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  1. A B1G youth movement at receiver

    Brian Bennett

    Like many football coaches, Penn State's James Franklin subscribes to the theory that young players can contribute quickly at wide receiver. "The farther from the ball you are, the better chance you have to get on the field early," Franklin said T...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  2. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    Game week is here. Let that sink in. Revel in it. With the season about to begin, let's take at a few teams outside the top expected Big Ten contenders (Michigan State, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska) who could get off to fast starts in 201...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  3. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    After an eight-win season that included the historic four-game winning streak in Big Ten play and a victory over Nebraska, Minnesota had a right to feel pretty good about itself in the offseason. Instead, Gophers head coach Jerry Kill had this messag...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  4. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    Actual college football returns next week. Huzzah. And players are likely celebrating as well, because training camps are winding to a close. Depth charts are also shaping up as well as teams move nearer toward preparing for Week 1. But some key j...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  5. A B1G fight against perception problems

    Brian Bennett

    If the College Football Playoff had been in place for the 2006 season, there's very little doubt that two Big Ten teams -- Ohio State and Michigan -- would have reached the four-team field. The conference, which finished the year with three Top 10 te...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  6. LeGrand, Taliaferro to share captaincy

    Brian Bennett

    We've spent a lot of time this offseason wondering if Rutgers-Penn State can develop into a rivalry. We haven't spent enough time discussing the similarities between the schools. And in a very cool move by both programs, they announced today that ...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  7. Eric LeGrand, Adam Taliaferro captains for Rutgers Scarlet Knight...

    Brian Bennett

    Rutgers and Penn State announced Tuesday that a pair of inspirational icons -- former Scarlet Knight Eric LeGrand and former Nittany Lion Adam Taliaferro -- would serve as honorary game captains when the teams play on Sept. 13.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  8. 'Swagcopters' coming to B1G recruiting?

    Brian Bennett

    While the other Big Ten coaches used charter planes and shuttle vans to get to Bristol, Connecticut, recently for the league's days in the sun at ESPN, Rutgers coach Kyle Flood found a different way to fly. Flood arrived via helicopter, landing a ...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  9. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    (Welcome to a new incarnation of the links, which have expanded and moved from lunchtime to the morning. With our apologies to Buster Olney). With a little more than a week of preseason practice in the books at most Big Ten campuses, it's too earl...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  10. Michigan unveils alternate uniforms

    Brian Bennett

    On Friday night, Michigan and Adidas unveiled their new "Go Blue" uniforms that the Wolverines will wear on Oct. 11 against Penn State, the third night game ever in the Big House. Take a look: From a team release: "The first head-to-...

    Blog | August 09, 2014
  11. Who could have a season for the ages?

    Brian Bennett

    This week, ESPN unveiled The Season project, looking at the greatest individual seasons in college football history and the best seasons ever put up at each FBS school. As Adam pointed out on Monday, there seems to be a bit of recency bias at play...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  12. Big Ten lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    Lots of news from preseason practice. I love it. A strong-legged freshman kicker could give Wisconsin a boost. The QB battle between Joel Stave and Tanner McEvoy resumed. A good battle at noseguard is going on at Rutgers. Some chatter from Pu...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  13. B1G players in Top 100: Part III

    Brian Bennett

    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 is being released in 20-player in...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  14. Jim Delany stays the course on media day

    Brian Bennett

    CHICAGO -- Unlike some of his counterparts from other leagues -- and unlike some of his own previous years here -- Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany didn't seem interested in making major headlines during his address to close out media day. Then aga...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  15. Writers tab Ohio State to win Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten, for whatever reason, does not issue an official preseason predicted order of finish like just about every other league. Luckily, we've got Doug Lesmerises of Cleveland.com to pick up the slack. Lesmerises once again has organized an u...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  16. Big Ten lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten season unofficially begins Monday with media days. So enjoy the weekend, and then let's get after it. Jeff Jones is not likely to play for Minnesota this season, even if he qualifies academically. Some highly rated prospects will be...

    Blog | July 25, 2014