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  1. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    Game week is here. Let that sink in. Revel in it. With the season about to begin, let's take at a few teams outside the top expected Big Ten contenders (Michigan State, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska) who could get off to fast starts in 201...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  2. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    After an eight-win season that included the historic four-game winning streak in Big Ten play and a victory over Nebraska, Minnesota had a right to feel pretty good about itself in the offseason. Instead, Gophers head coach Jerry Kill had this messag...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  3. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    Actual college football returns next week. Huzzah. And players are likely celebrating as well, because training camps are winding to a close. Depth charts are also shaping up as well as teams move nearer toward preparing for Week 1. But some key j...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  4. Gophers learn from 'Larry Fitzgerald school'

    Brian Bennett

    It's well known that Minnesota needs to make major improvements in its passing game this fall and that the Gophers' young receivers need to develop. Luckily, they had a chance to learn from one of the best in the business this summer. NFL ...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  5. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    (Welcome to a new incarnation of the links, which have expanded and moved from lunchtime to the morning. With our apologies to Buster Olney). With a little more than a week of preseason practice in the books at most Big Ten campuses, it's too earl...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  6. Big Ten Friday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    It's almost the weekend, and only three more of these without football. Use it wisely. Don't forget that I'm hanging out in a new space on Twitter, and you can follow me here. Now, I'm 'bout to 'bag it up: Chasmo from Greenwich Village write...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  7. Schedule analysis: Minnesota

    Brian Bennett

    Just a few more weeks before the games kick off. Until then, we're looking forward and analyzing every Big Ten team's 2014 schedule. Up next: the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Nonconference schedule (with 2013 records) Aug. 28: Eastern Illinois ...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  8. Big Ten lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    Lots of news from preseason practice. I love it. A strong-legged freshman kicker could give Wisconsin a boost. The QB battle between Joel Stave and Tanner McEvoy resumed. A good battle at noseguard is going on at Rutgers. Some chatter from Pu...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  9. Writers tab Ohio State to win Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten, for whatever reason, does not issue an official preseason predicted order of finish like just about every other league. Luckily, we've got Doug Lesmerises of Cleveland.com to pick up the slack. Lesmerises once again has organized an u...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  10. Big Ten lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten season unofficially begins Monday with media days. So enjoy the weekend, and then let's get after it. Jeff Jones is not likely to play for Minnesota this season, even if he qualifies academically. Some highly rated prospects will be...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  11. B1G media day attendees: West Division

    Brian Bennett

    Big Ten media days are right around the corner. Earlier today, we took a closer look at the players coming to Chicago from the East Division. Now it's time to do the same for the West. ILLINOIS Simon Cvijanovic, Sr., OT: He's a two-year starter...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  12. Preseason position preview: DB

    Brian Bennett

    Our preview of each position group in the Big Ten reaches its final stop on the defensive side: the secondary. The two best secondary players from last season both were drafted in the first round this spring: Michigan State's Darqueze Dennard and ...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  13. B1G awards watch list roundup

    Brian Bennett

    College football preseason awards watch lists are, at best, little more than a summertime curiosity these days and, at worst, an easy punchline. For one, there are far too many awards -- only country music likes to give itself as many trophies as ...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  14. Big Ten lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    Saw Jack White perform "Seven Nation Army" live this weekend. Felt like I was back in a Big Ten football stadium. Soon enough. A pair of freshman wide receivers left Wisconsin, which needs all the help it can get at that position. Penn State pi...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  15. Tough slates tougher on some B1G teams

    Brian Bennett

    The move toward stronger nonconference schedules by the Big Ten and other leagues is already yielding benefits for fans. As teams gear up to impress the College Football Playoff selection committee, several high-profile intersectional future matchups...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  16. Big Ten Thursday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    As you've probably noticed, we've switched the days up a bit with the mailbag as we've gone daily here in the last stretch of the offseason. Keep sending us your questions, especially on Twitter. Patrick from Davenport, Iowa, writes: In an imagin...

    Blog | July 17, 2014