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  1. Big Ten backs deliver historic season

    Adam Rittenberg

    Melvin Gordon can be mesmerizing. He's such a dynamic runner, seemingly always on the verge of another huge play, that it's hard to ever turn away. The Wisconsin junior is having a Heisman Trophy-caliber season even if he doesn't win the award nex...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  2. Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon makes his case for Heisman

    Adam Rittenberg

    MADISON, Wis. -- Melvin Gordon didn't see Ron Dayne as he entered Wisconsin's interview room early Saturday evening. Gordon sidestepped Dayne, just as he did numerous Nebraska defenders during an afternoon that won't soon be forgotten in a place u...

    Blog | November 15, 2014
  3. Instant Analysis: No. 20 Wisconsin 59, No. 16 Nebraska 24

    Adam Rittenberg

    MADISON, Wis. -- After falling behind by 14 points early, No. 20 Wisconsin surged back to wallop No. 16 Nebraska 59-24 behind junior running back Melvin Gordon, who delivered an unforgettable performance to bolster his Heisman candidacy in a national...

    Blog | November 15, 2014
  4. Todd Gurley suspension muddles Heisman Trophy race

    Adam Rittenberg

    The College Football Playoff picture became much cloudier after Week 6. Four days later, the Heisman Trophy race is suddenly wide-open. Nothing had stopped Todd Gurley this season. The Georgia running back either ran past or through anyone in his ...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  5. B1G RBs deserve place in Heisman chase

    Adam Rittenberg

    If your Heisman Trophy research routine consists of dissecting ESPN's QBR table or relentlessly refreshing TMZ Sports, you are not alone. You have been conditioned to expect a player with a strong QB rating and a stronger Q rating, to hoist the st...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  6. Preseason position preview: RBs

    Adam Rittenberg

    Running back typically is among the Big Ten's strongest position groups, and it should be once again in 2014. The league returns two preseason Heisman Trophy candidates in Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon and Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah, as well as several ot...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  7. Who will be 2014's breakout players, following Jameis Winston or ...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Who will be next season's breakout stars, following in the footsteps of Jameis Winston or Tre Mason?

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  8. Miller has opportunity for Heisman moment

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller began the season as a top Heisman Trophy candidate. He could end it the same way. Miller likely can't win the Heisman on Saturday night against Michigan State in the Big Ten championship -- Flo...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  9. Podcast: Dari & Mel's B1G preview

    Adam Rittenberg

    I joined ESPN colleagues Dari Nowkah and Mel Kiper Jr. during the weekend as they previewed the Big Ten in 2013. Dari and Mel made their picks for team flying under the radar, team that will underachieve, breakout player, Big Ten Heisman candidates a...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  10. Miller, Shazier lead B1G underclassmen

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2012 college football season saw a redshirt freshman (Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel) win the Heisman Trophy for the first time. The number of young starting quarterbacks for major conference programs likely has never been higher. And while the r...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  11. Buckeyes' Miller wins Silver Football Award

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller isn't going to New York for the Heisman Trophy ceremony, and he didn't claim any national awards Thursday, but his strong sophomore season is being celebrated in the Big Ten. Miller already has been named Big ...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  12. Meyer endorses Miller, but not for Heisman

    Adam Rittenberg

    Election season is upon us, and the campaigns are awash with hyperbole, as well as some seemingly conflicting statements. Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is doing his part, too. Meyer doesn't shy away from hyperbole, which makes him more quotable and...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  13. Wisconsin Badgers' Montee Ball cleared to play vs. Nebraska Cornh...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin senior running back Montee Ball will play Saturday night at Nebraska, Badgers coach Bret Bielema said Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2012
  14. Seven B1G backs on Doak Walker list

    Adam Rittenberg

    Most folks believe running back is the Big Ten's strongest position entering the 2012 season. It's reflected on the preseason watch list for the Doak Walker Award, given to the nation's top running back. Led by 2011 Heisman Trophy finalist Montee ...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  15. Michigan to unretire Gerald Ford's No. 48

    Adam Rittenberg

    News flash: Jersey numbers are a big deal at Michigan. There's the No. 1 jersey, worn by just 12 players in team history, the past six of whom played wide receiver. The No. 21 jersey also has special significance, as it was worn by Heisman Trophy ...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  16. Can Rex Burkhead enter Heisman mix?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Even if the weather had cooperated Saturday, Nebraska running back Rex Burkhead wouldn't have received much work in the spring game. Burkhead has nothing to prove to his coaches, to his teammates or to the tens of thousands of Huskers fans who wou...

    Blog | April 17, 2012