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  1. Q&A with Rutgers coach Kyle Flood

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten blog is officially welcoming Rutgers into the fold today, and I recently caught up with third-year Scarlet Knights coach Kyle Flood for his thoughts on the transition. When you were recruiting for this year's class, how much did the pe...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  2. Recruiting Q&A: Purdue's Darrell Hazell

    Brian Bennett

    After a 1-11 season in his first year, Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell needed to restock the cupboard, and he hopes the Boilermakers have done that with a 19-member recruiting class. I caught up with Hazell for this Q&A: What were some of your go...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  3. Recruiting Q&A: UW's Gary Andersen

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin signed a big class of 25 scholarship players, plus four preferred walk-ons, on Wednesday. I caught up with Badgers head coach Gary Andersen for this Q&A about the class: With one of the larger classes the Badgers have signed in a while, ...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  4. Recruiting Q&A: IU's Kevin Wilson

    Brian Bennett

    Indiana signed a class of 26 players on Wednesday, including six who enrolled early. I caught up with head coach Kevin Wilson to talk about the Hoosiers' class in this Q&A: What were your priorities going into this class? Kevin Wilson: We'v...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  5. Q&A: Penn State's James Franklin, Part II

    Brian Bennett

    In Part II of our interview, new Penn State coach James Franklin talks about his role as an ambassador, the long-term future for the Nittany Lions, recruiting and more. And if you missed Part I with Franklin, you can read it here. Your predece...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  6. Q&A: Penn State's James Franklin, Part I

    Brian Bennett

    New Penn State coach James Franklin says he doesn't need a lot of sleep, which is a useful skill right about now. After being officially hired on Saturday, Franklin has experienced a whirlwind of activity. He said he had well over 400 text message...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  7. Q&A with Illinois coach Tim Beckman

    Brian Bennett

    Illinois announced the signing of nine new players on Wednesday, including four junior college players and five high school prospects who will enroll in January. Head coach Tim Beckman is trying to add experience and talent to his roster after winnin...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  8. Friday Q&A: Indiana WR Cody Latimer

    Brian Bennett

    Indiana's Cody Latimer has developed into one of the Big Ten's top receiving threats -- not bad for a guy who's only been playing football for a few years. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound junior from Dayton, Ohio, ranks fourth in the league with 44 catches f...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  9. Friday Q&A: Wisconsin's Tanner McEvoy

    Brian Bennett

    Tanner McEvoy was a star quarterback in junior college last season and signed with Wisconsin with every intention of competing for the Badgers' starting quarterback job. So of course now he is the team's starting safety, earning his first start last ...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  10. Q&A: Michigan State's Darqueze Dennard

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan State's Darqueze Dennard is one of the top cornerbacks in the Big Ten and an NFL draft prospect. But Dennard learned that life on an island can be rough sometimes in the Spartans' loss to Notre Dame two weeks ago. Dennard and fellow corne...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  11. Mark Emmert talks Penn State penalties

    Brian Bennett's Mike Fish caught up with NCAA president Mark Emmert for a Q&A on the Penn State sanctions and other items, one year after the penalties were issued. You can read the whole thing here. A few key excerpts: Q: Could you talk about the...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  12. Q&A: Minnesota DC Tracy Claeys

    Brian Bennett

    Last week, I caught up with Minnesota defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys and wrote about the Gophers' linebacker situation. Claeys had other interesting things to say about the defense as a whole, and here they are in Q&A form: What were your gene...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  13. Q&A: New Rutgers AD Julie Hermann

    Brian Bennett

    Needing to clean up the mess left behind by the abuse scandal involving basketball coach Mike Rice, Rutgers made a bold move. The school hired Julie Hermann as its new athletic director, making her just the third active woman AD at a major-conference...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  14. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Serving up the links at lunch because, well, it's my job. Kirk Ferentz opens up in this Q&A with Bryce Miller. True freshman Dymonte Thomas has a chance to contribute right away in the Michigan secondary. The Wolverines' hopes of landing a ...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  15. Big Ten Thursday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Adam will have a live blog from Michigan soon, so here's an earlier-than-usual and somewhat abbreviated Thursday mailbag: Mike M. from Wapakoneta, Ohio, writes: Can Michigan pull a Wisconsin and pick up a Q.B. transfer soon? Brian Bennett: Russ...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  16. Spring Q&A: Minnesota coach Jerry Kill

    Brian Bennett

    Minnesota coach Jerry Kill guided the team to a bowl game during his second season in Minneapolis despite some depth and injury problems in 2012. What's in store for Year 3 of the Kill era? I recently caught up with him to get his outlook for the Gop...

    Blog | March 26, 2013