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Mike Jones

  • joined Sep 17, 2008
  • last login Jul 11, 2014
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My name is Mike Jones and I blog for Off Tackle Empire. What, like you're so special?

Follow me on the Twitter @mikjones24

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  • MLB Chicago Cubs
  • NCAAF Iowa Hawkeyes
  • NFL New York Jets
  • NCAAB Iowa Hawkeyes
  • NBA Boston Celtics
User Blog

B1G 2014 // The Iowa Potluck Brings the Fair Food

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Your Iowa potluck features (primarily) Iowa's favorite fair food and some other delicious stuff.

B1G 2014 // Iowa's Smartest Guys In The Room

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A brief look at Kirk Ferentz (whom you know) and his coordinators who you might not. WARNING: article includes sarcasm.

B1G 2014 // Fiedorowicz and Beyond

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Looking back on CJ Fiedorowicz and who his successor at tight end will be in 2014.

B1G 2014 // Iowa Cocktail Party Preview

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After a strong 2013 campaign the Hawkeyes seek to continue improving under Kirk Ferentz by making a run at their division and dare I say...the entire Big Ten?

Big Ten Network Announces Primetime Games

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

The B1G Changes in 2014

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

ESPN & ABC Announce Primetime B1G Schedule

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

Spring Fling: Five Position Battles

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

OTE Roundtable: Iowa @ Indiana

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By roundtable we mean Candystripes and Mike talking tonight's matchup between Iowa and Indiana in Bloomington.

B1G Basketball Recap: 2/17/14

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

B1G Basketball Recap: 2/3/14

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Recapping all the weekend Big Ten basketball action.

B1G Basketball Weekend: 1/24/14

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Previewing the upcoming weekend of Big Ten basketball.

Iowa @ Michigan: Beat Beilein

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Previewing #10 Iowa's road game against #21 Michigan.

Happy Hawkeye Holidays

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Happy Holidays from the Hawkeye State!

2013: Post Week 14 Bowl Projections

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Off Tackle Empire's wildly inaccurate bowl projections for the Big Ten following week 14. The Big 10 regular season is over :(

Night Games Open Thread

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OMGWTF WISCONSIN. OMGWTF ALABAMA. OMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMG.

GOTW: Iowa vs. Xavier

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Iowa faces Xavier in the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament, located at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas at 6:00PM CT on NBCSN on Thanksgiving.

2013: Post Week 11 Bowl Projections

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Off Tackle Empire's wildly inaccurate bowl projections for the Big Ten following week eleven. It includes a BCS breakdown.

Afternoon Games Open Thread

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Your thread for the afternoon games.

2013: Post Week 10 Bowl Projections

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Off Tackle Empire's wildly inaccurate bowl projections for the Big Ten following week ten. In song!

2013: Post Week 9 Bowl Projections

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Off Tackle Empire's wildly inaccurate bowl projections for the Big Ten following week nine. I DON'T KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON.

2013: Post Week 8 Bowl Projections

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Off Tackle Empire's wildly inaccurate bowl projections for the Big Ten following week eight. Ski U Mah or something? Ski Mah U? I don't know. Bunch of weirdos in Minnesota. Monarchists.

Across the Empire: Your Night Games Open Thread

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Iowa gives it all they've got but just don't have the horses to match Ohio State.

Iowa At The Mid-Point: 5 Shoulds

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5 suggestions on what Iowa should do to be more successful in the second half of the season from some guy who lives in his mother's basement. MA. THE MEATLOAF.

2013: Post Week 7 Bowl Projections

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Off Tackle Empire's wildly inaccurate bowl projections for the Big Ten following week seven. Northwestern takes a tumble this week.

Across The Empire: Evening/Night Games Open Thread

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No Big Ten night games but Michigan v. PSU is still going and Johnny Football is on later!

Iowa At The Mid-Point: A Better Offense?

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Iowa is nearly in the same position in 2013 as they were in 2012. A big question is whether or not their offense is actually any better than last season. I break down the numbers here.

2013: Post Week 6 Bowl Projections

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Off Tackle Empire's wildly inaccurate bowl projections for the Big Ten following week six. It includes Indiana going to a bowl game! No, that is NOT a typo!

2013: Post Week 5 Bowl Projections

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Off Tackle Empire's wildly inaccurate bowl projections for the Big Ten following week five. It includes Minnesota enjoying some queso!

NCAA To Gradually Restore Penn State Scholarships

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It was just announced that the NCAA executive committee plans to gradually restore Penn State's football scholarships.

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