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  1. Revsine book bridges sport's past, present

    Adam Rittenberg

    What do you really know about the origins of college football? If you're like me, you think of Ivy League types meeting on fields before small crowds. It was a simpler game -- no forward pass until 1906 -- played at a simpler time. The big topics ...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  2. Wildcats focus on firming up midsection

    Adam Rittenberg

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Defense wasn't the reason Northwestern went 5-7 in 2013. Sure, the unit was on the field for the play that encapsulated a hard-luck season: a Hail Mary touchdown pass as time expired that gave Nebraska a 27-24 victory and set off...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  3. Boilers, Badgers know what's at stake

    Adam Rittenberg

    When Wisconsin players enter the field at Camp Randall Stadium, they pass under this sign. Coach Bret Bielema has drilled home a 1-0 mentality with his players since he took the top job. And, for the most part, it works. The approach doesn't ch...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  4. Spartans' Arnett fine with playing time

    Adam Rittenberg

    Many of us wondered why wide receiver DeAnthony Arnett didn't see the field more in Michigan State's season-opening win against Boise State. The Spartans weren't doing much in the pass game, and Arnett, a transfer from Tennessee who recorded 24 recep...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  5. Ranking the Big Ten quarterbacks

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2011 position rankings continue with the most important spot on the field. After several down years, quarterback became a strength in the Big Ten last season as six signal-callers ranked among the top 20 nationally in pass efficiency. Three of...

    Blog | June 21, 2011
  6. Iowa's Johnson-Koulianos warming up

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Iowa wide receiver Derrell Johnson-Koulianos is on the field warming up and catching passes, and it looks like he'll give it a shot tonight. Johnson-Koulianos sat out last week's game w...

    Blog | September 26, 2009
  7. History suggests big things ahead for Iowa

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Kirk Ferentz earned his Bachelor's degree in English Education, but the Iowa head coach could easily pass for a history major. David K Purdy/Getty Images Daniel Murray's field goal on Saturda...

    Blog | November 12, 2008
  8. Iowa's Murray ready in the clutch

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The plan going in called for Daniel Murray to handle any field goal snapped from the 25-yard line or beyond. So when Iowa converted a third-down pass and reached Penn State's 15-yard line with l...

    Blog | November 08, 2008
  9. Going to Second OT: 26-26

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The teams traded field goals in the first overtime, though Purdue wasted another opportunity. A pass-interference call on Oregon's Walter Thurmond set up the Boilers with first-and-goal at ...

    Blog | September 13, 2008
  10. Cougars focused on taking the next step

    Adam Rittenberg

    If BYU's 2008 expectations weren't clear already, a spring fashion statement has reinforced them for the Cougars.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2008