Big Ten football fans are in a bit of a funk lately. It’s been years since the conference was a legitimate threat to win a national title. It’s even been a while since the Big Ten has made a good showing of itself in bowl games. Throw in the media’s tendency to dogpile on the conference and you’ve got the makings of some world-class conspiracy theories.
Behind the coaching of Charlie Strong and the elite quarterbacking of Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville has emerged from the shadows of a feeble American Athletic Conference and propelled itself into the national spotlight.
Teddy BridgewaterSitting at 3-0, the seventh-ranked Cardinals have gained recognition from across the nation as a potential contender for the 2013 BCS National championship.
The 2013 College football season is almost upon us. Here is a look at the 10 games you absolutely must watch this season.
Why would Bret Bielema leave Wisconsin, where he’s gone to three straight Rose Bowls for a 4-8 program as Arkansas was in 2012? Because the timing is right and precedent suggests that even a non-SEC guy can win in college football’s best conference.
This year’s Heisman still boils down to BCS school versus BCS school, but there is something different, a newness even, surrounding the award that will be presented next week.