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Injury-plagued Purdue scores late, beats Nebraska 31-27

Nov. 2, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue may be forced to adjust yet again after quarterback Jack Plummer became the latest player sidelined on a team plagued by injuries. Head coach Jeff Brohm said Plummer will likely miss the remainder of the season with a right ankle injury suffered in a 31-27 victory over...

Purdue, Nebraska looking for turnaround week amid tailspins

Nov. 1, 2019 2:01 AM EDT

Purdue and Nebraska took time this week to look long and hard at what's ailing their programs. Boilermakers coach Jeff Brohm emphasized the need to make corrections. Cornhuskers coach Scott Frost challenged his guys to play with more passion. On Saturday, everyone will find out whose message broke through. "There...

Illinois has shot to earn bowl bid for 1st time under Smith

Oct. 31, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

Lovie Smith inherited outdated football facilities, among the worst in college football, when he was hired at Illinois in 2016 and he knew it. The former Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach took on the challenge anyway. Smith committed to a long-term plan to recruit the best players he could land and put...

No. 14 Michigan on road to face struggling Terrapins

Oct. 31, 2019 9:29 AM EDT

Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 14 Michigan at Maryland It's probably a stretch to call this a trap game for the Wolverines (6-2, 3-2 Big Ten), but it does come on the heels of an impressive win over Notre Dame and before an open date and Nov. 9 meeting with in-state rival...

Frost's rebuilding project at Nebraska hits sticking point

Oct. 30, 2019 9:07 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It wasn't supposed to be this way for Nebraska. In Scott Frost's grand plan, the Cornhuskers would begin their climb in the Big Ten West in Year Two coaching his alma mater. It was jarring when Nebraska lost its first six games in 2018, but wins in four of the last six created such an...

Indiana AD remark on Huskers' lack of respect baffles Frost

Oct. 28, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska coach Scott Frost said Monday he doesn't know what prompted Indiana athletic director Fred Glass to say the Cornhuskers' staff doesn't respect the Hoosiers' football program. Glass told The Indianapolis Star after the Hoosiers' 38-31 win in Lincoln on Saturday the victory was...

Purdue sticks with Plummer as starting QB vs Huskers

Oct. 28, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

Purdue coach Jeff Brohm changed his mind. Two days after announcing there would be an open competition for the Boilermakers' starting quarterback job, Brohm said Monday that Jack Plummer has the job going into Saturday's game against Nebraska. "I think the quarterbacks will continue to work hard and get better,...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Heisman Chase, upset Saturday in Big 12

Oct. 27, 2019 3:16 AM EDT

A pure defensive player, a guy who does nothing but play defense, has never won the Heisman Trophy. Charles Woodson was the closest thing in 1997, but he moonlighted as a receiver and was a dynamic kick returner for Michigan. If it has not happened in 82 years, it probably never will. Especially with college...

Ramsey's career day lifts Hoosiers over Cornhuskers 38-31

Oct. 26, 2019 8:22 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Indiana players started celebrating before the clock struck zeroes, and as they headed to the locker room they continued to whoop and holler. "We're going bowling," they yelled. Yes, they are. It's not even November, and the Hoosiers have achieved the six wins needed to play in a bowl...

Indiana, Nebraska coaches mum on if injured QBs will return

Oct. 25, 2019 2:01 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The quarterback situations for Indiana and Nebraska remained uncertain heading into Saturday's game, at least to people outside the program. The Hoosiers' Michael Penix Jr. left last week's game at Maryland with an undisclosed injury. Coach Tom Allen said Thursday that Penix practiced...