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  1. Recapping the Big Ten classes

    Bill Kurelic

    National signing day has come and gone, making it time to come out with my final 2011 Big Ten Recruiting rundown. Here is a look at what went right and wrong on the recruiting front for each Big Ten team. The number next to the school is the number o...

    Blog | Conversation | February 04, 2011
  2. Chris Bryant set to decide

    Bill Kurelic

    Offensive lineman Chris Bryant (Chicago, Ill./Simeon) is finished with his official visits and is set to announce his college choice Friday at 8:30 p.m. ET at his high school. However, one school made a last-minute pitch on Thursday night as Bryant ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  3. Chris Bryant waiting to hear from Brady Hoke

    Bill Kurelic

    In late December offensive lineman Chris Bryant (Chicago, Ill./Simeon) seemed like a good bet for an eventual commitment to Michigan. He had made official visits to Michigan and Arizona and had planned to announce his college choice on Jan. 21. Bryan...

    Blog | Conversation | January 13, 2011
  4. Big Ten recruiting rundown

    Bill Kurelic

    The college football season ended on Monday night, which means recruiting takes center stage. With that in mind, it is a good time to look at what has gone right and wrong on the recruiting front for each Big Ten team, who is each team's top commitme...

    Blog | Conversation | January 12, 2011
  5. Big Ten country juniors shine at UA combine

    Bill Kurelic

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- On Sunday the Under Armour All-American combine for juniors and sophomores attracted a good group of prospects from Big Ten country. The group was led by a talented contingent of Ohio underclassmen including two of the top ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 03, 2011
  6. Who else are the Big Ten teams hoping to add?

    Bill Kurelic

    It is that time of the year. With the holidays here and the new year upon us, there is no better time to look at who each team in the Big Ten is hoping to still add. Illinois Fighting Illini Ron Zook will host a large group of recruits the weekend...

    Blog | Conversation | December 31, 2010
  7. Frank Clark gets surprise offer

    Bill Kurelic

    Linebacker Frank Clark (Cleveland, Ohio/Glenville) thought he had narrowed his list down to Michigan, North Carolina, Penn State and Akron. Then came another scholarship offer for one of the fastest rising prospects in the state of Ohio. "Coach [Pa...

    Blog | Conversation | December 23, 2010
  8. Doran Grant makes official visit to Ohio State

    Bill Kurelic

    Under Armour All-American defensive back Doran Grant (Akron, Ohio/St. Vincent-St. Mary) made an official visit to Ohio State over the weekend and now all that is left for Grant is coming up with his college choice. Grant has made official visits to ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 20, 2010
  9. Kenny Knight visiting Illinois this week

    Bill Kurelic

    There are not going to be a lot of official visits to Big Ten schools this weekend, but an important one will be wide receiver Kenny Knight (Detroit, Mich./Country Day) visiting Illinois. It will be Knight's first official visit. "I'm going to Illin...

    Blog | Conversation | December 17, 2010
  10. Dondi Kirby visits Illinois

    Bill Kurelic

    Defensive back Dondi Kirby (Monroeville, Pa./Gateway) visited Illinois over the weekend, his first official visit. "It was a lot more than I expected," Kirby said. "I had expectations going into it, but it was even better than I thought it would be....

    Blog | Conversation | December 14, 2010
  11. Akise Teague commits to Cincinnati

    Bill Kurelic

    Ohio's Mr. Football, running back Akise Teague (Youngstown, Ohio/Ursuline), has committed to Cincinnati over scholarship offers from Wisconsin, Miami (Ohio), Bowling Green and Youngstown State. The 5-8, 180-pound Teague confirmed his choice in a t...

    Blog | Conversation | December 13, 2010
  12. Huge recruiting weekend for Big Ten

    Bill Kurelic

    This weekend promises to be an important one in the Big Ten when it comes to recruiting. Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez will welcome in over a half dozen prospects on official visits led by defensive lineman Anthony Zettel (West Branch, Mich./Ogemaw ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 10, 2010
  13. IU commit Raymon Taylor opens recruitment up a bit.

    Bill Kurelic

    Defensive back Raymon Taylor (Highland Park, Mich./Highland Park) committed to Indiana over the summer, however, when Hoosiers coach Bill Lynch was fired Taylor decided to open the recruiting process back up to some extent. "I'm still committed (to ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 08, 2010
  14. D'Angelo Roberts sticking with Indiana for now

    Bill Kurelic

    Indiana coach Bill Lynch was fired after the Hoosiers lost to Purdue on Saturday. However, one of the top Indiana commitments, running back D'Angelo Roberts (Bloomington, Ind./North), is staying with IU, at least for the time being. "I'm still comm...

    Blog | Conversation | November 30, 2010
  15. Dondi Kirby names his final four

    Bill Kurelic

    Defensive back Dondi Kirby (Monroeville, Pa./Gateway) did not play a down of football his senior season. Kirby tore the ACL in his left knee in mid-June and had surgery on July 26. However, his rehabilitation went very well and Kirby will soon be...

    Blog | Conversation | November 29, 2010
  16. Big Ten recruiting breakdown

    Bill Kurelic

    The end of the college football regular season is in site which means recruiting season is just about ready to take center stage. With that in mind, it is a good time to look at what has gone right and wrong on the recruiting front for each Big Ten ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 19, 2010