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  1. Recapping B1G coaching changes for 2014

    Adam Rittenberg

    Non-Minnesota fans might have missed Friday's official announcement that Mike Sherels has been promoted to Gophers linebackers coach after serving on the team's recruiting staff. Sherels is the first new assistant Jerry Kill has hired in his Minnesot...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  2. 8 staff members leaving Penn State

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Eight Penn State staff members submitted their resignations Monday, and now only three coaches remain on staff. Among those who left include defensive coordinator John Butler, running backs coach Charles London, wide receiver...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  3. Source: Johnson named PSU interim coach

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State defensive line coach Larry Johnson Sr. has been named the Nittany Lions' interim head coach until a replacement is found, a source with knowledge of the situation told The move is hoped to add at least so...

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  4. What to watch in the Big Ten: Week 10

    Mitch Sherman

    Storylines to watch this week in the Big Ten: 1. The long October is over. Has it really been five weeks since Ohio State and Wisconsin played? In some ways, it feels like 10. The Big Ten's October schedule was downright scary -- and not in a Happ...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  5. Emotional win comes at key time for PSU

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Defensive coordinator John Butler scanned the sideline after the referees signaled touchdown, finally bringing to end an instant classic that'll be talked about five years from now. He watched as more than 100 Penn State play...

    Blog | October 13, 2013
  6. What we learned in the Big Ten: Week 6

    Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg

    Five lessons learned from a full week of conference play on Saturday: 1. Ohio State can handle adversity; will it be enough? Ohio State hadn't trailed all season before finding itself in a dogfight at Northwestern in which it had to come from behi...

    Blog | October 06, 2013
  7. Bye week to-do list: Penn State

    Josh Moyer

    At 3-1, Penn State is feeling relatively good during the bye week. Sure, its record could be better -- but the Nittany Lions lost to a good UCF team and already are ahead of where they were last season. This is the perfect time to shore up some we...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  8. Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 3

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    The debate is over, at least for now. Ohio State affirmed itself as the Big Ten's top team by putting on an offensive show against Cal, despite missing its top quarterback and top running back. There's more doubt about whether Michigan or Northwes...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  9. Aranda, Butler are coordinators on the rise

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State defensive coordinator John Butler is so competitive and intense that a childhood friend wonders half-jokingly if a demon lives inside him. Wisconsin defensive coordinator Dave Aranda, meanwhile, is California cool, an admittedly cerebra...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  10. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    If that's true, if you don't know who I am, then maybe your best course would be to tread lightly. Jerry Kill is tackling his epilepsy at a critical point for him and for Minnesota. Philip Nelson had a good day at the Gophers' scrimmage. Freshman...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  11. Video: Penn State LB Glenn Carson

    Brian Bennett

    Nittany Lions' LB Glenn Carson talks about Penn State's goals for the upcoming season and his new defensive coordinator....

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  12. Bill O'Brien likes PSU's secondary depth

    Adam Rittenberg

    Last summer, Penn State's defensive backs used outside criticism for motivation. The Lions' secondary had to replace all four starters and Malcolm Willis and Stephon Morris reminded everyone of the gloomy forecast many had for the back four. "We'r...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  13. B1G coordinators most likely to move up

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten has featured 21 coordinator changes in the past two years, but only two of them, Paul Chryst and Carl Pelini, left immediately for head-coaching positions elsewhere. Chryst, the former Wisconsin offensive coordinator, took the Pitt job...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  14. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Have a great and safe Memorial Day weekend, everybody. Ohio State landed the third linebacker in its 2014 class in Akron's Dante Booker. Former Buckeye Ray Small apologized for his missteps. Brady Hoke doesn't know where Michigan's "Not in Ohio...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  15. 100-days checklist: Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    Good news: We are just 100 days away from the start of college football. To mark the occasion, we're pulling out a checklist today of things that Big Ten teams need to accomplish between now and the start of the season. It's not quite "The Final C...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  16. Spring game recap: Penn State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Saturday featured a three-pack of spring games around the Big Ten, and we're recapping each one. Next up, the annual Blue-White Game at Penn State. You can find coverage of Penn State's spring game here and here and here and here. Star of the g...

    Blog | April 22, 2013