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  1. Melvin Gordon prefers more with less

    Brian Bennett

    Massive expectations await Melvin Gordon in his junior year at Wisconsin. The idea of a 2,000-yard campaign has been bandied about. Colleague Travis Haney has picked Gordon to have a "historic season." Those high hopes are understandable. Gordon f...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  2. Roundtable: Toughest calls for The Season

    Brian Bennett

    On Monday, ESPN revealed its choices for the greatest individual seasons in college football history. We voted on several of these, including the best Big Ten seasons. As you can imagine, there were some difficult calls to make, especially at scho...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  3. Longevity key in B1G's signature seasons

    Adam Rittenberg

    What constitutes a signature season in the Big Ten? We're not talking about good or very good or even great. These are the single best individual seasons in college football history. And in the Big Ten, perhaps more so than in any other league, hi...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  4. Miller vs. past B1G Heisman hopefuls

    Josh Moyer

    Braxton Miller has a chance to make Big Ten history this season by winning his third straight conference player-of-the-year award and by earning Heisman votes for the third consecutive season. Of course, he's not the only Big Ten player to ever en...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  5. Poll: Big Ten's second-best clutch QB

    Adam Rittenberg

    I knew Braxton Miller thrived in clutch situations. I was in Ohio Stadium when Miller rallied a mediocre Ohio State team past a Wisconsin squad led by Russell Wilson and Montee Ball in a wild game as a true freshman in 2011. But I was surprised to le...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  6. Wisconsin's Gordon reaches for next level

    Adam Rittenberg

    MADISON, Wis. -- Most Wisconsin players had disappeared into the northeast tunnel of Camp Randall Stadium, leaving behind another spring workout. But Melvin Gordon remained, running routes and catching passes from walk-on quarterback Thad Armstrong. ...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  7. Wilson leads B1G contingent in Super Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    It had been four years since a former Big Ten quarterback (Drew Brees in 2010) led his team to a Super Bowl championship. Russell Wilson ended the drought in dominating fashion Sunday night. Wilson, who played his final collegiate season at Wiscon...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  8. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    The links have decided to unionize. Some takes on the unionization plan led by Northwestern players here and here and here. Former Michigan kicker Brendan Gibbons was expelled from school for violating the sexual misconduct policy. A closer l...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
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  10. Wisconsin leads B1G Super Bowl group

    Adam Rittenberg

    In 2011, Russell Wilson and Montee Ball formed one of the most explosive offensive backfields in Big Ten history and led Wisconsin to a league title and a Rose Bowl appearance. Somehow, that Badgers team managed to lose three games. Wilson and Bal...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  11. Big Ten all-BCS-era team

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    The BCS is dead. RIP. As we memorialize the BCS era throughout ESPN.com today, we're selecting All-BCS teams from each conference. As a reminder, the BCS era lasted from the 1998 season through the recently completed 2013 season. To narrow our select...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  12. Abdullah, Gordon semifinalists for Doak

    Adam Rittenberg

    A Big Ten running back (Wisconsin's Montee Ball) won the Doak Walker award in 2012, and two Big Ten ball-carriers are in the mix to take it this season. Nebraska junior Ameer Abdullah and Wisconsin sophomore Melvin Gordon are two of the 10 semifin...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  13. White belongs among Badgers' best backs

    Adam Rittenberg

    MADISON, Wis. -- James White often hasn't been the central character in The James White Story at Wisconsin. Maybe it's time for that to change. Any discussion of White quickly drifts to the other running backs he has played alongside with the Badg...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  14. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a great weekend of football watching. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter, the best way to keep track on Saturdays. To the inbox ... Sumeet from San Francisco writes: Adam, what else, schedule questions. I have one, parity-based sc...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  15. Iowa's Weisman latest B1G bell cow back

    Adam Rittenberg

    Iowa running back Mark Weisman has been a very busy man. Last Saturday, he carried the ball 35 times in Iowa's 27-21 win against Iowa State. According to the school, only five Hawkeyes ball-carriers have heard their number called more often in a g...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  16. Race never ends for White, Badger backs

    Adam Rittenberg

    MADISON, Wis. -- At some point before toe meets football Saturday, Wisconsin assistant Thomas Hammock will gather the Badger running backs and ask a simple question: Who should start? You may think Hammock is shirking his primary responsibility as...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  17. Video: Wisconsin RB James White

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin running back James White talks about adapting to a new offense and filling the shoes of Montee Ball....

    Blog | August 13, 2013