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  1. Franklin hire brings rewards, risks for PSU

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State's last coaching search went at a slow, seemingly wayward pace and left plenty of questions, especially about the man being introduced to lead the program on Jan. 6, 2012. There will be no Bill O'Who moments when James Franklin, official...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  2. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Eventful week in the Big Ten so far, and bowl season wraps up tonight in South Florida. Time to check the mail ... Dave from Columbus, Ohio, writes: Adam -It was great to see Coach Dantonio finish out the season with a Rose Bowl win. His team's...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  3. PSU's Joyner talks O'Brien, coach search

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State made it official Thursday, announcing Bill O'Brien's resignation as head coach to take the same post with the NFL's Houston Texans. The school also confirmed that longtime assistant Larry Johnson will serve as interim head coach. Athlet...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  4. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    I was preparing a snide remark about the Lions being the Lions. And then the Bears decided to be the Bears. Woe is the NFC North. Minnesota's solid season has already raised the bar for 2014. Gophers defensive back Brock Vereen wants to join his ...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  5. O'Brien's reduced buyout widens NFL door

    Adam Rittenberg

    Sunday is all about the NFL, and the last two Sundays have brought news that Penn State coach Bill O'Brien could be headed back to pro football. A week after CBSsports.com reported that NFL teams already are reaching out to O'Brien -- and that he'...

    Blog | December 22, 2013
  6. Big Ten coaching carousel quiet for now

    Adam Rittenberg

    Two winters ago, the Big Ten had an unprecedented 40 coaching changes. Three teams replaced their head coaches, and three others replaced three or more assistants. Last year's coaching carousel wasn't quite as packed, although eight of the 12 team...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  7. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten bowl season is less than two weeks away. Nebraska denies the report that a school rep reached out to Mack Brown's attorney. Jason LaCanfora reports that two NFL teams have reached out to Bill O'Brien, who is ready to return to the pros....

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  8. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Finishing out the week before an exciting slate of Big Ten games. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter, especially on Saturdays. Let's get to that mail ... Mikey from Seattle writes: Great piece on B1G football revenue not translating to champi...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  9. PSU's Urschel solves student-athlete puzzle

    Adam Rittenberg

    Don't limit yourselves to the stereotypes that the media has created for you. Don't listen to what the outside world tells you football players are supposed to do. Aspire to something greater. -- John Urschel, July 25, Big Ten kickoff luncheon ...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  10. PSU's O'Brien gets big raise, revised deal

    Adam Rittenberg

    Bill O'Brien arrived at Penn State as a somewhat anonymous NFL assistant with no previous head-coaching experience. His initial contract at Penn State reflected these credentials. Seventeen months later, O'Brien is the reigning Big Ten Coach of th...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  11. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a great weekend. Be sure to follow us on Twitter. And away we go ... Brutus from The Ninth Circle writes: Hey Adam, got a recruiting question for you. I've been watching Penn State's ability to recruit under sanctions and have been ...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  12. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a great first weekend of March ... Brian from Atlanta writes: Adam, What are your thoughts on the Jim Bollman hire by Michigan State? Seems to fit the mold of a Mark Dantonio coordinator? Adam Rittenberg: He definitely fits Dantonio...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  13. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're previewing spring football in the Big Ten today and Friday. Be sure to check it out. Link time ... There's still no confirmation, but all signs point to Michigan State hiring Jim Bollman -- a current Purdue assistant and a former Ohio St...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  14. Big Ten chat wrap

    Adam Rittenberg

    You waited patiently for the Big Ten chat and, as always, brought good questions and insights to it. We talked realignment (of course), future Big Ten scheduling, recruiting and more. You even got a Super Bowl prediction from me (49ers don't lose Sup...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  15. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    And away we go ... Greg from Eldora, Iowa, writes: Hello Adam, on your BIG footprint article, the other states BIG teams needs to recruit are states that play high school spring ball, which I think is a much bigger reason than people think for SEC...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  16. Early Big Ten power rankings for 2013

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2012 college football season is barely on ice and we're already heating up for the 2013 campaign with a way-too-early version of the Big Ten power rankings. This is a snapshot of how the league looks at this point in time, not knowing all the per...

    Blog | January 08, 2013