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  1. Michigan Wolverines athletic director Dave Brandon backs Brady Ho...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon has placed his strong support behind coach Brady Hoke, writing in a blog post that Hoke will lead the program "well into the future" despite a disappointing 7-4 season.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  2. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Every Big Ten team has hit the practice field for preseason camp. It's almost here, folks ... Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough inspires his teammates on the eve of camp. Spartans coach Mark Dantonio has a lot to prove after a disappointing ...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  3. Spring Q&A: MSU's Mark Dantonio

    Adam Rittenberg

    A Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl win against TCU took the sting off of a mostly disappointing season for Michigan State. Picked by many (ahem) to win the Big Ten, the Spartans went 7-6, dropping five games by a total of 13 points, including all four Big Ten...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  4. Iowa's Weisman likely out against Indiana

    Adam Rittenberg

    If I had a dime for every post I wrote about Iowa's attrition at running back ... There's more bad news this week as Mark Weisman, the Hawkeyes' biggest bright spot in a disappointing season, likely will miss Saturday's game at Indiana. Weisman, w...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  5. Will Campbell not helping cause with fans

    Adam Rittenberg

    Like any five-star recruit, Will Campbell arrived at Michigan very much on the fans' radar. He has been closely monitored every step of the way. His Wolverines career to this point can best be described as disappointing or incomplete, depending on...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  6. Stanford beats Huskers for Andrus Peat

    Adam Rittenberg

    What had been a good national signing day for Nebraska took a disappointing turn as coveted offensive tackle prospect Andrus Peat picked Stanford ahead of the Huskers. Peat, ranked as the nation's No. 9 overall prospect by ESPN Recruiting, picked ...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  7. Instant analysis: Oklahoma 31, Iowa 14

    Adam Rittenberg

    Oklahoma ended a disappointing year on a high note, winning its third consecutive bowl game to record back-to-back seasons of 10 or more victories. Iowa's bowl magic vanished despite a plucky effort as the mistake-prone Hawkeyes lost in the postseaso...

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  8. Koenning's exit disappointing for Illini

    Adam Rittenberg

    Vic Koenning has made his decision, and it's not the one Illinois fans had hoped to hear. Koenning won't remain Illinois' defensive coordinator on the staff of new head coach Tim Beckman, who offered him the job earlier this week. Koenning instead...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  9. Huskers' Caputo cited for possible DUI

    Adam Rittenberg

    Some disappointing news for Nebraska as Huskers starting center Mike Caputo was cited by police for suspicion of DUI early Sunday. Capt. David Beggs told the Lincoln Journal Star that Lincoln police responded to a report of a man slumped over the ...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  10. The Big Ten's most disappointing team?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin and Michigan State played two tightly contested, spine-tingling games that spurred plenty of debate about which team is truly the Big Ten's best this season. What about the league's biggest disappointment? Several teams could fit the des...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  11. Disappointing performance for Spartans

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's all over in South Bend, and for the second consecutive time Michigan State will leave the field as the loser. Notre Dame 31, Michigan State 13: You figured Michigan State would get Notre Dame's best shot after two heart-breaking Fighting Ir...

    Blog | September 17, 2011
  12. Dantonio talks expectations, recruiting

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan State went through the previous offseason with a chip on its shoulder, the product of a subpar performance on the field in 2009 and a more disappointing display off it. Throughout the winter, spring and summer of 2010, Spartans coach Mark...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  13. Ware's departure thins PSU's line depth

    Adam Rittenberg

    Brandon Ware's promising yet disappointing Penn State career has come to an end. The Lions defensive tackle told The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News on Tuesday that he intends to transfer for personal reasons, most likely to a lower-level program. PennS...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  14. Reaction to Big Ten polling, Part II

    Adam Rittenberg

    Let's take a look back at the second day of Big Ten polling from last week. To review, here were the topics: Coach that must win the most in 2011 The league champion in 2011 Surprise team in 2011 Disappointing team in 2011 Can't-miss g...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  15. Poll: The Big Ten's most improved player

    Adam Rittenberg

    Let's face it: College football's offseason drags on forever. One way to pass the time is to project everything about the upcoming season -- league champions, sleeper teams, disappointing teams and everybody's favorite, breakout players. It's time...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  16. Illini coaches rewarded for rebound season

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ron Zook and his coaching staff are being rewarded for getting Illinois back on course after two disappointing seasons. Athletic director Ron Guenther told reporters Wednesday that all the football coaches will get raises, which still must be appr...

    Blog | February 17, 2011