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  1. Spring preview capsules: West Division

    Brian Bennett

    Let's look at what to expect this spring in the Big Ten's wild, wild West: ILLINOIS Spring start: March 5 Spring game: April 12 What to watch: Toughening up on 'D': The Fighting Illini had one of the nation's worst defenses, especially ...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  2. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    I'm Carlos Danger, and I approved these links. Wisconsin linebacker Ethan Armstrong is out for a while with a leg injury. The quarterbacks went head to head at Badgers practice Thursday. Redshirt freshman Andy James Garcia is making a strong pu...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  3. B1G position rankings: OL (units)

    Brian Bennett

    It's time to jump back into our preseason position rankings with a look at the offensive line units. On Friday, we ranked the top individual players at the position. These unit rankings reflect star power as well as depth. We're heavily weighing t...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  4. First-year coach success rate

    Brian Bennett

    I recently got this question into the mailbag and thought it was a good one to break out into a separate post. Michael in Louisville writes: Andrea, can you please explain to me why people think Rutgers will compete in the Big East. I don't know if ...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  5. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Let's end the week with another dip into the mailbag. Anthony in Clyde, Ohio, writes: Looking to the past, had Brian Kelly or RichRod or some of the other good coaches not left for other schools how would the Big East look today? Would Cincy or We...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  6. Sound off: Biggest Big East villain

    Brian Bennett

    Earlier today, you saw my compilation of recent Big East coaches who have left their respective teams in, well, not the greatest ways. Now it is your time to vote: Which coach do you think is the most hated or vilified in recent Big East history? ...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  7. Final ESPN mock drafts

    Brian Bennett

    The NFL draft is almost here. With the first round set to begin Thursday night on ESPN, I now present to you the final big board and mock drafts for ESPN draft analysts Mel Kiper and Todd McShay. Syracuse defensive end Chandler Jones continues to ...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  8. It's a wrap: Big East pro days

    Brian Bennett

    All eight Big East teams have completed their pro day workouts for NFL scouts. Keep in mind that only a few Big East teams made times and performances available. Here are a few of the highlights: Cincinnati: Running back Isaiah Pead clocked a 4...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  9. Projecting Big East players in the draft

    Brian Bennett

    So where do Big East players project in the draft? Scouts Inc. expert Todd McShay has put together his own draft board , similar to what NFL teams use when they determine when to draft specific players. The chart lists players by position, and ass...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  10. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Enjoy a weekend full of hoops, everybody. The salaries of three new Iowa football coaches were released; offensive coordinator Greg Davis will make $300,000. It's safe to say LeVar Woods and Brian Ferentz are a little more social-media savvy than...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  11. Has Arizona become WVU Southwest?

    Brian Bennett

    So now that Rich Rodriguez has raided the West Virginia defensive staff, Ted Miller over at the Pac-12 blog notes that Arizona has become West Virginia -- Southwest. With Jeff Casteel and Bill Kirelawich on board, six of the nine assistants Rodrig...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  12. Fun with potential Pac-12/B1G matchups

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten and Pac-12 announced Wednesday that the two leagues would join forces for annual interconference games (And if somebody hasn't already trademarked the Biggie-Pac Midwest/Coast Feud as the title of this series, I'm running to the patent of...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  13. Season recap: Michigan

    Brian Bennett

    MICHIGAN WOLVERINES Record: 10-2 (6-2 Big Ten) It's hard to imagine the Brady Hoke era getting off to any better start than it did. Mired in mediocrity -- at best -- during Rich Rodriguez's three years, the Wolverines made one of the biggest...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  14. Pitt loses three assistants

    Brian Bennett

    Pitt co-offensive coordinator Calvin Magee and assistants Tony Dews and Tony Gibson have left the staff for another coaching opportunity, coach Todd Graham announced Sunday. It is expected the three will join Rich Rodriguez in Arizona. All three w...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  15. Nebraska-Penn State kickoff notes

    Brian Bennett

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Back to football. Finally. Both teams went through normal workouts. I didn't see any signs of a Paterno tribute on the Penn State players' uniforms, wrist bands or shoes. But that could change when they come back out for kick...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  16. Big Ten teams in the latest polls

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan is moving on up. The 5-0 Wolverines are ranked No. 12 in the latest Associated Press poll and are 11th in the new USA Today coaches' poll. The team was never ranked that high under Rich Rodriguez and hasn't sniffed this kind of real estat...

    Blog | October 02, 2011