Written by Deb Whitcas The College Football Playoff Committee released their first rankings of the 2022-23 season yesterday placing Tennessee on top. Four new members and nine returning members of the committee, comprised of all college football experts, debated for two days, according to Boo Corrigan, CFP Chairman of 12 years.  “I wish you all could have been in the room. The debate […]

2021 University of Illinois Football Preview

It’s a new year and a new head coach for the Fighting Illini as they prepare for the 2021 season after finishing 2-6 last year in a shortened season due to COVID. Out was Lovie Smith, who coached the Illini for five years. On December 19, 2020, The Fighting Illini hired former Wisconsin and Arkansas […]

Big Ten Football Media Days Takeaways: Day 1

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– The Big Ten Conference rolled out the red carpet for players, coaches, and members of the media this past week in Indianapolis for Big Ten Media Days. There was a relaxation and recovery room for the student-athletes to hang out in and play games like ping pong and pop shot, a media workroom […]

No. 14 Wisconsin Badgers vs. Fighting Illini Game Preview

After a lot of back and forth, the Big Ten finally begins play in the 2020 college football season as the 14th ranked Wisconsin Badgers welcome the Fighting Illini to town tonight at 7 pm CST on the Big Ten Network. This will be the first of a nine-game, conference only schedule. After an initial […]

Big Ten Football Releases 2020 Schedule

After going back and forth about playing football this year, the Big Ten voted to have a season this year. The season starts on October 24. The conference will play an eight-game schedule followed by the conference championship game on December 19th, the day before the College Football Playoff Selections. The schedules for the season […]