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  1. Purdue signs tackle, reveals spring awards

    Adam Rittenberg

    Purdue on Monday bolstered its offensive line and announced its award winners for the spring session. The Boilers signed tackle Matt Huene, who spent the past year at the U.S. Air Force Academy's prep school. He played for the Falcons' prep team, ...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  2. Air Force adds to Michigan's tough '12 slate

    Adam Rittenberg

    Brady Hoke had better buckle up in 2012. Michigan's schedule will put its new coach and his players to the test that fall. The Wolverines announced Friday that they'll face Air Force in the 2012 home opener, to be played on Sept. 8 at Michigan ...

    Blog | January 28, 2011
  3. Ohio State to host Bowling Green in 2011

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State has completed its 2011 football schedule with Bowling Green, according to The Columbus Dispatch. A team official tells The Dispatch's Ken Gordon that Ohio State will host Bowling Green on Oct. 15, 2011. The opponent for that date previo...

    Blog | January 13, 2010
  4. Minnesota defense stands tall in victory

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg For a while there, you had to wonder if TCF Bank Stadium was built with end zones. Minnesota and Air Force went nearly three quarters before the Falcons scored the first touchdown in Minnesota's new on-campu...

    Blog | September 12, 2009
  5. Excitement builds for new Gophers stadium

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg TCF Bank Stadium features all the bells and whistles: A football-shaped locker room that measures 60 yards by 25 yards; the third-largest scoreboard in college football, 37 private suites, 350 LCD televisions, ...

    Blog | September 09, 2009
  6. Five nonconference games to fear in the Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg For the most part, BCS teams structure their nonconference schedules to satisfy two objectives: revenue and a better overall record. There are several marquee nonleague matchups in the Big Ten this season, but...

    Blog | July 13, 2009
  7. Ranking the Big Ten nonconference schedules

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg If you haven't noticed, scheduling is the theme around this week. My colleagues have examined the decline of marquee nonleague games and the money-driven formula that goes into scheduling. Now it&...

    Blog | June 10, 2009
  8. Gophers must reverse trend and finish strong

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg For the last decade or so, Minnesota has had the luxury of being able to pile up early wins and still reach bowl games despite late-season slides. Since 1998, the Gophers own a 46-29 record in games played bef...

    Blog | June 04, 2009
  9. Michigan to face UMass, Bowling Green in 2010

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Michigan announced Thursday it will face UMass and Bowling Green during the 2010 season. Not surprisingly, both the Minutemen and Falcons will visit Michigan Stadium as part of one-year contracts. Michig...

    Blog | May 28, 2009
  10. Legendary Gophers broadcaster to make brief return for opener

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Legendary Minnesota broadcaster Ray Christensen will return to the booth to call a series during the Gophers' first game at the new TCF Bank Stadium this fall. Christensen, who has called approximately 510...

    Blog | May 15, 2009
  11. Big Ten prime-time TV schedule released

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The Big Ten has released its 2009 TV schedule for prime-time football games, which features 14 contests during the first eight weeks of the season. As stated last week, the Big Ten has a policy preventing conf...

    Blog | April 15, 2009
  12. Will mobile QBs spur Northwestern's offense?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The departure of a three-year starter at quarterback is never cause for celebration, but Northwestern offensive coordinator Mick McCall could get exactly what he wants in the backfield this fall. ...

    Blog | March 20, 2009
  13. Early schedule snapshot: Minnesota

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Scheduling has kept Minnesota busy during the offseason. Here's what the Golden Gophers will face this fall. NONCONFERENCE SCHEDULE Sept. 5 at Syracuse Sept. 12 Air Force Sept. 19 California Nov. ...

    Blog | February 10, 2009
  14. Minnesota announces USC series, future dates

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg One of the biggest knocks on former Minnesota head coach Glen Mason was his approach to nonconference scheduling. The Golden Gophers repeatedly breezed through one-ply Septembers befo...

    Blog | January 23, 2009
  15. Obscure Northwestern game resonates for Meyer

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg A game that wasn't even supposed to happen had a profound impact on Florida head coach Urban Meyer and holds sigificance in tonight's FedEx BCS National Championship Game. On Nov. 17, 2001, Meyer brought his Bowli...

    Blog | January 08, 2009
  16. Big Ten assistants likely in mix for MAC jobs

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The Mid-American Conference currently has four head-coaching vacancies, as Toledo, Bowling Green, Miami (Ohio) and Eastern Michigan all are looking for men to lead their football programs. With Buffalo's Tur...

    Blog | December 01, 2008