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  1. Nussmeier brings energy to Michigan

    Brian Bennett

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Time will tell whether Doug Nussmeier can fix Michigan's offense and finally install the kind of pro-style, power running game that Brady Hoke has talked about for the past four years. One thing, however, appears certain: Wheth...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  2. Big Ten Thursday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    What you got? Will from Farmington Hills, Mich., writes: Predict and rank the following scenarios from most likely to occur to least likely to occur: Michigan develops a solid running game, MSU produces a consistent chain-moving offense, OSU has a...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  3. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    I'm in the empire business. Mark Tupper predicts a 7-5 season for Illinois. The Illini need to fix their special teams, and Tim Beckman is trying to do just that. Stephen Houston is looking to power up the Indiana running game. Damon Bullock ...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  4. Video: Wisconsin C Travis Frederick

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin's Travis Frederick talks with Brian Bennett about taking over the starting job at center, the Badgers' O-line tradition and the running game....

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  5. Better running game could boost Spartans

    Brian Bennett

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- A funny thing happened to Michigan State on the way to Indianapolis last year. The Spartans finished 11th in the Big Ten in rushing yet came within a running-into-the-punter penalty of potentially going to the Rose Bowl. Tea...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  6. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    In an interstellar burst, I'm back to save the universe. Michigan added an Ohio cornerback to its 2013 recruiting class, which is now up to 15 commitments. The Wolverines will look for complements to Fitz Toussaint in the running game this spring...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  7. Ohio State finalizes staff, roles under Meyer

    Brian Bennett

    Urban Meyer officially completed his first Ohio State coaching staff on Thursday with the additions of former Notre Dame assistants Ed Warriner and Tim Hinton. Warriner will coordinate the running game and serve as the team's co-offensive coordina...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  8. Outback Bowl: 3 keys for Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    Let's take a look at three keys for Michigan State in its Outback Bowl game against Georgia: 1. Establish a running game: The Spartans averaged 38.6 points in their final five games. Why was the offense clicking so well? "I think it was because we...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  9. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Still waiting on those invites ... UConn linebacker Sio Moore takes some of the blame for his team's poor performance at Pitt. Cincinnati's offensive line has been impressive. Louisville hopes to keep its running game in gear. Pitt freshman...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  10. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Best. October. Ever. All of a sudden, 2011 isn't looking like a lost season anymore for Ohio State. The Buckeyes had been working on stopping Wisconsin's running game ever since the preseason, and it paid dividends on Saturday. Michigan Sta...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  11. Halftime: WVU 38, Bowling Green 10

    Brian Bennett

    Dustin Garrison got the West Virginia running game going in a gigantic way, rushing for 233 yards in the first half to get the Mountaineers a 38-10 lead on Bowling Green at halftime. West Virginia had struggled to run the ball all season. Consider...

    Blog | October 01, 2011
  12. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Let's stay together ... or not. The running game is setting the pace for Cincinnati. Opponent watch: NC State hit by injuries. UConn is in great shape no matter what happens. Time for UConn's offense to step up. Louisville center Mario Benav...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  13. Buckeyes' strength still in running game

    Brian Bennett

    The Ohio State backfield won't have its "Boom" for the first five games this season. But it could still be explosive. Dan "Boom" Herron, who led the Buckeyes with 1,155 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns a year ago, will just be a spectator while se...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  14. Opening camp: USF

    Brian Bennett

    USF opens camp Thursday afternoon. Here are three burning questions: 1. Running game. We have heard lots during the offseason about the infusion of talent into the USF run game thanks to transfers Darrell Scott and Dontae Aycock. Folks seem to be ...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  15. Video: Michigan State's Edwin Baker

    Brian Bennett

    Brian Bennett talks with the tailback about the Spartans' running game....

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  16. ACC lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Your friendly neighborhood Big East blogger is filling in for Heather today. Maybe one day one of our leagues will see the BCS title game again. Al Golden is confident in Miami's running game despite the loss of Storm Johnson. Golden makes no apo...

    Blog | May 19, 2011