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  1. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    On my way to the Mothership. The Big Ten coaches' car wash is on tap. Barry Alvarez and other Big Ten big wigs know the league must upgrade its talent. Ohio State must replace its heart and soul on defense in John Simon. E. Gordon Gee can buy p...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  2. Writers pick Shazier as B1G's top defender

    Adam Rittenberg

    After a breakout sophomore season, Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier is pegged for even better things this fall. Shazier is the overwhelming choice for Big Ten preseason defensive player of the year, according to a poll of media members, includin...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  3. Buckeyes and Wildcats overvalued?

    Brian Bennett

    This week, we told you that ESPN.com stats guru Brad Edwards picked Wisconsin as one of five teams that was better than its 2012 record and therefore looks like a sleeper pick in 2013. Edwards has also gone the opposite route in identifying five t...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  4. Big Ten's worst NFL draft? It's possible

    Adam Rittenberg

    The gap between the Big Ten and the SEC not only is widening on the field, but on the NFL draft boards. While the SEC produced a record 63 picks in the 2013 NFL draft -- eight more than any conference in any draft in the modern era and 32 more tha...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  5. Experts predict quiet draft for Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    The spectacle known as the NFL draft kicks off tonight in New York with the first round. As Brian pointed out late last week, the Big Ten is in danger of going without a first-round selection for the first time since the NFL-AFL merger. Mel Kiper ...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  6. 2013 NFL draft - Scouts Inc.'s complete seven-round mock draft

    Steve Muench and Kevin Weidl

    Scouts Inc. offers a full seven-round projection for the 2013 NFL draft.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  7. Blog debate: Big Ten's NFL draft outlook

    Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg

    Unless you've been living in a world without ESPN, the Internet or sports talk radio, you're well aware that the NFL draft begins Thursday night. What will the weekend hold for Big Ten products? Who will be the top pick from the league? Which play...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  8. Will any Big Ten player crack first round?

    Brian Bennett

    The NFL draft begins a week from today, with the first round taking center stage next Thursday night. But will the Big Ten have any players celebrating before Friday's second round? Prospects for that are starting to look slim, at least according ...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  9. Leaders Division spring notebook

    Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg

    On Wednesday, the head coach and one player from each Big Ten Legends Division team participated in a spring football teleconference with the media. On Thursday, it was the Leaders Division's turn. Here are some notes and updates from the call: Il...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  10. OSU's Washington follows Simon's lead

    Adam Rittenberg

    Adolphus Washington is a huge part of Ohio State's future on defense, but he hasn't forgotten the Buckeyes' recent past. Asked to identify his top goal during spring practice, Washington made sure to give a nod to the man who showed him the way in...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  11. Ohio State Buckeyes defensive end Noah Spence showing star potent...

    Austin Ward

    Noah Spence's daily battles with All-Big Ten offensive tackle Jack Mewhort have been eye-opening, as the rising sophomore defensive end is showing star potential in Ohio State spring practice.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  12. Veteran O-line anchors OSU offense

    Brian Bennett

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Several factors usually get mentioned first as reasons for Ohio State's 12-0 season in 2012. Braxton Miller's heroics. Carlos Hyde's emergence. The play of the defense down the stretch, led by John Simon and Ryan Shazier. But one...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  13. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Minnesota hits the practice field today and Iowa follows Wednesday. Big Ten spring football is finally in full swing. To the links ... Nebraska freshman WR Alonzo Moore is turning heads in spring practice. The Huskers are piecing together thei...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  14. Buckeyes' D-line begins historic transition

    Adam Rittenberg

    Mike Vrabel enters only his third season in coaching following a 14-year NFL playing career, but the Ohio State assistant might never again face a challenge like the one that sits before him. It's rare when a defensive line coach steps on the prac...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  15. Video: B1G shoes to fill -- Ohio State

    ESPN.com staff

    Young defensive linemen like Adolphus Washington and Noah Spence must fill in for John Simon and Johnathan Hankins this spring....

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  16. Buckeyes begin chase for loftier goals

    Adam Rittenberg

    If Urban Meyer had placed a banner with the words "The Chase" in Ohio State's indoor practice facility last spring, he might have been asked, "For what?" Sure, football players are always chasing something, as Meyer noted Tuesday when asked about ...

    Blog | March 07, 2013