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Sparty, the mascot for the Michigan State Spartans. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Leach’s List: It’s OK For Wolverine Fans To Cheer For Spartans This Weekend

These are the top three reasons why it is OK for you Michigan fans to not want both of these teams to die in a fiery plane crash on the way to the B1G Title Game.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2013

Michigan State Spartans players celebrate the victory against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Spartan Stadium on November 30, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans defeated the Golden Gophers 14-3. (Credit: Mark A. Cunningham/Getty Images)

Big Ten Title Game Looks Like Classic Matchup

The stakes couldn’t be higher: To the winner goes an all-expenses paid bowl trip to Pasadena for the Rose Bowl.

97.1 The Ticket–12/06/2013

SAN DIEGO, CA - OCTOBER 26: Derek Carr #4 of the Fresno State Bulldogs looks on from the sidelines against the San Diego State Aztecs during their game on October 26, 2013 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Fresno State’s Derek Carr Gets One Last Chance

Few quarterbacks in college football have put up the kind of passing numbers Fresno State’s Derek Carr has this season. Carr has passed for a nation-leading 4,462 yards and 45 touchdowns while being picked off just five times all year.

12/05/2013

ACKSONVILLE, FL - JANUARY 02: Members of the Ohio State Buckeyes take the field during warmups at the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl against the Florida Gators at EverBank Field on January 2, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Ohio State A Win Away From BCS Title Shot, Whether SEC Likes It Or Not

If Ohio State gets by the defensive juggernaut of Michigan State in Indianapolis, the Buckeyes absolutely deserve to head to the final BCS Championship Game of the BCS era regardless of what happens at the SEC Championship in Atlanta.

12/03/2013

CHESTNUT HILL, MA - NOVEMBER 2: Andre Williams #44 of the Boston College Eagles breaks a touchdown run against the Virginia Tech Hokies in the second half at Alumni Stadium. The Eagles won the game 34 to 27. November 2, 2013 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Boston College’s Andre Williams Rushes In To The Mix

With the competition wide open for the Heisman Trophy, Boston College running back Andre Williams has become a bit of a rising contender.

11/28/2013

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 23: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide leads his team on the field to face the Chattanooga Mocs at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 23, 2013 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Iron Bowl Stakes Rarely This High For ‘Bama, Auburn

It is fitting that the Iron Bowl finally gets to play this kind of role in the SEC, and it is a shock it has not happened like this before. Since the addition of a conference championship game in the SEC in 1992, Alabama and Auburn have never been quite this good in the same season.

11/26/2013

Jalen Myrick #28, Damarius Travis #7 and Jamel Harbison #16 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers celebrate a win of the game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on October 26, 2013 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Golden Gophers defeated the Cornhuskers 34-23. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Outside Of Leaders, Plenty To Prove In Big Ten

The season might be winding down but for some, it’s just getting started.

97.1 The Ticket–11/23/2013

Cameron Gordon #4, Desmond Morgan #48 and AJ Pearson #36 of the Michigan Wolverines help bring down Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the first quarter at Michigan Stadium on November 9, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Iowa Gets Another Crack At Michigan

The Wolverines rank next to last in the Big Ten in rushing offense and just seventh in scoring defense.

97.1 The Ticket–11/23/2013

Denicos Allen #28 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates a third-quarter sack against the Michigan Wolverines at Spartan Stadium on November 2, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. Michigan State won the game 29-6. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan State Has Big Goals In Sight

It’s all in sight for No. 13 Michigan State, as long as the Spartans don’t stumble down the stretch.

97.1 The Ticket–11/23/2013

DEKALB, IL - NOVEMBER 13: Jordan Lynch #6 of the Northern Illinois Huskies shakes hands with Ball State Cardinals players at Huskie Stadium on November 13, 2013 in DeKalb, Illinois. Northern Illinois defeated Ball State 48-27. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Jordan Lynch Looking To Push Northern Illinois Back To BCS Stage

If Kellen Moore and Colt Brennan could do it, then why not Northern Illinois Jordan Lynch? Lynch received three first-place votes for the Heisman Trophy in 2012, so he is certainly on the radar for some voters out there.

11/21/2013

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