BIG TEN EAST DIVISION SEASON IN REVIEW 2018

      My first post of the season was a look forward as I submitted my preseason predictions and comments. Now it’s time to take a look back as the results are in. I’ve listed the teams in reverse order of finish and included my preseason prediction. I was right about some of them …

BIG TEN WEST DIVISION SEASON IN REVIEW 2018

      My first post of the season was a look forward as I submitted my preseason predictions and comments. Now it’s time to take a look back as the results are in. I’ve listed the teams in reverse order of finish and included my preseason prediction. I was right about some of them …

Big Ten Football Power Ratings Week 2

    I’ve now seen all of the teams play so this week’s list covers the whole conference.   Ohio St. – last week 1– The Buckeyes get their first real test this Saturday vs. TCU so we’ll get a better barometer, but as of now this team appears to be a step above most …

Big Ten Football Power Ratings Week 1

    I didn’t get to see enough of Wisconsin, Indiana, and of course, Nebraska to form an opinion so I’ve left them off the list, but here’s my take after week 1.     Ohio St. – The opponent wasn’t the best, but the Buckeyes took care of business while many other conference teams …

Most Intriguing Big Ten Football TV Games Week 1

      A ranking of this week’s television games that I personally find most intriguing, top to bottom.     All games Sept. 1 unless noted   Michigan at Notre Dame  6:30 PM  NBC Best game on the Big Ten slate and I’m a lifelong Notre Dame fan, so win-win.   Northwestern at Purdue   …

ATS WINNERS ?- Keep an eye on these teams to start the season

      I don’t handicap non-conference games. I used to a long time ago, but researching the variety of teams that land on the Big Ten nonconference schedule got to be too time consuming. I figure if I’m to have any advantage in picking winners, it will come from my diligence in watching and …

BIG TEN FOOTBALL PRESEASON PREDICTIONS 2018

      EAST   1)- Ohio St.- (8-1) (10-2) HC Urban Meyer has established a well-oiled machine at Ohio St., replacing one good player for another. The Buckeyes lose their starting QB, which is always a challenge in college football, but they return enough talent from last season’s conference championship team to take their …