was a momentum rush, all right, a wave that couldn't be stopped.
The game plan Monday was to get a lead and wear the other team out in the fourth quarter.
Everyone who thought Oregon would be taking the lead on this, however, had the wrong team,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 7:59 PM
If you love Big Ten football — OK, we'll settle for like – you don't want to examine USA Today's Sagarin ratings.
The league's highest-rated team is Michigan State, at 14. Based on that, the Spartans would rank seventh in the SEC West. Yes,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The Big Ten's most efficient passer is not the guy viewed as a potential No. 1 pick in the NFL draft. Penn State's Christian Hackenberg actually ranks 10th in that category.
The top quarterback has not been Michigan State's Connor Cook, the offensive...