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  1. Big Ten Friday mailbag

    Adam Rittenberg

    I'm your bagman today. Season's less than a week away. Horses like hay, OK? Be sure to follow my new Twitter handle (@ESPNRittenberg). Let's begin ... ...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  2. B1G coaches push recruiting changes

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Nebraska Cornhuskers coach Bo Pelini caused a stir last month when he brought up the idea of eliminating national signing day altogether. Several coaches in the Big 12 and Pac-12 told ESPN.com last week that they liked Pelini's proposal...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  3. B1G's 5 most important nonleague games

    Adam Rittenberg

    There's no dancing around it: Nonleague play simply matters more for the Big Ten than any other major conference. The league's national reputation is constantly dissected, and the inevitable question that follows -- how does the Big Ten improve it...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  4. 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
  5. B1G must push for earlier official visits

    Adam Rittenberg

    Unlike the ACC or SEC, the Big Ten hasn't taken an official position on an early signing period. Many Big Ten coaches see the benefits, but there has been no united front. Here's a bit of advice: The Big Ten coaches should band together about an u...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  6. Pelini: Eliminate signing dates altogether

    Adam Rittenberg

    Momentum seems to be building for an earlier signing period in college football. It could begin Aug. 1, as the ACC has proposed, or the Monday after Thanksgiving, as the SEC has recommended. Nebraska coach Bo Pelini has a different thought: elimin...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  7. Bo Pelini of Nebraska Cornhuskers suggests ending national signin...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Nebraska coach Bo Pelini has a solution to slow down the recruiting process: eliminate national signing day altogether and put greater accountability behind scholarship offers.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  8. Poll: Big Ten's third playoff candidate

    Adam Rittenberg

    The playoff era is here in college football, so feel free to do somersaults and backflips (no lawsuits if you get hurt). We're previewing the playoff and its top contenders today, and if you'd like to chat with Mark Schlabach, Brett McMurphy and Brad...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  9. Big Ten AD meetings Day 1 wrap

    Adam Rittenberg

    ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Big Ten athletic directors began their annual spring meetings Tuesday and discussed the proposed NCAA governance changes, scheduling, athlete welfare and other items. Here are some notes from Day 1: ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS Al...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  10. Examining the Big Ten's recruiting costs

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten is rich and getting richer in the coming years. So how is the investment translating with football programs? Not surprisingly, recruiting expenses are on the rise throughout the league. The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette's Scott Dochterman rec...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  11. Huskers' Mitchell hopes to stand tall in fall

    Adam Rittenberg

    The NFL's affinity for bigger, longer cornerbacks might be a recent trend, but the size debate is nothing new for players who lack it, such as Nebraska's Josh Mitchell. "People are always going to question my size," Mitchell told ESPN.com "I don't...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  12. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Monday couldn't come soon enough for Chicago sports fans after a weekend of bad. Dirk Chatelain with a great look at reconciling the two Bo Pelinis. Former Nebraska safety P.J. Smith with some interesting comments on the team's disastrous loss in...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  13. Big Ten spring notebook: West Division

    Adam Rittenberg

    The head coaches from the new Big Ten West Division, along with a player from each team, addressed reporters today on a teleconference. The East Division coaches and players will follow Thursday. To the notebook: WISCONSIN Coach Gary Anders...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  14. Is Wisconsin B1G's only Playoff sleeper?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Colleague Travis Haney recently compiled a list of sleeper teams to make the initial College Football Playoff, selecting one from each major league. Wisconsin got the nod as the Big Ten's sleeper, as Haney noted Wisconsin's consistency on both sides ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  15. Big Ten's lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Alright, alright, alright ... Nebraska coach Bo Pelini talks spring ball and more with Steven Sipple and Tom Shatel. Maryland linebacker Matt Robinson is finally healthy entering his final season. Michigan's offensive line fix could end with ...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  16. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Your second mailblog of the week has arrived. Enjoy another weekend of snow (if you're in the Midwest, at least). Spring ball kicks off Saturday at Maryland, and eight teams get started next week. Good times. Don't forget: Twitter! To the inbox...

    Blog | February 28, 2014