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  1. Illinois 're-brands' with new uniforms

    Brian Bennett

    These days in college sports, how you look seems almost as important as how you play. Illinois has undergone a "re-branding" effort with Nike that resulted in uniform changes for several of its sports teams, including football. The official unveil...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  2. Spring game recap: Michigan

    Brian Bennett

    Spring (practice) has officially sprung for Michigan, which became the first Big Ten team to hold its spring game on Saturday at the Big House. An estimated crowd of 15,000 took in the festivities, which included a non-scoring scrimmage. You can f...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  3. Michigan, Hoke ready for a change

    Brian Bennett

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- On Friday, Michigan plans to unveil a new museum area inside Schembechler Hall. The centerpiece display is a glass case reaching from floor to ceiling that contains 910 footballs, or one for every Wolverines victory. There is r...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  4. Gophers hope for more Wolitarsky records

    Brian Bennett

    In the history of California high school football, no player has ever caught more passes for more yards than current Minnesota sophomore Drew Wolitarsky. Think about that for a second. These aren't high school records in Alaska or Wyoming. They're...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  5. Northwestern Wildcats football players win bid to unionize

    Brian Bennett

    In a potentially game-changing moment for college athletics, the Chicago district of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday that Northwestern football players qualify as employees and can unionize.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  6. Big Ten's lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    Five months and three days 'til the start of college football. Five things to watch from Michigan State spring practice, which opens today. Mark Dantonio is comfortable with his quarterback position. Wisconsin's Gary Andersen got a pay bump. Ba...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  7. Big Ten Monday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Hope you all have caught your breath after a thrilling weekend of basketball action. Three Big Ten teams are still dancing, and my home state is about to go up in flames. But enough about hoops. It's always football time around here, and this is a...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  8. Introducing the B1G coaches' tournament

    Brian Bennett

    We're a 24/7/365 football blog around here, but it's impossible to not get caught up in the excitement of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. But while football will have its own, smaller version of March Madness with the College Football Playof...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  9. Big Ten Monday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    I had a good time covering Arch Madness this past weekend. My astute, professional opinion: Wichita State is really, really good. But the hoops moonlighting is over. Back to football -- and more of your emails ... Luke from Lincoln, Neb., write...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  10. Big Ten Wednesday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten postman always rings twice (a week, at least during the offseason) ... Rob NitLion from Morristown, N.J. writes: Brian, you made a very good argument in this morning's Take Two -- much better, I feel, than Adam. But you asked a questi...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  11. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    So Nick Saban is saying you shouldn't smoke while playing football? Some early impressions and videos from Ohio State's first spring practice. Urban Meyer wants an aggressive defense. Wisconsin heads into spring practice with some decisions to ...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  12. Big Ten makes progress in diversity

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten likes to consider itself a leader on many fronts in college sports. Several Big Ten schools were among the first to integrate their football programs, and the first two African-American head football coaches in a major conference called t...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  13. Top five Big Ten student sections

    Brian Bennett

    We're taking a look at attendance issues, and one concern many schools have is how to make sure students show up on a consistent basis. That got us thinking about which Big Ten schools have the best student sections for football. Here's our top fi...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  14. Top individual performances of '13: No. 7

    Brian Bennett

    We're filling our football void by reliving the 2013 season and its best individual performances. Our list of the 10 best performances by a player takes into account the difficulty of opponent and stakes of the game and tries to identify record-br...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  15. Five more Big Ten impact freshmen

    Brian Bennett

    Earlier today, we presented a list of five potential early-impact true freshmen or junior college players from the Class of 2014. You never quite know where the immediate contributors will come from. Here are five more first-year players to watch ...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  16. Top individual performances of '13: No. 9

    Brian Bennett

    We miss football already. So let's get a little nostalgic. We're counting down the top 10 individual performances of 2013 season. The list takes into account the difficulty of opponent and stakes of the game and tries to identify record-breaking, ...

    Blog | February 12, 2014