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  1. MSU's Conklin makes everyone take notice

    Adam Rittenberg

    Jack Conklin couldn't believe it, and neither could his dad. As they traveled from camp to camp, trying open the eyes of major college coaches, they were met with blank stares. Jack, an offensive tackle with length, strength and athleticism -- he ...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  2. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Last mail call before the weekend. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter. Join the 100K strong. Let's get started ... Bob from Cary, N.C., writes: How do we measure the competitive strength of East vs. West over time? My hunch is that over the n...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  3. B1G spring position breakdown: LB

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the linebackers. Illinois: The Illini lose an All-Big Ten player in Jonathan Brown but still have decent overall depth at linebacker. Mason Monheim ...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  4. Big Ten coaching carousel quiet for now

    Adam Rittenberg

    Two winters ago, the Big Ten had an unprecedented 40 coaching changes. Three teams replaced their head coaches, and three others replaced three or more assistants. Last year's coaching carousel wasn't quite as packed, although eight of the 12 team...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  5. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Happy hump day. Do you believe the season is barely two weeks away? Fired up. Link time ... Maryland's financial woes remain as a move to the Big Ten is on the horizon. The Terrapins will enter their new league as the only B1G school without a...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  6. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to all Bostonians and those affected by Monday's senseless tragedy. Wisconsin offensive linemen Zac Matthias and Dallas Lewallan are making big contributions this spring. New Badgers assistant Jeff Genyk didn't hav...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  7. Lewan pays the price to be a Michigan Man

    Adam Rittenberg

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The Michigan Man label carries a price tag. Those who earn it invest their bodies and their minds. Some pay with deferred income. For Taylor Lewan, becoming a Michigan Man carries a very hefty price tag, one with two commas....

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  8. Spring QB battles: Penn State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Spring practice in the Big Ten is just around the corner, and more than half of the teams will hold quarterback competitions during the 15 practice sessions. Many of these will spill over into fall camp. We're breaking down each of these position ...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  9. Huskers' Fisher won't return for sixth year

    Adam Rittenberg

    As a pre-med student at Nebraska who earned academic honors from two separate conferences, Sean Fisher prepared himself well for life after football. Fisher will begin that phase of his life rather than return for a sixth season with the Huskers. ...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  10. Big Ten's best assistants in 2012

    Adam Rittenberg

    Head coaches are like quarterbacks. They get too much credit and too much blame. Assistant coaches are like nose tackles. They don't get nearly enough credit despite playing vital roles. Today, we'll change it up and give some recognition to Bi...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  11. Huskers try to take control of wacky B1G

    Adam Rittenberg

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- After Nebraska forced 10 three-and-outs and held Northwestern's offense in check last week, coach Bo Pelini made his defenders an offer. It was an offer they could refuse. And they did. The Huskers turned down their coveted blacks...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  12. B1G teams defined by one coach

    Adam Rittenberg

    Joe Paterno has become a polarizing figure in recent months, but all parties would agree that he defines Penn State football. Paterno was affiliated with the Nittany Lions program for 62 years of its 125-year existence. He served as Nittany Lions ...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  13. Nebraska spring wrap

    Adam Rittenberg

    2011 record: 9-4 2011 conference record: 5-3 (third, Legends Division) Returning starters: Offense: 8; defense: 7; kicker/punter: 2 Top returners QB Taylor Martinez, RB Rex Burkhead, WR Kenny Bell, TE Ben Cotton, DT Baker Steinkuhler, DE Ca...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  14. Checking in from Penn State ...

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Greetings from central Pennsylvania, where I'll be spending the next few days with coach Bill O'Brien and the Penn State Nittany Lions. If I listed the number of changes that have occurred since my last visit here in Septembe...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  15. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Been a while. Great questions today. As always, thanks for the responses. Ed from Minneapolis writes: What do you think of Jerry Kill's first full recruiting class? Most rate it at the bottom of the B1G, but if Kill is to follow the Alvarez mod...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  16. Penn State's first 2013 commit a big one

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State fans were getting a bit antsy about the fact new coach Bill O'Brien hadn't landed a verbal commit for 2013. The wait is over, and Nittany Nation is celebrating. Quarterback Christian Hackenberg committed to Penn State on Wednesday, b...

    Blog | February 29, 2012