This week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.
Nebraska has three Heisman Trophy winners in its storied football history. Running back Ameer Abdullah has a shot to become the school’s fourth Heisman winner.
October is the best month for college football, and it is getting started on the right foot this weekend. The first weekend in October will serve up six games between top 25 teams, which will be a nice breath of fresh air after the last few weeks.
Sunday evening’s Academy Awards telecast marks the fifth year in the era of the Best Picture Times Two experiment, and it would appear to have caught on.
The Academy Award nominations are now official. But what about the poor deserving few who were snubbed, ignored, underappreciated, or forgotten?
Shavon Shields scored a career-high 29 points, Ray Gallegos had 15 points and Nebraska held off Penn State in a 68-64 win on Saturday.
The No. 18 Cornhuskers overcame a double-digit, second-half deficit in a 32-23 victory over Penn State on Saturday.
Fans honored Paterno in a number of different ways, some dressing like Paterno, others displaying signs in support of the deposed coaching icon.
Capping the worst week in school history, No. 12 Penn State nearly overcame a 17-point deficit but was stopped short on a 4th-and-1 late in a 17-14 loss Saturday to No. 19 Nebraska.
Penn State fans cheered their football team Saturday as it walked into Beaver Stadium for the first time in 46 years without Joe Paterno as its coach. The normally low-key Jay Paterno, Joe’s son and a quarterbacks coach, pumped his fist and shouted, “Let’s go!”
Today’s Penn State-Nebraska game will bring the eyes of the nation upon State College, and for ESPN — the network carrying the game — it’ll be a balancing act.
The cloud still hangs over Penn State, following stunning child sex charges against a former assistant football coach and an alleged cover-up by school officials. But, today, is game day. And many students are hoping it’s a chance for them to rally together to begin the healing process.
Penn State says assistant coach Mike McQueary won’t coach the Nittany Lions on Saturday because “multiple threats” have been made against him.