Iowa redshirt freshmen Shadrick Byrd and Yahweh Jeudy have entered the NCAA transfer portal with the intention to transfer at the end of the fall semester, coach Kirk Ferentz announced Thursday.
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Northwestern has won 3 of its last 4 games (lost in 2019) vs. Saturday opponent Iowa, but its 27-51-3 all-time record vs. the Hawkeyes is its worst vs. Big Ten West teams. Against the rest, the Wildcats are 36-60-5 vs. Wisconsin, 32-51-1 vs. Purdue, 36-54-5 vs. Minnesota, 53-55-5 vs. Illinois and 5-8 vs. Nebraska. As NU head coach, Pat Fitzgerald is 8-6 vs. Iowa.
- Iowa players Byrd, Jeudy enter transfer portal
- Lawyer for group of ex-players fires back at Iowa
- Iowa commit backs out, cites racial allegations
- Iowa says it won't pay ex-players' $20M demand
Big Ten overreactions: Michigan's a title contender, Penn State's overrated, Rutgers is decent and more
With the Big Ten's first week in the books, let's look at what questions were answered and what we should, and shouldn't, overreact to from every opening game.
CFB Pod: The guys look ahead to Week 8 and give their picks. Plus, Bill Connelly and Adam Rittenberg preview the Big Ten
Pollack and Negnadhi kick off the podcast discussing what looks to be a competitive week of football, what’s up with Bo Nix, Pollack doling out gambling advice, Florida State playing hard, Iowa State rediscovering its identity and their Week 8 picks. Then, Bill Connelly joins the show to talk about potential defensive weaknesses for Ohio State, Penn State missing Micah Parsons, Michigan’s high-potential sophomore class and who can give Wisconsin a run in the West (30:45). Later, Adam Rittenberg hops on to get into pressure facing the Wolverines, how close the Nittany Lions are to the Buckeyes and the intrigue surrounding Indiana and Minnesota (42:00).
Which college football teams are the best at turning three-star prospects and under-the-radar recruits into stars?
Wisconsin has advanced to the Big Ten title game six of the past nine years, and although the Badgers are the favorites to make it this season, might there be a dark-horse candidate looking to end their run?
A civil rights attorney stated a group of eight Black former Iowa players' demands in a letter to the university earlier this month, demanding $20 million and the firings of head coach Kirk Ferentz, offensive line coach Brian Ferentz and AD Gary Barta.
Three-star cornerback Jordan Oladokun has decommitted from Iowa, citing the $20 million lawsuit threatened against the Hawkeyes and coach Kirk Ferentz regarding allegations of race-based discrimination and intimidation.
From Ohio State's high expectations to the conference's COVID-19 protocols, there is plenty to pay attention to when the Big Ten kicks off this week.
If their demands are not met by Monday, the former Iowa football players say they are prepared to file a lawsuit seeking damages for the unlawful mistreatment they said they endured while at the school.
Djimon Colbert and Taajhir McCall are opting out of the 2020 season for Iowa because of concerns around the coronavirus pandemic.
The college football season rolls on into Week 5. Alabama debuts its latest addition to Bryant-Denny, Bailey Zappe's numbers continue to turn heads and even more as the SEC gives us some must-see matchups this week.
The Big Ten is playing football this fall. What changed? It all came down to updated medical reports. Those who provided that report take ESPN inside the meeting with Big Ten presidents that changed everything.
The full Big Ten football schedule is out, and this is everything you need to know, breaking down the biggest games for each team in the conference.
In a sport whose champions have been defined by gray areas -- split titles, computer formulas and dubious retroactive claims -- this season could be more hotly contested than any, now that the Big Ten is returning.
After initially canceling its fall college football season, the Big Ten announced the conference will resume play starting the weekend of Oct. 24.
The CFB Pod: The Big Ten is BACK! The guys examine how the conference went from postponing its season to an eight-game schedule start in October
David Pollack and Kevin Negandhi kick off the podcast with Adam Rittenberg after the breaking news of the Big Ten playing an eight-game season starting October 24. The guys get into how rapid testing was the game changer in the conference’s decision, the lack of flexibility with the shortened timeline of the season and if players will consider opting back in. Then, Pollack and Negandhi discuss how the Big Ten screwed this whole thing up, why the Pac-12 is even more behind in college football, how the conference stacks up behind Ohio State and D’Eriq King looking ready to scare ACC defenses.
After declaring the conference would sit out this fall in football, the Big Ten had a change of heart. Here's how it all unfolded.
Teams, players and coaches share their excitement on the October return of Big Ten football.
The Big Ten's presidents and chancellors did not vote Sunday on whether to start the fall football season after hearing updated medical information and other presentations on a potential return to play, sources told ESPN.
The medical subcommittee of the Big Ten return to competition task force met with eight presidents and chancellors of conference universities, and a revote on when to start the fall football season could possibly take place Sunday, sources told ESPN.
The Big Ten medical subcommittee will present new testing programs Saturday to a subcommittee of conference presidents and chancellors, outlining options that weren't available last month when the Big Ten postponed the 2020 season, sources told ESPN.
Political leaders from six states sent a letter Tuesday to Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren and the league's presidents and chancellors, urging the conference to reconsider its postponement of the 2020 football season.