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  1. 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
  2. Big Ten Monday mailbag

    Adam Rittenberg

    Brian's off this week, so I'm attempting three mailbags (today, Wednesday and Friday). Wish me luck. Better yet, send me questions. And follow us on Twitter. Aaron from Minneapolis writes: Jerry Kill and his staff have frequently said over th...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  3. Big Ten lunch links

    Mitch Sherman

    Fourteen Big Ten programs combined to produce four first-round NFL draft picks. Louisville, Northern Illinois and Buffalo together had five. Eleven of 32 came from the SEC. Discuss. A big night at the NFL draft for Michigan's Taylor Lewan, who la...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  4. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    In honor of "College Football Playoff," I'm calling this intro line "Lunchtime Links Intro Line." Two Iowa defensive backs left the team. Kirk Ferentz says the proposed Big Ten realignment "makes perfect sense." Iowa approved a conflict-of-intere...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  5. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a great first weekend of March ... Brian from Atlanta writes: Adam, What are your thoughts on the Jim Bollman hire by Michigan State? Seems to fit the mold of a Mark Dantonio coordinator? Adam Rittenberg: He definitely fits Dantonio...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  6. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    I hope you enjoy what should be an excellent Saturday of games in the Big Ten and around the country. Can't wait! Adam from Madison, Wis., writes: Why are Badger fans complaining about the division they are in ? they actually have it almost perfec...

    Blog | September 10, 2010
  7. Gophers' MarQueis Gray does double duty

    Adam Rittenberg

    MarQueis Gray has been a busy man during Minnesota's training camp, to say the least. When the Golden Gophers practice only once, Gray spends most of the session with the quarterbacks and sneaks a few reps here and there at wide receiver. During t...

    Blog | August 26, 2010
  8. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Good response on the Big Ten depth post. Pat yourselves on the back. Adam from Cincinnati writes: Regarding your post on Big Ten depth, I think the criticism of the Big Ten for a lack of depth after the top four teams and their past criticism for ...

    Blog | August 24, 2010
  9. Minnesota seeking a few good plays

    Adam Rittenberg

    After Minnesota ran a multitude of plays but very few of them well last season, new offensive coordinator Jeff Horton came in with a simple plan. Step 1: Identify a feasible package of plays for the Gophers execute well. Step 2: Stick to it! ...

    Blog | August 16, 2010
  10. Opening camp: Minnesota

    Adam Rittenberg

    Schedule: The Gophers hit the field Friday for their first practice. What's new: Another offensive coordinator, the Gophers' third in as many seasons. Jeff Horton isn't bringing dramatic changes like his predecessor Jedd Fish, and he'll try to sim...

    Blog | August 05, 2010
  11. 2010 Blue Ribbon Preview: Minnesota Golden Gophers

    ESPN Insider has teamed with Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook to provide a comprehensive look at all 120 FBS teams. Here, they preview the 2010 Minnesota Golden Gophers.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2010
  12. The Revolving Door: Minnesota

    Adam Rittenberg

    All the expansion news has prompted a drought in the Revolving Door series, but it returns today. Here's my seventh installment of a series examining key players departing, staying and arriving at Big Ten schools. Going ... Eric Decker, WR:...

    Blog | June 10, 2010
  13. Minnesota spring wrap

    Adam Rittenberg

    2009 overall record: 6-7 2009 conference record: 3-5 (8th) Returning starters Offense: 9, defense: 2, kicker/punter: 1 Top returners QB Adam Weber, RB Duane Bennett, RB DeLeon Eskridge, C D.J. Burris, S Kyle Theret, S Kim Royston, P Er...

    Blog | May 05, 2010
  14. Your Big Ten NFL draft roundup

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2010 NFL draft is in the books, so let's take a look at the 34 Big Ten players who heard their names called in New York. When the full list of undrafted free agents comes out, I'll post it later in the week. ROUND 1 Michigan DE Brandon Gra...

    Blog | April 26, 2010
  15. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    He built GE into the greatest company on Earth, and the Earth into one of the top three planets in the universe!'s Dennis Dodd weighs in on Rich Rodriguez, Terrelle Pryor's knee and other spring football storylines. An already str...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  16. Big Ten Q&A: Tim Brewster, Part II

    Adam Rittenberg

    Here's the second half of my interview with Minnesota head coach Tim Brewster, whose team kicks off spring practice today. For Part I, click here. You can't expect another Eric Decker to emerge, but wide receiver will be a key position in 2010. Wh...

    Blog | March 23, 2010