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  1. Huskers' Martinez out, Armstrong to start

    Adam Rittenberg

    Nebraska's matchup with Illinois could turn into a shootout Saturday, and the Huskers will be without their top gunslinger. As expected, Nebraska senior quarterback Taylor Martinez will miss his second straight game with turf toe. Head coach Bo Pe...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  2. Halftime: Northwestern 7, Nebraska 3

    Adam Rittenberg

    A game many pegged to be an offensive shootout has been dominated by the two defenses at Nebraska's Memorial Stadium. The much-maligned Northwestern defense turned in its best half of the season, containing Taylor Martinez, Rex Burkhead and the hi...

    Blog | November 05, 2011
  3. Halftime: Northwestern 38, Indiana 21

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's not a typo. That's a halftime score. You shouldn't be too surprised after watching Indiana and Northwestern play defense this season. As expected, it has been an offensive shootout so far in Bloomington, and Northwestern has gotten the bet...

    Blog | October 29, 2011
  4. Halftime update: Arizona State-Illinois

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- We've reached halftime here at Memorial Stadium, and what looked like an offensive shootout has slowed down significantly. Illinois leads 10-7. Stat of the half: The teams have combined to convert 9 of 16 third-down attempts,...

    Blog | September 17, 2011
  5. Illinois, ASU offenses flex muscles early

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Not surprisingly, we could be headed for a shootout at Memorial Stadium. After Illinois forced a three-and-out on the game's first possession, both offenses have looked crisp on touchdown drives. Illini quarterback Nathan Scheel...

    Blog | September 17, 2011
  6. Insight Bowl keys

    Adam Rittenberg

    Here are three keys for Iowa heading into Tuesday night's Insight Bowl matchup against Missouri: Pressure Blaine Gabbert: Iowa doesn't have enough firepower to keep up with Missouri in a shootout. The Hawkeyes need their veteran defensive line to ...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  7. Defenses step up for Wildcats, Hoosiers

    Adam Rittenberg

    Everyone expected a shootout Saturday in Bloomington, including yours truly. The defenses for both Northwestern and Indiana had other ideas. The teams are locked in a surprisingly low-scoring game, as Northwestern leads 7-3 late in the first ha...

    Blog | October 30, 2010
  8. Indiana airs it out to edge Arkansas State

    Adam Rittenberg

    If you enjoy points and passing offense, you'll like watching the Indiana Hoosiers in 2010. Indiana swept its cushy nonconference slate with another high-scoring shootout win, rallying in the second half to beat Arkansas State 36-34 in Bloomington...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  9. Michigan wins shootout thanks to D-Rob

    Adam Rittenberg

    Some quick thoughts on a game that didn't turn into a "defensive shootout," as Indiana coach Bill Lynch said it might. Michigan 42, Indiana 35: What's left to say about Denard Robinson? Plenty. I'll be talking about No. 16 throughout next week, bu...

    Blog | October 02, 2010
  10. All signs point to shootout in Bloomington

    Adam Rittenberg

    Fact No. 1: Michigan brings the nation's leading rusher and the nation's No. 2 rush offense to Bloomington to face an Indiana defense ranked 92nd nationally against the run. Fact. No. 2: The Hoosiers counter with the nation's No. 11 pass offense a...

    Blog | September 29, 2010
  11. Big Ten spring game recap: Michigan State

    Adam Rittenberg

    The recap series rolls on with Michigan State, which played the annual Green-White Game on Saturday at Spartan Stadium. A year after quarterback candidates Kirk Cousins and Keith Nichol both passed for 357 yards in a spring game shootout, Michigan...

    Blog | April 27, 2010
  12. Illinois loses an absolute heartbreaker

    Adam Rittenberg

    I feel sick for Juice Williams. And Arrelious Benn. And Ron Zook. If there's a more heartbreaking way to lose a football game, please feel free to let me know. Illinois seemingly had a shootout victory in hand, up 52-45 in the closing seconds. But...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  13. Illini trailing in shootout with Cincinnati

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Illinois offense finally looks like we thought it would entering the season, but it still might not be nearly enough today. Juice Williams and his weapons are moving the ball well against Cincinnati, racking up 267 yards and dominating possess...

    Blog | November 27, 2009