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  1. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    I'm off next week, so the next mailblog comes at you June 24. Have a great weekend. Follow us on Twitter and send us questions there. Michael from New York writes: Regarding the Penn State/Georgia State camp; If the SEC relaxes their rules on t...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  2. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Happy belated Mother's Day to all the moms out there. I got to spend the first part of Sunday with mine before flying home to see my wife on her first Mother's Day. Good times. To the links ... The latest on the arrest of Rutgers QB Philip Nel...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  3. Gaston is Purdue's man in the middle

    Adam Rittenberg

    Darrell Hazell and Greg Hudson have every right to reserve judgment and hide the hyperbole when it comes to Purdue defensive tackle Bruce Gaston. They have yet to coach Gaston in a game for the Boilers. The only full-pads, full-go assessment oppor...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  4. Purdue's Russell driven by Den tradition

    Adam Rittenberg

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Purdue's reputation for producing great quarterbacks is recognized throughout college football, as names like Brees, Griese, Herrmann, Dawson and Everett are linked to the program. But there's another position where Purdue ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  5. Purdue building toward 'Big Ten strong'

    Adam Rittenberg

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Purdue's Darrell Hazell is a first-year head coach in the Big Ten, but he and most of his assistants need no introduction to the league. Hazell served as an Ohio State assistant from 2004-10. His staff includes defensive co...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  6. Player of the Week: Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    It hasn't been the easiest season for Purdue defensive tackle Kawann Short or his team, which stumbled to an 0-5 start in Big Ten play. But Short and the Boilers rebounded nicely Saturday against Iowa, and the senior is the pick for Big Ten Player of...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  7. Take Two: Future for Boilers, Hoosiers

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten bloggers Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett will occasionally give their takes on a burning question facing the league. We'll both have strong opinions, but not necessarily the same view. We'll let you decide which blogger is right. In-stat...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  8. Sign language: Purdue Boilermakers

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Boilermaker theme is prevalent around Purdue's athletic complex, and one reminder greets football players every time they enter the weight room. Players see the sign "Train Hard," a nod to their school's nickname but also a reminder of what must ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  9. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Playoffs? Don't talk about playoffs. Are you kidding me? Playoffs? Yes, indeed. Check our's coverage here and here and here and here. More good takes on the playoff endorsement Wednesday here and here and here and here and here. Penn...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  10. Purdue's Short discusses draft decision

    Adam Rittenberg

    Kawann Short didn't make a rash decision on whether to remain at Purdue for his senior season or enter the NFL draft. He laid out the pros and cons in the days following Purdue's win in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl. He talked extensively with his...

    Blog | January 20, 2012
  11. Season report card: Purdue

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's time to pass out season grades for the Purdue Boilers. OFFENSE: C After major injuries ravaged the offensive depth chart in 2010, Purdue found greater consistency this season but didn't put up many "wow" numbers. The Boilers ranked in the ...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  12. Season recap: Purdue

    Adam Rittenberg

    PURDUE BOILERMAKERS Record: 6-6 (4-4 Big Ten) Life hasn't been easy for Purdue in recent years, as the team struggled on the field and received no luck on the injury front. Not surprisingly, the 2011 season brought some hurdles for Danny Hope's...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  13. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Step into my office. Ross from Oakwood, Ill., writes: Everything I've seen this season has Devon Still as the Defensive POY. But when solely compared as a player to Whitney Mercilus he doesn't even come close. Still: 4 sacks, 16.5 TFL, 1 Forced ...

    Blog | November 25, 2011
  14. Boilers refuse to back down in bowl push

    Adam Rittenberg

    Danny Hope took a brief break from entertaining recruits and preparing for Iowa to answer a phone call late Sunday afternoon. "Sundays are nuts," the Purdue coach told What about Saturdays? "Saturday," Hope said, "is the best day o...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  15. Purdue finds offense, rallies past MT

    Adam Rittenberg

    It took three quarters, but Purdue discovered its offense just in time to avoid a crushing season-opening defeat. Purdue 27, Middle Tennessee 24: The Boilers seemed to try everything on offense before figuring things out in the fourth quarter, whe...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  16. Six Big Ten DEs on Hendricks watch list

    Adam Rittenberg

    Defensive end doesn't project to be the Big Ten's strongest position in 2011. The league had four defensive ends -- Wisconsin's J.J. Watt, Purdue's Ryan Kerrigan, Iowa's Adrian Clayborn and Ohio State's Cam Heyward -- selected in the first round o...

    Blog | August 09, 2011