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Houston Bates To Transfer From Illinois

Houston Bates To Transfer From Illinois

by Kristen Finstad

Illinois will have to make do without linebacker/defensive end Houston Bates. The school announced in a press release Friday morning that Bates has decided to transfer closer to his home in Louisiana to finish out his collegiate career... Read more

Top Returning Seniors In The Big Ten West

Top Returning Seniors In The Big Ten West

by Nathan McCarter

The Big Ten has a wealth of returning talent for the 2014 season. Some of the talent will be publicized as the face of a team, others will be lauded as potential top draft choices, and some will go under the radar in spite of their importance... Read more

Penn State Wins Ugly Game

Penn State Wins Ugly Game

by Shawn Annarelli

Penn State may have won, but everyone — Penn State, Illinois and Big Ten officials — deserved a loss today. Penn State still cannot stop opposing quarterbacks... Read more

Heisman Hopeful Leads Big Ten Midseason Awards

Heisman Hopeful Leads Big Ten Midseason Awards

by Shawn Annarelli

This player is a possession receiver, but the other is a deep threat. This player is a pocket passer, but the other is a scrambler. This player is a run stopper, but the other is a pass rusher... Read more

Kickoff Countdown: Tailgating Anecdotes

Kickoff Countdown: Tailgating Anecdotes

by Christopher Smith

Kickoff Countdown: Six Days Editor's Note: This is the second in a seven-day series designed to sustain college football fans until North Carolina and South Carolina kick off the season Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. ET... Read more