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Corn Flakes: Summation Around the Nation

News about other teams in the Big Ten and around the nation.

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On Monday’s I’ll try to round up college football news from around the nation. This is an odd Monday in which we’ve still got a game going on tonight, but there’s still plenty happening.

There might be too many links here, but I wanted to make sure you were covered. Let me know if it’s just too much.

Happy Labor Day!!!

Thieves target Foltz family home - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE;

The Greeley County Sheriff confirmed someone broke into the home of Jordan Foltz, punter Sam Foltz' brother, while Jordan and his family were at the Husker game Saturday.

If you’re a Husker fan you’ve no doubt heard about this. Pretty shitty stuff.

Big Ten

Initial Impressions: LSU 14, Wisconsin 16 - And The Valley Shook


Can you imagine how stoked the “Fire Les Miles” crowd is after that loss?

I thought about finding an article filled with twitter outrage and linking to that, but twitter and outrage are redundant.

After beating LSU, what's next for Wisconsin? - Bucky's 5th Quarter

Our latest roundtable tackles the magnitude of Saturday's win and tries to look forward on what's now a very different outlook for 2016.

Did LSU Lose or Wisconsin Win? - Bucky's 5th Quarter

An exhalation of the national media coverage following an impressive upset.

LSU vs. Wisconsin: Badgers’ defense carries team to upset over Tigers - Bucky's 5th Quarter

It was ironic—or, perhaps, fitting—that Wisconsin’s defense shone in its highly anticipated matchup against LSU, the team that hired away the Badgers’ prized defensive coordinator.

Sixteen people arrested, 24 ejected at Wisconsin-LSU game

Police at the game had to deal with a handful of skirmishes in the stand, as well as high levels of drunkenness among some fans, as Lambeau hosted the season opener for the Wisconsin Badgers and the visiting Louisiana State University Tigers.

More than your average Packers game!

Can you imagine going to Lambeau for a historic game like this and not being able to remember any of it? What’s the point?

Ross Travis Makes The Final Cut For Kansas City Chiefs’ 53-Man Roster - Black Shoe Diaries

The former Penn State basketball star is now an NFL tight end

I put this in here because Ross Travis is from Chaska, grew up and graduated with my oldest son. I am amazed that he made the 53-man roster. Congrats, Ross!

Hey, Wha Happen? Penn State 33, Kent State 13 - Black Shoe Diaries

Kent State was what we thought they were.

Purdue 45, Eastern Kentucky 24: Let’s All Feel Good For A Week - Hammer and Rails

We have avoided 0-12. Now what?

Good job Purdue!

Illinois Football Position Grades: Defense controls line of scrimmage in season opener - The Champaign Room

We take a look at each position's performance against the Murray State Racers

Indiana 34, Florida International 13: Three things we learned from the Hoosiers' opener in Miami - The Crimson Quarry

Indiana might actually have a defense, Richard Lagow was serviceable, and well -- it was FIU. So who really knows.

Northwestern-Western Michigan recap: Player grades from Northwestern’s 22-21 loss to Western Michigan - Inside NU

Not one a lot of players will be proud of.

Western Michigan Saved By Officials After Mind-Blowingly Stupid Play

Northwestern was driving late to take the lead on Western Michigan, needing only a field goal to gain the advantage on the scoreboard and having first-and-goal to do it. Then, disaster: Clayton Thorson fumbled just as he reached the end zone and WMU’s Davontae Ginwright recovered. Then things got weird.

Minnesota Football vs Oregon State: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly - The Daily Gopher

A win is a win, but the Gophers have work to do moving forward

Ohio State broke records against Bowling Green because of its explosive passing game - Land-Grant Holy Land

The Buckeyes seemingly stole Bowling Green's explosive passing game, creating seven explosive passes, but holding BGSU without.

Playing Down to Competition: A Michigan State Story - The Only Colors

Once again Michigan State wins in an unconvincing fashion.

DJ Durkin got to enjoy his first win as Maryland football’s head coach - Testudo Times

This one was easy, but it still counts.


Whataburger hilariously trolls Notre Dame after 2OT Texas victory - Burnt Orange Nation


Notre Dame Falls To Texas 50-47 In 2OT Thriller - One Foot Down

Notre Dame made a huge comeback against Texas only to lose in the second overtime.

Texas defeats Notre Dame in thrilling 2OT win, 50-47 - Burnt Orange Nation

This is what good football feels right. And damn it feels good.

Horrible no penalty for helmet to helmet on Torii Hunter Jr. - One Foot Down

This is as bad as it gets.

Replay officials can now call targeting. They missed this hit on Notre Dame's Torii Hunter Jr. -

This offseason, the NCAA approved a new rule that empowers replay officials to call targeting penalties, in the event of officials on the field missing them.

USC Trojans vs Alabama Crimson Tide: Jabari Ruffin ejected from game for stomping on an opposing player’s groin - Conquest Chronicles

USC’s defense is fighting hard, but the offense has struggled in the first half.

Oklahoma Sooners Football: The “What-If” Game - Crimson And Cream Machine

More than most weeks, yesterday’s loss to Houston had several clear turning points. Here are five moments that swung the game.

Oklahoma Sooners Football: Where Do We Go From Here? - Crimson And Cream Machine

Profound takeaways from a splendid afternoon of college football

Mississippi State suspended its 5-star for only 1 cupcake game. It lost that game. -

This isn't what the Bulldogs had in mind.

Wyoming vs. Northern Illinois recap: Cowboys win in triple overtime - Mountain West Connection

Wyoming coach Craig Bohl had reiterated it enough to make a young man go deaf. This year’s team was different. It was faster, stronger, deeper and a perhaps most importantly, a year older.