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  1. Big Ten awards race tracker: Week 3

    Brian Bennett

    Three weeks' worth of games are in the book. That's not enough to decide the individual award races in the Big Ten, but it won't stop us from figuring out where those races stand. Our Big Ten reporters are voting weekly on the races, with players ...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  2. What we learned in the Big Ten: Week 2

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten went 8-5 in Week 2, and we learned some things in the process. Brace yourself; this won't be pretty. 1. The Midwest misery index is at an all-time high: Don't completely count out the Big Ten from the College Football Playoff; we're a ...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  3. Big Ten awards race tracker: Week 1

    Brian Bennett

    As we've done around here in the past, we are going to take stock of how the major Big Ten individual awards races look each week of the season. A couple of things to note this time around: this year, all five of our Big Ten reporters are voting w...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  4. Strange times for Joel Stave, Badgers

    Brian Bennett

    What in the heck has been going on in Madison the past few days? First, we had the confusing saga of Melvin Gordon's injury/non-injury that was to blame for his limited second-half appearance in a 28-24 loss to LSU on Saturday night in Houston. ...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  5. Melvin Gordon had hip injury vs. LSU

    Brian Bennett

    More than 36 hours later, we finally have an explanation for why Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon was so curiously absent in the second half of Saturday's 28-24 loss to LSU. Badgers coach Gary Andersen said on Monday that his junior running back suffered...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  6. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    Actual college football returns next week. Huzzah. And players are likely celebrating as well, because training camps are winding to a close. Depth charts are also shaping up as well as teams move nearer toward preparing for Week 1. But some key j...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  7. A B1G fight against perception problems

    Brian Bennett

    If the College Football Playoff had been in place for the 2006 season, there's very little doubt that two Big Ten teams -- Ohio State and Michigan -- would have reached the four-team field. The conference, which finished the year with three Top 10 te...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  8. Melvin Gordon prefers more with less

    Brian Bennett

    Massive expectations await Melvin Gordon in his junior year at Wisconsin. The idea of a 2,000-yard campaign has been bandied about. Colleague Travis Haney has picked Gordon to have a "historic season." Those high hopes are understandable. Gordon f...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  9. Who could have a season for the ages?

    Brian Bennett

    This week, ESPN unveiled The Season project, looking at the greatest individual seasons in college football history and the best seasons ever put up at each FBS school. As Adam pointed out on Monday, there seems to be a bit of recency bias at play...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  10. Best case/Worst case: Wisconsin

    Brian Bennett

    Football practice is underway, and we're just weeks away from kickoff. To get you ready, we're bringing back our series looking at the best-case and worst-case scenarios for each Big Ten team in 2014. Do not view these as predictions in any way s...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  11. Top Big Ten players: Nos. 5-1

    Brian Bennett

    All week, we've been revealing our rankings of the Top 25 players in the Big Ten for 2014. Now comes the moment you've been waiting for: the best of the best. Here are the top five players as we see them, based on past performance and potential fo...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  12. Miller, Calhoun picked for top honors

    Brian Bennett

    Earlier, we told you about the Cleveland.com media poll predicting the Big Ten order of finish. It's a great resource since the league oddly declines to have its own official preseason poll. Well, the Big Ten also doesn't issue preseason all-confe...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  13. B1G media day attendees: West Division

    Brian Bennett

    Big Ten media days are right around the corner. Earlier today, we took a closer look at the players coming to Chicago from the East Division. Now it's time to do the same for the West. ILLINOIS Simon Cvijanovic, Sr., OT: He's a two-year starter...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  14. B1G media days preview: Wisconsin

    Brian Bennett

    The SEC and ACC have already held their media days, the Big 12 is wrapping up, and the Pac-12 is on deck. Don't worry, the Big Ten gets its day(s) in the sun next week. To get you more than ready, we've been looking at three questions each team wi...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  15. B1G players on Maxwell, Bednarik lists

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome to watch list season! Yep, college football's individual awards -- I believe we're up to around 257 of them now -- have begun the annual summer tradition of releasing their preseason watch lists. It's an exercise born from a different era,...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  16. Phil Steele picks his All-Big Ten teams

    Brian Bennett

    Few preseason prognosticators create as much excitement around their summer picks as Phil Steele. The college football guru packs a tremendous amount of information and research into his preseason magazines. And Steele has released his choices for...

    Blog | June 09, 2014