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  1. Elite QBs could be missing piece for B1G

    Adam Rittenberg

    Urban Meyer couldn't believe it. Meyer hasn't spent his entire career in the Big Ten, but the Ohio State coach has a pretty good handle on the quarterback landscape in college football. Informed last month that a Big Ten quarterback hadn't been se...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  2. Oddball: 3-4 defense catching on in B1G

    Adam Rittenberg

    Oddball is coming to the Big Ten in 2014. After spreading through the NFL and much of college football, odd defenses -- with three down linemen instead of four -- will be more visible in the Big Ten this season. Three Big Ten teams -- Wisconsin, M...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Rich Rodriguez, Dan Mullen, James Franklin discuss coaches' custo...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Coaches such as Rich Rodriguez, Dan Mullen, David Shaw and James Franklin discuss the free-flow of ideas with other staffs.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  5. B1G players generate buzz at Senior Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    The football world has descended on Mobile, Ala., this week as the top senior college prospects gear up for the Reese's Senior Bowl on Saturday. Be sure to follow ESPN.com's coverage of practices and the game itself as players audition before NFL coa...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  6. Delany sounds off on pay-for-play issue

    Adam Rittenberg

    ROSEMONT, Ill. -- You already know Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany is among the most vocal opponents of a pay-for-play system in college sports. You also should know Delany is among the more vocal advocates for increasing the value of athletic sch...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  7. Purdue's Russell driven by Den tradition

    Adam Rittenberg

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Purdue's reputation for producing great quarterbacks is recognized throughout college football, as names like Brees, Griese, Herrmann, Dawson and Everett are linked to the program. But there's another position where Purdue ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  8. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Happy college football playoff naming day. Lee Barfknecht writes that despite Monday's news, realignment might not be over, especially in the Big Ten. Nebraska chancellor Harvey Perlman weighs in on potential realignment quiet, proposed divisio...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  9. Pedigree helps Boilers' Kugler fall in line

    Adam Rittenberg

    Purdue's Robert Kugler isn't the first college player to successfully transition from tight end to offensive line. He won't be the last, either. But few players have access to the type of resource Kugler did when he moved from tight end to offensi...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  10. Segregation led star players to the Michigan State Spartans in th...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan State built itself into a national power in the 1960s by recruiting black players from the segregated South who didn't have many opportunities to play closer to home.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  11. Early Big Ten power rankings for 2013

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2012 college football season is barely on ice and we're already heating up for the 2013 campaign with a way-too-early version of the Big Ten power rankings. This is a snapshot of how the league looks at this point in time, not knowing all the per...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  12. Big Ten post-bowl NFL draft outlook

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2013 NFL draft is more than four months away, but all the Big Ten hopefuls have finished their college careers after the bowl games. While we wait on several underclassmen to finalize their draft decisions -- Michigan's Taylor Lewan, Michigan ...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  13. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Don't forget: Big Ten chat starts right now! The NFL chatter about Bill O'Brien continues. Penn State needs O'Brien to keep building the foundation. Some views on Pennsylvania's lawsuit against the NCAA here and here and here and here. Dirk C...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  14. Big Ten mailbag

    Adam Rittenberg

    Happy New Year! Let's get to those final pre-bowl questions. Zach from Pittsburgh writes: Adam, got coaching carousel question, a.k.a by the time you get to this, it may be irrelevant, but here it goes. Every ESPN analyst is using the fact that Bi...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  15. Jordan Lynch proves he belongs as Northern Illinois Huskies quart...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Jordan Lynch, who has led Northern Illinois to the Orange Bowl, has become a star at the only school to offer him a scholarship.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2012
  16. Miller, Shazier lead B1G underclassmen

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2012 college football season saw a redshirt freshman (Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel) win the Heisman Trophy for the first time. The number of young starting quarterbacks for major conference programs likely has never been higher. And while the r...

    Blog | December 13, 2012