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  1. J.T. Barrett speeds toward Heisman race

    Brian Bennett

    MINNEAPOLIS -- A Big Ten player shattered records Saturday and forced himself into the thick of the Heisman Trophy conversation. Sure, that previous sentence describes Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon. But it also applies to Ohio State quarterback J.T. B...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  2. Gordon does Gotham; return trip in store?

    Brian Bennett

    Melvin Gordon is going to New York City this week. Or at least close to it, when Wisconsin plays at Rutgers on Saturday. There was a time when this trip might have loomed as very important for his Heisman Trophy hopes. For many years, the cigar-ch...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  3. Cook could be the one to carve up Ducks

    Brian Bennett

    Saturday's highly anticipated showdown between No. 3 Oregon and No. 7 Michigan State will feature a junior quarterback who's putting up impressive numbers, has a penchant for winning big games and should be considered a Heisman Trophy candidate. M...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  4. Miller, Hyde, Borland up for Silver Football

    Brian Bennett

    Ohio State stars Braxton Miller and Carlos Hyde and Wisconsin linebacker Chris Borland are the three finalists for the Silver Football, which is awarded to the Big Ten's top player by the Chicago Tribune. The honor predates the Heisman Trophy and ...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  5. B1G puts 3 on Sporting News top player list

    Brian Bennett

    The Sporting News has come out with its list of the Top 25 players in college football for the 2013 season, and it includes three from the Big Ten. The list is based on both college performance and pro potential. Returning Heisman Trophy winner Jo...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  6. Robinson wins EA Sports cover vote

    Brian Bennett

    Denard Robinson never won a Heisman Trophy during his career, but he did win another popular vote that might resonate even more with his peers. EA Sports announced Tuesday that Robinson prevailed in fan voting to become the cover boy for its "NCAA...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  7. B1G players among early Heisman favorites

    Brian Bennett

    The sports betting site Bovada released its 2013 Heisman Trophy odds this week, and -- for entertainment purposes only -- it's fun to take a look at where some Big Ten players stand. Reigning Heisman winner Johnny Manziel is not surprisingly the e...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  8. Big Ten 2013 Heisman Watch

    Brian Bennett

    The season has been over for only a little more than a week, but it's never too early to start talking about the next Heisman Trophy race. The leading contender in the Big Ten is obviously Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller, who finished fifth ...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  9. Braxton Miller not among Heisman finalists

    Brian Bennett

    Ohio State's Braxton Miller will not be going to New York City as a Heisman Trophy finalist. The Heisman committee decided to invite only three finalists to the ceremony this year: Kansas State's Collin Klein, Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel and No...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  10. Big Ten Heisman Watch: Week 14

    Brian Bennett

    I can tell you one group that doesn't think Ohio State's Braxton Miller should be a Heisman Trophy winner: the Big Ten coaches. They voted Miller as the league's second-team All-Big Ten quarterback. Actual Heisman voters may feel differently, of c...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  11. Big Ten Heisman Watch: Week 13

    Brian Bennett

    The enemy of my enemy is my friend, the old saying goes. And that was true for Braxton Miller's Heisman Trophy candidacy last weekend. Miller had his worst game of the season, statistically speaking, against Wisconsin. The Ohio State quarterback t...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  12. Big Ten Heisman Watch: Week 12

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten's main Heisman Trophy candidate didn't play last week. But Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller may have lost some ground in the race during his bye week. That's because of the emergence of Johnny Football. Texas A&M quarterback J...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  13. Big Ten Heisman watch: Week 11

    Brian Bennett

    With just a few weeks left before Heisman Trophy votes are due, we can safely say that Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller is one of the leading candidates. Miller ranks No. 5 in's latest Heisman Watch poll, and he's been in the top fiv...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  14. Big Ten Heisman watch: Week 10

    Brian Bennett

    Braxton Miller is a legitimate Heisman Trophy candidate. How do we know this? Because even his head coach is now saying so. "Do I believe he's a Heisman candidate?" Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said Monday. "I do. I didn't say that before. But I d...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  15. Big Ten Heisman watch: Week 9

    Brian Bennett

    The Heisman Trophy probably was the last thing on Braxton Miller's mind when paramedics loaded him into an ambulance in the fourth quarter of last week's Purdue game. Now that we know the Ohio State quarterback's injury was apparently not that ser...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  16. Big Ten Heisman watch: Week 8

    Brian Bennett

    It's no secret by now that Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller is not only a legitimate Heisman Trophy contender, but he's the only one in the Big Ten. The Buckeyes' defensive struggles might actually be doing Miller's candidacy some favors, bec...

    Blog | October 16, 2012