Big Ten Football

Where will RB Ray Graham go and can he make a big impact?

Diamond in the Rough: 5 Mid-Round RBs With Great Value

2013/02/09 at 10:12 am 0 comments

There are a small handful of gems with great value found in the middle rounds at multiple positions each April.  Here are five running backs who will likely fit the bill and get selected between the third and fifth round in the 2013 NFL Draft. Pittsburgh RB Ray Graham  Ray [...]

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College Football’s Five Dark Horses To Look Forward To Next Season

College Football’s Five Dark Horses To Look Forward To Next Season

2013/01/19 at 6:39 pm 1 comment

College Football’s Five Dark Horses To Look Forward To Next Season There are quite a few teams that can stun a few folks based on the summer magazines that does not have lofty expectations. One thing is for sure though, these five will be fun to watch and may not [...]

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Pat Fitzgerald hoists the trophy from the 2013 Gator Bowl, photo by Stephen Morton - AP, pulled from Chicago Sun Times (suntimes.com)

Did B1G Get Redemption in Bowls and Will New Lineup Help in the Future?

2013/01/03 at 4:40 pm 0 comments

It’s not every day that you’d look at a 2-5 bowl record for a conference and declare any measure of redemption. You might consider making an exception this year where the Big Ten is concerned. Considering what they were up against, 2-5 isn’t bad. In fact, it might have been [...]

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Rose Bowl Victory Places Stanford Among Nation’s Elites

Rose Bowl Victory Places Stanford Among Nation’s Elites

2013/01/02 at 2:09 am 0 comments

David Shaw was so excited that he raised both arms into the air over on the sideline, a winner in Stanford’s bowl game. After shaking hands with Wisconsin’s legendary coach Barry Alvarez, he walked triumphantly on the field to meet his parents, he hugged his mother tightly and cried in [...]

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Stanford vs. Wisconsin: Top 2013 NFL Draft Prospects in Rose Bowl

Stanford vs. Wisconsin: Top 2013 NFL Draft Prospects in Rose Bowl

2013/01/01 at 5:18 pm 0 comments

Who are the top 2013 NFL Draft prospects to watch in the first 2013 BCS bowl game between the Wisconsin Badgers and Stanford Cardinal in the 2013 Rose Bowl? Wisconsin athletic director and former coach Barry Alvarez returns to coach the Badgers as Bret Bielema left earlier this month to take the job at Arkansas. [...]

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Bleacher Report

2013 BCS Bowls: Are They Great Matchups?

2012/12/03 at 3:02 am 3 comments

Everybody sure loves complaining around the Holidays and maybe that is because shopping for others is not that fun? I enjoy finding gifts for others and I think these five BCS bowls will end up as gifts regardless of their final scores. The experts have these five games all becoming [...]

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Marvin Fong, The Plain Dealer

Michigan Wolverines at Ohio State Buckeyes: Flawless No More?

2012/11/21 at 8:14 pm 0 comments

Follow @Dan Vasta and like Gridiron Grit on Facebook Who would have thought that the Buckeyes would be 11-0 entering their final game of the season in Urban Meyer’s first season. I had them following the same path that USC did last year which ultimately will lead to a potential No. 1 preseason [...]

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Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany at Maryland press conference, photo pulled from testudotimes.com

Maryland’s Move to Big Ten Money Driven and That’s a Good Thing

2012/11/19 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

Maryland President Wallace D. Loh was honest during the press conference to announce his school’s move to the Big Ten. The first (and foremost) reason he gave for joining the Big Ten Conference was financial stability. Big shocker! His honesty is refreshing. It’s also important. Hiding from this fact would [...]

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Maryland to join the Big Ten, photo pulled from Grantland.com

Maryland, Rutgers to Join Big Ten: Expansion Dominoes Continue to Fall

2012/11/19 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

ESPN is reporting that Maryland’s Board of Regents has unanimously voted to accept an invitation to join the Big Ten conference. An official announcement is expected later this afternoon (Monday). In addition to Maryland’s departure from the ACC, Rutgers is expected to also announce their departure from the Big East [...]

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College Football Week 13 Updated Heisman Rankings

2012/11/19 at 2:38 am 0 comments

How has the Heisman race changed following a pair of earth-shattering upsets to the top two teams in college football?  Here are my updated Week 13 Heisman rankings heading into Thanksgiving.   5. Manti Te’o, Notre Dame This 6-2, 255-pound superstar linebacker means everything for the Fighting Irish.  Through 11 [...]

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