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  1. Big Ten's Super Bowl XLIX connections

    Adam Rittenberg

    What a month for the Big Ten. It began with a better-than-expected result on New Year's Day, typically a gloomy afternoon for the league. Then Ohio State won the national championship, the Big Ten's first crown since the 2002 season. More good new...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  2. Big Ten morning links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Happy Monday to all, especially those in New England and Seattle. Two Big Ten quarterbacks matching up in Super Bowl XLIX. Good times. 1. Many Penn Staters celebrated Friday as Joe Paterno's wins total was restored to 409 -- most in college footba...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  3. Wilson leads B1G contingent in Super Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    It had been four years since a former Big Ten quarterback (Drew Brees in 2010) led his team to a Super Bowl championship. Russell Wilson ended the drought in dominating fashion Sunday night. Wilson, who played his final collegiate season at Wiscon...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  4. Big Ten's lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    The lunch links: Snapping the ball over your head since 2008. Thanks to Russell Wilson and others, Wisconsin received some excellent pub during Super Bowl XLVIII. Badgers recruit Dareian Watkins overcame some rough obstacles early in his life. ...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  5. Wisconsin leads B1G Super Bowl group

    Adam Rittenberg

    In 2011, Russell Wilson and Montee Ball formed one of the most explosive offensive backfields in Big Ten history and led Wisconsin to a league title and a Rose Bowl appearance. Somehow, that Badgers team managed to lose three games. Wilson and Bal...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  6. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    After a nice, long weekend, let's check the mail. Be sure to follow us on Twitter. Steven from Las Vegas writes: Hey Adam, I think Nick Saban is right: Cull Division 1 to about 70 teams. Move to 5 Super-Conferences. The Pac-12 could absorb Boise S...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  7. Four B1G centers on Rimington watch list

    Adam Rittenberg

    The super early start for preseason award hype continues today as the Rimington Trophy released its spring watch list. The Rimington Trophy, named for former Nebraska star Dave Rimington, goes to the nation's top college center. Four Big Ten cente...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  8. Husker fan Jack Hoffman meets Obama

    Adam Rittenberg

    What a month for Jack Hoffman. The 7-year-old cancer patient and Nebraska Cornhusker super fan began April by providing the coolest/most inspirational/most memorable play of a spring game in college football history, when he ran 69 yards for a tou...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  9. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Enjoy Super Bowl weekend. And another 49ers victory celebration. To the mail ... Kenny from Hastings, Neb., writes: Hey Adam, My question is about officiating. Many times this year we saw a lot of problems with the big ten crews and several wer...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  10. Big Ten chat wrap

    Adam Rittenberg

    You waited patiently for the Big Ten chat and, as always, brought good questions and insights to it. We talked realignment (of course), future Big Ten scheduling, recruiting and more. You even got a Super Bowl prediction from me (49ers don't lose Sup...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  11. Clarifying the Big Ten's Super Bowl streaks

    Adam Rittenberg

    Nebraska fans and Purdue fans might not like this post, but here goes ... Several Husker and Boiler backers tweeted me or sent me links showing that their programs boast the longest streaks of former players reaching the Super Bowl. Nebraska leads...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  12. Big Ten's Super Bowl XLVII connections

    Adam Rittenberg

    As colleague Brett McMurphy tweeted earlier today, the SEC leads all conferences with 23 players on the two Super Bowl rosters (based on 2012 conference membership). But the Big Ten isn't too far behind. The San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Raven...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  13. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Hoping you have a great weekend. Gary from Olathe, Kan., writes: I know I'm in the minority, but I'm starting to think the so called "super conferences" are a good thing. Say the B1G goes to 16 teams. We'll basically have two 8-team conferences (d...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  14. PSU's Redd ready to unload full 'arsenal'

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- When Penn State running back Silas Redd sat down to watch Super Bowl XLVI, he had two goals in mind. 1. Go Giants! 2. Study the New England Patriots' offense, which would soon become his offense at Penn State under new coa...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  15. O'Brien era at PSU truly begins today

    Adam Rittenberg

    New England Patriots players and coaches remain in shock after Sunday's heart-wrenching loss in Super Bowl XLVI, but Bill O'Brien is moving on to the next task. It's a big one. O'Brien has fulfilled his offensive coordinator responsibilities wi...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  16. Big Ten's Super Bowl XLVI connections

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Super Bowl returns to Big Ten territory on Feb. 5, and there will be plenty of Big Ten connections at Lucas Oil Stadium as the New England Patriots and New York Giants square off. As the Big Ten office recently outlined in a release, the leagu...

    Blog | January 25, 2012