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  1. Buckeyes make emphatic case for playoff

    Brian Bennett

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The debate will continue until the College Football Playoff selection committee reveals its picks for the four-team field, and the controversy surely won't stop then. Does No. 5 Ohio State belong in the playoff over Big 12 co-champ...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  2. Is Montee Ball now underrated?

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin's Montee Ball proved everything he could in college, returning for his senior year to break the all-time FBS record for career touchdowns after tying the mark for most touchdowns in a season in 2011. Little of that matters now, as Ball m...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  3. Montee Ball a Doak Walker Award finalist

    Brian Bennett

    Montee Ball hasn't had quite the same year he did in 2011, but he is once again a finalist for the Doak Walker Award, which goes to the top running back in college football. The Wisconsin senior joins Oregon's Kenjon Barner and UCLA's Jonathan Fra...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  4. Athlon makes its Big East predictions

    Brian Bennett

    So far, we have seen Big East predictions from Phil Steele and College Football News. Athlon is up next. The pick: Louisville and USF are co-champs, but the Cardinals win the head-to-head matchup between the two and make it to the BCS. Here is ...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  5. Big East players receive academic honors

    Brian Bennett

    Seventeen players on Big East teams during the 2011 season have been selected to the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society, it was announced Wednesday. To qualify, college football players from all divisions have to maintain at leas...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  6. Attendance soars for B1G, college football

    Brian Bennett

    This just in: college football is really, really popular. According to the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, the sport set a record for attendance in the 2011 season, with a total of nearly 4.7 million fans attending games at ...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  7. Big Ten rankings: No. 18, A.J. Jenkins

    Brian Bennett

    Our Top 25 players countdown rolls on to No. 18 today. Once again, these rankings account only for 2011 performance and impact, and professional or future college potential. A Champaign toast goes out now to ... No. 18: A.J. Jenkins, WR, Illino...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  8. Surveying Big East attendance in 2011

    Brian Bennett

    Attendance numbers for all of college football in 2011 are in, and Sports Business Journal took a look at the numbers for the past three years. West Virginia once again leads the way for the Big East, which should come as little shock. But there a...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  9. Halftime: Michigan State 29, Wisconsin 21

    Brian Bennett

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Quick halftime analysis from a wildly entertaining first 30 minutes at the inaugural Big Ten championship game: Turning point: On the first play of the second quarter, Michigan State went for it on fourth down and 1 from the Wiscon...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  10. Notes from Bret Bielema's news conference

    Brian Bennett

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Notes and nuggets from Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema's news conference on the eve of the inaugural Big Ten title game at Lucas Oil Stadium: Center Peter Konz was expected to try and practice in an effort to play against Michigan S...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  11. Badgers-Spartans retro diary: Vol. II

    Brian Bennett

    To get you ready for Saturday's Big Ten championship game between Wisconsin and Michigan State, I've gone back and watched the classic Oct. 22 game, won by the Spartans 37-31. This is my retro diary of that experience. If you missed Vol. I, which cov...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  12. Wisconsin-Michigan State retro diary: Vol. I

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin and Michigan State will play for the Big Ten championship this Saturday in Indianapolis. Of course, it is a rematch of their Oct. 22 meeting, won by [spoiler alert!] the Spartans 37-31 in one of the best games of the college football season...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  13. Checking in from Columbus: Florida-OSU

    Brian Bennett

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The last time I covered college basketball, I watched Ohio State destroy opponents in its first two games of the 2011 NCAA tournament in Cleveland. Those Buckeyes look destined for greatness, but they would fall short in the Swee...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  14. College Football 2011 preview -- Notre Dame Fighting Irish's expe...

    Brian Bennett

    Everyone has heard this story before -- Notre Dame is back -- but this season coach Brian Kelly has all the pieces in place for the Irish to live up to expectations.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2011
  15. Cornhuskers make simulated Rose Bowl

    Brian Bennett

    EA Sports simulated the entire 2011 season using NCAA Football 2012 and then simulated the BCS games. Nebraska fans might hope reality matches up -- at least for the regular season. In the video game simulation (which you can see clips of here), t...

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  16. Phil Steele picks Pitt as Big East champ

    Brian Bennett

    I just picked up the new Phil Steele 2011 College Football Preview from my local supermarket to check out what he has to say about the Big East. So now I bring to you his forecast for the league in order of finish: 1. Pittsburgh 1. USF 3. We...

    Blog | June 09, 2011