How the Gophers Beat Purdue

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Minnesota eked out a big victory over the Boilermakers on Friday night, despite being down 22 players and three coaches due to COVID-19. Here’s how the Gophers beat Purdue: How the Gophers Beat Purdue Taking the Pressure Off of the Run Game While Mohamed Ibrahim scored his 11th, 12th, and 13th touchdowns of the season, […] READ MORE


Post-Halloween Midweek Musings

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I hope everyone was able to enjoy Halloween safely, 2020-style! Here are the Post-Halloween Midweek Musings. Post-Halloween Midweek Musings Michigan-Michigan State Did you know that the team with more rushing yards had won 45 of the last 50 meetings between these two? Make that 45 of the last 51, as Michigan out-gained Sparty on the […] READ MORE


Ohio State Players Opting In

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Ohio State players opting in are sending a message to the rest of college football. Now that Shaun Wade and Wyatt Davis are back in, the Buckeyes are loaded and ready to go. Ohio State has five players in Todd McShay’s top 50 draft prospects and four in the top 30. Wade and Davis only […] READ MORE


Ohio State Trap Game Candidates in 2020

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As good of a coach as Urban Meyer was, he suffered from some unexpected trap game losses at Ohio State. Meyer did a great job at building one of the best teams in the country over the last decade. The vast majority of the time, the Buckeyes were the better team on the field when Meyer […] READ MORE


Week 10 Midweek Musings

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Welcome to Week 10 Midweek Musings! Here are some of my thoughts as we head down the stretch of the season: Purdue The poor Boilermakers have lost yet another quarterback. Jack Plummer took over after Elijah Sindelar’s injury in late September. But after an ankle injury on Saturday, Plummer required surgery and is also on […] READ MORE


Sean Clifford and the Nittany Lion Offense are Improving Every Game

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It may not look like it when watching a game live. Penn State fans often get frustrated when the offense has a fast start and then stalls in the third quarter. The thing is though, Sean Clifford and the Nittany Lion offense are improving every game. It may not be for the entire game, but […] READ MORE


Micah Parsons Returns to the Penn State Defense Against Purdue

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Micah Parsons returns to the Penn State defense this week. The sophomore standout was ejected for targeting in the first quarter against Maryland last Friday. Even though Parsons was out, the strong Nittany Lion defense has depth at each position. That depth allowed sophomore linebacker Jesse Luketa to enter the game. The defense did not […] READ MORE


Week Five Midweek Musings

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Happy Hump Day! Here are my Week Five Midweek Musings: Rutgers After a 52-0 thumping by Michigan, Rutgers pulled the rare in-season firing of the coach. Chris Ash has an 8-32 record since his arrival in 2016. I can’t imagine that anyone expected him to be back for a fifth year, but I’m not sure […] READ MORE


Minnesota Versus Purdue: What Went Right

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Minnesota Versus Purdue: Overview Minnesota versus Purdue has been a favorable matchup for Minnesota of late. This year was no exception, as they came away with their fourth victory in five seasons over the Boilermakers. The Gophers opened conference play with what was clearly their best effort to date; they led 38-17 after three quarters […] READ MORE


Week Two Midweek Musings

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Welcome to Week Two Midweek Musings! It was an exciting weekend in college football- let’s get started. LSU It’s impossible to overstate how much the LSU offense has changed this season. Much of that is a scheme thing, but some of it is due to having the best quarterback we’ve seen in Baton Rouge in […] READ MORE