GoDaddy.com has a 2011 Preseason All-American college football team, presented by NationalChamps.net. The company with commercials that everyone knows (Danica Patrick, that fake chested porn star Super Bowl ad) and whose actual business almost no one knows (they sell domain names, web hosting) has compiled a list honoring the projected legends of next fall. [...]
Tag Archive: Northwestern
Another year, another college football bowl loss. The Northwestern postseason losing streak is becoming almost as historical as stadium in which they lost their bowl game today. Falling to Texas Tech on New Year’s Day, the Wildcats have now lost their last eight consecutive bowl games since their Rose Bowl triumph in 1949.
Dude, that’s a long time ago. But the Cotton Bowl Stadium is even older; opening in 1929.[...]
A Northwestern player winning the Big Ten Silver Basketball award? We’re a long way off from that and there’s a ton of college basketball left to be played, but it might just happen. NU junior forward John Shurna (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West) earned his second Big Ten Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honor this season and the fourth of his career.
Shurna led the undefeated Wildcats to a pair of victories[...]
Now that undefeated and #5 ranked Michigan State football is having their best season since the 1966 national title year, it’s time to re-examine their very proud tradition at the wide receiver position. Of all the position groups on the gridiron, certainly receiver is where MSU can boast their biggest names: Andre Rison, Muhsin Muhammad, …
Last week was truly upset Saturday as many ranked teams took L’s. I don’t expect history to repeat itself, but there are many interesting games this week. Record: 112-27 (Using BCS rankings) Game Of The Week #1 Oklahoma Sooners VS #11 Missouri Tigers Missouri fans have been wondering why they’re not getting any respect. Well …
Davie is NU’s leading active career tackler with 172, and is tied with senior defensive end Vince Browne for sacks among active Wildcats. Davie made the Sporting News All-Big Ten preseason first team, and the second team for three other publications. He’s also on the Butkus Award preseason watch list. “If you look statistically the …
The Big Ten announced today game times for 2010 conference Homecoming games. The Fighting Illini will play at Penn State on Oct. 9 at 11 am CT, at Michigan State on Oct. 16 at 11 am CT and home on Oct. 23 against Indiana, also at 11 am CT. The Illinois Homecoming on Oct. 23 will be the 100th Homecoming celebration on the UI Campus.
Katie Witham, Ohio State reporter for the Big Ten Network, discusses OSU potential with fellow Buckeye expert Paul M. Banks (PMB) The Buckeyes have been placed into my regional each of the past 3 weekends, so after spending so much quality time with Thad Matta lately, (this following a season covering two Big Ten teams: …
With an upset at home over #17 Wisconsin, Northwestern finishes the regular season 8-4 overall, 5-3 in the Big Ten (tied for fourth place in the Big Ten with the Badgers). NU has compiled a 5-3 conference record four times since 2004 and also for a second consecutive season. Some key facts and figures from …