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ESPN poured its nerd power into a 1-128 ranking of all the FBS teams in 2014. Supposedly, this poll is less about eyeball tests and more about statistical trends, advanced metrics and other hooey.
Illinois at Miami (Fla.)? As college basketball matchups go, we suppose there could be worse. Georgia Tech at Northwestern? Whatever. We’ll take it. The 2014 ACC-Big Ten Challenge slate was announced Thursday. Not surprisingly, neither the Illini nor the Wildcats will be involved in one of the even’t marquee games.
Apparently, SportingNews.com didn’t get the memo about the improvement that has taken place in the Illinois football program since Tim Beckman took over as coach prior to the 2012 season.
VIDEO BY BRIAN O’MAHONEY Notre Dame’s Tommy Rees and other NFL hopefuls working out at TCBOOST in Northbrook.
Notre Dame landed its 12th four-star recruit for the Class of 2014. Tyler Luatua, a tight end from La Mirada (Calif.) High School, announced on Twitter that he’s headed to Notre Dame. “I’m officially committed to the University of Notre Dame,” Luatua wrote on Monday. Rivals.com ranks the 6-foot-4, 230-pound Luatua No. 13 among all
1. NO. 18 OKLAHOMA AT NO. 6 OKLAHOMA STATE The facts: 11 a.m., Ch. 7. The records: Oklahoma 9-2, 6-2 Big 12; Oklahoma State 10-1, 7-1.
A unique pass play took place during halftime of Saturday’s Notre Dame-BYU game. The Notre Dame Marching Band paid tribute to the Irish’s success in passing during a Nov. 1, 1913 game against Army by re-enacting a completion from Charley “Gus” Dorais to Knute Rockne. According to UND.com, Dorais and Rockne “practiced the forward pass