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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

LINCOLN, NE - NOVEMBER 16: Quarterback Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans looks for help during their game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium on November 16, 2013 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Biggest Question Now Is Michigan State Or Oklahoma State?

The easy question is to ask if Ohio State is better than Baylor, but the real question should ask if Michigan State is better than Oklahoma State. That is the most important question over the next few weeks, but it will not matter if Alabama and Florida State run the table to collide in Pasadena.

11/18/2013

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Head coach Brady Hoke of the Michigan Wolverines cheers on his team against the Nebraska Cornhuskers during the second quarter at Michigan Stadium on November 9, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan, Northwestern Looking To Stop Slides

The Wildcats host the Wolverines on Saturday in a matchup between struggling teams that were aiming high not too long ago.

97.1 The Ticket–11/16/2013

Darqueze Dennard #31 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates his fourth-quarter interception 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 Out To Overcome Nebraska Demon

Michigan State has defeated every Big Ten opponent it’s faced since 2011 except Nebraska. The Spartans, in fact, have never beaten the Cornhuskers.

97.1 The Ticket–11/16/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Fans Throw A Better Tailgate? College Football Vs. Pro Football

Tailgate Fan correspondents Nick Stevens and Jerry Miller roam the entire countryside searching for the wildest and most epic tailgates in all of football.

11/14/2013

WACO, TX - OCTOBER 19: Bryce Petty #14 of the Baylor Bears drops back to throw a pass against the Iowa State Cyclones on October 19, 2013 at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Baylor’s Bryce Petty Keeps Bears In BCS Hunt

Baylor’s Bryce Petty is probably on the outside looking in on the Heisman Trophy, but a trip to New York for the ceremony is well within reach.

11/14/2013

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 26: C.J. Barnett #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates an interception against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Ohio Stadium on October 26, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Ohio State Is Going To Pasadena, But For Which Game?

It feels weird to suggest that an undefeated Ohio State team could have absolutely no shot to play in the national championship game, but that is the reality staring down at the Buckeyes right now following the release of the latest BCS standings Sunday night.

11/12/2013

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