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  1. Jim Tressel by the numbers

    Adam Rittenberg

    Jim Tressel's resignation from Ohio State on Monday ends one of the most successful runs in Big Ten coaching history. Tressel spent 10 seasons in Columbus, compiling a 106-22 record (66-14 Big Ten). Many thanks to ESPN's Stats & Information...

    Blog | May 30, 2011
  2. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a happy and healthy holiday weekend. Kevin from Minneapolis writes: Adam, Morgan Burke's comments comparing the difference in the number of varsity sports sponsored by Big Ten and SEC athletic departments translating to on the field pe...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  3. PSU to honor 2012 team in stadium

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State's 2012 squad will join elite company Saturday at Beaver Stadium. As first reported by Onward State, the school will unveil the numbers "2012" on the facade above the east stands Saturday. The facade only features teams that have gone un...

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  4. Michigan to unretire 2 more jersey numbers

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan announced late Tuesday night that in addition to unretiring the No. 48 worn by former President Gerald Ford, it will unretire two other jersey numbers. The team will unretire the No. 47 worn by Bennie Oosterbaan and the No. 87 won by Ron ...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  5. Michigan to unretire Gerald Ford's No. 48

    Adam Rittenberg

    News flash: Jersey numbers are a big deal at Michigan. There's the No. 1 jersey, worn by just 12 players in team history, the past six of whom played wide receiver. The No. 21 jersey also has special significance, as it was worn by Heisman Trophy ...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  6. Big Ten rankings: No. 15, David Molk

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2010 Big Ten postseason player rankings continue with ... No. 15: David Molk, C, Michigan, Jr., 6-2, 288 2010 numbers: Started all 13 games at center after being slowed by knee and foot injuries in 2009; finalist for Rimington Trophy (natio...

    Blog | March 01, 2011
  7. Big Ten rankings: No. 20, Mike Brewster

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2010 Big Ten postseason player rankings continue with ... No. 20: Mike Brewster, C, Ohio State, Jr., 6-5, 293 2010 numbers: Started all 13 games at center; named first-team All-Big Ten by the media and second-team All-Big Ten by the coaches...

    Blog | February 22, 2011
  8. Don't forget Paterno's Big Ten legacy

    Adam Rittenberg

    Sometime in October, expect to hear a lot about Joe Paterno and the number 400. College football's all-time winningest coach likely will be approaching 400 career victories, a mark that I believe will never be matched by another FBS head man. Paterno...

    Blog | July 12, 2010
  9. A look at the Big Ten's newest rivalry trophy

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Even the growing number of Big Ten haters around the country would agree that the league boasts by far the best collection of rivalry trophies. From an axe (the coolest) to a pig to a jug to a bucket, the Bi...

    Blog | November 12, 2009
  10. Buckeyes, Badgers seeing red at The Shoe

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Games are often won and lost inside the red zone, and in that area of the field, the numbers favor Wisconsin in its matchup with No. 9 Ohio State on Saturday afternoon in Columbus (ABC, 3:30 p.m. ET). ...

    Blog | October 09, 2009
  11. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Putting the work week to bed. Z from Chicago writes: Adam, After watching the Ohio State game, I think that the number one problem at Illinois is the play calling. The talent is there, but the play calling n...

    Blog | October 02, 2009
  12. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Happy hump day. It looks like Iowa's Kirk Ferentz has Joe Paterno's number, Pat Harty writes in the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Ferentz is a realist about his team's injury status, Andrew Logue writes in the D...

    Blog | September 23, 2009
  13. Michigan defensive front sees need for speed

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg After Michigan completed its timed testing in the offseason, sophomore defensive linemen Ryan Van Bergen and Mike Martin examined the numbers and came to an obvious conclusion. Whether it was the 40-yard das...

    Blog | September 09, 2009
  14. Big Ten helmet stickers: Week 1

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The games are back, and so are the helmet stickers. It's time to recognize the best and the brightest from Week 1 in the Big Ten. Purdue RB Ralph Bolden -- It's one thing to put up ridiculous numbers in spri...

    Blog | September 05, 2009
  15. Buckeyes are younger but more prepared

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The most significant number during Ohio State's preseason wasn't 2 (Terrelle Pryor's jersey), 3 (consecutive BCS bowl losses), 4 (consecutive Big Ten titles) or 5 (consecutive wins against Michigan). It was ...

    Blog | September 03, 2009
  16. Big Ten puts three on All-America team

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The number of preseason All-America teams seems to increase every year, but only one squad really matters. That's right,'s preseason All-America squad has been revealed. This year's team f...

    Blog | August 14, 2009