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  1. Melvin Gordon prefers more with less

    Brian Bennett

    Massive expectations await Melvin Gordon in his junior year at Wisconsin. The idea of a 2,000-yard campaign has been bandied about. Colleague Travis Haney has picked Gordon to have a "historic season." Those high hopes are understandable. Gordon f...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  2. Buckeyes face repair job in 2014

    Brian Bennett

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Ohio State has no reason to apologize for its 12-2 season, even if the Buckeyes did fall short of their goals by losing in the Big Ten title game and in Friday's Discover Orange Bowl to Clemson. Still, the Buckeyes are a pro...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  3. Florida Gators, Michigan Wolverines to play in 2017 Cowboys Class...

    Brian Bennett

    The Michigan Wolverines and Florida Gators will open the 2017 season against one another in the Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the two schools announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  4. How we voted in's Top 25

    Brian Bennett

    Neither Adam nor I vote in any of the three major polls (we'll miss you next year, Harris Poll), but we do have a say in's Top 25. Here's what we said on our final regular-season ballots: Adam's Top 25 1. Florida State 2. Auburn 3. A...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  5. Tracking our B1G fantasy teams: Week 12

    Brian Bennett

    Rittenberg's on a roll, and I don't know if I can stop the Trombone Shorties train. His Big Ten fantasy team smoked my The One Who Knocks 144-86 last week. Just last month, I held a 5-2 season edge. After four straight Shorties wins, I trail 6-5, ...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  6. Old foe in Andersen's new Wisconsin way

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin has hopes of reaching a BCS game this season if it can win out and finish 10-2. The biggest obstacle in the path might just be one that first-year head coach Gary Andersen knows very well. Upon becoming the Badgers coach and looking at ...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  7. Illini credit closeness for turnaround

    Brian Bennett

    Illinois is a surprising 2-0 after last week's thumping of Cincinnati. The reasons the Illini look so much better to start the season include the arrival of offensive coordinator Bill Cubit, better overall health and ... a video game tournament? S...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  8. Illini get image-changing win vs. Cincinnati

    Brian Bennett

    For at least a year, if not longer, Illinois was the laughingstock of the Big Ten. The Illini went just 2-10 in Tim Beckman's first season in 2012, losing their final nine games. They had won just one of their previous 16 regular-season games agai...

    Blog | September 07, 2013
  9. Spartans receiver A.J. Troup out for year

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan State sophomore receiver A.J. Troup will miss the 2013 season after undergoing knee surgery, reports. The 6-foot-2, 205-pounder had yet to see any game action for the Spartans, but he was the only wide receiver who caught a touc...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  10. Athlon makes its Big Ten predictions

    Brian Bennett

    Athlon has come out with its Big Ten preseason predictions, and it really likes Ohio State's chances this season. The preview magazine has the Buckeyes finishing the 2013 season undefeated at 13-0, and has them ranked No. 2 nationally behind Alaba...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  11. Spring Q&A: Illinois coach Tim Beckman

    Brian Bennett

    Very little went right for Illinois under first-year coach Tim Beckman last year. After a 2-10 season, the Illini are ready to turn the page and look forward to 2013 when they hit the practice field Tuesday. I recently caught up with Beckman to as...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  12. Pregame: Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan State (6-6, 3-5 Big Ten) vs. TCU (7-5, 4-5 Big 12) WHO TO WATCH: Michigan State running back Le'Veon Bell. The 6-foot-2, 244-pound junior has carried the Spartans offense at times this season. He ranks third in the country in average yard...

    Blog | December 29, 2012
  13. Illini sign five juco transfers

    Brian Bennett

    Illinois coach Tim Beckman made no secret of his team's depth and talent issues before the season, and those issues were exposed during a 2-10 campaign. Beckman and the Illini need reinforcements as quickly as possible, so they are turning to the ...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  14. Hazell has big goals for Purdue

    Brian Bennett

    Darrell Hazell noted that the first national attention his Kent State team received this season was when Andre Parker ran the wrong way on a punt return on opening night. Things turned out pretty well after that, as the Golden Flashes went 11-2 in...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  15. Huskers, USM move '13 game to Lincoln

    Brian Bennett

    We're in the season of giving, and Southern Miss is being generous to Nebraska. The two programs were scheduled to play in Hattiesburg, Miss., on Sept. 7 of next season, part of a 2-for-1 schedule deal between the Cornhuskers and Golden Eagles. Th...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  16. Big Ten Week 14 preview

    Brian Bennett

    Just one game left before bowl season. It's a little thing we like to call the Big Ten championship game. No. 12 Nebraska (10-2, 7-1 Big Ten) vs. Wisconsin (7-5, 4-4), 8:15 p.m. ET, Fox: You can say that the Badgers, who finished third in the Lead...

    Blog | November 26, 2012