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  1. B1G coaches see playoff as equalizer

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- The preseason primping in college football is over. The beauty contest has been canceled. If the playoff selection committee does its job, nothing that is said, written or ranked between now and early October will matter. And that's a v...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  2. B1G players in top 100: Part I

    Adam Rittenberg

    ESPN.com has taken on the herculean task of ranking the top 100 players in college football entering the 2014 season. These are based on expected contributions for the 2014 season, regardless of position. The list will be released in 10-player inc...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  3. Top Big Ten players: Nos. 25-21

    Adam Rittenberg

    As the 2014 season creeps closer, we're breaking down the Top 25 players in the Big Ten. All five Big Ten reporters voted, ranking players based on both past performance and future potential at the college level. Unlike in past years, we'll be rel...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  4. Meyer and B1G's best coaches at 50

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State coach Urban Meyer turns 50 today, and, according to Twitter, he'll be celebrating in Florida before preparing for preseason camp, which kicks off next month. Few college coaches have accomplished more by age 50 than Meyer, who owns two nat...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  5. Your favorite B1G road stadiums, Part I

    Adam Rittenberg

    Earlier this week, we asked you to select your favorite Big Ten road stadium and tell us why. The response was tremendous, but we're not surprised. Your continued involvement is the No. 1 reason why this is ESPN.com's No. 1 college football blog (shh...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  6. Your views: Favorite B1G road stadium

    Adam Rittenberg

    One of the most subjective yet popular elements of the interminable college football offseason is the stadium ranking. We gave it a go back in 2012 and received plenty of vengeful spirited feedback. Good times. Athlon recently dipped its toe into ...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  7. Scherff, Mostert on 'freaks' list

    Adam Rittenberg

    I returned home from California to find Phil Steele's college football preview magazine waiting for me. Today comes another indicator of the upcoming season: Bruce Feldman's annual "freaks" list. The list is what it sounds like: the freakiest athlete...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  8. Key stretch: Nebraska

    Adam Rittenberg

    The days are getting shorter, which means the college football season is getting closer. With that in mind, we're taking a look at the pivotal three- or four-game stretch in the slate for each Big Ten squad. Next up is Nebraska, a team aiming for ...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  9. Poll: B1G player facing most pressure

    Adam Rittenberg

    Earlier this week Sports on Earth took a look at the college football players facing the most pressure entering the 2014 season. The Big Ten occupied three places on the list: Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova; Ohio State cornerbacks Doran Grant and Arma...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  10. Key stretch: Illinois

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's another day closer to the college football season, and like you, we can't wait. To get geared up, we're looking at the pivotal three- or four-game stretch in the slate for each league squad. Next up is Illinois, which enters a pivotal season ...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  11. Pumping brakes on UW's preseason hype

    Adam Rittenberg

    Melvin Gordon passed up the NFL draft, where he likely would have been the first running back selected, in order to lead Wisconsin to the first College Football Playoff. It's an admirable pursuit and one that endears Gordon to Badgers fans even mo...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  12. MSU's Narduzzi: Scheme sets us apart

    Adam Rittenberg

    These days, you always hear about the offensive innovation in college football. There are more snaps taken, more yards gained, more points scored and more creativity from the men calling the plays. But there's plenty of defensive innovation, too, ...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  13. Defensive coaches innovate to level the playing field with high-o...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Defensive coaches have been forced to adapt and innovate to keep up with the increasingly high-octane offenses on the opposite side of the ball, Adam Rittenberg writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  14. Will Iowa's 'Moneyball' recruiting pay off?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Anyone who follows Iowa football, even casually, knows the Hawkeyes are a developmental program -- and damn proud of it. They've repeatedly taken the overlooked and underappreciated and made them into excellent college players, and NFL draft picks. ...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  15. Big Ten's lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Back from vacation. Nice to link up again. A good look at the real reasons behind the Big Ten's latest expansion. League commissioner Jim Delany might have hurt the NCAA in the O'Bannon case. Urban Meyer talks culture, moving past last season...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  16. MSU's Conklin makes everyone take notice

    Adam Rittenberg

    Jack Conklin couldn't believe it, and neither could his dad. As they traveled from camp to camp, trying open the eyes of major college coaches, they were met with blank stares. Jack, an offensive tackle with length, strength and athleticism -- he ...

    Blog | June 16, 2014