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  1. Only four B1G players enter draft early

    Adam Rittenberg

    You've probably heard about the record number of underclassmen entering the 2014 NFL draft. The NFL publishes its official list of draft departures on Sunday, and more than 90 players are expected to be on it, eclipsing the previous record of 73 from...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  2. Franklin hire brings rewards, risks for PSU

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State's last coaching search went at a slow, seemingly wayward pace and left plenty of questions, especially about the man being introduced to lead the program on Jan. 6, 2012. There will be no Bill O'Who moments when James Franklin, official...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  3. PSU's Joyner talks O'Brien, coach search

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State made it official Thursday, announcing Bill O'Brien's resignation as head coach to take the same post with the NFL's Houston Texans. The school also confirmed that longtime assistant Larry Johnson will serve as interim head coach. Athlet...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  4. Penn State announces six assistant hires

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State made it official Thursday and announced the hires of six assistant coaches on Bill O'Brien's staff. All of these names have been previously reported, but here they are again: Larry Johnson, defensive line Ron Vanderlinden, linebac...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  5. OSU players can enter supplemental draft

    Adam Rittenberg

    Despite the ongoing NFL lockout, the supplemental draft will be held in July, colleague Adam Schefter reports. That is, if there are any applicants. Currently there are none, an NFL official tells Schefter. It could be significant for Ohio Stat...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  6. Illinois' hiring of Mike Gillhamer official

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's official: Illinois has hired veteran NFL assistant Mike Gillhamer to fill its defensive staff vacancy. The team didn't specify which position Gillhamer will oversee, but multiple outlets are reporting he'll coach the secondary and defensive c...

    Blog | February 25, 2011
  7. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Hat dance continues. Here's the latest from on Les Miles and Michigan. LSU officials are trying to keep Miles in Baton Rouge, Glenn Guilbeau writes in the Shreveport Times. Check out the latest blog entry from Michigan AD Dave Brando...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  8. Mikel Leshoure makes right call to go pro

    Adam Rittenberg

    Mikel Leshoure made it official earlier Tuesday, announcing that he will enter the 2011 NFL draft after a record-setting junior season at Illinois. There's no debate about whether he made the right decision. Running backs typically don't last l...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  9. BT roundup: Clay to NFL, Harbaugh to 49ers

    Adam Rittenberg

    Two Big Ten-related news stories this afternoon, both of the "no surprise" variety. JOHN CLAY It's official: Clay has decided to forgo his senior season at Wisconsin and enter the 2011 NFL draft. I expected this before the season, and while ...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  10. Big Ten Q&A: Bill Carollo, Part I

    Adam Rittenberg

    As a former longtime NFL official, Bill Carollo knows what it's like to be evaluated (read: booed) by 70,000 people every Sunday. Safe to say, he's not intimidated by 11 football coaches. Carollo recently completed his first year as the Big Ten's Coo...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  11. Rose Bowl: Duron Carter of Ohio State Buckeyes won't play in Rose...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State freshman wide receiver Duron Carter will not participate in the Rose Bowl, the team announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2009
  12. Illinois announces Benn's exit, coach hirings

    Adam Rittenberg

    Two newsworthy items are now official in Champaign, as Illinois announced the departure of wide receiver Arrelious Benn to the NFL and the hiring of two offensive assistants. As previously reported here at, Benn will forgo his senior seas...

    Blog | December 16, 2009
  13. Checking in with Bill Carollo, Part II

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Here's the second half of my interview with new Big Ten coordinator of football officials Bill Carollo. For Part I, click here. When you were talking with [former Big Ten coordinator of football offi...

    Blog | January 30, 2009
  14. Dave Parry discusses new rules, new job

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Dave Parry is entering his 19th and final season as Big Ten coordinator of officials, and he still shows up to work prepared. A pile of sheets detailing college football's 2008 rule changes accompanied Parry as he...

    Blog | July 28, 2008