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  1. Tressel, 21 Big Ten players on HOF ballot

    Adam Rittenberg

    Twenty-one players who suited up for current Big Ten schools are on the 2014 ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame. Two coaches also made the ballot, including former Ohio State boss Jim Tressel. Selections will be announced in May. To b...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  2. Poll: B1G's biggest Hall of Fame snub

    Adam Rittenberg

    Tommie Frazier's unnecessarily long wait to enter the College Football Hall of Fame finally ended Tuesday when the Nebraska quarterback joined 11 other players and two coaches in the class of 2013. Frazier, perhaps more than any other eligible pla...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  3. O'Brien, Meyer up for Liberty Mutual COY

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State's Bill O'Brien and Ohio State's Urban Meyer are among the 10 finalists for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award. The award is selected by fan voting, as well as a committee of more than 50 College Football Hall of Fame players and...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  4. B1G's contingent on Hall of Fame ballot

    Adam Rittenberg

    The official 2012 FBS ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame selection is out, and it includes 15 former Big Ten players, one former Big Ten coach as well as five former Nebraska and Penn State players who didn't compete in the league. Let's...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  5. Entering the Hall: Lloyd Carr

    Adam Rittenberg

    Let's take a quick look at the former Big Ten coach selected Tuesday to the College Football Hall of Fame ... Lloyd Carr, head coach, Michigan, 1995-2007 Carr is one of those coaches who wasn't truly appreciated until he retired from his premie...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  6. Entering the Hall: Sandy Stephens

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's time to spotlight another former Big Ten player selected to the College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2011 ... Sandy Stephens, QB, Minnesota, 1959-61 There might be more famous members of the 2011 Hall of Fame class, but few left a more s...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  7. Entering the Hall: Will Shields

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's time to look at another new member of College Football's Hall of Fame ... Will Shields, G, Nebraska, 1989-92 Nebraska has produced its share of exceptional offensive linemen, and Shields finished his Huskers career as one of the best to ev...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  8. Entering the Hall: Eddie George

    Adam Rittenberg

    Three former Big Ten players, one Nebraska player and one former Big Ten coach are part of the 2011 College Football Hall of Fame class. I'll have a quick snapshot of each new inductee, beginning with ... Eddie George, RB, Ohio State, 1992-95 S...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  9. Entering the Hall: Gene Washington

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's time to look at the final former Big Ten player selected to the College Football Hall of Fame class of 2011 ... Gene Washington, WR, Michigan State, 1964-66 Michigan State dominated college football in the mid-1960s, and Washington was a b...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  10. Penn State's defense has its own hero

    Adam Rittenberg

    The story begins, like so many at Penn State, with Rip Engle. The Hall of Fame coach who preceded Joe Paterno in Happy Valley didn't like the term commonly used to describe a strong safety: monster. So Engle came up with his own title. "Rip tho...

    Blog | August 27, 2010
  11. Video: Alvarez headed to Hall

    Adam Rittenberg

    Barry Alvarez talks about being voted into the College Football Hall of Fame....

    Blog | May 27, 2010
  12. Hall passes for Alvarez, Howard, Herrmann

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2010 College Football Hall of Fame inductees class includes a Heisman Trophy winner at Michigan, a record-setting quarterback at Purdue and the man who made Wisconsin football relevant again. Not a bad showing for the Big Ten at all. Michig...

    Blog | May 27, 2010
  13. HOF ballot includes 19 from Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    I just realized that during my brief foray into Big Ten hoops, I forgot to post the complete list of candidates on the 2010 College Football Hall of Fame ballot. My bad. Not surprisingly, the Big Ten is well represented with 16 former players and ...

    Blog | March 23, 2010
  14. Fitzgerald's Hall pass takes him full circle

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg The last time Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald set foot in South Bend, Ind., he took the first step toward a Hall of Fame playing career. On that day -- Sept. 2, 1995 -- Fitzgerald and his unherald...

    Blog | July 17, 2009
  15. Should Tressel have a Hall pass right now?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg You won't find Jim Tressel's name among the 16 players and two coaches elected to the College Football Hall of Fame earlier today in New York. The Ohio State head coach wasn't even on the ballot th...

    Blog | April 30, 2009
  16. Station, Spielman and Warner enter Hall

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg Ohio State linebacker Chris Spielman, Iowa linebacker Larry Station, and Penn State running back Curt Warner are members of the 2009 College Football Hall of Fame class, which was announced today in New York....

    Blog | April 30, 2009