The College Football Playoff starts now

CFB Playoff Trophy
December 3, 2014

The College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend; conference championship week. The conference championship games in the ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC all have teams looking to secure a spot in the playoff, and there is no team that can afford to suffer a loss this week with the pool of playoff…


Episode 154 – 2014 Big Ten Championship Game Preview

Listen to the Big Ten Championship Game Preview Podcast
December 2, 2014

Note: This podcast was recorded shortly before news of Michigan head coach Brady Hoke being fired was made official. This season was supposed to be playoff or bust for Ohio State. That is how I saw it at least. But before the season could kick off Ohio State lost its Heisman Trophy candidate at quarterback, Braxton Miller. The two-time Silver Football award winner as the Big Ten’s MVP the past…


Episode 133 – 2012 Big Ten Championship Game Preview

The Big Ten is still getting used to this whole championship game idea, but at least the two schools meeting in Indianapolis are pretty well adjusted to it. Wisconsin returns to Indianapolis this week to make their second straight trip representing the Leaders Division, although this year they arrive thanks to NCAA sanctions to undefeated Ohio State and second place Penn State. Nebraska, on the other hand, earned their place…

November 28, 2012

Big Ten Championship Game scenarios for Nebraska, Michigan

With one final weekend in the regular season to play, the battles for the Big Ten’s Legends Division championship will determine who goes to Indianapolis to play in the Big Ten Championship Game. In an odd twist this season, the Big Ten’s Leaders Division champion will not get to play for the Big Ten’s automatic BCS spot, as the Ohio State Buckeyes are serving a postseason ban this season and…

November 21, 2012

FOX Sports to televise Big Ten football championship from 2011-16

November 18, 2010

The Big Ten has started to put together their plans for the future of the Big Ten championship game. The first step was to determine a location for the first game and then work on plans for future host sites at a later time. Next season, after the Big Ten adds Nebraska, the initial Big Ten football championship game will be played in Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium. We now know who will be…


Big Ten proposes to Indianapolis, Lucas Oil Stadium

When the Big Ten joins the championship game party, which appears to be on track for 2011, it looks as though it will take place in Indianapolis, the home city of the men’s basketball tournament. The Big Ten released a statement today saying that the conference has declared Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts, as the favorite to land the lucrative inaugural Big Ten championship game. From the press release on the Big Ten’s…

August 5, 2010