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  1. Huskers add solid replacement in Warren

    Adam Rittenberg

    After losing secondary coach Terry Joseph to Texas A&M, Nebraska needed a replacement who not only could bolster the back four but help the program's recruiting efforts, particularly in the South. Joseph's ties to the fertile South made him a ...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  2. Big Ten picks rewind: Week 3

    Adam Rittenberg

    After mirroring picks in Week 2, we had several disagreements with the Week 3 selections. I fared better in those games and moved into a tie with Brian Bennett in the season standings, but both of us, like the league we cover, didn't exactly light th...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  3. B1G to share Gator, Music City bowl tie-ins

    Adam Rittenberg

    Most of you knew this was coming, but it's now official: The Big Ten will share a tie-in with both the Gator and Music City bowls for games taking place following the 2014-19 seasons. The Big Ten will share its tie-in to both games with the ACC, a...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  4. Big Ten Conference adds Holiday Bowl and Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten is adding the Holiday Bowl and the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl to its future postseason lineup and will face Pac-12 teams in both games, sources have told

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2013
  5. Osborne, Alvarez good choices to rep B1G

    Adam Rittenberg

    It remains to be seen who will represent the Big Ten on the selection committee for college football's playoff beginning in 2014. But two of the best choices -- perhaps the two best with Big Ten ties -- both appear willing to serve. Earlier thi...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  6. MSU cuts ties with assistant Ted Gill

    Adam Rittenberg

    In a somewhat surprising move, Michigan State announced late Friday afternoon that defensive line coach Ted Gill won't return for the 2013 season. Gill's contract runs through March 31 and "will not be renewed," head coach Mark Dantonio said in a ...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  7. Friday Q&A: Michigan WR Roy Roundtree

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's fitting that when Michigan needed a mini miracle to tie last week's game against Northwestern, Roy Roundtree answered the bell. The senior wide receiver, who has made his share of big catches during his career, added another last Saturday, hauli...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  8. B1G in the polls: Ohio State up to No. 5

    Adam Rittenberg

    Where would Ohio State be in the national title chase if it weren't on postseason probation? Right now, the Buckeyes would still be on the outside looking in. Ohio State moved into a tie with Georgia at No. 5 in the latest AP Poll, trailing four u...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  9. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Your questions, my answers ... Kevin from St. Paul, Minn., writes: With 3-4 games remaining, let's talk hypotheticals. What would happen if there was a 4-way tie for first in the Legends with Michigan, Michigan St, Nebraska, and Northwestern? To m...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  10. The Big Ten's 2012-13 bowl schedule

    Adam Rittenberg

    The complete bowl schedule for the 2012-13 season has been released. Here's when the Big Ten's bowl tie-in games will be played: Little Caesars Pizza Bowl: Dec. 26, 7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN, Big Ten vs. Mid-American Conference Meineke Car Care Bow...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  11. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Hoping everyone has a great weekend. I'll be hanging out by the Michigan-Canadian border, eh. Marcus Aurelius writes: Interesting that your list of potential reps on a playoff selection committee with Big 10 ties does not feature anyone with SEC ...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  12. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Happy hump day. Time to ingest your links. Penn State starting quarterback Matthew McGloin called the team's former QB rotation "a killer." The jury in the Jerry Sandusky trial not surprisingly has ties to Penn State, Dan Wetzel writes. Some good...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  13. B1G to discuss tie-in with Pinstripe Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- The Big Ten favors having a college football playoff within the existing bowls, which essentially pushes those games to warmer climates in the south and west. As Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith said, "Let's say it is 5 degrees. ...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  14. Q&A: Penn State QBs coach Charlie Fisher

    Adam Rittenberg

    Bill O'Brien might not have had direct ties to Penn State before becoming the team's head coach Jan. 6, but he wanted some assistants with connections to the school and to the state. He found one in quarterbacks coach Charlie Fisher, a native of Alle...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  15. Dantonio hopes to keep staff, reward staff

    Adam Rittenberg

    Mark Dantonio has lost only two assistants during his tenure at Michigan State, and both men -- Dan Enos and Don Treadwell -- left for head-coaching positions elsewhere. Like several Big Ten programs, Michigan State ties its recent success to cont...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  16. Players: next coach should have PSU ties

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State is methodically conducting an unusual coaching search for an unusual situation. Patriot-News columnist David Jones recently weighed in on the prolonged search, opining that "everything at Penn State seems to move at the pace of my mom gett...

    Blog | December 20, 2011