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  1. Big Ten weekend rewind: Week 14

    Brian Bennett

    There were two huge rivalry games Saturday, with BCS national title implications at stake. What were the odds that both underdog home teams would score a touchdown to get within one point with 32 seconds left in the game? That was the scenario in ...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  2. Wildcats lead FBS in grad success rate

    Brian Bennett

    Northwestern's football program continues to shine in the classroom and in gaining the sheepskins. The NCAA released its latest graduation success rate scores on Thursday, and the Wildcats led all FBS teams with a 97-percent graduation rate in foo...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  3. Tracking our B1G fantasy teams: Week 7

    Brian Bennett

    Revenge is so sweet. After an ugly Week 5 in which Adam's Trombone Shorties embarrassed my The One Who Knocks (and in "Breaking Bad's" season finale weekend, no less) by a score of 132-39, I turned the tables in Week 6 with an almost equally impre...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  4. Big Ten helmet stickers: Week 4

    Brian Bennett

    Recognizing the best and the brightest from Week 4 in the Big Ten: Iowa PR/WR Kevonte Martin-Manley and CB B.J. Lowery: Here's one way to ring up a bunch of points: Get four combined special teams and defensive scores. Martin-Manley scored on back...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  5. Tracking our B1G fantasy teams: Week 2

    Brian Bennett

    Adam likes to crow about his narrow victory in our Big Ten fantasy league last season, but order was restored in Week 1 of 2013. My team, The One Who Knocks, wiped the floor with Adam's Trombone Shorties by a score of 139-93. I had a balanced atta...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  6. High-scoring IU seeks efficiency vs. Navy

    Brian Bennett

    One stat that Kevin Wilson hardly ever cares about is time of possession. The Indiana coach loves lightning-quick scoring drives by his offense and doesn't much worry about his defense spending more time on the field. "As long as you score real...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  7. Purdue, Indiana score recruiting wins

    Brian Bennett

    It's not often that the Big Ten's two Indiana schools beat out some of college football's marquee programs for recruits. Heck, in our future power rankings for the league earlier today, we mentioned the difficulty of recruiting there as one reason we...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  8. Big Ten is A-OK in APR scores

    Brian Bennett

    Whatever you might think about the Big Ten's performance on the football field, you have to acknowledge this: the league is doing a great job in the classroom. Or at least it is by the NCAA's main measuring stick. The NCAA released the latest Acad...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  9. Four from B1G elected to Hall of Fame

    Brian Bennett

    When looking at the four newest College Football Hall of Fame inductees from Big Ten schools, one simple question comes to mind: what took so long? Sure, voters have scores of players and coaches from all different schools and levels to consider e...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  10. The story behind a special spring TD

    Brian Bennett

    Nebraska provided a touching moment on Saturday when the team let 7-year-old cancer patient Jack Hoffman line up and score a touchdown during the Cornhuskers' spring game. Colleague Mark Schlabach has the back story on that special touchdown: Andy [...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  11. Purdue AD wants offensive-minded coach

    Brian Bennett

    Anyone interested in applying to become the next Purdue football head coach had better have one thing on his resume: a proven record of knowing how to score points. In his news conference following the firing of Danny Hope, Boilermakers athletic d...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  12. Wildcats, PSU leaders in graduation rate

    Brian Bennett

    Northwestern and Penn State are among the top programs in the country when it comes to the NCAA's graduation success rate. The latest graduation success rate scores were released on Thursday afternoon, and Northwestern is tied with Notre Dame for ...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  13. Friday Q&A: Minnesota WR A.J. Barker

    Brian Bennett

    Minnesota junior A.J. Barker ranks fifth in the Big Ten in receiving yards per game, with 19 catches for 357 yards and four scores. If you saw that kind of success coming for Barker this year, you must be a psychic. He was a little known commodity co...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  14. Wisconsin pulls away late from Illinois

    Brian Bennett

    You might look at the final score of Wisconsin's win over Illinois, 31-14, and conclude the Badgers are back. That's not really true. The Badgers' offense still isn't quite where it once was. Yet the way things are going in the Leaders Division, i...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  15. Balloons are back for Big Red home games

    Brian Bennett

    Exhale. The great Nebraska balloon crisis appears to be over. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the nationwide helium shortage that threatened to end the Cornhuskers' tradition of releasing balloons after the home team's first score at Memoria...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  16. Badgers seek return to explosive ways

    Brian Bennett

    Something was a little off with the Wisconsin offense in Week 1. The Badgers beat Northern Iowa 27-21 in a game much closer than anyone expected. Mostly because few people expected the Badgers to score "only" 27 points. Sure, last season's team...

    Blog | September 05, 2012