No longer in the middle of the Indiana defense, Nick Mangieri is hoping to make a more ‘dynamic’ impact coming off the end, where he usually plays.


The rest of the world might’ve thought Perry Hills was the dark horse candidate to win the starting quarterback job, but to Maryland players, the decision wasn’t a surprise.


Utah has the support of one of its former coaches for Thursday’s opener against Michigan. You might’ve heard of him.

Michigan State

Western Michigan and Michigan State have a deep history as foes. This year, however, their meeting in Kalamazoo will be unlike any other in the history of the series.

Ohio State

Virginia Tech’s gameplan to confuse J.T. Barrett was rock solid last year, but the Hokies won’t be able to ambush the more mature Barrett or Jones this time around.

Penn State

I’ve referenced Temple linebacker Tyler Matakevich multiple times as a guy the Lions need to watch out for. Bob Flounders did the same.


Even with his pending university probe, there’s no reason for Kyle Flood to believe he won’t be coaching in the opener.



Two years ago, Nate Scheelhaase was leading the Illini offense. Now an assistant coach, he’s doing a different kind of leading.


Scott Dochterman wrote about how simple scheme changes to the offensive line have made a significant difference for the Hawkeyes.


Mitch Leidner has to take his biggest step entering his third year under center, Marcus Fuller writes.


By now, surely you’ve seen the video of Nebraska players getting their blackshirts. Jack Gangwish’s reaction was the most powerful. Sam McKewon wrote about the long journey he took on the scout team to earn it.


It’s hard to believe that Justin Jackson stepped up the way he did as only a freshman last year. In 2015, he feels his body is more prepared to handle the workload.


The Boilermakers are literally putting all of their eggs in one basket before Sunday’s opener. What?


Saturday’s opener against Alabama could further hint at the paradigm shift. For Wisconsin, it would make the world of difference in how its perceived nationally.