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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 lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    So I tied an onion to my belt, which was the style at the time. Now, to take the ferry cost a nickel, and in those days, nickels had pictures of bumblebees on 'em. Gimme five bees for a quarter, you'd say. Now where was I ... oh, yeah. The important ...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  3. Andersen says Badgers are BCS worthy

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin head Gary Andersen has tried to stay out of the BCS debate all season, saying it his not his style to campaign or lobby for his team. He had even professed to not know where the Badgers stood in the standings. But with Wisconsin creeping...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  4. Big Ten weekend rewind: Week 8

    Brian Bennett

    Old-school and new-school Big Ten football were on display in Week 8. The two early Saturday games epitomized traditional Big Ten-style football, as Michigan State slogged through a 14-0 win over Purdue while Minnesota and Northwestern played a 7-...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  5. Wildcats have look of true contenders

    Brian Bennett

    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian nearly broke the Internet when they named their newborn baby North. Yes, North West. By contrast, the limited hype surrounding the Northwestern football team seems pretty puny. But if your style is more BCS than TMZ, ...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  6. First-year challenges for Hazell, Andersen

    Brian Bennett

    Taking over a new program as a head coach always brings its share of challenges. First-year coaches have to work with a group of players that with few exceptions they never recruited. They often must implement new styles of play and terminology, a...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  7. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Jaime Lannister had no hand in putting together these links: Even after landing Drake Harris, Michigan is looking for more wide receivers on the recruiting trail. Al Borges says the Wolverines' shift to the pro-style offense will be "tight end he...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  8. Big backs in style at Iowa, Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    The motto for college football running backs these days might go something like this: smaller, faster, quicker. With high-tempo spread offenses proliferating the sport, teams are turning toward quick-twitch athletes who can zip past defenders in s...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  9. Syracuse partners with military for practice

    Brian Bennett

    Syracuse coach Doug Marrone is taking his team on the road for a portion of fall practice, to Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division in upstate New York for some military-style preseason training. The Orange hit the road Aug. 12 and will practic...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  10. Big Ten Monday chat wrap

    Brian Bennett

    We talked a little "Mad Men" but mostly a whole bunch of Big Ten football in my regular Monday chat. If you missed it, I won't punch you in the face, Pete Campbell-style. Instead, enjoy this full transcript as well as some meaty highlights: Kirt ...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  11. Borges stays course with Michigan offense

    Brian Bennett

    If Al Borges had his preference, Michigan would be running more of a pro-style offense. That's clearly the future for the Wolverines and the type of players they have been recruiting. But Borges is no dummy. He knows he has Denard Robinson at quar...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  12. Rutgers plans on same defensive style

    Brian Bennett

    The hallmark of the Rutgers defense under Greg Schiano was its aggressive, attacking nature. That will not change now that he is gone. Coach Kyle Flood reiterated those comments Tuesday when he introduced Robb Smith as his new defensive coordinato...

    Blog | February 14, 2012
  13. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Time to check in with the other teams in the Big East. ... Style points don't matter in Cincinnati's Liberty Bowl win. Former Clemson receiver Bryce McNeal is headed to UConn. Former Florida receiver Robert Clark has decided to transfer to Lo...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  14. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    It's Friday afternoon. That means mailbag time! Chase in Tampa writes: Andrea, I'm so confused as to why the USF coaching staff continues to call the same style of plays when clearly there's a piece missing. Every game I see tons of bubble screens...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  15. Marvin McNutt sets Iowa TD record

    Brian Bennett

    Marvin McNutt has set the Iowa record for career touchdown catches, and he did it in style. The Hawkeyes senior caught an 80-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter against Indiana. McNutt got wide open on a crossing route and took the play the d...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  16. Big Ten Thursday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    I can neither contain nor curb my enthusiasm about the start of the season arriving in just one week. I tire of preview stories and speculation. Let's kick this thing off. First, though, let's kick it mailbag-style: Phil from Friesland, Wis., w...

    Blog | August 25, 2011