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  1. Wilson-Ball tandem reaches historic heights

    Adam Rittenberg

    MADISON, Wis. -- The game ended one debate and added intrigue to another. Wisconsin's 45-7 dissection of Penn State left no doubt as to which is the best team in the Leaders division. After falling behind early, the Badgers outclassed the Nittany ...

    Blog | November 26, 2011
  2. Iowa star Chuck Long reflects on career

    Adam Rittenberg

    Former Iowa coach Hayden Fry famously dubbed quarterback Chuck Long "destined for greatness" after spring practice in 1982, before Long had started a game for the Hawkeyes. Fry turned out to be right, but it was a statement from one of Long's othe...

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  3. Big Ten did you know?: Week 8

    Adam Rittenberg

    A few notes and nuggets to make you smarter as you head out to the (likely) rain-soaked stadiums on Saturday. Thanks to the fine folks at ESPN Stats & Info for several of these: Wisconsin's rushing attack has 50 rushes of 10 or more yards ...

    Blog | October 22, 2010
  4. The Big Ten's most painful losses

    Adam Rittenberg

    The house of pain is in effect 'yall I say the house of pain is in effect You know the house of pain is in effect y'all And anyone that steps up is gettin' wrecked And, with those poetic lines from Everlast, we enter the Big Ten's House of Pain...

    Blog | August 05, 2010
  5. O'Brien list includes three Big Ten QBs

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Davey O'Brien Award preseason watch list came out today, and it includes three quarterbacks from the Big Ten. They are: Terrelle Pryor, Jr., Ohio State Ricky Stanzi, Sr., Iowa Scott Tolzien, Sr., Wisconsin No surprises with these th...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  6. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    A few questions and answers on a frigid Friday in Chicago. Matt from Pittsburgh writes: Adam, Where do you see Iowa ranked going into next year? How do you feel about their offensive line situation cause that seems to be their biggest question? Do...

    Blog | January 08, 2010
  7. Could Long be back at Iowa in 2011?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg In case you missed it, my colleague Tim Griffin has an interesting post on the Big 12 blog about former Iowa star Chuck Long and his future plans after being fired as San Diego State's head coach in Novemb...

    Blog | February 24, 2009
  8. Iowa's Mount Rushmore

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The Big Ten Mount Rushmore series concludes today with Iowa, Indiana and Illinois (reverse alphabetical order, remember). Iowa is up first. Unlike other long-standing Big Ten members, Iowa has some stron...

    Blog | February 23, 2009
  9. Big Ten lunch links: Pryor not satisfied

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg I'm back in Chicago, so these links are served cold. As he prepares to fully take ownership of the offense, Ohio State freshman quarterback Terrelle Pryor wasn't hearing the "moral victory" talk Monday night...

    Blog | January 07, 2009
  10. Northwestern's Fitzgerald in elite company

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Not too many 34-year-old's can call themselves Hall of Famers, so Pat Fitzgerald is already unique in that way. But the Northwestern head coach joined extremely select company Tuesday when he was inducted into the...

    Blog | December 11, 2008
  11. Big Ten mailbag: Bowl leftovers, All-Big Ten talk

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Let's see what's on your mind. Lou from Altoona, Pa., writes: Adam, I think the main reason the Big Ten is perceived as a weak conference (other than Ohio States recent failures on the big stage) is because they'r...

    Blog | November 25, 2008
  12. Big Ten's clutch players from the past

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Here's a look at 10 players who earned the title of "Captain Clutch" during their Big Ten careers: Anthony Carter, WR, Michigan [1979-82] -- Carter was only a freshman when he played a part in one of the greatest ...

    Blog | August 01, 2008