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.
1wVenric Mark will miss Northwestern's first two games with a suspension, but he reacted Tuesday, saying there was "no point in pouting" over it. Head coach Pat Fitzgerald was impressed with how the running back has handled everything.
1wThere's not a lot of experience among the Illini wide receivers heading into this season, but the group is an intriguing one, for sure. Coaches are excited about which of these unknowns will emerge.
1wHere's a look at the complete Big Ten/ACC Challenge schedule. Fourteen games between two conferences over three nights equals college basketball fun!
1wAfter being sacked a whopping 36 times last season, Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner is confident in an improved offensive line that has only allowed him to get sacked twice during camp.
1wIllini linebacker Mason Monheim will be relied upon an awful lot this season to help lead a bounce-back season for the Illinois defense. And after helping a young girl fix her bike at camp, he'll also be relied upon for bicycle repair.
1wDespite hoping to name a starting quarterback during the first week of camp, Purdue coach Darrell Hazell said it'll be until Saturday's scrimmage before a starter is named. The position battle therefore rages on between Danny Etling and Austin Appleby.
1wPenn State will be without one of their top pass-catchers for an indeterminate amount of time. James Franklin announced that tight end Adam Breneman, a sophomore, is out indefinitely with an injury.