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  1. Carlos Hyde seeks big finish in Orange

    Brian Bennett

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Carlos Hyde's numbers are a bit off. The Ohio State running back brought up the Discover Orange Bowl record for rushing yards on Tuesday, saying he thought it was 226. It's actually 206 yards, accomplished by Nebraska's Ah...

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  2. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Physical play has become Pitt's calling card. Cole Bowers might be starting on the West Virginia offensive line ... somewhere. Noel Devine might be in for a big finish. And I like his quote from that story:"The team is going to be about firewor...

    Blog | August 23, 2010
  3. Louisville's Doug Beaumont seeks big finish

    Brian Bennett

    Doug Beaumont's college career hasn't gone the way he envisioned it. Beaumont was Kentucky's Mr. Football for the 2006 season, and when he signed with his hometown school of Louisville in 2007, the Cardinals were coming off a 12-win, Orange Bowl c...

    Blog | July 26, 2010
  4. With big finish on horizon, Pitt tries to focus on Syracuse

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett If you're a Pitt fan, it's easy to start daydreaming about the final three games of this season. That closing trifecta could well be the most important stretch of Panthers football since the early 1980s. Let's...

    Blog | November 05, 2009
  5. USF's Selvie seeks big finish

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Last summer, George Selvie publicly projected 20 sacks as his goal for 2008. Marc Serota/Getty Images South Florida defensive end George Selvie is hoping to ...

    Blog | March 19, 2009
  6. Final: Cincinnati 29, Hawaii 24

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett The college football regular season has officially ended, and Cincinnati used a big finish to avoid an embarrassing season finale for both itself and the Big East. Down 24-10 in the fourth quarter at Hawaii and look...

    Blog | December 07, 2008
  7. Miller, Calhoun picked for top honors

    Brian Bennett

    Earlier, we told you about the media poll predicting the Big Ten order of finish. It's a great resource since the league oddly declines to have its own official preseason poll. Well, the Big Ten also doesn't issue preseason all-confe...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  8. Writers tab Ohio State to win Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten, for whatever reason, does not issue an official preseason predicted order of finish like just about every other league. Luckily, we've got Doug Lesmerises of to pick up the slack. Lesmerises once again has organized an u...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  9. Big Ten New Year's Eve mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Since tomorrow is the Mardi Gras of Big Ten bowl games, the Wednesday mailbag is coming to you a day early for a second straight week. Finish off 2013 with another Eve mailbag: Eric from Columbus, OH, writes: Brian. Doom. That's the feeling hangin...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  10. One last hurdle remains for Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Before No. 11 Michigan State could start thinking about next week's Big Ten championship game and possible BCS scenarios, it had to finish the regular season against Minnesota. That did not come easily. The Spartans scored t...

    Blog | November 30, 2013
  11. Spring game preview: Minnesota

    Brian Bennett

    The last two Big Ten spring games of the year will take place on Saturday, as Floyd of Rosedale rivals Minnesota and Iowa finish off their spring practices. We're here to preview both of them, starting with the Gophers: When: Saturday, 2 p.m. ET ...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  12. Big Ten finishes fourth in league rankings

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten may not be the strongest conference in the land. But thankfully, there is always the ACC and the Big East. ESPN Stats & Info today released its final conference rankings for the 2012 season, and the Big Ten finished fourth, far beh...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  13. Season report card: Purdue

    Brian Bennett

    Final grades are almost done for all the Big Ten teams, but we've got a couple left to finish up. We're judging each team on its offense, defense, special teams and overall performance in the 2012 regular season. Now, we turn our attention toward ...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  14. Season report card: Northwestern

    Brian Bennett

    It's time once again to break out the red pens and distribute some Big Ten grades. We're doing two-a-days to finish these up before the Jan. 1 bowls. The latest hopeful student is Northwestern. Offense: B-plus We had gotten used to Northwest...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  15. Season report card: Nebraska

    Brian Bennett

    We're back with another report card, as we're doubling down on these in order to finish before the New Year's Day bowls. Nebraska, come and get your grades for the 2012 regular season: Offense: A The Huskers led the Big Ten in total offense and...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  16. Season report card: Ohio State

    Brian Bennett

    We're continuing to hand out grades for every Big Ten team's 2012 season. We'll be doubling up on these to finish them up before Jan. 1. Once again, we're judging each team's offense, defense, special teams and overall performance. Up next: Ohio S...

    Blog | December 26, 2012