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Michigan shouldn’t even be eligible for the College Football Playoff // B1G 2022, Michigan Predictions Potluck

A schedule that puts the "ish" in Michigan—this nervous bird ought to keep them out of the Top 4 regardless of the Big Ten record.

Iowa is the Most Chickenshit Team in the Big Ten: 2022 Hawkeyes Football Record Predictions

Hop in the coop and start shovelin’, boys! It’s a long way to Ames!

Citation Needed: Ohio State’s Defense Will Be Better in 2022

And what the hell is Serbian chicken, anyway?

Should Ohio State leave the Big Ten for the SEC? // Buckeyes Potluck Preview #1

Fine dining in Ohio, and whether the South has won the Waffle War.

The Dutch, Doughnuts, and Potential Defeats: 2022 Michigan State Football Predictions

How will Michigan State finish the 2022 season?

Hot Dog! It’s the Transfer Portal! // Sparty Potluck Preview #2

The Tuesday Potluck talks wieners, winners, and Walker.

Porketta and Predictions: Can the Gophers do ANYTHING right? // Minnesota Potluck #4

Can the Gophers FINALLY win the Big Ten West? Plus, talking the revenge game you most want your team to win...and what’s porketta?

Minnesota and Aggressive Mediocrity // Potluck Preview #3

Plus, let’s grab a pint and a pie down by Waseca. a more iconic QB-RB duo? // Minnesota Potluck Preview #2

Tanner Morgan and Mo Ibrahim, back for Round 8 or so. Can Kirk Ciarrocca put all the pieces together again?

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Row the Boat // Minnesota Potluck Preview #1

Or...Row the Beet? A sugary sweet preview of Minnesota’s progress under the man we call Peejus.

Badgers Football Season Predictions // B1G 2022, Wisconsin Potluck #4

Reminiscing on dive bars, Brock Spack’s mustache, and that one coach who just can’t beat your team.

Jim Leonhard: Coach-in-Waiting? Plus, what’s a Hodag? // Wisconsin Potluck #3

Let’s head north to Highway 8 and talk local Wisconsin legends—on and off the field.

Graham Mertz and Flaky, Filled Pastry // B1G 2022, Wisconsin Potluck #2

Plus, the wide-range of ethnic culinary cuisine that Wisconsin offers...

Can No-Frills Paul Chryst Survive Big Ten Expansion? // Wisconsin Potluck #1

Just a pickle spear in your Bloody Mary, or could we be more extravagant?

SHOW US YOUR PIEROGI POCKET: 2022 Penn State Record Predictions

Grab a Polish treat and show us your Pierogi Pocket!

Who’s Penn State’s One True Rival? // 2022 Penn State of the State #2

And what goes on the true Pennsylvania soft pretzel?

Can James Franklin return the Nittany Lions to the highs of 2016? // Penn State of the State #1

Who’s got the best cheesesteak in Philly?

2022 Maryland Season Predictions: Old Bay or JO? Does it matter?

An interesting non-con means you can float the Terps anywhere from 4 to 8 wins and no one would bat an eye, right?

2022 Illinois Season Predictions: Are the Illini the new Big Ten CHAOS TEAM?

Asking if BERT’s Illini can turn a corner in 2022, and designing the best version of the horseshoe sandwich we possibly can.

Huskers 2022 Schedule, Record Predictions: Nebraska Potluck #4

Plus: Would you drive to Omaha just for beer?

Nebraska Football Defense/Special Teams Preview...and a Footless Goose? B1G 2022, Potluck #3

We thought cars painted and half-buried in the ground was totally overdone, so we’re looking to a new icon for Nebraska...and metaphor for Huskers football.

Nebraska Potluck #2: Balloons Popping, Left and Right (an Offense Preview)

It’s up to a former UMass head coach and a former Texas quarterback to do it. Or will the Huskers FINALLY run the damn ball for Don in Stromsburg?

B1G 2022, Nebraska Potluck #1: Can we fix this turkey?

Omaha innovation and Lincoln stagnation.

Slants and Blunts: Talking Northwestern Quarterbacks // Potluck #2

Grab something to take the edge off, because it’s time to talk about the Northwestern quarterback situation.

2022 Record Predictions with More Gravy, Please: Indiana Potluck #4

All the better to help you swallow a 4-8 season!

Is Southern Indiana in the Midwest? Is there a better looking coach than Walt Bell? // Indiana Potluck #3

Because the world isn’t fair, grab a fried biscuit and come argue about some things.

Is Indiana to blame for Cincinnati Chili? Hoosier Potluck Preview #2

All the regional cringe you can handle, from Bourbon Barrels to Cincinnati Chili to a modest proposal featuring Iowa State more disgusting than anything featuring noodles in meat sauce.

Piss, Vinegar, Love Each Other, and Mangoes: Indiana Potluck #1

A regional misunderstanding yields you pickles when you expected fruit, and a misunderstanding in whether Indiana was actually good might’ve cost you some money in 2021.

How about a 14th helping of hotdish? 2021 Ohio State Record Predictions

Grab some Johnny Marzetti—no, we don’t care if you’re full—and tell us if the Buckeyes are in the College Football Playoff again.

Potluck #1: Is Ohio State even a Big Ten team anymore?

From speed traps and Waffle Houses to stoolie rumor-mongering and the broken nature of the Big Ten. Ohio, everyone!

There’s no way the ‘Cats repeat in the West. RIGHT? 2021 Northwestern Football Predictions

A curtain-raiser with Michigan State, ANOTHER damn Duke game, and friendly enough crossovers. Could Northwestern repeat atop the West?

2021 Indiana Record Predictions: The Most Interesting Schedule in the Big Ten

Grab a frosty mug of Southern Indiana’s finest and let’s toast the most interesting schedule in the Big Ten.


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