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  1. Early look at Big Ten's free-agent signings

    Adam Rittenberg

    Only 22 Big Ten players heard their names called during the 2013 NFL draft, the league's lowest total in nearly two decades (it had 21 draftees in 1994). But as soon as the draft ended Saturday, the free-agent signings began. And there were plenty...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  2. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Last links of 2012. Enjoy. Tom Shatel has a terrific exit interview with Nebraska's Tom Osborne. Tim Beck's offense truly clicked in Year 2. Huskers offensive line coach Barney Cotton is far from through. Dynamic freshman Melvin Gordon will be ...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  3. Illini's Lewis completes amazing comeback

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten hands out awards for practically everything at the end of the regular season, but the league lacks a comeback player of the year honor. If it did, Illinois' Corey Lewis would be the obvious choice. Most probably didn't notice Lewis ...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  4. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    The final three Big Ten squads hit the practice field this week. Got spring fever yet? Bill O'Brien finally gets a chance to coach as Penn State opens spring practice today. A look at O'Brien's spring to-do list and his biggest concern. Penn Stat...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  5. B1G head coaches rarely make NFL jump

    Adam Rittenberg

    Jim Harbaugh's success with the San Francisco 49ers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' flirtation with Chip Kelly and hiring of Greg Schiano make one thing clear: College football head coaches are in high demand to fill vacancies at the NFL level. Harb...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  6. Bill O'Brien could upgrade Lions' QB play

    Adam Rittenberg

    If Penn State fans are disappointed with the list of candidates for the school's head-coaching vacancy, they should check out another list: the school's recent quarterbacks. This exercise isn't meant to further depress Nittany Lions supporters. It...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  7. Ferentz reaffirms commitment to Iowa

    Adam Rittenberg

    Late-night news releases typically aren't good, but Iowa got some good news Tuesday night as coach Kirk Ferentz reaffirmed his commitment to the program. Ferentz had been mentioned as a possible candidate for the head-coaching vacancy with the Kan...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  8. Kirk Ferentz reaffirms commitment to Iowa Hawkeyes

    Adam Rittenberg

    Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz on Tuesday night reaffirmed his commitment to the school amid speculation he could be a candidate for other jobs, including the Kansas City Chiefs' recent vacancy.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2011
  9. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    The links aren't going anywhere, but the Big Ten chat starts right now. Illinois' offensive staff won't be retained by Tim Beckman, Bob Asmussen reports. Defensive coordinator Vic Koenning, meanwhile, has the option to stay. Recruit Bri'onte Du...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  10. Ferentz-to-NFL rumors sure to crank up

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Kirk Ferentz-to-NFL rumors are as common to December as holiday shopping and frost on your windshield. They had died down for a year or two, but now they're back. The Kansas City Chiefs' firing of coach Todd Haley earlier Monday once again ...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  11. Entering the Hall: Will Shields

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's time to look at another new member of College Football's Hall of Fame ... Will Shields, G, Nebraska, 1989-92 Nebraska has produced its share of exceptional offensive linemen, and Shields finished his Huskers career as one of the best to ev...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  12. Iowa broadcaster Podolak hurt in accident

    Adam Rittenberg

    Best wishes to Iowa broadcaster Ed Podolak, who is recovering after being injured in an accident during the weekend. Podolak is in stable condition after suffering serious injuries when a car struck him early Sunday while he crossed the street out...

    Blog | February 22, 2011
  13. The Revolving Door: Illinois

    Adam Rittenberg

    Eighth in a series examining key players departing, staying and arriving at Big Ten schools. Going ... Arrelious Benn, WR: He never reached the heights many thought he would after winning Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors in 2007, but Benn s...

    Blog | June 15, 2010
  14. Your Big Ten NFL draft roundup

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2010 NFL draft is in the books, so let's take a look at the 34 Big Ten players who heard their names called in New York. When the full list of undrafted free agents comes out, I'll post it later in the week. ROUND 1 Michigan DE Brandon Gra...

    Blog | April 26, 2010
  15. Wisconsin's Clay grows up fast on the field

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg John Clay's body is both a blessing and a curse. Not many college running backs look like Clay. Not many 6-foot-1, 248-pound men boast the combination of speed, agility and power that he has. Clay is an impr...

    Blog | October 08, 2009
  16. Spring Q&A: Michigan's Greg Robinson

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg This is the first installment of a weekly interview series with a Big Ten coach or player that will appear on the blog from now until the end of spring practice. First up is Michigan defensive coordinator Greg...

    Blog | February 25, 2009