It didn't take long for critics to start firing back at Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio.
After Dantonio called his close friend and mentor Jim Tressel a "tragic hero," heads began scratching across the country.To read more or comment...
Mike Brewster never even read the Sports Illustrated story that condemned the program he loves. He heard enough to know he doesn't believe a word of it, so no use reading it.
"I just didn't want to piss myself off," he said.To read more or comment...
Following scandals at Ohio State and Michigan, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany stresses compliance with his coaches
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany held a meeting this morning with all 12 of his football coaches. The message was clear: No more major rules violations.To read more or comment...
It didn't take Bo Pelini long to breathe new life into the storied Nebraska program. The Huskers went 10-4 and advanced to the Big 12 championship game last season in Pelini's third year. Now he'll tackle an entirely new task as Nebraska prepares for its first season in the Big Ten.
Coaches across the league overwhelmingly approved of the addition of Nebraska, setting up the conference's first championship game this season. Pelini, who grew up in Youngstown and played safety at Ohio State under John Cooper, relishes the opportunity.To read more or comment...
Some years, Joe Paterno shows up to the Big Ten meetings in Chicago fairly surly with the look of a man who would rather be around the devil than a reporter.
Then there are times like today, when he was working on his standup routine while quoting Socrates and the Bible. But his best line was his first. When the floor was opened up for questions, the 84-year-old quipped "and speak up, will ya?"To read more or comment...
Mark Dantonio and Jim Tressel arrived together at Ohio State in 1983. Dantonio was a grad assistant and Tressel was the quarterbacks coach. A bond was quickly struck that still exists today.To read more or comment...
Michigan won just 15 games during Rich Rodriguez's three seasons, including six in the Big Ten. The schemes on both sides of the ball are being overhauled. Yet new coach Brady Hoke remains adamant Michigan isn't rebuilding.To read more or comment...
On the surface, Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema's sharp comments seemed directly aimed at Ohio State and former coach Jim Tressel.To read more or comment...
Luke Fickell says his greatest advantage is he didn't have any time to sit and think about what is happening. From the time he was named Jim Tressel's replacement, life has been a whirlwind that landed Fickell in Chicago this week for the Big Ten meetings.To read more or comment...
Coaches will begin talking to the media momentarily. For those interested, here's the time schedule. I'll be tweeting from @JasonLloydABJ throughout the day...
11-11:15: Illinois' Ron Zook
11:15-11:30: Wisconsin's Bret Bielema
11:30-11:45: Purdue's Danny Hope
noon-12:15: OSU's Luke Fickell
12:15-12:30: Indiana's Kevin Wilson
12:45-1: Penn State's Joe Paterno
1-1:15: Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald
1:15-1:30: Michigan's Brady Hoke
1:30-1:45: Nebraska's Bo Pelini
2-2:15: Iowa's Kirk Ferentz
2:15-2:30: Minnesota's Jerry Kill
2:30-2:45: Michigan State's Mark Dantonio
2:45-3:45: Big Ten officials, including Commissioner Jim Delany
By Rusty Miller
COLUMBUS: An evaluation of former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel’s job performance in 2005-06 rated him as “unacceptable” when it came to self-reporting rules violations in a timely manner.To read more or comment...
By Rusty Miller
COLUMBUS: Former All-Pro linebacker Mike Vrabel is retiring from the Kansas City Chiefs and returning to his alma mater as an Ohio State assistant coach.To read more or comment...
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