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  1. Badgers' Shelton happy to grow up fast

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin cornerback Sojourn Shelton doesn't talk like a freshman or act like a freshman. Last season, he often didn't play like a freshman, recording four interceptions, three more than any other Badger, and a team-high seven pass breakups. One o...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  2. B1G spring position breakdown: DB

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're taking snapshots of each position group with every Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the defensive backs. Illinois: The secondary returns mostly intact from 2013, as Illinois returns starters at both cornerback spots (V'Angelo Bentl...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  3. Only one B1G All-American on AFCA team

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten appears to be a better league than it was in 2012, but it's still lacking star power, according to the American Football Coaches Association. Only one Big Ten player -- Michigan State senior cornerback Darqueze Dennard -- appears on th...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  4. Dennard earns Thorpe, All-America honors

    Adam Rittenberg

    Life is good for Michigan State star cornerback Darqueze Dennard. Last Monday, he surprised no one by winning the Big Ten's Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year award. Five days later, Dennard and his Spartans teammates surprised a few people,...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  5. Poll: Big Ten's biggest award snub

    Adam Rittenberg

    The college football award finalists were revealed earlier this week, and for the Big Ten, it brought more snubs than selections. Although standouts like Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier, Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard and Purdue punter...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  6. MSU's road to Indy goes through Lincoln

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan State's incentives this week range from the macro (winning the Legends division) to the micro (beating Nebraska for the first time) to the personal. For Spartans cornerback Darqueze Dennard, it's definitely personal. Dennard knows the ...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  7. MSU's Dennard, Lewis aim for bus pass

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard made his 29th career start last Saturday against Youngstown State. Safety Isaiah Lewis missed the game with injury but still has 30 starts under his belt, tied for the most of any Spartan. But when it com...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Video: Penn State's X factor

    Adam Rittenberg

    Versatile defensive back Adrian Amos, who moved from cornerback to safety this spring, will be the X factor for Penn State in 2013....

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  10. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Derecho is gone, and the Blackhawks are three games from the Cup. Good times. Purdue loses incoming cornerback recruit TyVel Jemison but could gain another defensive back in the 2014 class. A Q&A with Nebraska recruiting coordinator Ros...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  11. Northwestern defense embraces speed need

    Adam Rittenberg

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Mike Hankwitz didn't inherit a bare cupboard when he arrived as Northwestern's defensive coordinator in 2008. The defense included several future NFL players, including end Corey Wootton and cornerback Sherrick McManis. Eight sta...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  12. Tough start for B1G group at Senior Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    Maybe it's a reflection of a lousy Big Ten season, but the league sent a smaller-than-normal contingent to the Senior Bowl. The group already has been reduced by three as injuries have prevented Michigan State cornerback Johnny Adams, Ohio State offe...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  13. Roby says he's returning to Ohio State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Apologies for posting this a bit late, but Ohio State received some good news Saturday night when cornerback Bradley Roby told The Columbus Dispatch that he'll return for the 2013 season. Roby, a draft-eligible redshirt sophomore, told The Dispatc...

    Blog | January 06, 2013
  14. U-M suspends Floyd, two others for bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    Some bad news for Michigan, which will be without its top cornerback, its award-winning punter and a reserve linebacker for the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 against South Carolina. The team announced Sunday that senior cornerback J.T. Floyd, senior line...

    Blog | December 16, 2012
  15. OSU's Roby semifinalist for Thorpe Award

    Adam Rittenberg

    The awards watch continues Monday as the Thorpe Award -- given to the nation's top defensive back -- revealed its list of 15 semifinalists. Only one Big Ten player appears: Ohio State sophomore cornerback Bradley Roby. He has been outstanding this...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  16. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Is this kindergarten or The Hunger Games? Michigan State cornerback Johnny Adams knows he needs to step up his game. Spartans offensive coordinator Dan Roushar blocks out the criticism. Minnesota quarterback MarQueis Gray could log 15-20 plays ...

    Blog | October 11, 2012