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  1. B1G players generate buzz at Senior Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    The football world has descended on Mobile, Ala., this week as the top senior college prospects gear up for the Reese's Senior Bowl on Saturday. Be sure to follow ESPN.com's coverage of practices and the game itself as players audition before NFL coa...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  2. O'Brien's reduced buyout widens NFL door

    Adam Rittenberg

    Sunday is all about the NFL, and the last two Sundays have brought news that Penn State coach Bill O'Brien could be headed back to pro football. A week after CBSsports.com reported that NFL teams already are reaching out to O'Brien -- and that he'...

    Blog | December 22, 2013
  3. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Sadly, there's no Big Ten football this weekend for the first time since August. I'll be counting the minutes until bowl season. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter. To the inbox ... Matthew from Minneapolis writes: Hey Adam, I can't help b...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  4. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Finishing out the week before an exciting slate of Big Ten games. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter, especially on Saturdays. Let's get to that mail ... Mikey from Seattle writes: Great piece on B1G football revenue not translating to champi...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  5. Wisconsin Badgers running back Melvin Gordon provides instant imp...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Melvin Gordon is the latest in a long line of Wisconsin running backs to burst onto the national stage. What makes this instant-impact back different from his Badgers peers? He doesn't need many carries to leave his mark.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  6. Northwestern bears down for takeaways

    Adam Rittenberg

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald knows football fans in Chicago spend their Sundays watching a defense fixated on takeaways. As a Chicago Bears fan, he's one of those people. Fitzgerald hopes the same folks see the same thing on...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  7. Race never ends for White, Badger backs

    Adam Rittenberg

    MADISON, Wis. -- At some point before toe meets football Saturday, Wisconsin assistant Thomas Hammock will gather the Badger running backs and ask a simple question: Who should start? You may think Hammock is shirking his primary responsibility as...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  8. PSU's Urschel solves student-athlete puzzle

    Adam Rittenberg

    Don't limit yourselves to the stereotypes that the media has created for you. Don't listen to what the outside world tells you football players are supposed to do. Aspire to something greater. -- John Urschel, July 25, Big Ten kickoff luncheon ...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  9. Purdue's Russell driven by Den tradition

    Adam Rittenberg

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Purdue's reputation for producing great quarterbacks is recognized throughout college football, as names like Brees, Griese, Herrmann, Dawson and Everett are linked to the program. But there's another position where Purdue ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  10. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Happy college football playoff naming day. Lee Barfknecht writes that despite Monday's news, realignment might not be over, especially in the Big Ten. Nebraska chancellor Harvey Perlman weighs in on potential realignment quiet, proposed divisio...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  11. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're previewing spring football in the Big Ten today and Friday. Be sure to check it out. Link time ... There's still no confirmation, but all signs point to Michigan State hiring Jim Bollman -- a current Purdue assistant and a former Ohio St...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  12. Segregation led star players to the Michigan State Spartans in th...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan State built itself into a national power in the 1960s by recruiting black players from the segregated South who didn't have many opportunities to play closer to home.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  13. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Fulgencio Umberto. The initials are F.U. Pritchett, which is exactly the way it feels right now. Some Ohio State football tickets are likely getting much more expensive. The Buckeyes lose two players but gain two scholarship spots. Steve Politi...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  14. Early Big Ten power rankings for 2013

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2012 college football season is barely on ice and we're already heating up for the 2013 campaign with a way-too-early version of the Big Ten power rankings. This is a snapshot of how the league looks at this point in time, not knowing all the per...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  15. Jordan Lynch proves he belongs as Northern Illinois Huskies quart...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Jordan Lynch, who has led Northern Illinois to the Orange Bowl, has become a star at the only school to offer him a scholarship.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2012
  16. Miller, Shazier lead B1G underclassmen

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2012 college football season saw a redshirt freshman (Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel) win the Heisman Trophy for the first time. The number of young starting quarterbacks for major conference programs likely has never been higher. And while the r...

    Blog | December 13, 2012