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  1. Maryland to get front-loaded deal from B1G

    Brian Bennett

    The Washington Post has a fascinating story that provides great detail about how Maryland came to its decision to join the Big Ten. One of the most interesting nuggets from that story is that Maryland will receive more money up front than Nebraska...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  2. Big Ten Monday personnel roundup

    Brian Bennett

    Some personnel news and nuggets from around the league Monday afternoon: Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer says he doesn't know what percentage linebacker Etienne Sabino is at right now, but the senior will start at Wisconsin. Sabino broke his leg l...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  3. Did you know? Big Ten Week 10

    Brian Bennett

    Here are some trivia tidbits guaranteed to make you the smartest person in your stadium section on Saturday (thanks to Big Ten sports information offices and ESPN Stats & Info for the nuggets): Michigan State has forced 38 "three-and-out" drives ...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  4. Did you know? Week 8 in the Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    You may be a grill master at your tailgate party, but are you a trivia master? Check out these facts, and maybe you will be. (Thanks to Big Ten sports information departments and ESPN Stats & Information for the nuggets). Indiana's 49 points ...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  5. Did you know? Week 6 in the Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    Put on your thinking caps. It's time for some more Did You Know in the Big Ten (hat tip to ESPN Sports & Information and school sports information directors for these nuggets) ... Ohio State's Braxton Miller has completed nine passes thrown 2...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  6. Did you know? Big Ten Week 5

    Brian Bennett

    The games are almost here. But first, it's time to play a little game we like to call Did You Know? (Thanks to ESPN Stats & Information and league sports information directors for the nuggets). Michigan State tight end Dion Sims leads all FBS tig...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  7. Did you know? Big Ten Week 4

    Brian Bennett

    News and nuggets to spice up your tailgate party this weekend (thanks to ESPN Stats & Information and sports information staffs around the league for these): Illinois did not let Charleston Southern convert a third down in 13 attempts last we...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  8. Did you know? Big Ten Week 2

    Brian Bennett

    Some notes and nuggets to make you the smartest person at your game-watching party on Saturday (thanks to ESPN Stats & Info for the first two): Ohio State's Braxton Miller set the school record for rushing yards by a quarterback with 161 agai...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  9. Did you know? Big Ten Week 1

    Brian Bennett

    As our first Saturday full of games approaches, here are a few things to help you sound smarter at your tailgate party (thanks to our friends at ESPN Stats & Information for many of these nuggets): Michigan State forced the most negative play...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  10. Big East summer notes

    Brian Bennett

    The countdown to college football season usually drags on during the summer months, but never fear. That is why your loyal blogger is here. The Big East office is here, too. The league has come out with its summer preview, complete with nuggets of...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  11. More Purdue notes from Danny Hope

    Brian Bennett

    Here are some more news and nuggets from Purdue coach Danny Hope's meeting with reporters on Tuesday: Starting linebacker Dwayne Beckford and third-leading receiver O.J. Ross were both suspended from the Little Caesars Bowl, but both will be back...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  12. Rutgers weekend roundup

    Brian Bennett

    Rutgers interim coach Kyle Flood dropped two news nuggets during an impromptu news conference this past weekend: He had already interviewed for the vacant head coaching job. Rutgers has not lost one commitment since Greg Schiano left for Tampa ...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  13. More notes on Pac-12/Big Ten partnership

    Brian Bennett

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany and Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott just finished a conference call with reporters. Here are some notes and nuggets from that call: Both commissioners acknowledged that adding a difficult nonconference game against ...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  14. Did you know: Bowls edition

    Brian Bennett

    I know how much you guys love the "Did you know" installment we do every week during the season, so I am here to deliver a bowl edition. ESPN Stats & Information and the Big East office get the credit for the nuggets below. Belk Bowl: Louisvil...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  15. 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
  16. Big East: Did you know?

    Brian Bennett

    Time for a little Big East did you know. Special thanks to the team and league sports information folks for these nuggets. The Scarlet Knights would move into a tie for first place in the Big East standings if they beat Cincinnati. It is just the...

    Blog | November 18, 2011