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  1. Big Ten NFL draft roundtable

    Adam Rittenberg

    Tired of NFL draft rewind posts? Well, it's nearly over. And besides, not much else is happening in mid-May. We're taking a closer look, roundtable-style, at the Big Ten's draft: how certain teams did, the risers, the falls and more. Noted draft h...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  2. Breaking down the B1G's draft performance

    Adam Rittenberg

    The biggest non-game on the American sporting calendar is all done, as the 2014 NFL draft wrapped up Saturday afternoon in New York. After arguably its worst draft in the modern era in 2013, the Big Ten performed better this year with 30 picks. Still...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  3. B1G should be bigger factor early in draft

    Adam Rittenberg

    Remember the angst felt around the Big Ten on the night of April 25, 2013? OK, maybe you weren't nervous. But they were a bit skittish at Big Ten headquarters as the first round of the NFL draft unfolded at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. ...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  4. New McShay mock includes four from B1G

    Adam Rittenberg

    The NFL scouting combine is done, pro days are taking place around the Big Ten, and Todd McShay has another version of his NFL mock draft. Big Ten fans will have to scroll past the reshuffled top 10, as no players from the league appear -- despite so...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  5. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Eventful week in the Big Ten so far, and bowl season wraps up tonight in South Florida. Time to check the mail ... Dave from Columbus, Ohio, writes: Adam -It was great to see Coach Dantonio finish out the season with a Rose Bowl win. His team's...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  6. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    I was preparing a snide remark about the Lions being the Lions. And then the Bears decided to be the Bears. Woe is the NFC North. Minnesota's solid season has already raised the bar for 2014. Gophers defensive back Brock Vereen wants to join his ...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  7. 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
  8. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Sadly, there's no Big Ten football this weekend for the first time since August. I'll be counting the minutes until bowl season. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter. To the inbox ... Matthew from Minneapolis writes: Hey Adam, I can't help b...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  9. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten should have a better night at the NBA draft than the NFL draft. It looks like veteran lineman Ryan Groy will play left tackle for Wisconsin this fall. Gary Andersen's son, who was originally headed to BYU, will play for his dad at Wis...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  10. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Spring, is that really you? Nah, just teasin'. An excellent statistical breakdown of the new Big Ten divisions. The Big Ten is gradually phasing out games against FCS teams. BTN's Gerry DiNardo isn't a huge fan of the new division setup. Tom Dien...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  11. Big Ten's worst NFL draft? It's possible

    Adam Rittenberg

    The gap between the Big Ten and the SEC not only is widening on the field, but on the NFL draft boards. While the SEC produced a record 63 picks in the 2013 NFL draft -- eight more than any conference in any draft in the modern era and 32 more tha...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  12. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    The links are on the clock ... More on quarterback Steven Bench's departure from Penn State here and here and here and here. Bob Flounders looks at Penn State's all-time draft team on defense. The draft is here for Penn State's NFL hopefuls. A ...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  13. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Happy college football playoff naming day. Lee Barfknecht writes that despite Monday's news, realignment might not be over, especially in the Big Ten. Nebraska chancellor Harvey Perlman weighs in on potential realignment quiet, proposed divisio...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  14. Gophers' Vereen provides safety blanket

    Adam Rittenberg

    Anyone could see that Minnesota's secondary took a major step in 2012, helping the defense finish 12th nationally in pass yards allowed and 23rd in pass efficiency. But could anyone identify the most invaluable piece of the Gophers' back four? Pro...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  15. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten hoops tournament is under way. If you need a break from roundball, check out the links. Some good Big Ten news nuggets (division alignment, future schedules) at the bottom of this Iowa recruiting story. Mark Snyder looks at five thi...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  16. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're previewing spring football in the Big Ten today and Friday. Be sure to check it out. Link time ... There's still no confirmation, but all signs point to Michigan State hiring Jim Bollman -- a current Purdue assistant and a former Ohio St...

    Blog | February 28, 2013