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Tressel says Dantonio was right man at right time

Tressel says Dantonio was right man at right time

Jim Tressel’s answer to a complicated question seemed too simple coming from the professorial former Ohio State coach famed for his sweater-vest.Why has Mark Dantonio succeeded at Michigan State when so many coaches before him failed? Tressel had some insight on the subject since...

Jacoby Boren on Big Ten and perceptions

Jacoby Boren on Big Ten and perceptions

This time a year ago the Big Ten struggled with the ongoing perception it was fourth or fifth among the Power Five conferences in the nation. The Big Ten and ACC were in a yearly struggle to avoid the dreaded fifth spot.Perception also questioned whether Ohio State should have...

Ohio State should back UNC as North Carolina prepares for Clemson

Ohio State should back UNC as North Carolina prepares for Clemson

North Carolina is Ohio State’s new friend this week. Granted, few Ohio State fans could name a Tar Heels player, but that’s how the College Football Rankings have changed the landscape of the post-season.The No. 14-ranked Tar Heels (11-1, 8-0 ACC Coastal) has talent —...

Michigan State wraps up deep and talented Big Ten East

Michigan State wraps up deep and talented Big Ten East

Spartan Stadium was again the “place to be” for Saturday’s final week of the Big Ten regular season.Those were the words Michigan State Coach Mark Dantonio offered in September. They followed a win over Oregon that lifted the Spartans into the national title conversation on the...

Virginia Tech reminds us why we love college football

Virginia Tech reminds us why we love college football

At Virginia Tech, the Hokies showed us what college football can still mean to players and fans alike.They lost a game that was important to send out Coach Frank Beamer a winner in his final home game despite a disappointing season. When they lost in overtime to North Carolina,...

Michigan State history still helps with knocking on the door

Michigan State history still helps with knocking on the door

Michigan State began the season knocking on the door to the national title with a ranking as high as No. 2 five weeks into the season. The injury-riddled Spartans slipped to No. 9, but they are still in position if they manage an upset Saturday at No. 3 Ohio State.For the he...

Cash left Ohio State to find soul of college football at Duke

Cash left Ohio State to find soul of college football at Duke

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke All-American safety Jeremy Cash’s search for the soul of college football’s ideals began when he committed as a high school kid four years ago to play for then-Ohio State coach Jim Tressel.By the time he arrived in the fall of 2011 from Plantation (Fla.)...

No comparing Ohio State vulnerability to Virginia Tech

No comparing Ohio State vulnerability to Virginia Tech

Football fans are quick to leap to conclusions. Ohio State playing Monday night at Virginia Tech with a suspension-depleted lineup is the latest example.Yes, the Buckeyes are without All-American defensive end Joey Bosa and three offensive players, H-backs Dontre Wilson and Jalin...

Ohio State and Florida State similar but different

Ohio State and Florida State similar but different

Ohio State’s run of victories includes a 2014 national title and 26-of-29 wins the last two seasons.Florida State’s success features a 2013 national title and a superior winning percentage of 27-of-28 games won the last two seasons.Click here for the rest of my TodaysU.com story...

Another West Point influence on Okafor

Another West Point influence on Okafor

College basketball fans understand the West Point leadership influence upon Duke basketball through Capt. Mike Krzyzewski (U.S. Army retired), a West Point graduate, former Army basketball player and head coach and the 35th-year general of the Blue Devils. But another strong...