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  1. Reviewing B1G's 2011 ESPNU 150 players

    Brian Bennett

    Today's recruiting experts take a look back on the 2011 ESPNU 150 class -- our list of the top prospects in the country -- and see how they fare in their rookie seasons. It's way too early to make judgments about these players' careers. B...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  2. Big Ten mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Here's a tech-savvy tip for you Mac users out there: Don't spill a cup of iced tea on your Macbook. It does not in fact create a delicious, digital Arnold Palmer but in fact destroys your hard drive. It's been a rough 24 hours. But at least I've got ...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  3. Bubba Starling reaction from the Web

    Brian Bennett

    It's time to ship Bubba Starling off to the MLB bloggers. But not until we say goodbye to the former hyped Huskers recruit with some reaction from around the Web: Lincoln Journal Star's Brian Christopherson: Just around 5 p.m. Monday, the name "B...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  4. Bubba Starling makes unsurprising, wise choice

    Brian Bennett

    Bubba Starling had millions of reasons to sign with the Kansas City Royals. He had really only one reason to play football for Nebraska: his love of the game. Hey, love gets you only so far. Starling is a Royal. Would you turn down $7.5 million, a...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  5. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Hope everybody had a great weekend. Only a couple more of those left without football. It's Decision Day for Bubba Starling -- and it's not an easy choice. Nebraska's defensive line is outstanding, but what about the O-line? Antonio Bell is makin...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  6. Bubba Starling not practicing for Huskers

    Brian Bennett

    The Bubba Starling watch at Nebraska will become more of a quiet wait and see. The freshman quarterback who was drafted No. 5 overall by the Kansas City Royals in June did not practice and was not listed on the roster as the Huskers took the pract...

    Blog | August 06, 2011
  7. Spartans great Bubba Smith dies

    Brian Bennett

    Sad news tonight, as Michigan State legend Bubba Smith has died at age 66. Smith was a two-time All-American defensive end during his career at Michigan State, which spanned from 1964-66. The Spartans went 19-1-1 in his final two seasons, winning ...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  8. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Last links of the week ... Ohio State is changing the way it oversees athletes, including tighter scrutiny on players' car purchases and game passes. Gene Smith acknowledged that he asked Jim Tressel to resign and says the school is ready to resp...

    Blog | July 08, 2011
  9. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Eight weeks until the start of the season. Yay. Purdue paid tribute to Sean Matti at a memorial service. The Big Ten lags behind other leagues when it comes to paying assistant coaches. Ohio State players are avoiding talk of the NCAA investi...

    Blog | July 07, 2011
  10. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Happy Luke Fickell Day: Fickell made his first major appearance as the Buckeyes coach at a high school camp over the weekend and showed lots of energy. Christopher Cicero, the man whose e-mails started Jim Tressel's downfall, is no stranger to co...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  11. Big Ten Thursday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Having a second blogger on the Big Ten beat means we can spend more time answering your questions. Adam and I are going to try to have three mailbags per week between us, maybe more if there are enough good questions. So keep sending them in. Now ...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  12. Tough decision awaits Bubba Starling

    Brian Bennett

    Bubba Starling was going to face a difficult decision about his future regardless. On Monday, that decision became even tougher. Starling's intention all along was to go to Nebraska, where he has signed to play quarterback. But the multi-sport sta...

    Blog | June 07, 2011