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  1. Big Ten midseason overview

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten entered 2014 with a few high-profile opportunities to raise its flailing image. Things started out well enough, as Wisconsin took a 24-7 lead on LSU in the third quarter on opening weekend. And it was pretty much all downhill from ther...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  2. Tough slates tougher on some B1G teams

    Brian Bennett

    The move toward stronger nonconference schedules by the Big Ten and other leagues is already yielding benefits for fans. As teams gear up to impress the College Football Playoff selection committee, several high-profile intersectional future matchups...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  3. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Links to get you through a Monday ... Michigan is making a major national statement with some of its recent high-profile commitments. The BBQ at the Big House is paying big dividends. Wolverines teammates say defensive end Frank Clark has the tal...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  4. O'Brien reels in another blue-chip QB

    Brian Bennett

    Penn State might be operating under some heavy NCAA restrictions, but the Nittany Lions have one thing going for them in their pursuit of high-profile quarterback recruits: head coach Bill O'Brien. O'Brien, who managed to turn Matt McGloin into a ...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  5. Discipline guides Devin Gardner

    Brian Bennett

    WolverineNation's Michael Rothstein profiles Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner and the structure in his life that has led to success: Desmond Howard was in the middle of a 45-minute run on a Schembechler Hall elliptical machine in early 2011 when a...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  6. Big Ten rankings: No. 19, Darqueze Dennard

    Brian Bennett

    Our Big Ten postseason player countdown rolls on today as we've reached the teens. Remember, these are based on 2012 performance only. Up next, a guy who describes himself on his Twitter profile as "a laid back ... kool dude who is nothing short o...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  7. Ohio State agrees to series with Oregon

    Brian Bennett

    The Pac-12/Big Ten series wound up being just a flicker in Jim Delany's eye. But two of the highest-profile teams from those two leagues will still meet in a heavily-anticipated home-and-home series in the future. OK, so perhaps it's hard to reall...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  8. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    I'm baaaaack. Good profile on Cincinnati offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian, former high school bowling coach. Desmond Conner gives his take on the UConn spring game in the Hartford Courant. Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich says money...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  9. Bo Pelini shoots down Arkansas talk

    Brian Bennett

    Bo Pelini's name seems to come up often whenever there's a high-profile coaching vacancy. That's in part because of Pelini's success at Nebraska, in part because of the very low buyout clause in his contract and in part because of the assumption b...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  10. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Links time! Cincinnati got a commitment from ESPNU Watch List quarterback Kyle Kempt. A few UConn news and notes to get you ready for today's practice. Here is a profile on Kendrick Hair, a defensive end in Orlando who is on Louisville's rad...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  11. Profile: Ralph David Abernathy IV

    Brian Bennett

    I had a chance to profile Cincinnati running back/kickoff returner Ralph David Abernathy IV for Black History Month. Here is an excerpt from the story and a link to the full article. Ralph David Abernathy cradled Martin Luther King Jr. in his arms a...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  12. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    T-minus two days ... Lots of favorable notice for Isaiah Pead. Desmond Conner of The Hartford Courant has a great profile on quarterback of the future Casey Cochran. UConn picked up a commitment from a tight end who played with Chandler Whitmer...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  13. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    My personal Top 10 moment of 2011: picking West Virginia to beat Clemson. Bill Koch of the Cincinnati Enquirer has a good profile on new Bearcats athletic director Whit Babcock. Video: More from coach Butch Jones in Part II of his season recap. ...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  14. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    I think I need to see that Steve Bartman play one more time ... Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez has grown comfortable playing on the road. Jared Crick is motivated to perform after sitting out last week. Sports Illustrated profiles the Wis...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  15. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Are you ready for some football? One more day ... Junior tight end Travis Kelce is out for Cincinnati's opener. Strip steaks for turnovers, anyone? Desmond Conner of The Hartford Courant profiles UConn coach Paul Pasqualoni. UConn is still awai...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  16. Must-win nonconference games

    Brian Bennett

    I took a question last week on the Big East chat asking which nonconference games were must-wins to help boost the profile of the league. There are only a handful of games on the nonleague schedule that are going to come with the opportunity to gain ...

    Blog | June 13, 2011