Category: Football

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Interview With Big Ten Championship MVP J.K. Dobbins

J.K. Dobbins has a monster game against Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship game racking up 174 yards and being named MVP. After the game, he talked with the media about running out of gas on two of his massive runs, having a big game running the ball against a dominant defensive line from Wisconsin, and being pleasantly surprised at being named MVP.

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Catching Up With David Long

David Long chatted with the media about Michigan having one of the defenses in the nation, if the team is feeling pressure to win out, the mentality of the young players on the team working through some adversity and what impact the first loss of the season has on a team.

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Catching Up With Devin Bush

Devin Bush took some time to chat with the media after Michigan beat Purdue. He talked about being sick of opponents talking smack about Michigan, the heart this team has, the mindset of the defense is to win every down, Michigan stopping Purdue on every third down and why he loves playing for coach Don Brown.

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Catching Up With Danny Ezechukwu

Danny Ezechukwu chatted with me at Big Ten Media Day about being excited to play against Lamar Jackson in Purdue’s opening game, why it’s important for Purdue to start the season strong with a new coach, if there’s extra pressure on the linebackers this season and he explains why he values the academic side of being a student-athlete.

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Catching Up With Lovie Smith

Lovie Smith chatted with the media at Big Ten Media Day about why it’s great to have players compete for their spots, being a fan of getting rid of two-a-days, why he’s okay with Friday night games, changes in recruitment, he explains why he stays mellow on the sidelines, being happy with what he’s accomplished his first year at Illinois, and why he can be patient because he has a plan.

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Being P.J. Fleck

P.J. Fleck held court at the Big Ten Media Day and held reporters attention for nearly an hour. During his media scrum, he covered why he shaved off his hair, the influence Jim Harbaugh has had on him, how he connects with his players, some of the big moments he’s had at Minnesota in his leadership course, and he explained why he turned down the NFL to coach at Ohio State.