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College football weekend seems primed to put pressure on the selection committee

College football weekend seems primed to put pressure on the selection committee

By Dan Escalona

November 17, 2015


Filed under Sports

Here it is, folks: the impending arrival of possibly the most important weekend in the uneasy sprint to the College Football Playoff.This weekend will either serve to slightly clarify the top four contenders or blur the race even further.Not only will Nov. 21 be a season-defining week for many playoff hop...

One botched punt sends Spartans, Wolverines on divergent paths

One botched punt sends Spartans, Wolverines on divergent paths

By Dan Escalona

October 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

The full spectrum of human emotion could be seen in the final 10 seconds of Michigan State’s surreal victory over rival Michigan this weekend.On one side was the pure ecstasy of Michigan State as Spartans’ players jumped into the stands to celebrate an improbable win. On the opposite end, you saw th...

Big Ten football power rankings: Week 6

By The Daily Illini Football Staff

October 11, 2015


Filed under Sports

Tweet: The di_sports football staff ranks the Big Ten after Week 6. Where do the #Illini rank? By The Daily Illini Football Staff1. Ohio State (Last week: 1) — Urban Meyer isn’t afraid to use both of his talented quarterbacks in the Buckeyes’ 49-28 win over Maryland. Cardale Jones started dri...