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  1. Defensive coaches innovate to level the playing field with high-o...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Defensive coaches have been forced to adapt and innovate to keep up with the increasingly high-octane offenses on the opposite side of the ball, Adam Rittenberg writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  2. Rutgers QB Nelson facing assault charge

    Adam Rittenberg

    Philip Nelson, the former Minnesota quarterback who transferred to Rutgers this winter, was arrested early Sunday on suspicion of assault following an incident that left another football player in critical condition. Nelson, 20, faces charges of s...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  3. Lions coaches seek versatility this spring

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- There are several ways to combat the unique depth challenges Penn State faces with its reduced roster. 1. Upgrade recruiting: If Penn State brings in more players who can make significant contributions early in their careers,...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  4. Northwestern players' case needs boost

    Adam Rittenberg

    The College Athletes Players Association chose former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter as the face of its movement to push for a historic union in college football. Colter is a sharp, eloquent and compelling spokesman. But is he enough? It doe...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  5. Langford, Spartans focused on finishing

    Adam Rittenberg

    LOS ANGELES -- Michigan State running back Jeremy Langford knows the look. So do the Spartans' offensive linemen. They've seen the glaze wash over the faces of opposing defenders late in games throughout the Big Ten season. It's their cue to strik...

    Blog | December 28, 2013
  6. Flip Week: Auburn

    Adam Rittenberg

    Editor's note: During Week 12, 10 ESPN.com reporters changed conferences to experience college football in unfamiliar territory. Here is what they learned from the experience. The damn eagle nearly went to war on my face. We stood near midfield...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  7. Big Ten race update: Week 14

    Adam Rittenberg

    There's still one week left in the Big Ten regular season, but the race to Indianapolis is all over. Ohio State will represent the Leaders Division Dec. 7 at the Big Ten championship game. The Buckeyes will face Michigan State, which has claimed the ...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  8. Big Ten Conference adds Holiday Bowl and Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten is adding the Holiday Bowl and the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl to its future postseason lineup and will face Pac-12 teams in both games, sources have told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2013
  9. Sources -- Big Ten adds Holiday, Kraft Fight Hunger bowls to post...

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten is adding the Holiday Bowl and the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl to its future postseason lineup and will face Pac-12 teams in both games, sources have told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2013
  10. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Summer, feel free to show up any time. Rainy and 59 in Chicago. Yeesh. Link time ... Rutgers once again embarrasses itself in sticking by athletic director Julie Hermann, Ian O'Connor writes. Hermann faces the media in Piscataway. A co-chair o...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  11. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Is it late August yet? Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz says a poor season in 2012 led to no night games in 2013. Iowa athletic director Gary Barta talks FCS games (or a lack thereof) on "College Football Live." The Hawkeyes face a tough road back to a bo...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  12. Wisconsin's Alvarez has contract extended

    Adam Rittenberg

    The face of Wisconsin football isn't going anywhere. Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez, who coached the Badgers from 1990-2005, has had his contract extended through 2018, according to a report in the Wisconsin State Journal. The newspaper...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  13. Michigan heading to Outback Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    After Sunday's mini-surprise with the Capital One Bowl, Michigan moved up a spot in the pecking order and will face an SEC opponent in the Outback Bowl. According to a release, Michigan will face a "Top 10" SEC foe to be announced later today. The...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  14. Purdue heads to Heart of Dallas Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    Purdue has accepted an invitation to the Heart of Dallas Bowl and will face a Big 12 opponent. The Boilers will take the field Jan. 1 in the Cotton Bowl (noon ET, ESPNU). Their opponent is expected to be announced after the BCS selections tonight....

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  15. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    These links are sponsored by Matthew Stafford's face mask. Thanks for playing. Penn State is still Penn State, and excitement is building for the 2012 team, Dan Wetzel writes. Bill O'Brien's agent says the Penn State coach isn't looking to leave....

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  16. What to watch in the Big Ten: Week 6

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ten items to track on the first October Saturday of Big Ten football: 1. Miller Time, T-Magic on display: Ohio State's Braxton Miller and Nebraska's Taylor Martinez might not be traditional Big Ten quarterbacks, but they're the faces of the quarte...

    Blog | October 04, 2012