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  1. It's draft day at Michigan State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Forget about that other draft taking place at Radio City Music Hall this weekend. The real draft will be held at 2:15 p.m. ET today in the Skandalaris Football Center, as Michigan State ...

    Blog | April 22, 2009
  2. New McShay mock includes four from B1G

    Adam Rittenberg

    The NFL scouting combine is done, pro days are taking place around the Big Ten, and Todd McShay has another version of his NFL mock draft. Big Ten fans will have to scroll past the reshuffled top 10, as no players from the league appear -- despite so...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  3. B1G first-round draft forecast looks bleak

    Adam Rittenberg

    The NFL scouting combine is in the books and pro days at all the Big Ten schools will take place in the coming weeks. There's still time for the Big Ten's NFL draft hopefuls to boost their stock before the selections are made April 25-27. But at t...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  4. Big Ten NFL draft roundup

    Adam Rittenberg

    After a historically slow start to the 2012 NFL draft, the Big Ten ended up having 41 players selected during the three-day event. It's a strong overall total, one behind the SEC, the league with the most picks (42). Michigan State, Iowa and Wisconsi...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  5. Alfonzo Dennard arrested days before draft

    Adam Rittenberg

    It has been a rough week for some of the Big Ten's top NFL draft prospects. It was revealed Ohio State tackle Mike Adams, a potential first-round pick, tested positive for marijuana use at the NFL combine. Some more bad news early Saturday as Nebr...

    Blog | April 21, 2012
  6. Nebraska Cornhuskers' Alfonzo Dennard arrested on assault charges...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Cornhuskers cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of assaulting a police officer, just days before he's expected to be selected in the NFL draft.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2012
  7. B1G players in Kiper's latest projections

    Adam Rittenberg

    ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper has produced another set of top 5 lists , which examine the top prospects at each position as April gets closer. The scouting combine is all wrapped up, and pro day fever is upon us as players rise and fall on the draft bo...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  8. Purdue's Short discusses draft decision

    Adam Rittenberg

    Kawann Short didn't make a rash decision on whether to remain at Purdue for his senior season or enter the NFL draft. He laid out the pros and cons in the days following Purdue's win in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl. He talked extensively with his...

    Blog | January 20, 2012
  9. Early Big Ten-NFL free agent roundup

    Adam Rittenberg

    The wait is finally over for Big Ten players not selected in April's NFL draft. Free agent deals are finally taking place during a whirlwind week in the post-lockout NFL. We'll have additional updates as the day goes on, but here's a look at wh...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  10. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Brackets busted? As Iowa's pro day beckons, Hawkeyes star Adrian Clayborn reflects on the pre-draft process and the oddities of team interviews, Marc Morehouse writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette. Iowa ironman George "Red" Frye passes away at 91...

    Blog | March 21, 2011
  11. Whitmer's transfer thins Illinois' QB depth

    Adam Rittenberg

    It has been a rough few days for the Illinois football program. After losing three standout juniors to the NFL draft -- running back Mikel Leshoure, linebacker Martez Wilson and defensive tackle Corey Liuget -- the Illini now must deal with a dept...

    Blog | January 12, 2011
  12. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Word of the day: Byfuglien. Here's a very favorable outlook for the Big Ten in the 2011 NFL draft, including three out of the first four picks and five out of the top 16. A significant expansion from the Big Ten would send shock waves through c...

    Blog | May 06, 2010
  13. Penn State's Odrick shines at Senior Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    I have little doubt that Penn State defensive tackle Jared Odrick will be a first-round draft pick in April. After Day 3 at the Senior Bowl, NFL player personnel directors might feel the same way. According to the Scouts Inc. folks in Mobile, A...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  14. Royster's return a big boost for Lions

    Adam Rittenberg

    When I spoke to Evan Royster last spring in State College, Pa., I got the sense he wanted to turn pro after the 2009 season. Even in recent days, it was a good bet that Royster would forgo his senior season at Penn State and enter the NFL draft. T...

    Blog | January 06, 2010
  15. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Camp countdown clock: 1 day. In case you missed it,'s Relegation Draft includes six Big Ten teams. Colleague Bruce Feldman weighs in on the hits and misses and stumps for Illinois. Iowa ...

    Blog | August 05, 2009
  16. Top Big Ten performers at the NFL combine

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg For those of you who didn't spend the last few days glued to a TV or a computer for up-to-the-minute NFL combine updates, here's a snapshot of how Big Ten players fared at the premier pre-draft event. ...

    Blog | February 23, 2009