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  1. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    In honor of "College Football Playoff," I'm calling this intro line "Lunchtime Links Intro Line." Two Iowa defensive backs left the team. Kirk Ferentz says the proposed Big Ten realignment "makes perfect sense." Iowa approved a conflict-of-intere...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  2. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    "Is there anything that makes people smile more than Broadway and football?" This clip proves it. Penn State made good progress on offense during the spring. Christian Hackenberg still looms in the quarterback race. What's ahead in the next month...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  3. 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
  4. B1G combine results: LB and DL

    Brian Bennett

    We've already told you how the Big Ten players from the offensive position groups fared at the NFL combine. On Monday, defensive linemen and linebackers had their day in the spotlight. (Defensive backs will wrap up the combine today). Here is how ...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  5. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    And the Oscar goes to ... Linkin' Tim Beckman is sticking to his plan at Illinois. Michael Buchanan wants to live up to the high standard of previous Illini defensive linemen in the pros. New Indiana recruits pass the eyeball test (subscription...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  6. Big Ten's top NFL combine storylines

    Brian Bennett

    The first group of players arrives in Indianapolis today to start the 2013 NFL combine. The event begins with interviews, and the first on-field workouts begin Saturday with the tight ends, offensive linemen and specialists. The Big Ten is sending...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  7. B1G postseason position rankings: DL

    Brian Bennett

    Our postseason position rankings wrapped up the offensive side of the ball Wednesday with a look at the offensive line. Now it's time to switch to the other side of the ball. We'll stay in the trenches with our rankings for the defensive lines. Th...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  8. B1G rankings: No. 12, Johnathan Hankins

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten postseason player rankings have reached the dandiest dozen. As a reminder, these rankings are based solely on performance from the 2012 season. Checking in at No. 12 is a guy who might go in the first 12 picks of the April NFL draft .....

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  9. Poll: Best outlook for B1G early entrants

    Brian Bennett

    Yesterday, we recapped the Big Ten's early entrants into the NFL draft. The league saw just six underclassmen declare for the draft this year. Now we're wondering which of them will have the best pro career. The choices: Michigan State RB Le'V...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  10. Illinois' Akeem Spence to enter NFL draft

    Brian Bennett

    Illinois defensive tackle Akeem Spence plans on skipping his senior season and entering the NFL draft, ESPN's Joe Schad reports. Spence will announce the decision on Friday, Schad says. Spence had 72 tackles and seven tackles for loss in 2012 foll...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  11. Big Ten All-America roundup

    Brian Bennett

    Now that all the major All-America teams have been named, let's take a look at which Big Ten players received the honor. Wisconsin's Montee Ball was a consensus All-American. That distinction belongs to players who earned the most first-team All-A...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  12. Venric Mark named FWAA all-American

    Brian Bennett

    The Football Writers Association of America released its All-America team on Friday, but they should have just named an All-SEC team. I'll get back to that in a moment, but first let's congratulate Northwestern's Venric Mark for earning a spot as ...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  13. Lewan, Ball lead B1G's AP All-Americans

    Brian Bennett

    The Associated Press has revealed its 2012 All-America teams, and two Big Ten players have earned first-team honors: Michigan offensive tackle Taylor Lewan and Wisconsin running back Montee Ball. A three-year starter, Lewan has made 27 consecutive...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  14. Big Ten Thursday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Pretty boring week, eh? Phil H. from Vancouver, Wash., writes: Now the Coach B is gone we have been hearing and reading a lot about Wisconsin having to hire a Wisconsin guy. What are your thoughts about trying to get a big name coach who can pull ...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  15. Buckeyes set foundation for future

    Brian Bennett

    I ventured out to a couple of places in Columbus on Saturday night to watch the USC-Notre Dame game. Plenty of Ohio State fans were cheering for the Trojans, hoping that their Buckeyes would end up as the only undefeated team in the country. After th...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  16. Weekend rewind: Big Ten Week 12

    Brian Bennett

    Time to reflect ... Team of the week: Ohio State became the first team to clinch a division title, winning the Leaders outright despite a postseason ban. The Buckeyes also moved to 11-0 while yet again defying defeat, this time on the road in over...

    Blog | November 19, 2012