Big Ten football last Saturday was all about who was going to win the East. We’re pretty confident who that will be now. But what about the West? Two huge games will sort that out for us — and one is a total surprise. Click onward and let’s get to it.
I don’t know if you noticed, but the Big Ten lost a few important non-conference games last week. In this week’s Big Ten football picks I’ll be looking at each team, evaluating what’s working and what clearly isn’t. Well, as clearly as anything can be evaluated after just two weeks. To the games!
Week One of the 2014 Big Ten football season is here. I’ve already given you my picks for the three early games this upcoming week, but what about the games that are being played when they’re supposed to be, on Saturday? Click on, pilgrim; I’ve got some picks for you.
When Bill O’Brien agreed to become Penn State’s head football coach in January of 2012, he knew the NCAA was about to bring the hammer down on the Nittany Lions.
But it’s doubtful that O’Brien – or anyone for that matter – could have anticipated the severity of the sanctions the NCAA would place on the football program in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.