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  1. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    I don't know about you, but I partied a little too hard last night for Fiscal New Year's Eve. Ryan Lankford is ready to contribute for Illinois -- at receiver, not punter (probably). Wes Lunt is happy to have the transfer process behind him. In...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  2. Bielema has (secret) plan for Badgers QBs

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema sent Russell Wilson a text message Sunday night when he heard Wilson had won his first game as the starting quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks. If Bielema was tempted to text Wilson an "SOS," you couldn't really blame h...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  3. Safety/return man transfers to Illinois

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin isn't the only Big Ten school that can take advantage of the NCAA's graduate transfer rule. Illinois announced Monday night that Tommy Davis, a safety and return specialist the past four years at Northern Illinois, has transferred in and...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  4. Big Ten Thursday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Dropping science. Mochila from Grand Rapids, Mich., writes: Brian, congratulations on a year spent in the B1G blog. I'm guessing you've sustained more abuse from the readers here than all your time spent in the Big East blog. Anyway, you and ...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  5. Can Wisconsin win it all in 2012?

    Brian Bennett

    ESPN Insider is in the midst of a series looking at 20 teams that might have a chance to win the national title in 2012. Today, the series focuses its lens on the Wisconsin Badgers' title hopes . K.C. Joyner takes a look at the reasons why Bret Bi...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  6. The Big Ten's 3,000-yard passers in 2012

    Brian Bennett

    When it comes to passing statistics in college football, 3,000 yards is a pretty good benchmark. If you've reached that milestone as a quarterback, you're in pretty elite company. There were only 39 quarterbacks to do so in the FBS last season, an...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  7. Wisconsin spring wrap

    Brian Bennett

    2011 record: 11-3 2011 conference record: 6-2 (Big Ten champions) Returning starters: Offense: 5; Defense: 6; kicker/punter: 0 Top returners: RB Montee Ball, LT Ricky Wagner, OL Travis Frederick, WR Jared Abbrederis, RB James White, T...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  8. Final mock drafts from McShay and Kiper

    Brian Bennett

    The NFL draft is a little more than 24 hours away, and our analysts Todd McShay and Mel Kiper Jr. have come out with their final mock drafts. (Let's pause here for a moment of silence for the 2012 mock draft process. May it rest in peace. But neve...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  9. Badgers' development will be tested in '12

    Brian Bennett

    MADISON, Wis. -- Just thinking about all the talent Wisconsin has lost in the past two years can be a little daunting. The Badgers saw four first- or second-team All-Americans leave after the 2010 season (Gabe Carimi, John Moffitt, Lance Kendricks...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  10. Checking in on Wisconsin ...

    Brian Bennett

    MADISON, Wis. -- Greetings from Mad-town. I'm on the ground here in the Dairy State, ready to get an up-close look at the defending Big Ten champion Wisconsin Badgers. I hope to talk to Bret Bielema and some coaches, see a little practice and catc...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  11. Big Ten mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    I'm back in Adam's usual Tuesday time slot one more time before he returns from vacation. So let's get to your e-mails, and if you don't like my answers, pretend Adam wrote them. Kevin from Ann Arbor, Mich., writes: While Montee Ball may have won ...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  12. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    A little basketball tournament just started in Indy. Who ya got? Russell Wilson got a little taller and was quite the baller in a dynamite pro day audition. Jon Budmayr's setback could have the Badgers going all out for a transfer quarterback. ...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  13. Big Ten rankings: No. 3, Russell Wilson

    Brian Bennett

    And then there were three. We've reached the best of the best in our Big Ten top 25 player countdown, and all of our final three players had outstanding years that could have earned them the top spot. Once again, we're basing these rankings on 201...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  14. Budmayr setback adds to Badgers QB woes

    Brian Bennett

    If I were Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema, I'd probably be putting the full court press on former Maryland quarterback Danny O'Brien right now. Not only did the Badgers have great success with an ACC transfer last year in Russell Wilson, but their se...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  15. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Happy birthday to Denny Crum, Jon Bon Jovi, Reggie Bush and the late Dr. Seuss: Nebraska has offered its vacant secondary job to Tennessee assistant Terry Joseph. A couple of Huskers are changing positions this spring, including running back Bray...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  16. Big shoes to fill: Wisconsin

    Brian Bennett

    Today is the last day of February, and March means spring practice around the Big Ten. To get you ready, we're taking a look at how each team might fill the roles of two key contributors who are no longer on campus. Today's focus is on Wisconsin. ...

    Blog | February 29, 2012