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  1. Wildcats' Dunsmore not slowed by surgeries

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northwestern's Drake Dunsmore caught the swing pass in the flat, shook free of Auburn defender Demond Washington and rumbled down the sideline. About 40 yards later, Dunsmore encountered his next victim, Auburn's All-SEC cornerback Walter McFadden...

    Blog | July 29, 2010
  2. Wisconsin spring wrap

    Adam Rittenberg

    Spring practice is in the books, and I'll be taking a look back at each Big Ten team's spring session today. First up, Wisconsin. 2009 overall record: 10-3 2009 conference record: 5-3, T-4th Returning starters Offense: 10, defense: 6, pun...

    Blog | May 05, 2010
  3. Big Ten spring game recap: Wisconsin

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin's defense was the unit that entered the spring with question marks. The Badgers had to replace All-Big Ten defensive end O'Brien Schofield, middle linebacker Jaevery McFadden, safety leader Chris Maragos and both starting defensive tackl...

    Blog | April 19, 2010
  4. Instant analysis: Auburn 38, Northwestern 35 (OT)

    Adam Rittenberg

    Well, that was wild. For the second straight year, Northwestern went to overtime in its bowl game. And once again, the Wildcats came out on the short end of a wacky contest with Auburn. NU made two amazing comebacks and received one of the truly u...

    Blog | January 01, 2010
  5. Wisconsin win raises bar for 2010 season

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin's 20-14 victory in the Champs Sports Bowl marked a fitting end to a season where the program reclaimed its identity. In 2008, the Badgers got away from the things that made them a respected upper-tier Big Ten program for the better part ...

    Blog | December 30, 2009
  6. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a happy holiday. Wisconsin linebacker Jaevery McFadden is as tough as they come, Jorge Milian writes in the Palm Beach Post. Despite a return trip to the Champs Sports Bowl, Wisconsin has seen an increase in ticket sales, Tom Mulhern ...

    Blog | December 24, 2009
  7. Both defenses look strong early on

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg MADISON, Wis. -- Both Wisconsin and Iowa are making some nice defensive adjustments so far in this one. On Iowa's first drive, the Hawkeyes did an effective job of taking Wisconsin star defensive end O'Brien...

    Blog | October 17, 2009
  8. Wisconsin's Henry passes tests

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Aaron Henry didn't need a knee injury to humble him. David Stluka/Getty Images Aaron Henry missed the entire 2008 season due to injuries. He didn't need a year away from football to make him ...

    Blog | August 25, 2009
  9. Bielema feels justified in suspending safeties

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema doesn't second-guess his decision to indefinitely suspend senior safeties Shane Carter and Aubrey Pleasant last week, even though family members of the pl...

    Blog | August 18, 2009
  10. Going camping in the Big Ten, Part II

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The final seven Big Ten teams open preseason camp, including defending co-champs Penn State and Ohio State. Here are three questions for the remaining seven squads during the next four weeks. If you missed Pa...

    Blog | August 10, 2009
  11. Big Ten position rankings: Linebackers

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The position rankings march on with the linebackers, another position that looks fairly stacked throughout the Big Ten. Much like the D-lines, I don't see many truly weak groups here, though there's a ...

    Blog | July 30, 2009
  12. Where Big Ten teams still need help

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Fifteen spring practices still don't mask all the warts a team has, and every head coach has a position group that keeps him awake at night. After looking at where each Big Ten team got help this spring, h...

    Blog | May 26, 2009
  13. Herbert sets new tone in Wisconsin weight room

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg After suffering through one of the most disappointing seasons in the country last fall, Wisconsin needed to make changes, and everyone knew it. The problem? Spring practice was more than three months away.&nbs...

    Blog | May 18, 2009
  14. Wisconsin spring wrap

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Wisconsin Badgers 2008 overall record: 7-6 2008 conference record: 3-5 Returning starters Offense: 6; Defense: 5; Special teams: 2 Top returners QB Dusti...

    Blog | May 06, 2009
  15. Recruiting needs: Wisconsin Badgers

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema likely will return to his roots with his 2009 recruiting haul. A former defensive lineman at Iowa, Bielema needs to replenish a Badgers' defensive front that loses three m...

    Blog | January 16, 2009
  16. What to watch in the first three Big Ten bowls

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg After a lengthy hiatus, What to Watch is back as we take a look at the first three Big Ten bowl games. Champs Sports -- Wisconsin vs. Florida State, Dec. 27Valero Alamo -- Northwestern vs. Missouri, Dec. 29Insight...

    Blog | December 24, 2008