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  1. Big Ten Tuesday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Questions, answers and Twitter. What could possibly be better on a Tuesday in June? Let's begin ... Virgel from Valdosta, Ga., writes: Adam, do you think that if this season ends the Tim Beckman era at Illinois, they would go after a high-profi...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  2. Big Ten coaching carousel quiet for now

    Adam Rittenberg

    Two winters ago, the Big Ten had an unprecedented 40 coaching changes. Three teams replaced their head coaches, and three others replaced three or more assistants. Last year's coaching carousel wasn't quite as packed, although eight of the 12 team...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  3. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten bowl season is less than two weeks away. Nebraska denies the report that a school rep reached out to Mack Brown's attorney. Jason LaCanfora reports that two NFL teams have reached out to Bill O'Brien, who is ready to return to the pros....

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  4. The Big Ten's biggest coaching bargains

    Adam Rittenberg

    When Michigan State's Mark Dantonio and Wisconsin's Bret Bielema posed behind the Big Ten trophy a day before the inaugural football championship, they didn't only represent two of college football's blossoming coaches. They also represented two o...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  5. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Husker Country today, Hawkeye Country tomorrow. Wonder if I'll get stopped at customs. Nate from Easley, S.C., writes: I really like the idea of a spring scrimmage but, other than injuries, I have one major concern. The current system is slanted ...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  6. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Championship game around the corner. Let's do this. Alden from Chicago writes: Adam, Do you see potential for a budding rivalry between Michigan State and Wisconsin? As a huge Michigan State fan, I'm starting to feel it a bit. I see it possibl...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  7. Big 12 lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Taking a spin around the Big 12 ... Big 12 administrators favor giving athletes additional funds, Chuck Carlton writes in the Dallas Morning News. Former Missouri defensive lineman Lorenzo Williams makes a good case why players should get more ...

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  8. Wisconsin waits on Paul Chryst's decision

    Adam Rittenberg

    We know Wisconsin is losing quarterback Scott Tolzien, left tackle Gabe Carimi and several other standout offensive players to graduation. Will the Badgers also lose the architect of their dominant offense? We should find out soon. Offensive co...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  9. Wisconsin safeties having a Good week

    Adam Rittenberg

    LOS ANGELES -- Wisconsin safety Aaron Henry has had a very Good week in California. That's Good with a capital 'G.' Celebrity sightings are part of the deal out here, and Henry's pre-bowl highlight came when he met actress Meagan Good. "You ...

    Blog | December 29, 2010
  10. Big Red update: Week 8

    Adam Rittenberg

    Sorry this is coming a little late, but it's time for our weekly peek at future Big Ten member Nebraska. Big Red is feeling a little blue right now. Record: 5-1 (1-1 Big 12) National rank: No. 16 in BCS standings, No. 14 in AP poll, No. 13 in c...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  11. Tim Brewster set bar high, never reached it

    Adam Rittenberg

    Tim Brewster came to Minnesota talking big and dreaming bigger. I can't remember how many times I heard Brewster mention Minnesota's 18 Big Ten championships and six national championships, never mind the fact that neither event had happened since...

    Blog | October 17, 2010
  12. Minnesota-Texas series canceled

    Adam Rittenberg

    The jury is still out on Tim Brewster at Minnesota, but the fourth-year coach already has made an extremely positive impact in one area: scheduling. Minnesota has significantly upgraded its nonconference schedule during Brewster's tenure, adding t...

    Blog | July 29, 2010
  13. Revisiting the Ferentz-Tressel COY debate

    Adam Rittenberg

    Last week's NFL draft rekindled a hot topic on this blog -- the 2009 Big Ten Coach of the Year race between Iowa's Kirk Ferentz and Ohio State's Jim Tressel. As we all know, Ferentz won the award, his third after claiming the honor in both 2002 an...

    Blog | April 30, 2010
  14. Big 12 schools capitalize on junior days

    Adam Rittenberg

    College football coaches aren't a patient bunch, especially when it comes to recruiting. Getting a jump start can mean everything in recruiting, and several Big 12 bosses are taking advantage through junior days. Colleague Mark Schlabach takes a l...

    Blog | March 01, 2010
  15. Big 12 lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Back again to do the links. Hope you don't mind. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Jimmy Burch takes a comprehensive look at spring ball in the Big 12. Two Big 12 defensive tackles (Gerald McCoy and Ndamukong Suh) are at the top of the NFL draft b...

    Blog | March 01, 2010
  16. How the Big Ten coaches voted in final poll

    Adam Rittenberg

    Today is the only time that we get a glimpse into the coaches poll, as the final ballot has been released. Six Big Ten head coaches participated this year: Ohio State's Jim Tressel, Michigan's Rich Rodriguez, Illinois' Ron Zook, Indiana's Bill Lyn...

    Blog | December 07, 2009