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  1. Big East chat, 4 p.m. today

    Brian Bennett

    Join me for a Big East chat today at 4 p.m. ET. Something tells me we are going to have a little news to discuss. Just a heads up -- today will be an abbreviated chat because of a scheduled Rutgers press conference. As always, you can find the cha...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  2. Big Ten's lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    Eyes closed, head first, can't lose. Bill O'Brien called Penn State's bowl ban "ridiculous." The Nittany Lions picked up a commitment from a receiver. The pieces are in place for Jake Rudock and Iowa to be successful. Cardale Jones and J.T. B...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  3. Recruiting Q&A: Purdue's Darrell Hazell

    Brian Bennett

    After a 1-11 season in his first year, Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell needed to restock the cupboard, and he hopes the Boilermakers have done that with a 19-member recruiting class. I caught up with Hazell for this Q&A: What were some of your go...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  4. Recruiting Q&A: UW's Gary Andersen

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin signed a big class of 25 scholarship players, plus four preferred walk-ons, on Wednesday. I caught up with Badgers head coach Gary Andersen for this Q&A about the class: With one of the larger classes the Badgers have signed in a while, ...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  5. Recruiting Q&A: IU's Kevin Wilson

    Brian Bennett

    Indiana signed a class of 26 players on Wednesday, including six who enrolled early. I caught up with head coach Kevin Wilson to talk about the Hoosiers' class in this Q&A: What were your priorities going into this class? Kevin Wilson: We'v...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  6. Big Ten weekend rewind: Week 6

    Brian Bennett

    There's a trick to calling trick plays. It's not just the design of the foolery or how it's executed. It's when you call them. And of course, they're brilliant when they work and head-scratchers when they blow up. Take a pair of fake punts on S...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  7. Odds are against teams going undefeated, but does it matter anymo...

    Brian Bennett

    Five of the last seven BCS champs have had at least one loss, and a playoff makes going undefeated even tougher.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2013
  8. Hoosiers try to toughen up

    Brian Bennett

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Near the start of every practice this spring, Indiana lines up for what head coach Kevin Wilson calls the "Big Ten period." For several minutes, the Hoosiers' starting offense -- normally a spread-you-out, up-tempo, pass-heavy...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  9. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    There are two colors in my head. John Urschel is not just a top-flight offensive lineman for Penn State; he also teaches a math class. Virginia backed out of this year's game against the Nittany Lions, opening up a spot for UCF. Curt Phillips i...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  10. Big East mailblog: Hot seat!

    Brian Bennett

    A final look into the mailbag before I pack up my bags and head to Rhode Island. Brian Borowski in Albany, N.Y., writes: If USF implodes yet again in Big East play, will Skip Holtz be on the hot seat? Andrea Adelson: I would have a hard time pu...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  11. Athlon makes its Big East predictions

    Brian Bennett

    So far, we have seen Big East predictions from Phil Steele and College Football News. Athlon is up next. The pick: Louisville and USF are co-champs, but the Cardinals win the head-to-head matchup between the two and make it to the BCS. Here is ...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  12. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    There are two colors in my head. Jamal Turner says he was "terrible" last year, but the Nebraska sophomore wide receiver is improving rapidly. Backup quarterback Brion Carnes' knowledge of the system has gone way up. Linebacker looks like Michi...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  13. New DBs coach Butler feels at home at PSU

    Brian Bennett

    When John Butler was finishing up his senior season at Catholic University in 1994, his head coach asked him what he planned to do with the rest of his life. Butler's answer: "I don't know." The coach suggested that Butler stay with the team as a ...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  14. Halftime: Michigan State 21, Minnesota 17

    Brian Bennett

    All three Big Ten halftime scores are surprising. This one may be the biggest head-scratcher. Yes, Minnesota beat Iowa last week, but most people figured the Gophers got up emotionally in the rivalry game and would fall back down in a tough road ...

    Blog | November 05, 2011
  15. Big Ten conference race update

    Brian Bennett

    With the regular season about to head into the home stretch, we will start providing you a brief update on where the Big Ten conference race stands every Monday. Since the real races are in the divisions, that's how we'll divide this up. Legends D...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  16. Big Ten's expansion move looks even better

    Brian Bennett

    So let's get this straight: Texas A&M had the moving vans revved up and ready to head to the SEC, only the SEC said why don't we cool things down a bit while schools like Missouri, Clemson and Florida State are waiting to see what happens. All...

    Blog | August 15, 2011