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  1. Michigan to unretire 2 more jersey numbers

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan announced late Tuesday night that in addition to unretiring the No. 48 worn by former President Gerald Ford, it will unretire two other jersey numbers. The team will unretire the No. 47 worn by Bennie Oosterbaan and the No. 87 won by Ron ...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  2. Michigan to unretire Gerald Ford's No. 48

    Adam Rittenberg

    News flash: Jersey numbers are a big deal at Michigan. There's the No. 1 jersey, worn by just 12 players in team history, the past six of whom played wide receiver. The No. 21 jersey also has special significance, as it was worn by Heisman Trophy ...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  3. Big Ten blog programming note

    Adam Rittenberg

    "I ...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  4. Happy President's Day, Big Ten fans

    Adam Rittenberg

    I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today. -- Gerald Ford With those ...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  5. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Mitchell: Well, if the shoe fits ... Cam: They don't, they're comically large. Illinois AD Ron Guenther likes the direction of the school's football program, Chris Hine writes in the Chicago Tribune. It's a coin flip whether Guenther remains AD ...

    Blog | February 17, 2011
  6. Jim Delany on division names, logo (Part I)

    Adam Rittenberg

    I had to chance to catch up with Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany earlier this afternoon before he boarded a flight from O'Hare Airport. Judging by most reaction to the league's announcement of division names, a new logo and 18 new football trophie...

    Blog | December 13, 2010
  7. Big Ten mailbag

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Some Rushmore leftovers and the like. Aaron from Iowa City, Iowa, writes: Hey Adam, what are your thoughts of the new tiebreaker rules? I personally don't like anything that puts more power into the voter&...

    Blog | February 24, 2009
  8. Michigan's Mount Rushmore

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg This is another Rushmore list that can't be completely on target or totally off base. Michigan has won too much and produced too many stars to fit on one mountain. The Wolverines boast 18 multiple Al...

    Blog | February 20, 2009