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  1. Behind the scenes of a coach's first hours of a new job

    Adam Rittenberg

    From the moment a coach is hired to a new job, everything changes. Adam Rittenberg goes inside "the blur" that is a coach's first hours on a new job.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2014
  2. PSU assistant uses Twitter as teaching tool

    Adam Rittenberg

    No Big Ten coaching staff has a larger social media presence than Penn State's, particularly on Twitter. Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin (@coachjfranklin) requires his assistants to have Twitter accounts -- it's not optional. Some Lions ai...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  3. Assistant wants to unleash PSU D-line

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The past few years have brought historic changes at Penn State, from the men occupying the head coach's office to the names occupying the backs of the Nittany Lions' jerseys. Yet until recently, Penn State's defensive line me...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  4. Big Ten chat: Today at noon ET

    Adam Rittenberg

    You had better not miss today's chat. I'll be introducing myself as Penn State's next head coach and will take your questions. Part of that statement is true. Big Ten chat. Today at noon ET. See you then....

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  5. PSU's Johnson seeks permanent post

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State interim head coach Larry Johnson wants to remove the "interim" from his title. The school's longtime defensive line coach confirmed Friday that he'll apply for the permanent job following Bill O'Brien's departure to the Houston Texans. ...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  6. PSU's Joyner talks O'Brien, coach search

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State made it official Thursday, announcing Bill O'Brien's resignation as head coach to take the same post with the NFL's Houston Texans. The school also confirmed that longtime assistant Larry Johnson will serve as interim head coach. Athlet...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  7. Rose Bowl notes from MSU's Dantonio

    Adam Rittenberg

    LOS ANGELES -- The Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO is barely 48 hours away, and Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio held his final pregame news conference Monday morning. Here are some notes from Dantonio (and one from athletic director Mark...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  8. Iowa Hawkeyes respond to ex-WR Derrell Johnson-Koulianos alleging...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Iowa responded Friday to a series of social media comments from former wide receiver Derrell Johnson-Koulianos, who alleges he was defamed by head coach Kirk Ferentz and plans to write a book about his experience at the school.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2013
  9. Dantonio, Narduzzi affirm loyalty to MSU

    Adam Rittenberg

    Few would have labeled Michigan State a destination job when Mark Dantonio arrived as head coach in December 2006. One of Dantonio's coaching mentors, Nick Saban, had left Michigan State for LSU seven years earlier. But as he basks in the glow of ...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  10. Iowa's Ferentz sees parallels with '08 team

    Adam Rittenberg

    Kirk Ferentz often cites Iowa's history when describing the program's current state. It's a luxury he has after spending nearly 15 seasons as Hawkeyes head coach and nine as an Iowa assistant. Asked if the current squad reminds him of any in his p...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  11. Spartans feeling rosy after taking final step

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- How does a good team become a championship team? It starts with a message from the head coach to the defensive coordinator. "We need you down here," Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio told Pat Narduzzi. Narduzzi, the Spartans' d...

    Blog | December 08, 2013
  12. Will Brady Hoke's staff loyalty pay off?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Last week, Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon wrote a 1,059-word blog post affirming his support for head coach Brady Hoke. Hoke's job status at Michigan, at least for a fourth season, never seemed to be in doubt. If Jabrill Peppers, Michigan...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  13. Former Ohio State Buckeyes coach Jim Tressel embracing life in hi...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Former Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel is embracing life in his second career as an instructor at Akron University.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  14. No defense for IU's chronic woes on D

    Adam Rittenberg

    There was a lot to like about Indiana's hiring of Kevin Wilson as head coach in December 2010. Wilson had established himself as one of the nation's top assistants at Oklahoma, winning the Frank Broyles Award once and finishing as a finalist anoth...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  15. Dantonio shapes Spartans in own image

    Adam Rittenberg

    The signature sideline scowl had disappeared, leaving in its place a look of genuine pride. As Michigan State's players and coordinators stood at a podium and reviewed Saturday's destruction of Michigan, head coach Mark Dantonio watched from the ...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  16. Q&A: Wisconsin NT Beau Allen

    Adam Rittenberg

    Jet-sweeping running back Melvin Gordon and the Wisconsin offense have garnered most of the attention so far this season, but some good things are happening on the defensive side as well. New head coach Gary Andersen and defensive coordinator Dave Ar...

    Blog | November 01, 2013