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  1. Big Ten weekend rewind: Week 9

    Brian Bennett

    Backbackbackbackback .... Team of the week: Nebraska, Ohio State and Michigan State all notched big wins on Saturday. But a team that rarely sniffs this space gets the honor this week: Indiana. The Hoosiers deserve a nod after winning their first ...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  2. Did you know? Big Ten Week 5

    Brian Bennett

    The games are almost here. But first, it's time to play a little game we like to call Did You Know? (Thanks to ESPN Stats & Information and league sports information directors for the nuggets). Michigan State tight end Dion Sims leads all FBS tig...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  3. Video: Penn State running back Derek Day staff

    Josh Moyer interviews Penn State running back Derek Day about the Nittany Lions' ever-rotating offensive backfield. Penn State has had four different single-game rushing leaders through four games....

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  4. Big Ten Tuesday personnel roundup

    Brian Bennett

    Some news and notes about player comings and goings in the Big Ten: Indiana Quarterback Cameron Coffman, who suffered a hip pointer and left the Ball State game two weeks ago, will be ready to go this week against Northwestern, head coach Kevin...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  5. Previewing the Big Ten afternoon games

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's time for a quick look at the four Big Ten games kicking off at 3:30 p.m. ET ... Temple (1-1) at Penn State (1-2): This should be by far the most interesting and competitive game of the afternoon four-pack. Temple has held second-half leads in...

    Blog | September 22, 2012
  6. Big Ten stock report: Week 4

    Brian Bennett

    Our weekly checkup on the bulls and bears of the Big Ten (and we don't mean those Chicago pro teams): Stock up A.J. Barker: When searching for playmakers among Minnesota receivers this offseason, we rarely mentioned Barker's name. Hard to blame...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  7. Big Ten Tuesday personnel roundup

    Adam Rittenberg

    Some key personnel notes and nuggets from around the Big Ten ... IOWA Running back Damon Bullock (head) is doubtful and running back Greg Garmon (elbow) is questionable for Saturday's game against Central Michigan. Although Garmon's injury loo...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  8. Quick previews for B1G noon games

    Adam Rittenberg

    Let's take a quick look at what's on tap in the Big ten in the three noon ET kickoffs ... Penn State (0-1) at Virginia (1-0): The Nittany Lions hit the road in search of Bill O'Brien's first victory as coach and hope to avoid their first 0-2 start...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  9. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    I was dreaming when I wrote this. Forgive me if it goes astray. Tim Beckman is hoping Illinois can handle the difficult trip out to the desert. The Illini quarterback situation remains a mystery. Indiana receiver Nick Stoner has used faith to g...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  10. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Two days till Big Ten football, three days till Bearmageddon in Chicago. Purdue QB Robert Marve has grown up a lot since his last trip to South Bend.'s Tom Dienhart checks in with Purdue star DT Kawann Short. Penn State top RB Bill Belt...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  11. What to watch in the Big Ten: Week 2

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ten items to track Saturday as Week 2 of Big Ten action gets under way. 1. West Coast swing: The Big Ten-Pac-12 scheduling alliance fell apart this summer, but three matchups between the leagues are on tap Saturday. All three take place at Pac-12 ...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  12. Penn State seeks better balance on offense

    Adam Rittenberg

    According to coach Bill O'Brien, Penn State's offensive line graded out as the best unit on the team in Saturday's opener against Ohio. It's up to O'Brien, the team's offensive play-caller, to put the line to full use in the weeks ahead. Althou...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  13. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    T-minus eight days ... Michigan safety Thomas Gordon is looking to become more of a playmaker. Brady Hoke says Fitz Toussaint has to "demonstrate he'll do the right things" to have a chance to play against Alabama. Elliott Mealer, a longtime back...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  14. O'Brien says Robinson, Belton will start

    Brian Bennett

    Penn State's offense took major hits when star running back Silas Redd and top receiver Justin Brown transferred. But the Nittany Lions are beginning to find some answers in training camp. Head coach Bill O'Brien said in a teleconference with repo...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  15. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    I had to get these links done early so I could hit up a lunch buffet with Betty Draper. Super Bowl champ Dave Diehl came back to Illinois to help out the Illini and his buddy Luke Butkus. New Indiana defensive ends coach Jon Fabris has some rea...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  16. Bill O'Brien talks spring, personnel

    Brian Bennett

    Earlier today, I had a Q&A with new Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien where he talked about spring practice. O'Brien met with the media this afternoon and gave out some new information on the Nittany Lions spring, including the news that wide re...

    Blog | March 26, 2012