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  1. Poll: Big Ten's second-best clutch QB

    Adam Rittenberg

    I knew Braxton Miller thrived in clutch situations. I was in Ohio Stadium when Miller rallied a mediocre Ohio State team past a Wisconsin squad led by Russell Wilson and Montee Ball in a wild game as a true freshman in 2011. But I was surprised to le...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  2. Badgers' Shelton happy to grow up fast

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin cornerback Sojourn Shelton doesn't talk like a freshman or act like a freshman. Last season, he often didn't play like a freshman, recording four interceptions, three more than any other Badger, and a team-high seven pass breakups. One o...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  3. B1G's top impact true freshmen

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten's 2014 recruiting classes are signed and sealed -- for the most part, at least. The next question many of you ask is which incoming freshmen or junior-college players will make the biggest immediate impact for the 2014 season. It's alw...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  4. Drake Johnson of Michigan Wolverines out for remainder of season ...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan reserve running back Drake Johnson will miss the remainder of the season after tearing the ACL in his left knee during Saturday's win against Central Michigan.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2013
  5. Dan Feeney of Indiana Hoosiers has season-ending foot injury

    Adam Rittenberg

    Indiana sophomore guard Dan Feeney will miss the coming season with a right foot injury.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  6. PSU, Purdue unfazed by youth under center

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Penn State coach Bill O'Brien and his Purdue counterpart, Darrell Hazell, will face the same decision sometime next month: Should I start a true freshman quarterback this season? It's a daunting and exciting possibility, depending on wh...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  7. Hoosiers offensive line on fast track

    Adam Rittenberg

    Like most true freshman, Indiana offensive tackle Jason Spriggs entered his first preseason camp with measured expectations. "I thought I was going to be redshirted," Spriggs told, "just like all the other freshmen." It was a reasonabl...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  8. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    RIP, Tony. Michigan State has high hopes for Riley Bullough at running back. The Spartans land their 10th commit for the 2014 recruiting class. Mark Dantonio is open to playing any quarterback this fall, including incoming freshman Damion Terry. ...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  9. Green, Wilson make impact freshmen list

    Adam Rittenberg

    Every Big Ten team will rely on a handful of freshmen (sometimes more than a handful) to fill key roles when the 2013 season rolls around. Which newcomers will make the biggest impact in the league? Tom Luginbill, RecruitingNation's senior nationa...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  10. Michigan loses defenders Robinson, Jones

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's pretty clear that the bulk of Michigan's talent, especially on defense, can be found in the younger classes. As redshirt freshmen and sophomore fill more spots on the two-deep, older players are being phased out. Not surprisingly, two of them...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  11. NittanyNation links: Spring game, recruiting

    Adam Rittenberg

    Josh Moyer writes: Redshirt freshman Akeel Lynch has been waiting for the big stage for a long time, and when asked about his experience on Saturday, he couldn't help but grin. Wide receiver De'Andre Thompkins from North Carolina becomes the headl...

    Blog | April 21, 2013
  12. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Minnesota hits the practice field today and Iowa follows Wednesday. Big Ten spring football is finally in full swing. To the links ... Nebraska freshman WR Alonzo Moore is turning heads in spring practice. The Huskers are piecing together thei...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  13. Se'Von Pittman to transfer from Ohio State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State is looking for help along its defensive line this spring after losing all four starters from the 2012 team. Redshirt freshman defensive end Se'Von Pittman won't be filling one of the spots. The team confirmed to multiple media outlet...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  14. Poll: Big Ten's impact freshman

    Adam Rittenberg

    The true gauge of Big Ten's 2013 recruiting haul likely won't come for two or three seasons, when many of the players signed Feb. 6 find themselves in major roles. But a handful of true freshmen on each team will contribute this fall, and a select fe...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  15. Ohio State announces two player exits

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State on Wednesday announced that two players -- sophomore linebacker Connor Crowell and redshirt freshman offensive lineman Joey O'Connor -- will no longer play for the team. Crowell hasn't been medically cleared by Ohio State after undergoi...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  16. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Last links of 2012. Enjoy. Tom Shatel has a terrific exit interview with Nebraska's Tom Osborne. Tim Beck's offense truly clicked in Year 2. Huskers offensive line coach Barney Cotton is far from through. Dynamic freshman Melvin Gordon will be ...

    Blog | December 31, 2012