Archive | July, 2015

Big Ten Media Days: Rudock clearly has the upper hand in Ann Arbor

Jake Rudock has a very solid chance of starting this fall for Michigan and head coach Jim Harbaugh. CHICAGO — When Jake Rudock arrived in Michigan shortly after finishing his microbiology/pre-med studies at Iowa in May, things changed. The former Hawkeye was set to begin the last year of his NCAA eligibility as a graduate […]

Big Ten Media Days: Harbaugh steals show

Big Ten media days concluded on July 31. CHICAGO — The second day of Big Ten media days included a list of coaches ranging from newcomer Mike Riley of Nebraska to Minnesota’s Jerry Kill to Penn State’s second-year front man James Franklin. But, as expected, Jim Harbaugh stole the show in his Big Ten media […]

Big Ten Media Days: Strength of schedule improvements continue

The Big Ten aims to increase its strength of schedule. CHICAGO — During the second day of the Big Ten media days, Commissioner Jim Delany unveiled the league’s plan to continue strength-of-schedule improvements. While it has been long-documented that the Big Ten will move to a nine-game conference schedule in 2016, and it wishes to […]

Big Ten Media Days: National Title, Harbaugh fan flames of Michigan-OSU Rivalry

A College Football Playoff Championship for the Buckeyes and the arrival of a highly touted NFL coach in Ann Arbor has upped the ante on one of college football’s oldest and most historic rivalries.  CHICAGO — One of college football’s oldest and most historic rivalries got a fresh coat of paint and a healthy injection of intensity this […]