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  1. Scherff, Mostert on 'freaks' list

    Adam Rittenberg

    I returned home from California to find Phil Steele's college football preview magazine waiting for me. Today comes another indicator of the upcoming season: Bruce Feldman's annual "freaks" list. The list is what it sounds like: the freakiest athlete...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  2. Aranda, Butler are coordinators on the rise

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State defensive coordinator John Butler is so competitive and intense that a childhood friend wonders half-jokingly if a demon lives inside him. Wisconsin defensive coordinator Dave Aranda, meanwhile, is California cool, an admittedly cerebra...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  3. Daniel Jones, Northwestern Wildcats starting cornerback, has seas...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northwestern starting cornerback Daniel Jones will miss the rest of the season after suffering a left knee injury in Saturday's season-opening win against California.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2013
  4. Shorthanded Wildcats survive against Cal

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northwestern lost quarterback Kain Colter minutes into Saturday's game and never had full use of star running back Venric Mark. One of the nation's most dynamic offensive backfields wouldn't be a factor in a tricky road opener against Cal and its ...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  5. Wildcats ready to put on late show

    Adam Rittenberg

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern's preparations for its first football game of the season have been part high school and part preschool. First, the preschool part. As they condition their bodies for Saturday's late kickoff at California (9:30 p.m. C...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  6. Top teams recruiting outside B1G footprint

    Adam Rittenberg

    Most of you know that Texas, Florida and California are the nation's top recruiting hotbeds, particularly for elite programs. You also know about population shifts and how the number of top recruits has swelled in the South and Southeast, and decline...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  7. Ohio State's Roby strives for straight As

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State coach Urban Meyer doesn't have to worry about cornerback Bradley Roby this week. No player on the Buckeyes roster is more geared up for Saturday's game than Roby, a 5-foot-11, 190-pound sophomore from Suwanee, Ga. While most Buckeyes ar...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  8. Huskers' Burkhead out for UCLA game

    Adam Rittenberg

    Nebraska's All-Big Ten running back Rex Burkhead won't play today against UCLA after suffering a sprained MCL in his knee in last week's opener against Southern Miss. Burkhead made the trip to California but didn't suit up for the game. Sophomore ...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  9. Huskers' California crew heading home

    Adam Rittenberg

    Nebraska's official homecoming game takes place Sept. 29 against Wisconsin, but for Huskers quarterback Taylor Martinez and a group of his teammates, it really arrives Saturday. Martinez has had Saturday's game at UCLA marked on his calendar since...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  10. Wolverines learn leadership with SEALs

    Adam Rittenberg

    Three months remain until the games begin, but Michigan already has completed the nation's best offseason team activity. Michigan recently took its seniors to California for a three-day leadership retreat, which culminated with a training session ...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  11. Beckman retains Illinois' building blocks

    Adam Rittenberg

    Tim Beckman's first pivotal recruiting venture at Illinois didn't take place in a living room or at a camp for prep players. It happened at a California hotel in late December. His targets already wore the Orange and Blue. The group gathered befor...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  12. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    California dreamin' this weekend ... There's no draft for Oho State's spring game this year because of a shortage of offensive linemen, Tim May writes in The Columbus Dispatch. Forget about the score, but Ohio State's scrimmage will be informativ...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  13. Michigan reportedly loses another CB

    Adam Rittenberg

    My apologies for posting this late -- flying to California to visit family and actually posting this from somewhere over Iowa -- but Michigan reportedly has lost another cornerback. Cullen Christian told that he's requested a transfe...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  14. Wisconsin safeties having a Good week

    Adam Rittenberg

    LOS ANGELES -- Wisconsin safety Aaron Henry has had a very Good week in California. That's Good with a capital 'G.' Celebrity sightings are part of the deal out here, and Henry's pre-bowl highlight came when he met actress Meagan Good. "You ...

    Blog | December 29, 2010
  15. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    California dreamin' this weekend. Pat from Columbus, Ohio, writes: Adam -- Love the blog. Help me settle a bet...Does the Big Ten still have a "rule" regarding night games after November 1st? I recall last year teams were not allowed to play night...

    Blog | July 23, 2010
  16. Pac-10 lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Greetings from Big Ten country. I come in peace. Figures, since I grew up in Berkeley. Commissioner Larry Scott is going bi-coastal as he makes some good moves to improve the Pac-10 brand, George Schroeder writes in The (Eugene) Register-Guard. ...

    Blog | May 28, 2010