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  1. Huskers' Dennard to return, Crick iffy

    Adam Rittenberg

    Nebraska's defense has yet to feature its big three -- Jared Crick, Lavonte David and Alfonzo Dennard -- on the field this season. The wait could continue Saturday at Wyoming. The good news is Dennard, sidelined since mid-August with a quad inj...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  2. Big Ten bowl projections: Week 13

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten's big three all won Saturday, so the projected selection order doesn't change. Is it fair to Michigan State? Absolutely not. But the bowl system never claimed to be fair. The Spartans have a strong case for BCS selection based on what ...

    Blog | November 28, 2010
  3. Big Ten bowl projections: Week 12

    Adam Rittenberg

    There were some tense moments for both Ohio State and Michigan State on Saturday, but the Big Ten's big three remained intact for another week. I've been projecting Michigan State to lose to Penn State in the regular-season finale for several week...

    Blog | November 21, 2010
  4. Blogger debate: Iowa vs. Cincinnati

    Adam Rittenberg

    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
  5. Player list for Big Ten media days

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's getting closer, folks. The 2014 season will be here before you know it, and Big Ten media days are less than three weeks away. The league today released the list of players who will be on hand at the Hilton Chicago on July 28-29 for media day...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  6. Key stretch: Nebraska

    Adam Rittenberg

    The days are getting shorter, which means the college football season is getting closer. With that in mind, we're taking a look at the pivotal three- or four-game stretch in the slate for each Big Ten squad. Next up is Nebraska, a team aiming for ...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  7. Poll: B1G player facing most pressure

    Adam Rittenberg

    Earlier this week Sports on Earth took a look at the college football players facing the most pressure entering the 2014 season. The Big Ten occupied three places on the list: Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova; Ohio State cornerbacks Doran Grant and Arma...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  8. Key stretch: Michigan

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2014 season continues to creep closer, and we're putting each Big Ten team's schedule under the microscope. Specifically, we're looking at the pivotal three- or four-game stretch in the slate for each league squad. Next up is Michigan, a team ...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  9. Key stretch: Ohio State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Is it August yet? Not quite, but camps and the 2014 season are getting closer. As we continue to count down toward the opener, we're taking a look at the key three- or four-game stretch in the schedule for each Big Ten team. Next up is a team that...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  10. Key stretch: Wisconsin

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2014 season is creeping closer -- a very good thing. As we count down the days, we're taking a look at the key three- or four-game stretch in the schedule for each Big Ten team. First up: the Wisconsin Badgers. Key stretch: Nebraska (Nov. 1...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  11. Spring game preview: Iowa

    Adam Rittenberg

    Spring football ends Saturday in the Big Ten. I'll give you a moment to compose yourself. Wipe those tears away. Football will be back soon enough. Three teams wrap up their sessions and we're taking a look at each. Here's what to expect from Iowa...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  12. Poll: Toughest post-spring QB decision

    Adam Rittenberg

    Quarterback competitions dominated the Big Ten landscape this spring, and several will continue when fall camps open in August. Only three teams are still practicing and only one, Rutgers, has a true quarterback race (Connor Cook is established at...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  13. Your Big Ten dictator decrees, Part II

    Adam Rittenberg

    Last week, we asked you to play Big Ten dictator for the day and impose three changes to the way the league does business. The response was overwhelming. Clearly, there are some power-hungry folks out there, especially in the Cornhusker State. Her...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  14. Your Big Ten dictator decrees, Part I

    Adam Rittenberg

    Last week, both Bennett and I weighed in on which three Big Ten decisions we would make if we were each Big Ten dictator for a day. Then we gave you the floor. And boy did you have some thoughts to share. There were so many replies that I've split...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  15. Five B1G groups that need strong springs

    Adam Rittenberg

    Believe it or not, spring football in the Big Ten is just around the corner. Several teams moved up their spring practice dates, and three of them -- Maryland, Michigan and Northwestern -- will take the field next week. Spring ball is all about de...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  16. Wisconsin leads B1G Super Bowl group

    Adam Rittenberg

    In 2011, Russell Wilson and Montee Ball formed one of the most explosive offensive backfields in Big Ten history and led Wisconsin to a league title and a Rose Bowl appearance. Somehow, that Badgers team managed to lose three games. Wilson and Bal...

    Blog | January 20, 2014