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Big Ten Previews, Pt. 14: Michigan State Spartans

Big Ten Previews, Pt. 14: Michigan State Spartans

Taylor Venema August 22, 2014 0

I saw the bounceback coming. I suppose you’re in a pretty good place as a program when a down year means your rock-solid defense carries a pathetic offense to 7-6 with a bowl win,

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Big Ten Previews, Pt. 13: Ohio State Buckeyes

Big Ten Previews, Pt. 13: Ohio State Buckeyes

Taylor Venema August 20, 2014 0

Editor’s Note: This preview was written BEFORE rumors of Braxton Miller’s season-ending injury were confirmed.  To quote No Coast Bias’ esteemed creator and editor Derek Hernandez recently, “This is Urban’s world; we’re just living in

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Don’t Worry About Braxton Miller’s Injury, Ohio State: Urban Meyer Has a 10-Step Backup Plan

Don’t Worry About Braxton Miller’s Injury, Ohio State: Urban Meyer Has a 10-Step Backup Plan

Chris Hatch August 19, 2014 0

Ohio State Quarterback Braxton Miller re-injured his throwing shoulder last night. While the reports and rumors and unnamed sources have been swirling around in a digital maelstrom, one thing is clear.  Braxton Miller is

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5 Annoying Things College Football Fans Say

5 Annoying Things College Football Fans Say

Derek Hernandez August 19, 2014 0

Believe it or not, we’re less than a week away from college football being back in our lives – yes, I’m counting that Sam Houston State/Eastern Washington tilt on 8/23 – and with that comes

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Big Ten Previews, Pt. 12: Wisconsin Badgers

Big Ten Previews, Pt. 12: Wisconsin Badgers

Taylor Venema August 18, 2014 0

This year we’ll learn more about who head coach Gary Andersen really is. Few coaches get to step into a situation like Andersen’s: inheriting a program that went to three straight Rose Bowls, won

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Big Ten Previews, Pt. 11: Iowa Hawkeyes

Big Ten Previews, Pt. 11: Iowa Hawkeyes

Taylor Venema August 15, 2014 1

Oh, Kirk Ferentz, where do I even begin? After three years of steady regression the Hawkeyes bounced back to an 8-5 record in 2013 (and Hawkeye fans celebrated like they won the dang national

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THE Ohio State Marching Band Has an Epic Trailer For Upcoming Season

THE Ohio State Marching Band Has an Epic Trailer For Upcoming Season

NCB Staff August 14, 2014 35

We were totally waiting for a Transformer to come out of nowhere while we were watching this ridiculously epic trailer for Ohio State’s marching band’s upcoming season. Well, that and some sort of sexualized

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Big Ten Previews, Pt. 10: Nebraska Cornhuskers

Big Ten Previews, Pt. 10: Nebraska Cornhuskers

Taylor Venema August 13, 2014 2

Normally when I write these things I’m drawing my opinions based on fan buzz, stats, rosters (some of which are occasionally out of date, oops), and local beat writers. It’s always a bit of

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Big Ten Previews, Pt. 9: Michigan Wolverines

Big Ten Previews, Pt. 9: Michigan Wolverines

Taylor Venema August 11, 2014 0

So far under the Brady Hoke tenure, reality has yet to line up with expectations. Following Hoke’s 2011 debut in which his Wolverines went 11-2 and beat Virginia Tech to claim its first BCS

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Big Ten Previews, Pt. 8: Penn State Nittany Lions

Big Ten Previews, Pt. 8: Penn State Nittany Lions

Taylor Venema August 8, 2014 2

Let’s begin this one by recognizing the head coaching marvel that is Bill O’Brien. In about the most thankless position possible, taking over for Joe Paterno who had been the Nittany Lions’ head coach

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