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  1. Ex-Illini Brown dies in crash, Brent charged

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's a very sad day for the Illinois program as two former players now competing for the Dallas Cowboys were involved in a deadly one-car accident early Saturday in Irving, Texas. Former Illini player Jerry Brown was killed in the crash, and forme...

    Blog | December 08, 2012
  2. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Hoping everyone has a great weekend. I'll be hanging out by the Michigan-Canadian border, eh. Marcus Aurelius writes: Interesting that your list of potential reps on a playoff selection committee with Big 10 ties does not feature anyone with SEC ...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  3. OSU players can enter supplemental draft

    Adam Rittenberg

    Despite the ongoing NFL lockout, the supplemental draft will be held in July, colleague Adam Schefter reports. That is, if there are any applicants. Currently there are none, an NFL official tells Schefter. It could be significant for Ohio Stat...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  4. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ready ... link. Penn State football player Curtis Drake has been cited for fighting with Nittany Lions basketball recruit Taran Buie outside McDonald's, the Centre Daily Times reports. Dr. Lou thinks Notre Dame should finally join a conference,...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  5. Big Ten lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    Greetings from Big East country. Thanks for not raiding and imploding the league I cover ... yet. Looking at some endgame scenarios of Joe Paterno's tenure at Penn State. The Nittany Lions landed a defensive end prospect. Ricky Stanzi lives ...

    Blog | July 08, 2010
  6. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    What's going on? There's a lot to like in Stewart Mandel's Big Ten divisions proposal. Geography shouldn't determine the Big Ten divisions, Bob Hunter writes in The Columbus Dispatch. Illinois defensive tackle Josh Brent is entering the NFL sup...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  7. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Don't forget to check out all the Big 12 meetings news. For Big Ten news, you're in the right place. Nick Saban thinks Notre Dame remains the top prize for the Big Ten in expansion, colleague Chris Low writes. Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe rema...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  8. Illinois spring wrap

    Adam Rittenberg

    Illinois 2009 overall record: 3-9 2009 conference record: 2-6 (9th) Returning starters Offense: 5, defense: 6, kicker/punter: 2 Top returners RB Mikel LeShoure, WR Jarred Fayson, LT Jeff Allen, DT Corey Liuget, DE Clay Nurse, LB I...

    Blog | May 05, 2010
  9. Illinois' Brent enrolls at CC, will miss spring

    Adam Rittenberg

    The up-and-down career of Illinois defensive tackle Josh Brent has hit another bump in the road. Brent fell into academic trouble at Illinois and has enrolled at Parkland College in Champaign to improve his grades this term. The rising senior will...

    Blog | January 30, 2010
  10. Illinois learns to move beyond ups and downs

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Clay Nurse is not a golfer, but he borrows a term from links lingo to pinpoint Illinois' current state of mind. "There's no mulligans in football," the Illini junior defensive end said. "You can't go back an...

    Blog | November 10, 2009
  11. Big Ten helmet stickers: Week 9

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Recognizing the five most outstanding performances from Saturday. Minnesota QB Adam Weber: Playing in his first full game without top target Eric Decker this season, Weber passed for a career high 416 yar...

    Blog | November 01, 2009
  12. Illini don't expect QB change to splinter team

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg After Illinois dropped to 1-3, head coach Ron Zook admitted if the team was going to break apart, this would be the time for the cracks to start showing up. "There could be some splintering," Zook said after...

    Blog | October 05, 2009
  13. Spartans, Illini seeing red as October approaches

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The calendar hasn't even reached October yet, and two Big Ten teams are seeing things slip away after being hyped throughout the summer. Jeff Hanisch/US PRESSWIRE Mark Dantonio wi...

    Blog | September 28, 2009
  14. Despite loss of Wilson, Illini confident in LBs

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The Illinois offense should be at full strength for the first time this season Saturday at No. 13 Ohio State (ABC, 3:30 p.m. ET), but the Illini defense will be coping with the loss of a key player. Starting...

    Blog | September 24, 2009
  15. Illinois clears Brent to play; Dufrene questionable

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Illinois has cleared defensive tackle Josh Brent to play this fall, providing a big boost to a defensive line that loses three starters. Brent served time in jail earlier this summer after pleading guilty June...

    Blog | September 01, 2009
  16. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Sorry these are coming a little late. I had to drive through a typhoon to get to Iowa City, but I'm here, safe and sound. I'll be heading over to Kinnick Stadium in a bit. For now, chew on these links....

    Blog | August 07, 2009