At least Illinois head coach Tim Beckman didn't have to look very far to land his first verbal commitment from the Class of 2015.
The original Air Jordan VI shoe debuted in 1991 when Michael Jordan was busy guiding the Bulls to their first NBA title against the Los Angeles Lakers.
It may not make Bears defensive end Julius Peppers feel any younger, but Peppers was the football ideal of at least one member of the Denver Broncos defensive line in this Super Bowl.
Several members of the Northwestern football team, led by former quarterback Kain Colter, began taking formal steps to create the first labor union for college athletes earlier this week.
With their efforts to be represented as members of a union, Northwestern football players brought into the spotlight the real issue of paying college athletes.