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  1. Bo Pelini of Nebraska Cornhuskers suggests ending national signin...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Nebraska coach Bo Pelini has a solution to slow down the recruiting process: eliminate national signing day altogether and put greater accountability behind scholarship offers.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  2. Patience pays off for transfers Prater, Arnett

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wide receivers Kyle Prater and DeAnthony Arnett never expected to run routes like these. Both players emerged from high school as top-60 recruits. Prater was the No. 9 wideout in the 2010 class according to ESPN Recruiting Nation; Arnett was the N...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  3. When do B1G teams get their commits?

    Adam Rittenberg

    In the coming days, I'll take a closer look at whether the Big Ten would benefit from having prospects take official visits earlier, such as at the end of their junior years in high school. It's an idea Big Ten Network analyst Gerry DiNardo has champ...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  4. Keep an eye on Wisconsin RB Gordon

    Adam Rittenberg

    MADISON, Wis. -- If you see Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon, you won't forget him. First impressions are his forte. So, too, are big plays. The first time Jed Kennedy laid eyes on Gordon at Bradford High School in Kenosha, Wis., the coach ...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  5. Wisconsin Badgers running back Melvin Gordon provides instant imp...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Melvin Gordon is the latest in a long line of Wisconsin running backs to burst onto the national stage. What makes this instant-impact back different from his Badgers peers? He doesn't need many carries to leave his mark.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  6. Wildcats ready to put on late show

    Adam Rittenberg

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern's preparations for its first football game of the season have been part high school and part preschool. First, the preschool part. As they condition their bodies for Saturday's late kickoff at California (9:30 p.m. C...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  7. Wisconsin Badgers quarterback Danny O'Brien leaves program, repor...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin quarterback Danny O'Brien has left the program after one season with the Badgers, according to multiple media reports.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2013
  8. Illinois' Monheim lighting fires as leader

    Adam Rittenberg

    A year ago, Mason Monheim was in high school. He's now among the leaders of an Illinois team desperately trying to get back on track for the 2013 season after a 2-10 clunker last fall. Ideally, Monheim could play behind several veterans for a few ...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  9. Big Ten to increase number of league games beyond eight

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten coaches and athletic directors have formally requested that the NCAA put the brakes on new proposed recruiting rules that would allow unlimited contact and mailings to high school prospects.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2013
  10. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    And away we go ... Greg from Eldora, Iowa, writes: Hello Adam, on your BIG footprint article, the other states BIG teams needs to recruit are states that play high school spring ball, which I think is a much bigger reason than people think for SEC...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  11. Purdue's Edison grows up on, off field

    Adam Rittenberg

    When Purdue coach Danny Hope and his staff watched tape of Antavian Edison in high school, they liked what they saw. When Hope went to Fort Meyers, Fla., to meet Edison, he didn't see much at all. "He probably didn't weigh 140 pounds," Hope sai...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  12. Q&A: Michigan State WR DeAnthony Arnett

    Adam Rittenberg

    Of all the talented skill players Michigan State signed Feb. 1, quite possibly the team's best addition doesn't come from the high school ranks. Michigan State picked up a transfer prize in wide receiver DeAnthony Arnett, who joined the Spartans afte...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  13. Former Iowa player hospitalized after collapse

    Adam Rittenberg

    Thoughts and prayers go out to former Iowa safety Brett Greenwood, who collapsed Friday while working out at his high school in Bettendorf, Iowa. Greenwood is in intensive care at a Bettendorf hospital and likely will be airlifted to University of...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  14. Jim Tressel talks Pryor, Ohio State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel appeared on ESPN Radio 850 in Cleveland today and discussed several topics, including his exit from Ohio State, Terrelle Pryor and his affection for high school football within the state. Some high school coaches i...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  15. Ohio coaches split on Tressel tie tribute

    Adam Rittenberg

    Although Jim Tressel exited Ohio State in disgrace, he still holds a great deal of respect in the coaching ranks, particularly within his home state. As you probably know, the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association is recommending that its ...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  16. Purdue's Ralph Bolden anxious for return

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ralph Bolden has been through this before. The Purdue running back tore the ACL in his right knee as a high school senior and wasn't fully recovered by the time he arrived in West Lafayette, playing mostly on special teams in 2008. At full strengt...

    Blog | June 27, 2011