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  1. Big Ten bowl projections: Week 1

    Brian Bennett

    We're only one week into the season, but your fearless Big Ten reporting crew is projecting how the postseason will shape up for the league. (Repeat after me: There are 14 weeks left). And we have some immediate changes from our preseason projecti...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  2. Weekend rewind: Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    There was a lot of good and some bad during opening week for the Big Ten, which went 12-2 but missed a golden opportunity Saturday night with Wisconsin. Let's review: Team of the week: Rutgers. That's right. All the naysayers (and you can include ...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  3. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    He's only 19, it's important to remember, and his college experience consists of just 13 games. Yet how many quarterbacks would you take right now over Penn State's Christian Hackenberg if your team needed to orchestrate a game-winning drive? Flor...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  4. Spartans new favorite in writers' poll

    Brian Bennett

    I demand a recount! That's what Cleveland.com's Doug Lesmerises basically said after Braxton Miller's injury. He annually conducts the only thing close to a preseason Big Ten poll by asking beat writers around the league to pick their order of fin...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  5. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    Game week is here. Let that sink in. Revel in it. With the season about to begin, let's take at a few teams outside the top expected Big Ten contenders (Michigan State, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska) who could get off to fast starts in 201...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  6. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    After an eight-win season that included the historic four-game winning streak in Big Ten play and a victory over Nebraska, Minnesota had a right to feel pretty good about itself in the offseason. Instead, Gophers head coach Jerry Kill had this messag...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  7. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    Actual college football returns next week. Huzzah. And players are likely celebrating as well, because training camps are winding to a close. Depth charts are also shaping up as well as teams move nearer toward preparing for Week 1. But some key j...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  8. Big Ten Wednesday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Coming back at you for another hump-day mailbag. Don't forget that you can tweet your questions (and follow all my brilliant thoughts) on Twitter @BennettESPN. Let's begin: . Brian Bennett: I think it would be possible, yes. If Oregon went o...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  9. Nebraska Cornhuskers season preview

    Brian Bennett

    Previewing the 2014 season for the Nebraska Cornhuskers: 2013 overall record: 9-4 (5-3 Big Ten) Key returnees: Ameer Abdullah, RB; Randy Gregory, DE; Kenny Bell, WR; Corey Cooper, S; Tommy Armstrong Jr., QB. Key losses: Quincy Enunwa, W...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  10. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    (Welcome to a new incarnation of the links, which have expanded and moved from lunchtime to the morning. With our apologies to Buster Olney). With a little more than a week of preseason practice in the books at most Big Ten campuses, it's too earl...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  11. Who could have a season for the ages?

    Brian Bennett

    This week, ESPN unveiled The Season project, looking at the greatest individual seasons in college football history and the best seasons ever put up at each FBS school. As Adam pointed out on Monday, there seems to be a bit of recency bias at play...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  12. Big Ten Wednesday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    I'm pumped up to return to the mailbag rotation after a busy week at Big Ten media days and the Big Ten coaches car wash at ESPN last week. Remember that you can always ask questions on Twitter, and we've all got our own individual accounts now. Foll...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  13. B1G coaches hope autonomy is first step

    Brian Bennett

    On Thursday, the NCAA Division I board of directors is expected to pass legislation that will allow schools in the Power 5 conferences to set many of their own rules. Autonomy, as it's being called, could bring a seismic shift in the landscape in ...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  14. Roundtable: Toughest calls for The Season

    Brian Bennett

    On Monday, ESPN revealed its choices for the greatest individual seasons in college football history. We voted on several of these, including the best Big Ten seasons. As you can imagine, there were some difficult calls to make, especially at scho...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  15. Big Ten lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    Lots of news from preseason practice. I love it. A strong-legged freshman kicker could give Wisconsin a boost. The QB battle between Joel Stave and Tanner McEvoy resumed. A good battle at noseguard is going on at Rutgers. Some chatter from Pu...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  16. Top Big Ten players: Nos. 5-1

    Brian Bennett

    All week, we've been revealing our rankings of the Top 25 players in the Big Ten for 2014. Now comes the moment you've been waiting for: the best of the best. Here are the top five players as we see them, based on past performance and potential fo...

    Blog | August 01, 2014