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  1. Player of the week: Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    On Saturday evening, after a dominating win, Michigan State linebacker Denicos Allen had the perfect reply to Michigan's Fitzgerald Toussaint, who referenced the Spartans as "little brother" during game week. "You can call us what you want, call u...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  2. Big Ten stock report: Week 10

    Brian Bennett

    Ten weeks in, let's check out the portfolio ... Stock up Michael Carter: The Minnesota senior cornerback has had an up-and-down career, but the arrow is pointing up now. Carter was named Big Ten co-defensive player of the week after an outstand...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  3. Player of the week: Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    Stop me if you've heard this one before: The player of the week in the Big Ten is Denard Robinson. The Michigan star has become a fixture for these sorts of honors. He won his eighth official offensive player of the week award from the Big Ten on ...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  4. Friday Q&A: Purdue DT Kawann Short

    Brian Bennett

    Purdue no longer has Ryan Kerrigan, a first-round NFL draft pick this spring, but the Boilermakers have another star in the making on the defensive line. Junior tackle Kawann Short was named the Big Ten's co-defensive player of the week for his two-s...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  5. Big East Players of the Week

    Brian Bennett

    Here are the Big East players of the week, as selected by the conference: Offensive player of the week Ray Graham, RB, Pittsburgh Graham rushed for 201 yards and three touchdowns on 29 carries in a 35-16 win against Buffalo in the Panthers' ...

    Blog | September 05, 2011
  6. Q&A with USF linebacker Jacquian Williams

    Brian Bennett

    Jacquian Williams was the Big East's defensive player of the week for his performance in last Wednesday's win over Rutgers. He had 11 tackles and a key sack late to seal the victory. The senior linebacker also pressured Cincinnati quarterback Chazz A...

    Blog | November 12, 2010
  7. Big East stock report, Week 11

    Brian Bennett

    Stock up 1. Jacquian Williams: The South Florida senior linebacker was named Big East defensive player of the week for his 11-tackle performance against Rutgers. He has been involved in key plays at the end of the last two Bulls' wins, sacking Cha...

    Blog | November 10, 2010
  8. Big East stock report, Week 5

    Brian Bennett

    Stock up 1. Sio Moore: Making his first start for Connecticut in place of Greg Lloyd on Saturday, Moore recorded 16 tackles and an interception to earn Big East defensive player of the week honors. Randy Edsall likes what Moore brings at linebacke...

    Blog | September 29, 2010
  9. Rutgers' Joe Lefeged pulls off rare feat

    Brian Bennett

    Joe Lefeged had an outstanding game for Rutgers on Saturday. Turns out it was historically good. The senior was named both the Big East's defensive and special teams player of the week on Monday. Lefeged had two forced fumbles and an interception ...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  10. Big East stock report

    Brian Bennett

    'Tis the season to hang stockings. 'Tis always time for a stock report. Stock up 1. Robert Sands: The Big East's defensive player of the week for his game against Pittsburgh (seven tackles, interception, three pass breakups). The West Virginia ...

    Blog | December 02, 2009
  11. Witten, Huskies must raise game against Heels

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Lindsey Witten was named Big East Defensive Player of the Week for the first time in his career after his performance Saturday at Ohio. The Connecticut defensive end had three sacks and a safety in the 23-16 win....

    Blog | September 09, 2009
  12. Big Ten units under pressure in 2014

    Brian Bennett

    Last week, we presented a poll on the Big Ten players facing the most pressure in 2014. But football, of course, is a team sport. So what about the league units that will be facing the most pressure this fall? There's little doubt that the No. 1 u...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  13. B1G's double-digit sack masters in 2014

    Brian Bennett

    Last week, we took a look at some notable offensive milestones -- 3,000 yards passing, 1,000 yards rushing and 1,000 yards receiving -- and which players in the Big Ten were most likely to reach them. Now, let's turn to the defensive side of the ball...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  14. Poll: Biggest shoes to fill in B1G

    Brian Bennett

    Over the last couple of weeks, we've taken a look in video form at the biggest shoes to fill on each Big Ten team this spring and who the replacements might be. Which player's empty cleats will be the most considerable this spring? Let's consider ...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  15. Poll: Top individual performance of '13

    Brian Bennett

    Earlier this week, we wrapped up our countdown of the top 10 individual performances of 2013 by Big Ten players. It was a difficult list to compile through all the worthy candidates, and some of you disagreed with the order and the selections. Wel...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  16. Five B1G defensive players to watch in '14

    Brian Bennett

    Last week, we took a look at five Big Ten offensive players to watch in 2014. Today, we turn to the defense. We're limiting ourselves to five players on each side of the ball. We're looking for players who will take that next step into greatness, ...

    Blog | January 14, 2014