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  1. B1G could be in for tight end renaissance

    Brian Bennett

    When you think Big Ten football, what usually comes to mind is big, corn-fed Midwestern players and bruising offenses. The kind of place that would be perfect for a tight end. But the 2011 season was a little lackluster for that position in the le...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  2. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    For lunch: codfish, Heinz beans and links. With a Shirley Temple, since we're tapering. The Michigan State defense is really good -- maybe even national championship good, Matt Charboneau writes. New Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins has been wor...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  3. Big Ten Thursday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    I'm in full rest mode as I get ready for another half-marathon on Saturday. But I'll exert a little bit of energy answering your emails. Johnny from East Lansing, Mich., writes: One of you recently wrote an article or reply about out-of-conferen...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  4. Final mock drafts from McShay and Kiper

    Brian Bennett

    The NFL draft is a little more than 24 hours away, and our analysts Todd McShay and Mel Kiper Jr. have come out with their final mock drafts. (Let's pause here for a moment of silence for the 2012 mock draft process. May it rest in peace. But neve...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  5. Wildcats optimistic despite recent slide

    Adam Rittenberg

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Pat Fitzgerald doesn't deny the hard evidence, but he also feels there's more to Northwestern's case. Yes, the Wildcats have seen their wins total drop in each of the past three seasons, from nine in 2008 to eight in 2009 to seve...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  6. B1G post-weekend combine update

    Adam Rittenberg

    Spring practice is just around the corner, but there was plenty of action on the field at the NFL combine this weekend in Indianapolis. While the evaluations continue today and Tuesday, several position groups have completed their testing. Let's t...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  7. B1G postseason position rankings: WR/TE

    Brian Bennett

    Our postseason rankings of each position group from the 2011 Big Ten season took a short hiatus last week as signing day madness placed its grip on all of us. Never fear, though, as the rankings are back in full force today, moving on to the recei...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  8. Season report card: Northwestern

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's time to pass out grades for the Northwestern Wildcats. OFFENSE: B+ If you're looking for reasons why Northwestern fell short of preseason expectations, don't blame this unit. The offense did its part, finishing second in the league in yard...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  9. Recruiting rewind: All-Big Ten offense

    Adam Rittenberg

    In case you missed it, Brian and I released our 2011 All-Big Ten team on Friday. It's always interesting to look back where the selections ranked as recruits coming into college. I took a look at the ESPN Recruiting database to check out where eac...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  10. Predictions: Big Ten Week 12

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten division races could be decided Saturday. As for the Big Ten blogger predictions race, it's far from over. Rittenberg takes a one-game lead on Bennett into Week 12, but Bennett, being a St. Louis Cardinals fan, knows all about erasing ...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  11. Two Big Ten TEs are Mackey semifinalists

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin's Jacob Pedersen and Northwestern's Drake Dunsmore are among the eight semifinalists for the John Mackey Award, given to the nation's top tight end. The Big Ten is the only conference with multiple semifinalists. Pedersen, a sophomore, h...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  12. Weekend rewind: Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    What a crazy weekend in the Big Ten. It's worth a second look. Team of the week: Nebraska. The Cornhuskers made an emphatic statement with their 24-3 pasting of Michigan State in Lincoln. They now control their own destiny in the Legends Division ...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  13. Big Ten power rankings: Week 10

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    After an absolutely wild Week 9 in the Big Ten, we have a new No. 1 team for the third consecutive Monday. Nebraska rises to the top of the rankings after its impressive win against previous No. 1 Michigan State. Penn State, the only unbeaten team in...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  14. Big Ten helmet stickers: Week 9

    Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg

    Let's decorate some hats on Halloween weekend. Time to recognize the best and brightest from around the Big Ten in Week 9: Michigan RB Fitzgerald Toussaint: It's safe to say Michigan found its running back. Toussaint was brilliant in the Wolverin...

    Blog | October 30, 2011
  15. Final: Northwestern 59, Indiana 38

    Adam Rittenberg

    This time, Northwestern held onto a halftime lead. The Wildcats simply couldn't be stopped on offense. Northwestern didn't exactly slow down Indiana, but it didn't need its defense today in a 59-38 victory, its first in Big Ten play and its first ...

    Blog | October 29, 2011
  16. Halftime: Northwestern 38, Indiana 21

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's not a typo. That's a halftime score. You shouldn't be too surprised after watching Indiana and Northwestern play defense this season. As expected, it has been an offensive shootout so far in Bloomington, and Northwestern has gotten the bet...

    Blog | October 29, 2011