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  1. Michigan State Spartans CBs make it a bumpy ride for WRs in 'No F...

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan State's dominating defense is unlike any other in college football thanks to its fearless CBs who patrol the "No Fly Zone."

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  2. Andersen sheds light on Browns meeting

    Brian Bennett

    Last week came the surprising news that the Cleveland Browns had spoken to Wisconsin's Gary Andersen during their coaching search. Andersen and Badgers athletic director Barry Alvarez put out statements following the report, but details were scarce. ...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  3. Purdue hires Taver Johnson as DBs coach

    Brian Bennett

    Bret Bielema was reportedly a driving force behind the controversial new NCAA rules proposal to slow down offenses. He might want to concentrate on slowing down his staff exodus at Arkansas. Purdue announced on Friday that it had hired Taver Johns...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  4. Browns interviewed Gary Andersen

    Brian Bennett

    No one seems to be quite sure what the NFL's Cleveland Browns are doing with their front office and coaching moves of late, so nothing related to that topic would qualify as much of a surprise. Still, it was a bit of a stunner to learn Tuesday that t...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  5. Gary Andersen of Wisconsin Badgers interviewed for Cleveland Brow...

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen confirmed Tuesday that he had interviewed for the Cleveland Browns coaching vacancy this winter, but said he decided not to pursue the job and remains committed to the Badgers.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  6. O'Brien says he did not ask PSU for raise

    Brian Bennett

    As everyone knows by now, Penn State coach Bill O'Brien was courted by NFL teams in the past couple of weeks. He admits to have "had conversations" with a couple of those teams. But O'Brien hasn't gone anywhere, and he said on Monday that he did n...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  7. Max Bullough keeps family tradition going

    Brian Bennett

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Max Bullough doesn't need to look far to be reminded of the legacy he's carrying on at Michigan State. In the Spartans' linebacker meeting room hangs a mural depicting great players from the school's past at the position. So...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  8. Indiana names Fabris defensive ends coach

    Brian Bennett

    Indiana has hired veteran assistant Jon Fabris as its new defensive ends coach. Fabris replaces Brett Dierson, who resigned earlier this month. Fabris comes to Bloomington from Northwest Mississippi Community College, where he surfaced after being...

    Blog | January 20, 2012
  9. NFL-to-college route sometimes bumpy

    Brian Bennett

    Penn State has replaced the quintessential college coach, a man with more Division I wins than any coach in history, with a guy coming straight from the NFL. It's an interesting choice, to be sure, and one that has some mixed historical precedent. ...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  10. Q&A: Illinois coach Tim Beckman, Part II

    Brian Bennett

    Here is the second part of our Q&A with new Illinois head coach Tim Beckman. Check out the first part here. Your background is on defense. What are you looking for in a defensive coordinator and a scheme on that side of the ball? Tim Beckma...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  11. Big East: Did you know?

    Brian Bennett

    Time for a little Big East did you know? Thanks to the school sports information departments and ESPN Stats & Information for the notes featured below. Cincinnati's defense has not allowed an offensive touchdown in nine quarters and its three...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  12. Cincinnati great O'Malley dies

    Brian Bennett

    Former Cincinnati quarterback Tom O'Malley, a member of the school's Hall of Fame and the Nippert Stadium Ring of Honor, died Saturday. He was 85. O'Malley played for the Bearcats from 1946-49 after serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II in ...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  13. Blogger breakdown: B1G title game site

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten championship game is headed to Naptown for the foreseeable future. Bloggers Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett break down the league's decision to play its signature event in Indianapolis from 2011-15. Adam Rittenberg: I know you're beh...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  14. Who's who among Big East strength coaches

    Brian Bennett

    Strength coaches have become some of the most valuable men in a college football program, often spending more time with the players than any other coach on staff. So who are the guys who condition the players in the Big East and supervise them in ...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  15. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Geno Smith won't play and the West Virginia spring game might not be very competitive, Dave Hickman says in the Charleston Gazette. New Rutgers recruit Al Page talks about how the Scarlet Knights won him over in the New York Post. Let the debate ...

    Blog | April 29, 2010
  16. O'Hara endows Rutgers scholarship

    Brian Bennett

    I always like stories about former players giving back something to their schools. And this is a good one. Former Rutgers star and current New York Giants center Shaun O'Hara is funding a $100,000 scholarship that will be given to a walk-on footba...

    Blog | February 22, 2010