Positively Promoting the Student Athlete Since 1992

 

  • All 14 Big Ten schools will be in action as week two of the 2018 season kicks off Saturday afternoon with Michigan and Northwestern opening their home schedules against Western Michigan and Duke, respectively …
  • After a cancelled season opener against Akron due to weather, Scott Frost will make his debut on the Nebraska sideline Saturday night as the Huskers host Colorado. A member of two Husker national championship teams, Frost returns to his alma mater after two highly successful seasons as the head coach at UCF, where he guided the Knights to a perfect 13-0 season in 2017, and a 19-7 record in two seasons in Orlando …
  • For the second-straight season, the Big Ten featured a conference game on the opening weekend of the season, as Northwestern posted a 31-27 win at Purdue on Aug. 30 …
  • With its victory over Purdue last weekend, Northwestern claimed its ninth straight win overall and eighth straight in Big Ten play, matching the school’s longest streak since the 1995 Rose Bowl season …
  • Iowa posted a 33-7 season-opening victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday afternoon, making head coach Kirk Ferentz the winningest coach in school history. The victory marked No. 144 for Ferentz, moving him past legendary Iowa head coach Hayden Fry. Ferentz is now fifth all-time in overall wins in the Big Ten, trailing only Woody Hayes (205), Amos Alonzo Stagg (199), Bo Schembechler (194), and Joe Paterno (162) …
  • After trailing 17-3 at halftime, Illinois scored 28 points with 301 yards of offense in the second half, allowing the Fighting Illini to win their 21st-consecutive home opener – the fourth-longest streak in the nation. AJ Bush paced the team, passing for 190 yards on 23 attempts, and rushing for 139 yards on 21 carries. Bush’s 139 rushing yards are the fifth-most by an Illinois quarterback and makes him the first Big Ten quarterback with at least 190 passing yards and 139 rushing yards since J.T. Barrett in 2014 …
  • A pair of Big Ten newcomers made their collegiate debuts in record-breaking fashion this past weekend. Maryland’s Jeshaun Jones became the first freshman in at least the last 20 years to record a passing, rushing and receiving touchdown in his first career game and the first to do so in any game since Marcus Mariota in 2012. The Boilermakers’ Rondale Moore broke Purdue’s 46-year old record for most all-purpose yards in a contest with 313 yards against Northwestern …