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  1. Early look at Big Ten's free-agent signings

    Adam Rittenberg

    Only 22 Big Ten players heard their names called during the 2013 NFL draft, the league's lowest total in nearly two decades (it had 21 draftees in 1994). But as soon as the draft ended Saturday, the free-agent signings began. And there were plenty...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    First half in the books, 21-0-3. Light the lamp. Iowa will review the hiring procedures for coach Kirk Ferentz's future son-in-law, The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette reports. Michigan State in the Big Ten's "East" division? Athletic director Mark Holl...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  4. Big Ten combine results: DB

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2013 NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis wrapped up Tuesday with the defensive backs. Five Big Ten defensive backs participated in some or all of the events and drills. Let's see how they did ... Illinois CB Terry Hawthorne ran the 40-yar...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  5. Big Ten Tuesday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Let's get to it ... Radi from Bangkok writes: Hey Adam, If the B1G wants to to expand to 18 teams, create 3 divisions and play 5 divisional games, with 2 cross-over games with each of the other 2 divisions, then invite Virginia, North Carolina and...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  6. B1G roster update for all-star games

    Adam Rittenberg

    The college football postseason all-star games kick off in the next few weeks, so I thought it would be a good time to see who from the Big Ten is headed where. These games feature NFL draft hopefuls from around the sport, and we'll have full coverag...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  7. B1G bowl primer: Heart of Dallas Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    Our snapshots of each bowl game featuring a Big Ten team continues. HEART OF DALLAS BOWL Purdue (6-6) vs. Oklahoma State (7-5) Where: Cotton Bowl, Dallas When: Noon ET, 11 a.m. CT TV: ESPNU About Purdue: The Boilers returned more st...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  8. Big Ten power rankings: Week 15

    Adam Rittenberg

    Only one Big Ten game took place since the last edition of the power rankings, but the surprising result left quite a conundrum. How should we rank teams 2 through 6 after Wisconsin smashed Nebraska by 39 points in the Big Ten championship game? W...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  9. Big Ten picks rewind: Week 13

    Adam Rittenberg

    The season predictions race is over, and I ran away with the victory. To the victor goes the shrimp cocktail. Brian Bennett saved his best for last, going 6-0 on the final weekend of the year. Unfortunately, it was too little, too late. Here's ...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  10. Boilers rally around Marve, fight for bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    Robert Marve never could have predicted his football career to play out the way it has. No one could. Here's the synopsis: nationally decorated recruit, signs with Miami, breaks his arm in car accident before freshman year, redshirts the 2007 seas...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  11. Big Ten chat wrap: Halloween edition

    Adam Rittenberg

    We had a very scary Halloween edition of the Big Ten chat today. I went as Jared from Subway. If only I had his millions. Anyway, if you missed the fun, check out the full transcript. Some highlights: Larry from Skokie, Ill.: How many Bowl gam...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  12. Midseason report: Purdue

    Adam Rittenberg

    PURDUE Record: 3-3 (0-2 Big Ten) Danny Hope told anyone who'd listen in the offseason that he would have his best team at Purdue in 2012. Through the first four games, the Boilers looked the part, averaging 51 points per game at home and nea...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  13. Big Ten chat wrap: Oct. 3

    Adam Rittenberg

    The first Big Ten chat of October is in the books. Good times. Did you miss it? Shame on you. Not to worry, as there's a full transcript for you to peruse. Here are some highlights: John from Iowa: Do you think Nebraska will be able to contain...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  14. Boilers hold off Marshall to improve to 3-1

    Adam Rittenberg

    Like most Big Ten teams, Purdue is relieved nonconference play is over. Rakeem Cato and Marshall's high-powered passing attack gave the Boilers' defense all it could handle Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium, challenging a unit that had looked good thro...

    Blog | September 29, 2012
  15. Boilermakers run away with easy win

    Adam Rittenberg

    Purdue's quarterback situation might frustrate and confuse its fans at times, but the Boilers are pretty good elsewhere. In fact, they might be the best team in the Leaders Division. Purdue rode its run game and its defense to a 54-16 win again...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  16. Big Ten postseason position rankings: DB

    Adam Rittenberg

    The postseason position rankings are hitting the home stretch, and today we take a look at the Big Ten secondaries. It's a little tricky to evaluate secondary play from 2011. While seven Big Ten teams ranked in the top 18 nationally in pass defense, ...

    Blog | February 27, 2012