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  1. WVU's Shell ready to 'bring it' this spring

    Jake Trotter

    This spring, West Virginia linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski discovered firsthand the power Rushel Shell can bring between the tackles. During a team drill, the two fiercely collided at the line of scrimmage. Kwiatkoski bounced off one way. Shell bounced of...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  2. Ranking the Big 12's offensive triplets

    Jake Trotter

    The Dallas Cowboys of the 1990s captured three Super Bowls on the backs of their triplets. Running back Emmitt Smith churned out yardage between the tackles. Wide receiver Michael Irvin hauled in receptions downfield. And quarterback Troy Aikman capt...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  3. Video: Michigan's bowl preparations

    Brian Bennett

    Brian Bennett looks at the Wolverines' ability to run between the tackles as they prepare to face Virginia Tech in the Allstate Sugar Bowl....

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  4. Burkhead rips through Colorado to boost Huskers' lead to 28-14

    David Ubben

    Nebraska coaches have been saying that the return of freshman I-back Rex Burkhead brings back a different dimension to the Cornhuskers' offense. Burkhead showed his between-the-tackles running power by ripping through Colorado on a pivotal drive. ...

    Blog | November 27, 2009
  5. Instant analysis: Cincinnati 24, West Virginia 21

    Brian Bennett

    CINCINNATI -- Instant analysis from No. 5 Cincinnati's 24-21 win over No. 25 West Virginia: How the game was won: West Virginia had a good game plan: Run the ball between the tackles, move the chains and keep Cincinnati's offense off the field. Th...

    Blog | November 13, 2009
  6. Mountaineers chewing clock but not getting closer

    Brian Bennett

    CINCINNATI -- The book on Cincinnati's defense is clearly that you want to pound it between the tackles against them. That's what West Virginia has been doing. It's been good enough to move the ball and eat up a lot of time, but the Mountaineers h...

    Blog | November 13, 2009
  7. Physical play dominates SEC slugfest

    Ivan Maisel

    Auburn and LSU played in a different kind of Separation Saturday -- the kind that separates the men from the boys, writes Ivan Maisel.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2006
  8. Claeys: Gophers defense should improve

    Adam Rittenberg

    Minnesota had a grand total of one defensive player drafted between 2009 and 2013. Earlier this month, the Gophers had two defenders, tackle Ra'Shede Hageman and safety Brock Vereen, selected in the first four rounds. Those departures would would ...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  9. ACC's lunch links

    Matt Fortuna

    Be safe tonight. AthlonSports' Braden Gall looks at the best ACC stats of 2013. Boston College and Arizona provides a matchup between workhorses, Rich Thompson writes in the Boston Herald. Clemson right tackle Isaiah Battle is ready for Ohio ...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  10. Michigan Wolverines' Brady Hoke says Taylor Lewan's helmet twist ...

    Chantel Jennings

    Michigan coach Brady Hoke says that while he knows that Taylor Lewan's between-the-whistle activities against Michigan State were unacceptable, he also doesn't believe his left tackle deserves a suspension.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  11. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Here we go ... The level of inaccuracy when it comes to recruiting is stunning. Why wait until signing day? Junior college defensive tackle Terrell Brooks is expected to decide today between Kansas State, Baylor and Miami. One of UNC's top re...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  12. Weekend roundup: Big 12 bowl discipline

    David Ubben

    It happens every year. With a month between bowl games and a week of activity in a new city, suspensions drop and impact players miss bowls. This year won't be the exception. Oklahoma defensive tackle Stacy McGee is likely to miss the Cotton Bo...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  13. Texas Longhorns don't spend the most on recruiting but have found...

    Carter Strickland

    Even with the largest athletics budget in the NCAA, Texas does not spend the most on recruiting. Being in talent-rich state helps. Even as Texas pursues more out-of state targets, the Longhorns also see the value.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2012
  14. Halftime: Syracuse 14, Rhode Island 7

    Brian Bennett

    There was not much excitement in the first half between Syracuse and Rhode Island. The Orange are up 14-7 but have had their share of problems on defense. Specifically with missed tackles that have turned short gains into much bigger ones. The def...

    Blog | September 10, 2011
  15. Wisconsin defense vows to get better

    Adam Rittenberg

    This week, Wisconsin defensive tackle Patrick Butrym is putting his own spin on an old coaching cliche. You know, the one that talks about what happens to teams between the first and second games. "We want to be the most improved defense in the...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  16. Marvin 'all-star' Austin?

    Heather Dinich

    North Carolina defensive tackle Marvin Austin was dismissed from the team last year and didn't play a snap because he was a central figure in the NCAA's investigation into improper contact between athletes and agents, but he's expected to wear No. 99...

    Blog | January 19, 2011