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  1. Penn State's Amos a safe bet for stardom

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State has produced a first-team All-Big Ten defender in eight of the past nine seasons, but no Nittany Lions defensive back has made the list since 2008 (safety Anthony Scirrotto). The drought could end this year. If saf...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  2. Penn State's defense has its own hero

    Adam Rittenberg

    The story begins, like so many at Penn State, with Rip Engle. The Hall of Fame coach who preceded Joe Paterno in Happy Valley didn't like the term commonly used to describe a strong safety: monster. So Engle came up with his own title. "Rip tho...

    Blog | August 27, 2010
  3. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    We are hereby sentenced to 206 days without college or pro football. Ugh. Heralded recruit Seantrel Henderson says he's still on the market, despite committing to USC, John Millea writes in the Star Tribune. Whether Henderson looks elsewhere, Ohi...

    Blog | February 08, 2010
  4. Penn State spring wrap

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Penn State Nittany Lions 2008 overall record: 11-2 2008 conference record: 7-1 Returning starters Offense: 5; Defense: 4; Special teams: 1 Top returners QB Daryll Clark, ...

    Blog | May 06, 2009
  5. Position superlatives: Penn State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The superlatives pick up today with Big Ten co-champ Penn State, which will be one of the more intriguing teams to watch this spring. Penn State lost quite a bit at defensive back, wide receiver and offensive ...

    Blog | March 05, 2009
  6. Year-end defensive back rankings

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The defensive year-end rankings finish up with the secondary. Despite several standouts at the top, the Big Ten wasn't as strong at the defensive back spots as it has been in past seasons. The league loses...

    Blog | January 21, 2009
  7. Big Ten sends 11 to Texas vs. The Nation game

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The Senior Bowl and the East-West Shrine Game aren't the only places to see Big Ten seniors play before the NFL combine. The third annual Texas vs. The Nation All-Star Challenge will feature 11 players fro...

    Blog | January 14, 2009
  8. Big Ten mailbag: more Penn State-Iowa reaction

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg It's time to delve into the mailbag. A lot of you are still thinking about the Penn State-Iowa game last Saturday at Kinnick Stadium. Steve from Memphis writes: What about the pass interference call on the last dr...

    Blog | November 11, 2008
  9. Paterno to have hip examined, Scirrotto says he'll play

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg A couple of newsy nuggets from Penn State today. Head coach Joe Paterno will have his injured right hip examined next week when Penn State has a bye. Paterno, who suffered the injury during the preseason while dem...

    Blog | October 21, 2008
  10. Big Ten Morning Briefing: More on Beanie

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Sorry for the late start today. Had to make a quick trip to downtown Chicago and got caught in some morning traffic. The good news is, I got to hear Ohio State coach Jim Tressel on Mike & Mike in the Morning. ...

    Blog | September 12, 2008
  11. Big Ten Morning Briefing: Michigan D ready for spread

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg I'll be driving to Ann Arbor later today to watch some real-life, American football take place at Michigan Stadium. But first, here's what's happening around the league. Illinois quarterback Juice Williams and his...

    Blog | August 29, 2008
  12. Three questions for Penn State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg I didn't get a chance to make it to Happy Valley during the preseason, but now that the quarterback situation is settled, it's time to take a look at Penn State. Here are three questions facing the Nittany Lions t...

    Blog | August 27, 2008
  13. Big Ten preseason all-conference team

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg It's time to predict the Big Ten all-conference team for 2008. Some of the names you'll recognize. Others might be a little hazy at this point, but not for long. OFFENSE QB: Curtis Painter, Purdue, Sr., 6-4, 230 ...

    Blog | August 26, 2008
  14. Ranking the Big Ten safeties

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster Anthony Scirrotto (right) has led Penn State in interceptions the last two years. The position rankings are winding down, and the safeties are up next. The league's n...

    Blog | August 15, 2008
  15. Ranking the Big Ten cornerbacks

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Matthew Emmons/US Presswire Malcolm Jenkins had four interceptions last season. The rankings return with the cornerbacks, followed by the safeties later. Malcolm Jenkins and Vontae Davis top...

    Blog | August 12, 2008
  16. Ranking the Big Ten secondaries

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg This will be the first of three parts as I break down the Big Ten defensive backs. Check back for rankings of safeties and cornerbacks. Despite losing several standout cornerbacks (Justin King, Jack Ikegwuonu, Ter...

    Blog | August 08, 2008