Tag archive for ‘Big Ten’
Buckeyes Head Coach Urban Meyer
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By Sal Soothsayer On Sunday, July 13th, 2014
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Ranking the Big Ten Positional Groups: The Coaches

There are three things that today’s college coach has to be able to do: understand and teach X’s and O’s, recruit, and motivate. These three factors were the measurables used in evaluating coaching More...

Kurtis Drummond 
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By Sal Soothsayer On Saturday, July 12th, 2014
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Ranking the Big Ten Positional Groups: Defensive Backs

Coverages are more complex and officials err on the side of the offense when making a bang-bang call. Want to be a defensive back in college football these days? Monday – Offensive Backfield Tuesday – Receivers Wednesday More...

Jake Ryan (47) leads a top linebacker group at Michigan. (Raj Mehta – USA TODAY Sports)
By Sal Soothsayer On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Ranking the Big Ten Positional Groups: Linebackers

We continue our week-long analysis of the Big Ten by taking a closer look at the linebacking corps.   Monday – Offensive Backfield Tuesday – Receivers Wednesday – Offensive Line Thursday – Defensive More...

Ohio State's Noah Spence is one of the best pass-rushers in the country. (Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports)
By Sal Soothsayer On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Ranking the Big Ten Positional Groups: Defensive Line

We continue our week-long analysis of the Big Ten by taking a closer look at the defensive line, the best unit top to bottom in the Big Ten Conference.   Monday – Offensive Backfield Tuesday – Receivers Wednesday More...

Kaleb Johnson anchors the Rutgers offensive line. (Photo from ScarletKnights.com)
By Sal Soothsayer On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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The Pancake System – Ranking the Big Ten Positional Groups: Offensive Line

We are going to use a unique scoring system as we continue our week-long analysis of the Big Ten as we take a closer look at the Big Ten’s best offensive lines.   Monday – Offensive Backfield Tuesday – More...

Stefon Diggs of Maryland is one of the best receivers in the country. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
By Sal Soothsayer On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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Ranking the Big Ten Positional Groups: Receivers

We continue our week-long analysis of the Big Ten by taking a closer look at the pass-catchers.   Monday – Offensive Backfield Tuesday – Receivers Wednesday – Offensive Line Thursday – Defensive Line Friday More...

Gary Nova (L.) and Paul James are the expected starters in Rutgers backfield. (Mandatory Credit: Jim O)
By Sal Soothsayer On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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Ranking the Big Ten Positional Groups: Offensive Backfield

The dog days of summer are setting in and we are now weeks, not months, away from the start of the collegiate football season.  For college football fans, summer is a time for debate, optimism and lists.  This More...

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By Sal Soothsayer On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
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Running the Option: Rutgers Students Season Ticket Option is on Par for the Big Ten

(Photo via ScarletKnights.com) Rutgers Senior Associate Athletic Director Jason Baum noted yesterday, “Phones continue to ring off the hook in the Rutgers Ticket Office. Nearly 5,000 new season tickets sold and More...

Success in the Big Ten would help Rutgers sell out High Point Solutions Stadium and increase school spirit.  (US Presswire)
By Sal Soothsayer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Rutgers Fans See Potential for a B1G Future

Success in the Big Ten would help Rutgers sell out High Point Solutions Stadium and increase school spirit. (US Presswire) In Part Two of this two part series on the future of Rutgers athletics we take a look at More...

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By Diane Quail On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Rutgers Athletics New Student Ticketing Policy

(Image via Rutgers.edu) On July 1, the transition year ends and Rutgers University enters the Big Ten Conference.   All Scarlet Knight Division 1 teams will face athletic powerhouses such as Ohio State and Michigan More...

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By Sal Soothsayer On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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Proud Knights: RU Diehards Explain Their Enthusiasm for the Scarlet Knights

In Part One of a two-part series on the future of Rutgers athletics, we take a look at “Rutgers Pride” by looking into the importance of Rutgers athletics to a number of supporters of the Scarlet Knights.  Topics More...

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By Sal Soothsayer On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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Alexis Gunzelman and Rutgers Gymnastics: Tumbling Towards Greatness

(Provided by Rutgers Athletics) Rutgers Olympic sports have seen resurgence during the 2013-2014 seasons.  Teams and individuals have continued to surpass expectations and the most recent Rutgers’ Gymnastics More...