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  1. Big Ten chat at 1 p.m. ET

    Brian Bennett

    My Big Ten Monday chat moved out of the way of the BCS title game onslaught this week. But never fear. The chat will help get your weekend kicked off with a special Friday time slot. I'll be talking Big Ten football for an hour today, beginning at...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  2. Buckeyes finish No. 3 in AP poll

    Brian Bennett

    Ohio State didn't move up in the final Associated Press poll of the season despite Notre Dame's blowout loss in the BCS title game. Instead, Oregon -- which beat Kansas State in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl -- leapfrogged the Buckeyes, moving from No....

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  3. Big Ten ties in BCS title game

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten is, depressingly, not involved in tonight's BCS title game between No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 Alabama. But that doesn't mean the league doesn't have some fingerprints on this game. Let's start with the most obvious tie-in. Alabama head...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  4. Big Ten Monday chat moves to Friday

    Brian Bennett

    With everyone focused on tonight's BCS title game, we felt that a Big Ten Monday chat might get lost in the shuffle. So my normal chat has been moved to Friday at 1 p.m. ET. I guess that makes it a Big Ten Friday chat. I'll send a reminder and the...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  5. Big Ten Monday chat wrap

    Brian Bennett

    What better way to kill some time before the BCS title game than with some Big Ten talk? And we enjoyed a full hour of it today with our Monday chat. If you missed it, here's the full transcript. And a few highlights: Mike (Detroit): Who is your ...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  6. Gator Bowl: Ohio State vs. Florida

    Brian Bennett

    Urban Meyer won't be coaching in the Gator Bowl, but his fingerprints will be all over the game. It's also a rematch of the 2007 BCS title game. Ohio State hopes for a better outcome in this one. WHO TO WATCH: Ohio State quarterback ...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  7. Jim Delany still opposed to 'plus-one' idea

    Brian Bennett

    With yet another controversy surrounding who is playing in this year's BCS title game, support for a "plus-one" model in college football appears to be growing. SEC commissioner Mike Slive floated the idea of a four-team tournament back in 2008 to...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  8. ACC lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Your friendly neighborhood Big East blogger is filling in for Heather today. Maybe one day one of our leagues will see the BCS title game again. Al Golden is confident in Miami's running game despite the loss of Storm Johnson. Golden makes no apo...

    Blog | May 19, 2011
  9. Big East non-BCS matchups lack sizzle

    Brian Bennett

    Outside of the BCS title game, every bowl game is basically just an exhibition. But not all exhibition games are built alike. There are some intriguing non-BCS games this year, including Alabama-Michigan State, Utah-Boise State (BCS buster reunion...

    Blog | December 06, 2010
  10. Top 10 games of 2009: No. 10

    Brian Bennett

    There is one more game left in the college football season. But other than tonight's BCS title game, it's going to be a long, cold winter. So I thought I'd start taking a look back at the best games of 2009 in the Big East so we can relive the top...

    Blog | January 07, 2010
  11. Today's chat canceled

    Brian Bennett

    Change in plan, folks. My chat today will not go on as scheduled, as we've added some extra chats from reporters who are covering the BCS title game. So make sure to check those out for all your Alabama-Texas questions. Sorry for my absence this w...

    Blog | January 06, 2010
  12. Cincinnati gets first-place vote in coaches' poll

    Brian Bennett

    Cincinnati moved up one spot to No. 4 in both major polls today, which is the highest ranking in school history but of course not good enough to play in the BCS title game. Interestingly, the Bearcats received one first-place vote in the coaches' ...

    Blog | December 06, 2009
  13. Extra motivation for Cincinnati?

    Brian Bennett

    PITTSBURGH -- Cincinnati doesn't need much extra motivation today, not with a 12-0 record, Big East championship and possible BCS title game appearance on the line. But to hear tight end Ben Guidugli talk this week, it sounds like the Bearcats hav...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  14. Kelly not planning to campaign for BCS title shot

    Brian Bennett

    Brian Kelly has a background in politics. His father was a local politician and he once worked on Gary Hart's presidential campaign. But Kelly has yet to hit the stump for No. 5 Cincinnati's inclusion into the BCS title game. And if the Bearcats w...

    Blog | November 30, 2009
  15. Iowa's loss is Cincinnati's gain

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Cincinnati needed some help to get into position for a BCS title game appearance. One domino just fell, as Iowa lost to Northwestern. The No. 5 Bearcats should move up at least one spot in the polls and could ...

    Blog | November 07, 2009
  16. Blogger debate: Iowa vs. Cincinnati

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg Several teams remain alive in the BCS title game hunt. But outside of the Big Three (Florida, Texas, Alabama), only two BCS conference teams are still unbeaten -- Iowa and Cincinnati. And bo...

    Blog | October 27, 2009