Big Ten Network Announces Primetime Games


Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Purdue and Wisconsin have zero (0) primetime guys while Rutgers has...two?!

The B1G Changes in 2014


Summarizing (mostly) everything new about the Big Ten because you already know who James Franklin is.

ESPN & ABC Announce Primetime B1G Schedule


The World Wide Leader in Sports has announced the first primetime schedule for the Big Ten.

Spring Fling: Five Position Battles


OTE writers were asked about some position battles they found interesting. Here's what they came up with.

Spring Fling: Linebackers


We are talking the best LBs in the B1G going into 2014. This is a much more difficult position to figure out than it was a year ago.

B1G Basketball Recap: 2/17/14


Recapping all the weekends Big Ten basketball action which was basically: WOO NEBRASKA, WOO WISCONSIN, WOO IOWA.

B1G Basketball Recap: 2/3/14


Recapping all the weekend Big Ten basketball action.

B1G Basketball Weekend: 1/24/14


Previewing the upcoming weekend of Big Ten basketball.

The 2013 All Empire Team


We couldn't let awards season go much further without recognizing the best of the best. Well, at least we couldn't let things go on without breaking out the All Empire Team. Better than All-Galaxy...

Bowlapalooza 2013: Word Association


Where our staff makes quick assessments of each matchup.

Big 2013 // Top 10 Non-Con Games Part I


The OTE crew votes on what they think are going to be the best non-conference games in 2013.

B1G 2013 // Expansion, B1G Style: Frank The Tank


B1G 2013 // Expansion, B1G Style: Frank The Tank Takes Your Questions

You've Got B1G Expansion Questions? Frank The Tank Has Answers


Frank is the king of expansion discussion and his excellent blog is a must read with some of the most detailed info you'll find. So get on Twitter and tweet your thoughts/ideas/questions...Or post below.

B1G 2013: A History Of Hate And Rivalries


We end each Cocktail Party Preview week with some good, old fashioned hate. Let's take a look back at some of our more memorable pieces.

2013 NCAA Tournament: Big Ten Thoughts


Trends, Matchups, Predictions

Searching for a Superstar


Is there a true superstar in NCAA Basketball?

B1G Bracketology


6 Comfortably In

The OTE Interview: BTN's Gerry DiNardo, Part 2


Gerry DiNardo on why the Rose Bowl doesn't matter if it's not the national championship and how to get back to being the best football conference in America, conference realignment, and why...

National Signing Day Open Thread


17 and 18 year old kids will cause much rejoicing or much wailing and gnashing of teeth to literally millions of people today. If it wasn't college football, it would be sick and disturbing. But it...

Is Virginia The Next Big Ten Member?


Rumors abound on the Internet regarding the Big Ten, expansion, and the impending death of the ACC. If said rumors are to be believed.

Happy Holidays From OTE: We've Got a Deal For You


This has been a great year for Off Tackle Empire. We've seen a lot of growth on the site, we've had some great additions to the staff, and we've rolled out more killer content about Big Ten...

Revising Bowl Expectations Upward


Although we published the ever awesome Bowlapalooza story earlier this week, it was something that we were going back and forth on behind the scenes for several days. When Graham asked for our...

Delany And Slive Set Up A Coach Exchange Program


Imagining a hypothetical conversation between Slive and Delany regarding a certain former Big Ten brah going to Arkansas

Who Will Win Big Ten Coach Of The Year?


There are several good candidates to choose from. Danny Hope is not one of them.

Danny Hope Fired


Purdue's head coach canned after a disappointing 6-6 season.

Sunday Morning Coming Down


Enjoy some leftovers from yesterday

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