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  1. Schedule analysis: Northwestern

    Brian Bennett

    Opening weekend in college football is just five weeks away. Yay. We're we're peeking ahead and breaking down every Big Ten team's 2014 schedule to get you even more geeked up. Batting third in our series: The Northwestern Wildcats Nonconferenc...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  2. Schedule analysis: Nebraska

    Brian Bennett

    Good news: the college football season begins five weeks from today. (Abilene Christian at Georgia State. Who's excited?) We can't wait, which is why we're peeking ahead and breaking down every Big Ten team's 2014 schedule in this new series. Up f...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Preseason position preview: Quarterbacks

    Brian Bennett

    You can have all the pieces of a great team, but if you're lacking a standout quarterback, it's going to be tough to win big in college football. Quarterback is a position that likely needs to improve throughout the Big Ten in order for the league...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  6. Illinois loses O-line coach to Mizzou

    Brian Bennett

    It's often said that the only news in the summertime in college football is bad news. That usually applies only to players, but as Illinois learned on Wednesday, it can apply to coaches as well. Less than a month before the start of fall camp, the...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  7. Checking the odds on Big Ten teams

    Brian Bennett

    If you want accurate predictions on the 2014 college football season, you could comb the various preseason magazines. You could read expert takes on the Internet (ahem). Or you could go with the Vegas sharps who get paid to know these sorts of things...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  8. B1G players on Maxwell, Bednarik lists

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome to watch list season! Yep, college football's individual awards -- I believe we're up to around 257 of them now -- have begun the annual summer tradition of releasing their preseason watch lists. It's an exercise born from a different era,...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  9. Ranking B1G nonconference games: Part III

    Brian Bennett

    Hope everyone enjoyed the Fourth of July weekend. The next holiday weekend is Labor Day, which will be filled by college football. Yay. Of course, that means nonconference action for the Big Ten. And we've been ranking the 2014 Big Ten nonconferen...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  10. Key stretch: Rutgers

    Brian Bennett

    It's almost July 4th, which means college football is right around the corner. As we count down to kickoff, we're taking a look at the pivotal three- or four-game stretch in the slate for each Big Ten squad. We're finishing up the series today wit...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  11. Key stretch: Maryland

    Brian Bennett

    It's July, which means college football arrives next month. As we count down to kickoff, we're taking a look at the pivotal three- or four-game stretch in the slate for each Big Ten squad. Next up in our series: Maryland. Key stretch: at Indian...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  12. Key stretch: Purdue

    Brian Bennett

    It's July, which means college football is drawing nigh (tangent: has anyone ever used the word "nigh" in an actual conversation?). As we count down to kickoff, we're taking a look at the pivotal three- or four-game stretch in the slate for each Big ...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  13. Indiana's bill of rights a way forward?

    Brian Bennett

    Indiana athletic director Fred Glass says he was only focused on his own university and not the problems facing college sports in general when he came up with the unique student-athlete bill of rights that the Hoosiers unveiled Friday afternoon. But ...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  14. Big Ten Monday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    I'm back from a delightful vacation romp through beautiful Colorado and ready to take your questions. Fire away. Dave from Columbus, Ohio, writes: Regarding the article on colleges looking to improve the in-game experience to improve declining tic...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  15. Key stretch: Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    July is nearly upon us, which means the college football season is inching ever closer. As we continue to breathlessly count down the days until kickoff, we're looking at the pivotal three- or four-game stretch on the schedule for each Big Ten team. ...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  16. Most indispensable players: Penn State

    Brian Bennett

    Summer is a time in college football where the only news is usually bad news. With that in mind, we're looking at the most indispensable players on each Big Ten team. By indispensable, we don't necessarily mean best. We mean the players who would ...

    Blog | June 09, 2014