Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz shares thoughts on Michigan ahead of Big Ten Championship game

The Michigan Wolverines got a massive monkey off their backs yesterday afternoon, defeating the Ohio State Buckeyes at Michigan Stadium for their first win against their chief rival since 2011. It was especially satisfying for head coach Jim Harbaugh, who had been 0-5 against the Buckeyes since his return to Ann Arbor as head coach. … Read more

Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh comments on Big Ten Championship matchup vs. Iowa

Next Saturday, the Michigan Wolverines will play in the Big Ten Championship Game for the first time when they take on the Iowa Hawkeyes. On Sunday, Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh spoke about the matchup with Iowa, saying they are a ‘great opponent.’ Here are some of the things Harbaugh had to say about the … Read more

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz has tremendous comparisons for Michigan’s Aidan Hutchinson

There is little question about it that Michigan EDGE Aidan Hutchinson is not only one of the top defensive players in the nation but one of the top defensive players in the history of the Wolverines football program. Hutchinson proved once again on Saturday why he should be the one defensive player in the country … Read more

Big Ten Football: 2016 Head Coach Rankings

Is the Big Ten the best conference in college football? Probably not, but there is no question about it that it is top-heavy with some of the most outstanding head coaches in the Nation. But which coach is the best in the Big Ten? Is it Mark Dantonio who has built Michigan State into one of the … Read more

Mark Dantonio, Jim Harbaugh among 24 CFB coaches named to ‘Dodd Trophy’ watch list

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio and Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh are as opposite as they come in terms of their personalities and coaching styles. Dantonio typically comes off as more dry, mild-mannered while Harbaugh is visibly more fiery and passionate when coaching on the sidelines. One characteristic that does make them similar is their outstanding … Read more

2016 Conference Preview: Big Ten

2015 was supposed to be the Big Ten’s victory lap after Ohio State took home the first ever College Football Playoff National Championship in 2014, but things didn’t go as planned. The Michigan State Spartans, the 2015 Big Ten Playoff representative, were held scoreless in the National Semifinal by eventual champion Alabama Crimson Tide. What was one of … Read more

6 Early predictions for the 2016 Big Ten football season

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone.   [tps_header]Early predictions are fun. Way-too-early predictions are often reaches and pretty … Read more

The Big Ten is considering a rule to make freshmen athletes ineligible

There is a plan in the beloved Big Ten Conference to create a “year of readiness” for freshmen athletes in Men’s College Basketball and College Football. The year would be used to push academic reinforcement and giving players time to adjust to “the college life”. This idea has been pushed around from school to school … Read more