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  1. Big Ten Tuesday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Questions, answers and Twitter. What could possibly be better on a Tuesday in June? Let's begin ... Virgel from Valdosta, Ga., writes: Adam, do you think that if this season ends the Tim Beckman era at Illinois, they would go after a high-profi...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  2. Take Two: B1G freshman of the year

    Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten bloggers Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett will occasionally give their takes on a burning question facing the league. We'll both have strong opinions, but not necessarily the same view. We'll let you decide which blogger is right. As the ...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  3. Illinois piling up commits under Beckman

    Adam Rittenberg

    The book on Ron Zook when he got to Illinois read like this: phenomenal recruiter, average coach. The description didn't change much when Illinois canned Zook in November following seven seasons. Zook signed several nationally elite recruiting cla...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  4. Illini LB Henry shot in hand, out for season

    Adam Rittenberg

    Some unfortunate news out of Champaign as Illinois senior LB Trulon Henry was shot in the hand at an off-campus party early Sunday and will miss the remainder of the regular season. According to the school, an Illini teammate called Henry to come ...

    Blog | November 13, 2011
  5. Big Ten recruiting rewind to 2007

    Adam Rittenberg

    As signing day approaches, it's fun to take a look back at how some of the Big Ten's top recruits from years past fared on the college stage. ESPN Recruiting took a comprehensive look back at the 2007 recruiting class: how the top players fared, w...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  6. Illinois defense showing early promise

    Adam Rittenberg

    Time will tell whether the Great Experiment of Champaign works or not, but one big piece of the puzzle seems to fit. First-year coordinator Vic Koenning is having a positive effect on the Illinois defense. Yes, it's still very early, but the Fi...

    Blog | September 16, 2010
  7. Illinois hopes to overcome Mizzou blues

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Illinois-Missouri series goes on hiatus after Saturday's clash in St. Louis. For the men wearing orange helmets, it seems like the break can't come soon enough. Illinois has opened its season against the rival Tigers five times since 2002, inc...

    Blog | August 31, 2010
  8. Illini secondary takes hit with Sanni injury

    Adam Rittenberg

    Illinois entered training camp feeling pretty good about its depth in the secondary, but the Illini have suffered a significant blow. Junior Supo Sanni, projected to start at strong safety this fall, will miss the 2010 season after rupturing his A...

    Blog | August 26, 2010
  9. Opening camp: Illinois

    Adam Rittenberg

    Schedule: First practice takes place Thursday at Memorial Stadium. First group hits the field at 4 p.m. ET and the second group at 5:30 p.m. ET. Team practices three times in Champaign before moving to Rantoul, Ill., on Aug. 9, for 15 workouts. Wh...

    Blog | August 04, 2010
  10. Recruiting must be bigger factor in Phase 2

    Adam Rittenberg

    Let it be known that I'll have no objections if the Big Ten ends its expansion study tomorrow. The Big Ten already improved itself with the addition of Nebraska, and a 12-team structure provides the chance to have a championship game while maintai...

    Blog | June 17, 2010
  11. 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
  12. Illinois spring wrap

    Adam Rittenberg

    Illinois 2009 overall record: 3-9 2009 conference record: 2-6 (9th) Returning starters Offense: 5, defense: 6, kicker/punter: 2 Top returners RB Mikel LeShoure, WR Jarred Fayson, LT Jeff Allen, DT Corey Liuget, DE Clay Nurse, LB I...

    Blog | May 05, 2010
  13. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Bring it. Tim from Happy Valley, Pa., writes: Adam,After the Blue and White game this past weekend many questions still remain at quarterback and along the offensive line. While Matt McGloin and Kevin Newsome seem to be the front runners for the j...

    Blog | April 27, 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. Illinois WR Arrelious Benn goes to Tampa Bay Buccaneers in second...

    Illinois wide receiver Arrelious Benn was drafted by the Buccaneers in the second round Friday.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2010
  16. Graham leads Big Ten's draft contingent

    Adam Rittenberg

    Most mock drafts had Michigan's Brandon Graham, Iowa's Bryan Bulaga and Penn State's Jared Odrick being selected in the first round. So there were no major shockers as the first round played out. The only mini surprise from Thursday night's NFL dr...

    Blog | April 23, 2010