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  1. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a great St. Patrick's Day weekend ... Adam from Austin, Texas, writes: Adam,Looking over Michigan's 2010 recruiting class, of the original Rich Rodriguez-recruited 27 members, only six recruits remain on the Wolverine squad, including ...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  2. B1G postseason position rankings: OL

    Adam Rittenberg

    The postseason position rankings march on with the group where it all begins: the offensive line. Traditionally one of the stronger positions throughout the Big Ten, the 2013 season brought mixed results. Several traditionally strong lines took a ste...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  3. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a great weekend ... Hunter from East Lansing, Mich., writes: Enough about Michigan and Ohio State!! Lets hear more about the Spartans!! Although not as decorated as the Buckeyes and the Wolverines recruiting classes (obviously), I thin...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  4. Best and worst of 2012: Wisconsin

    Adam Rittenberg

    Our series examining the best and worst moments of 2012 for each Big Ten team continues now with the Wisconsin Badgers. Best moment: Victory lap in Indy After a season of adversity where nothing came easy for Wisconsin, especially on offense, t...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  5. UW's Andersen hires five assistants

    Adam Rittenberg

    New Wisconsin head coach Gary Andersen on Thursday announced five assistant coaches for the 2013 season. Several of these names have already been reported but they're now official. Here's the rundown: Andy Ludwig, offensive coordinator/quarter...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  6. B1G bowl primer: Rose Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    Our snapshots of each bowl game featuring a Big Ten team continues. ROSE BOWL GAME PRESENTED BY VIZIO Wisconsin (8-5) vs. Stanford (11-2) Where: Rose Bowl; Pasadena, Calif. When: Jan. 1, 5 p.m. ET (2 p.m. PT) TV: ESPN About Wisconsi...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  7. Big Ten's best assistants in 2012

    Adam Rittenberg

    Head coaches are like quarterbacks. They get too much credit and too much blame. Assistant coaches are like nose tackles. They don't get nearly enough credit despite playing vital roles. Today, we'll change it up and give some recognition to Bi...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  8. Loss of Bielema a B1G, bitter pill to swallow

    Brian Bennett

    Bret Bielema was born in Illinois at a place called Illini Hospital. He played his college football at Iowa and has a tattoo of a tiger hawk on his leg. Except for a two-year stint at Kansas State as co-defensive coordinator, Bielema spent his ent...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  9. Wisconsin offense saves its best for last

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- They came in droves, as family members, friends and colleagues embraced Wisconsin offensive coordinator Matt Canada on what had become a field of dreams at Lucas Oil Stadium. "That," Canada told one group of well-wishers, "was fun....

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  10. Tough road back to Indy ends easily for UW

    Adam Rittenberg

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- When Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema addressed his team Friday night, he read a list of approximately 20 teams that recently had been among the nation's elite but had fallen on hard times. Teams like Wisconsin. Teams with worse r...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  11. UW's Bielema pleased with new line coach

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema isn't publicly naming his starting quarterback for the Indiana game, and he even declined to say if he's voting today. You know, being in a battleground state and all. But Bielema did offer a strong endorsement for ...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  12. Midseason report: Wisconsin

    Adam Rittenberg

    WISCONSIN Record: 5-2 (2-1 Big Ten) It feels like Wisconsin has had two different seasons crammed into the first seven games. The Badgers were a mess the first three weeks: squeaking past FCS Northern Iowa, nearly being shut out at Oregon St...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  13. 2012 Big Ten midseason report

    Adam Rittenberg

    After a historic offseason of transition, the Big Ten endured a historic first half of ineptitude. The league entered the fall under unique circumstances, as two of its premier programs (Ohio State and Penn State) couldn't compete in the postseaso...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  14. Boilers, Badgers know what's at stake

    Adam Rittenberg

    When Wisconsin players enter the field at Camp Randall Stadium, they pass under this sign. Coach Bret Bielema has drilled home a 1-0 mentality with his players since he took the top job. And, for the most part, it works. The approach doesn't ch...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  15. Slumping Illini, Badgers look for a spark

    Adam Rittenberg

    U.S. Sen. Al Franken might want to cancel his weekend plans. Don't be surprised if Franken gets a call from Illinois coach Tim Beckman or Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema to come to Madison, Wis. Both Beckman's Illini and Bielema's Badgers could use a...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  16. Big Ten: Looking back and forward

    Adam Rittenberg

    Check your calendar. It's Oct. 1, which means the first month of the college football season is in the books. As you know, it hasn't been a great one for the Big Ten. Let's take a quick look back at the Big Ten's September before spinning it forwa...

    Blog | October 01, 2012