How The Gophers Won The Axe

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It’s been a good Thanksgiving week in the Twin Cities. On Wednesday, injured running back Mohamed Ibrahim announced that he’ll return to school next year instead of entering the NFL Draft. And on Saturday, Minnesota beat Wisconsin 23-13 to take the coveted Paul Bunyan’s Axe Trophy. Here’s how the Gophers won the Axe: Passing Game […] READ MORE


Badgers Run Away With The Bull

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Iowa’s struggles continued in Camp Randall Saturday with one of their worst performances in recent memory. The Hawkeyes recorded just one first down in the first half and failed to establish any sort of offense in a 27-7 loss at Wisconsin. Three fumbles and 17 total yards in the first half were detrimental to Iowa’s […] READ MORE


Elite Defenses Iowa and Wisconsin Meet

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For just the third time in the award’s 16-year history, Iowa will face an unranked Wisconsin for the Heartland Trophy. The last time Wisconsin came into this game outside of the Top 25 was in 2009. The Hawkeyes won that one by 10 points on their way to their first BCS Bowl appearance in seven […] READ MORE


History of the Heartland Trophy

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The rivalry between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Wisconsin Badgers spans over 100 years, dating back to the late 1800s. The two teams have met 94 times and recently began exchanging a trophy. In 2004, the Heartland Trophy was presented to the winner of the annual contest between Iowa and Wisconsin. The Hawkeyes won the […] READ MORE


2021 Week Four College Football Watch Guide

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19 ranked teams have lost over the first three weeks of the season. That is the most ever this early into a college football season in recorded history. With only two ranked versus ranked matchups this weekend, there’s more of an opportunity for an unranked team to land a surprise. Should Iowa State, Oklahoma, Clemson, […] READ MORE


Penn State Defense Outlasts Wisconsin

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The Nittany Lions won the season opener against Wisconsin 16-10. It was a 0-0 score at the end of the first half with both defenses playing strong. The game started taking off in the second half when Penn State scored on blown coverage by the Badgers. It wouldn’t stay 7-0 for long though Wisconsin scored […] READ MORE


Wisconsin vs Penn State: What To Watch For

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The college football season is officially underway. While we began with week zero, the matchups were, to be frank, weak. Now, now is the prize fans have waited an excruciatingly long time for. Just this week alone we have: #3 Clemson vs #5 Georgia #1 Alabama vs #14 Miami #17 Indiana at #18 Iowa #23 […] READ MORE


2021 Week One College Football Watch Guide

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We’ve been given the appetizer with week 0, now we’re on to the main course. The biggest and the best weekend of the season is here as week one commences. Please feel free to use this as your sick days, as the couch should get plenty of attention with wall-to-wall action that begins this evening […] READ MORE


Who Will Lead Wisconsin’s Defense?

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The Wisconsin Badgers defense has provided the backbone of the program over the last decade. JJ Watt. Joe Schobert. TJ Edwards. Chris Orr. They’re all examples of guys who guided the Badgers as they’ve ascended to nationally admired units. Under defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard, they’ve continued to take the leap forward. In five of the […] READ MORE


2021 Big 10 Standings Predictions

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Much like Clemson in the ACC, Ohio State has had a stranglehold on the Big 10 conference. The Big 10 conference is stronger top to bottom with Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, Penn State as top 15 talented teams. Can the rest of the conference capitalize on the inexperience at the quarterback position at Ohio State? With […] READ MORE