Are You Man Enough to be a Big Ten Mascot? Part 4

Photo courtesy of facebook.com/TheRealHerky.

Big Ten Mancots are beaming with school spirit…
SCHOOL: University of Iowa
MANCOT: Herky the Hawk

While on holiday in Egypt I tripped over a stone that was marked with hieroglyphics. My tour guide translated the …

“Join the Chorus” at Purdue Homecoming

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“Hail Purdue” turns 100 this year, inspiring the Homecoming theme “Join the Chorus”, where live music and dance will highlight the festivities.

Kick off your Homecoming weekend on Friday afternoon, October 12, from 1pm-5pm …

MSU Homecoming, “Glow Green”, Midnight Madness

“Glow Green” 2012. Photo courtesy of Krystyna Nadine, Facebook.

This year’s This year’s Homecoming theme at Michigan State is Spartans Will…Make History, highlighting the history and legacy of MSU and it’s alumni.

If you’re in the East Lansing area this …

New Traditions with Urban Meyer

After a tumultuous 2011 year and football season, the Ohio State Buckeyes and their fans were happy to move on as soon as it was over. Ohio State needed a change. They needed something new and exciting to happen to …

Top Marching Band Traditions in the Big Ten

Contributor Grant Gannon ranks his favorite Big Ten Marching Band Traditions:

Photo courtesy of osumarchingband.com

1. Script Ohio- Ohio State
Ranked No. 1 on my list, and Sports Illustrated’s top college football tradition from the August 22, 2011 issue, is …

Marching Bands in the Big Ten

As you walk past the concession stand, you smell grease from the burgers, you hear the shouts of thousands walking past you, but what stands out most is in the sound off into the distance. It’s so faint, but it …

Game Day with the Purdue All American Marching Band!

The Big Bass Drum

When asked what they do on a typical Saturday morning, what do most college students say? “SLEEPING!!” This is usually the college student stereotype – party Friday night until late and sleep in Saturday morning until …

The Ritual of College Football

The words of Woody Hayes illustrate best what we all feel as Big Ten fans, the passion for history and traditions that surround a Saturday football game day in this video from the OSU Alumni Association:

“Go Blue” Banner’s History

It’s a Football Saturday at the University of Michigan, as over 100,000 Maize and Blue faithful fill the stand of the Big House. Excitement begins to build as both teams head back into the locker room after pre-game warm-ups. The …

Top 25 Football Traditions?

Script Ohio comes in at #7 on the list.

We came across this list of “Top 25 College Football Traditions” on the Yahoo! Contributor Network. Only five of these are from the Big Ten! We’d beg to differ …