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  1. Big Ten might have bowl-eligible team miss out of postseason

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten could have a bowl-eligible team miss out on the postseason and has informed its schools of the possibility.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2014
  2. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten season wraps up tonight at the Discover Orange Bowl. Ohio State's result goes a long way toward determining the success of this bowl season. To the links ... An excellent piece by Zack Meisel on Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier, who coul...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  3. An all-access look at Northern Illinois' Orange Bowl week - colle...

    Adam Rittenberg was allowed complete access to the Northern Illinois Huskies during Orange Bowl week, and Adam Rittenberg details how the MAC school prepared for its big shot at the BCS.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2013
  4. NIU's Lynch too good to pass up

    Adam Rittenberg

    MIAMI -- Jordan Lynch grew up playing tailback, still runs like one and detests sliding. He lives with three offensive linemen at Northern Illinois because their personalities click. One of his former college coaches says Lynch can play in the NF...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  5. 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
  6. Rod Carey went from positional coach to head man at NIU in a blur...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Rod Carey will make his head coaching debut when he leads Northern Illinois into the Orange Bowl. No, not even he can believe the opportunity came this quickly, Adam Rittenberg writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2012
  7. Nebraska agrees to 3-game series with NIU

    Adam Rittenberg

    Nebraska will face 2013 Discover Orange Bowl participant Northern Illinois three times in the coming years, including a 2016 date at Chicago's Soldier Field. The two schools announced the agreement Monday. Northern Illinois will host Nebraska at S...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  8. Try telling these Huskies they don't belong

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northern Illinois, the beneficiary of a BCS rule designed to allow access for schools from non-automatic qualifying conferences, caused much consternation by its selection to the Discover Orange Bowl. But try telling the Huskies they don't belong. ...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  9. College football - Northern Illinois Huskies out to prove they be...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northern Illinois caused much consternation when it was selected to the Discover Orange Bowl. But try telling the Huskies they don't belong.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  10. More B1G teams possible in Orange Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Orange Bowl has featured a Big Ten team only six times in its 78-year history, but that soon could change. Colleague Brett McMurphy reported Monday night that the Orange Bowl and the ACC are finalizing a deal that would pair the ACC champion a...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  11. MSU's Arthur Ray Jr. wins Courage Award

    Adam Rittenberg

    File this under "feel-good story" and "extremely well-deserved." Michigan State's Arthur Ray Jr. has been named the winner of the 2011 Discover Orange Bowl/FWAA Courage Award. Ray, a senior offensive lineman from Chicago, returned to football this s...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  12. Iowa sacked in crushing loss to Arizona

    Adam Rittenberg

    Three sacks in a row. How does that happen? To "Mr. Clutch" Ricky Stanzi and No. 9 Iowa, no less. Iowa reclaimed the fourth-quarter magic that had defined last year's run to the Orange Bowl championship. And then, just like that, it all went...

    Blog | September 19, 2010
  13. Iowa's Stanzi picks apart his picks

    Adam Rittenberg

    Iowa quarterback Ricky Stanzi isn't in denial. As soon as he finished his duties as victorious signal caller/American hero at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Stanzi began to focus on the area of his game that needed the most work before the 2010 season....

    Blog | May 03, 2010
  14. Spring superlatives: Iowa

    Adam Rittenberg

    The spring superlatives series marches on, as I take a look at the strongest position and weakest position for each Big Ten team entering spring practice. Up next is Iowa, which returns 14 starters from a team that went 11-2 and won an Orange Bowl...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  15. Recapping the Big Ten in the aughts

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten began the decade near the top of the college football world. The league boasted the Rose Bowl champion (Wisconsin), the Orange Bowl champion (Michigan) and four teams ranked in the top 15 of the final polls in January 2000. Sound fa...

    Blog | January 18, 2010
  16. Iowa's Spievey declares for draft

    Adam Rittenberg

    After helping Iowa to a FedEx Orange Bowl championship, cornerback Amari Spievey has decided to forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft. Spievey ranked second on the team with 42 solo tackles and recorded two interceptions and 10 passes de...

    Blog | January 11, 2010