Earle Bruce, who won at least a share of four Big Ten titles at Ohio State during a college career that spanned 21 seasons, has died. He was 87.
Michigan, Wisconsin and Iowa State have canceled spring games because thunderstorms are forecast for this weekend across the Midwest.
Iowa State has reorganized its offensive coaching staff, moving three assistants into new positions to compensate for the loss of coordinator Tom Manning to the Colts.
Every team is optimistic this time of year, but thanks to late recruiting pushes, intriguing coaching hires and some key transfers, these five teams should really be ready to go this spring.
Iowa State QB Kyle Kempt, a walk-on who became the Cyclones' starter last season, was granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA because of circumstances around his transfer from Oregon State.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Iowa State coach Matt Campbell isn't ruling out the possibility that QB Kyle Kempt could return in 2018, he told the Des Moines Register on Monday. Kempt was a senior year but is asking the NCAA for another season of eligibility. Iowa State is arguing that not playing at Oregon State and Hutchinson Community College should equate to another year. The Cyclones went 5-3 with Kempt as the starter, including top 5 wins over OU and TCU.
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Northwestern has officially hired Lou Ayeni as running backs coach and recruiting coordinator. On this first day that FBS programs are allowed to add a 10th assistant coach, Ayeni leaves his role at Iowa State, where he worked for four seasons -- the past two under Matt Campbell as associate head coach and running game coordinator. Ayeni played running back and safety at Northwestern and began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at the Big Ten school. Veteran Matt MacPherson moves for the Wildcats to special teams coordinator and cornerbacks coach under Pat Fitzgerald.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Source: Northwestern is hiring Iowa State's Louis Ayeni as running backs coach. Ayeni, who played running back at Northwestern, coached the backs and served as associate head coach at Iowa State. Yahoo first reported the move. Strong hire for Pat Fitzgerald.
Allen Lazard tied a Liberty Bowl record with 10 catches and put Iowa State ahead with a remarkable 5-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter Saturday, and the Cyclones beat No. 19 Memphis 21-20 on the Tigers' home field.
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
What a moment for Iowa State and coach Matt Campbell to cap an 8-5 season with a bowl victory, 21-20 over Memphis. Iowa State has a memorable group of seniors — notably Joel Lanning and Allen Lazard, who are almost impossible to replace. But they put the Cyclones on a good track with the program's first postseason win since 2009.
The Fiesta Bowl features the top-ranked running back in Penn State's Saquon Barkley as the cream of the crop starts taking center stage.
Led by Heisman-winning quarterback Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma has plenty of representation on this year's ESPN All-Big 12 team. Who else made the cut?
Jacob Park, who started this season as Iowa State's starting quarterback, has asked to be released from the program. Park went on indefinite leave in October, citing a struggle to balance football, school and fatherhood.
The Sooners are going to the playoff, and several other Big 12 teams are going bowling. Here's how the conference shakes out.
The 2017 New Year's Six have been announced, with some high-powered matchups set to bring in the new year.
Campus Convo: Matt Campbell staying with the Cyclones is the biggest upset of the coaching carousel season
Ivan Maisel, Chris Low and Adam Rittenberg react to Matt Campbell's extension with Iowa State and discuss why Campbell staying with the Cyclones may be the biggest upset of the coaching carousel season.