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  1. Big Ten lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    Every time an old man starts talking about Napoleon, you know he's going to die. Mark Dantonio is planning on keeping Michigan State football on a roll. Improving Penn State's branding is high on James Franklin's to-do list. A rather exhaustive...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  2. Take Two: NFL coach drought in Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    Big Ten bloggers Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett will occasionally give their takes on a burning question facing the league. We'll both have strong opinions, but not necessarily the same view. We'll let you decide which blogger is right. Colleag...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  3. Greg Davis named Iowa Hawkeyes' offensive coordinator

    Brian Bennett

    Former longtime Texas offensive coordinator Greg Davis has been named to the same post at Iowa, the Hawkeyes announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  4. USF hires Pathon as receivers coach

    Brian Bennett

    USF hired former NFL standout Jerome Pathon as receivers coach, the school announced Tuesday. Pathon spent the past three seasons as receivers coach at the University of San Diego. He played eight seasons in the NFL for three different teams, fini...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  5. Kirk Ferentz talks Iowa staff changes

    Brian Bennett

    Iowa fans grew antsy while waiting nearly two months for head coach Kirk Ferentz to name successor to Norm Parker at defensive coordinator. But Ferentz said Wednesday that he wanted to take his time with the decision, which resulted in defensive back...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  6. Ken O'Keefe leaves Iowa

    Brian Bennett

    Iowa is now in the market for both an offensive coordinator and defensive coordinator. The school announced Friday that Ken O'Keefe, the only offensive coordinator Kirk Ferentz has ever had with the Hawkeyes, is leaving the program. Some reports h...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  7. Ken O'Keefe of Iowa Hawkeyes leaving offensive coordinator positi...

    Brian Bennett

    Iowa offensive coordinator Ken O'Keefe has left the program for another job, the school announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2012
  8. Purdue loses DBs coach to NFL

    Brian Bennett

    Purdue coach Danny Hope has another position to fill on his defensive staff. Defensive backs coach Lou Anarumo has left to take a job with the Miami Dolphins, the school announced. Anarumo had spent the past eight seasons at Purdue. "It is bitt...

    Blog | February 02, 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. Macky MacPherson living dream for Orange

    Brian Bennett

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- There was never any question where Macky MacPherson wanted to play college football. The last name alone should give it away. He is the grandson of legendary Syracuse coach Dick MacPherson, and he grew up within spitting distance...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  11. Q&A with UConn's George DeLeone, Part I

    Brian Bennett

    Connecticut begins spring practice on Tuesday, and the Huskies will be going through a lot of changes. The biggest ones will likely be seen on offense. I caught up with new offensive coordinator George DeLeone -- who is reunited with former Syracuse ...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  12. Ex-Syracuse aide to run UConn's offense

    Brian Bennett

    It looks like new Connecticut coach Paul Pasqualoni will employ a trusted old friend as his offensive coordinator. Multiple outlets are reporting that Miami Dolphins tight end coach George DeLeone has been tapped as the new UConn playcaller. And i...

    Blog | January 20, 2011
  13. Pitt, Miami share plenty of history

    Brian Bennett

    Pittsburgh and Miami haven't played since 2003. But when the two teams meet on Thursday night (ESPN, 7:30 ET), there will still be a lot of shared history between the two programs. The Panthers and Hurricanes, of course, used to be Big East brothe...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  14. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    The Hartford Courant's Desmond Conner is collecting Big East predictions from writers who cover the league. Some top New York high schoolers will play in an all-star game in Syracuse this weekend, Nolan Weidner writes in the Syracuse Post-Standard....

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  15. Pittsburgh Panthers coach Dave Wannstedt has contract extended

    Brian Bennett

    Pittsburgh football coach Dave Wannstedt is getting a contract extension, the second he's received since being hired before the 2005 season.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2010
  16. Pitt names receivers coach

    Brian Bennett

    Pittsburgh has looked within for its new receivers coach. Scott Turner, an offensive assistant the past two seasons, was promoted to replace Bryan Bossard, who was not retained. "Scott Turner was a major contributor in our offensive staff room ...

    Blog | January 18, 2010