The loss of Jordan Lynch and an injury to Cameron Stingily means the Huskies will have new faces on offense this season. But thanks to an experienced offensive line, it won't be all newbies.
Even without Jordan Lynch under center the expectations for Rod Carey and Northern Illinois continue to increase. But for the head coach, that's both fun and exciting for "geeks" like himself.
Comcast SportsNet will air four Illinois State games football this season, and if AD Larry Lyons' comments are any indication that could include some impressive Missouri Valley action.
7mNorthwestern was understandably happy following its upset win over Illinois on Sunday night in Evanston. Now you can see just how happy the Wildcats were following Chris Collins' first Big Ten win.
7mIllinois' Sunday-night loss at Northwestern bumped the Illini out of the top 25 after just one week. Meanwhile, Iowa's upset win over Ohio State has the Hawkeyes on the rise and the Buckeyes falling.
7mA blown lead vs. Wisconsin cost Iowa what could have been a signature road win, but the Hawkeyes got it just a week later, upsetting No. 3 Ohio State with a comeback of their own.
7mOn a night when the Illini needed someone to make shots, Rayvonte Rice -- the Big Ten's leading scorer -- couldn't get them to fall, the most glaring part of an abysmal shooting night for Illinois.
7mChris Collins was looking for a statement win, and he got it Sunday night in beating No. 23 Illinois at home. It was the first of what he hopes to be many Big Ten wins for the the Wildcats.
7mNotre Dame cornerback is committed to becoming the best he can be for the Irish defense, something he showed in the Pinstripe Bowl and hopes to show next season.
7mIt wasn't pretty, but Chris Collins will take his first Big Ten win as Northwestern's head coach any way he can get it. The Wildcats stunned No. 23 Illinois with a 49-43 victory Sunday in Evanston.