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  1. Athlon makes its Big East predictions

    Brian Bennett

    So far, we have seen Big East predictions from Phil Steele and College Football News. Athlon is up next. The pick: Louisville and USF are co-champs, but the Cardinals win the head-to-head matchup between the two and make it to the BCS. Here is ...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  2. Preseason rankings and the Big East

    Brian Bennett

    The offseason means an endless array of preseason rankings, good to generate discussion while we prepare for the games to begin. College Football News has already unveiled its complete rankings, from 1-124. Because I know inquiring minds want to k...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  3. Big Ten mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    They told me I could ease into the Big Ten blog since I'd be joining Adam in the slowest college football news cycle of the year. Um, yeah. There's been so much news that it's hard for a newbie to keep things straight (Terrelle Pryor is transferri...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  4. Illinois loses O-line coach to Mizzou

    Brian Bennett

    It's often said that the only news in the summertime in college football is bad news. That usually applies only to players, but as Illinois learned on Wednesday, it can apply to coaches as well. Less than a month before the start of fall camp, the...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  5. Most indispensable players: Penn State

    Brian Bennett

    Summer is a time in college football where the only news is usually bad news. With that in mind, we're looking at the most indispensable players on each Big Ten team. By indispensable, we don't necessarily mean best. We mean the players who would ...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  6. Most indispensable players: Northwestern

    Brian Bennett

    Summer is a time in college football where the only news is usually bad news. With that in mind, we're looking at the most indispensable players on each Big Ten team. By indispensable, we don't necessarily mean best. We mean the players who would ...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  7. NCAA, Northwestern AD react to union idea

    Brian Bennett

    The idea of a union for college football players, which is being spearheaded by Northwestern student-athletes, is one that is making major news throughout college sports -- and likely making administrators very nervous. The NCAA has issued a respo...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  8. B1G puts 3 on Sporting News top player list

    Brian Bennett

    The Sporting News has come out with its list of the Top 25 players in college football for the 2013 season, and it includes three from the Big Ten. The list is based on both college performance and pro potential. Returning Heisman Trophy winner Jo...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  9. 100-days checklist: Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    Good news: We are just 100 days away from the start of college football. To mark the occasion, we're pulling out a checklist today of things that Big Ten teams need to accomplish between now and the start of the season. It's not quite "The Final C...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  10. Big Ten in the latest polls

    Brian Bennett

    The latest college football polls are out, and the news is as rough as expected for the Big Ten. The league does not have a team in the top 15 of either the Associated Press or USA Today coaches' poll. Ohio State is the top-ranked team in the AP p...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  11. Playoffs? Did somebody say playoffs?

    Brian Bennett

    The topic of a potential playoff in college football made its way back into the news this week when SEC commissioner Mike Slive said he was open to using home sites for a playoff. The Big Ten has also considered the idea. There has been a growi...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  12. Early Week 1 preview: Illinois

    Brian Bennett

    Good news. We are now just 11 weeks away from the first kickoffs in college football. With that in mind, it's time to start looking ahead to some actual football. There aren't a ton of appealing opening-week matchups involving the Big Ten, but that a...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  13. Gee: 'Flurry of activity' led to Tressel move

    Brian Bennett

    Ohio State president Gordon Gee had publicly and rigorously backed football coach Jim Tressel, even after it was revealed that Tressel had lied about his knowledge of NCAA violations. Gee's support included his infamous comments in a March news confe...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  14. Cardinals lose three football scholarships

    Brian Bennett

    Lot of news out of Louisville the past two days. Some of it was good. This, not so much. The school announced that it lost three football scholarships under the NCAA APR penalties. Louisville's latest score in the academic progress rate -- which m...

    Blog | May 20, 2011
  15. TV ratings for Big East bowls

    Brian Bennett

    We know what the Big East's record was on the field in bowl games, but how about in TV sets? The Birmingham News has compiled Nielsen ratings for all of the college football postseason games. Ratings overall were down 9 percent compared to last se...

    Blog | January 13, 2011
  16. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    The Sporting News has released its top 100 in college football. Pitt leads the Big East at No. 19, followed by West Virginia at 24 and UConn at 28. Paul Tagliabue says the Big East is exploring its own TV network among its options. The NCAA had r...

    Blog | May 27, 2010