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  1. Barry Alvarez talks search, Bielema's exit

    Adam Rittenberg

    Search committee? Barry Alvarez don't need no stinking search committee. "I won't use a search committee," Alvarez said Thursday. "Most search committees use me." Boom! And we're off and running. Barry's bluster came through loud and clear d...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  2. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Looking for a job? Here's one. Pays pretty well (Bret Bielema may disagree). A terrific piece by Scott Dochterman on how geography should be the main factor in Big Ten division alignment. Michigan State's AD suggests a 16-team Big Ten makes sense...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  3. Perfection within reach for Ohio State

    Adam Rittenberg

    At Ohio State, historic seasons are recorded in three ways. 1. Big Ten championships: the Buckeyes have won or shared 34 2. Rose Bowl championships: the Buckeyes have 7 3. National championships: the Buckeyes have 13 (including all selection...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  4. PSU search shows lack of foresight

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State fans should give Bill O'Brien a chance. Remember that he left a pretty good job, working with one of the most successful franchises in sports, to step into a potentially no-win situation in State College. He wanted you, even if you don'...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  5. PSU reportedly targeting Mike Munchak

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State's unique and drawn-out coaching search is the type that makes you hesitant to believe a hire has been made until he's being introduced at the podium in State College. But after an unsuccessful push to woo Boise State's Chris Petersen, P...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  6. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Coming at you live from the Happiest Place on Earth (at least that's what they tell me). Wisconsin offensive coordinator Paul Chryst is in the head-coaching mix at both Illinois and Kansas but not at the top of the wish list, Jeff Potrykus writes...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  7. More names surfacing in PSU search

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State's coaching search has been fairly quiet to this point, but names of potential candidates are beginning to surface in published reports. Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Tom Clements is the latest to express interest, according to th...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  8. Brent Pease leaves IU, returns to Boise

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's finally official. Indiana's new offensive coordinator is heading back to his old team. Boise State just announced that Brent Pease will return to the school and receive a promotion to offensive coordinator. Pease had previously worked with Bo...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  9. What's next for Michigan after RichRod?

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Rich Rodriguez era is over at Michigan. So where does the program go from here? First-year athletic director Dave Brandon put himself in a bit of a bind by waiting so long to dismiss Rodriguez. Most head-coaching changes happen in early Dec...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  10. Notes from Kelly-Tressel news conference

    Adam Rittenberg

    LOS ANGELES -- Oregon head coach Chip Kelly and his Ohio State counterpart, Jim Tressel, had their final meeting with the media Thursday morning at the Los Angeles Downtown Marriott. Here are some notable nuggets from what they had to say: L...

    Blog | December 31, 2009
  11. Paterno a finalist for Eddie Robinson Award

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Penn State head coach Joe Paterno has been named one of nine finalists for the Eddie Robinson National Coach of the Year Award. Paterno, the 2008 Big Ten Coach of the Year, has been named National Coach of the Yea...

    Blog | December 11, 2008
  12. Three Big Ten coaches named finalists for award

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Penn State's Joe Paterno, Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald and Ohio State's Jim Tressel are among the 10 finalists for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award. Voting for the award will take place Dec. 12-22, with...

    Blog | December 09, 2008
  13. Coaching creativity leaves mark on BCS bowls

    Adam Rittenberg

    Chris Petersen reached play-calling nirvana in the 2007 Fiesta Bowl, but his trickery trifecta has some company in the list of memorable BCS bowl calls.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2008
  14. Defense could be a strength for '06 Broncos

    Adam Rittenberg

    The coaching change at Boise State has helped inspire QB Jared Zabransky and the Broncos to make amends for a disappointing 2005 campaign.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2006