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  1. Wildcats offense aims to make waves again

    Adam Rittenberg

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Two years ago, the Big Ten blog ranked Northwestern's wide receivers and tight ends as the league's best. The Wildcats proceeded to finish 106th and 69th in passing the next two seasons. Whoops. Our prediction clearly missed t...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  2. B1G spring position breakdown: WR/TE

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. The wide receivers and tight ends are up next. Illinois: The Illini are looking for more from this group after losing top target Steve Hull, who exploded lat...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  3. Big Ten's top combine performers, Part I

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2014 NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis is more than halfway over, and testing results have been recorded for quarterbacks, running backs, tight ends, wide receivers, offensive linemen and specialists. As we do every year around this time, let'...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  4. B1G postseason position rankings: WR/TE

    Adam Rittenberg

    After a brief break for signing day, the postseason position rankings return with the wide receivers and tight ends. The Big Ten had only one team (Indiana) rank in the top 30 nationally in pass offense, and the league's overall depth at receiver and...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  5. Penn State's Carter to miss rest of season

    Adam Rittenberg

    Arguably no position group in the Big Ten has benefited more from a coach's arrival than Penn State's tight ends. And no Nittany Lions tight end has been better than redshirt freshman Kyle Carter. Unfortunately, Penn State fans will have to wait u...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  6. College football -- Big Ten offenses mix the spread and the tradi...

    Adam Rittenberg

    The spread offense has been successful for some Big Ten teams but not everyone has caught on. Offenses in the coming season range between wide-open and traditional attacks.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  7. Mackey Award list includes six from B1G

    Adam Rittenberg

    Back in May, Brian Bennett wrote about the tight end position being a potential strength for the Big Ten in 2012. Last season wasn't a banner year for Big Ten tight ends, but the combination of returning players and new coaches (Bill O'Brien, Urban M...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  8. Bielema completes staff with former Badger

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin's new-look coaching staff is complete. Bret Bielema has made his final assistant coaching hire by naming former Wisconsin player Eddie Faulkner as the team's new tight ends coach. Faulkner, a former Wisconsin running back who backed up R...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  9. Four Big Ten TEs on Mackey watch list

    Adam Rittenberg

    Apologies for posting this a bit late, but four Big Ten tight ends appear on the midseason watch list for the John Mackey Award, given to the nation's top tight end. They are: Drake Dunsmore, senior, Northwestern Jacob Pedersen, sophomore, W...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  10. Ranking the Big Ten tight ends

    Adam Rittenberg

    As promised, it's time to rank the Big Ten's top tight ends entering the 2011 season. Unlike wide receiver, a position loaded with clear-cut No. 1 options, the tight end group has a few more question marks. Standout players like Wisconsin's Lance ...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  11. Ranking the Big Ten wide receivers

    Adam Rittenberg

    Earlier today, Brian ranked the groups of wide receivers and tight ends in the Big Ten. Now it's time to look at the individuals. We'll break these into two sections: wide receivers are below, and tight ends will be posted Thursday. The Big Ten is...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  12. Hope and concern: Indiana

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Hope and Concern series continues with the Indiana Hoosiers. Biggest reason for hope: Wide receivers and tight ends One group new IU coach Kevin Wilson doesn't have to worry about is wide receiver. Indiana once again will boast one of the B...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  13. Three BT assistants among top recruiters

    Adam Rittenberg

    ESPN Recruiting has released its list of top recruiters for 2011, and three Big Ten assistants made the rundown. Nebraska running backs coach Tim Beck, Ohio State linebackers coach/co-defensive coordinator Luke Fickell and Wisconsin tight ends coa...

    Blog | February 09, 2011
  14. Spartans' WR depth to be tested in bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    When I ranked Michigan State's receivers/tight ends as the Big Ten's best group entering the season, I did so largely because of the Spartans' depth. Although the Spartans were more balanced on offense and not quite as dynamic in the pass game dur...

    Blog | December 21, 2010
  15. Three reasons behind Wisconsin's surge

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin's offense isn't new. It's just better. A lot better. The Badgers have been rooted in the same offensive principles for years: the power run, bruising line play, an effective play-action game, efficient quarterbacking, tight ends and rece...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  16. Big Ten stock report: Week 10

    Adam Rittenberg

    Who's rising? Who's falling? STOCK UP Iowa's tight ends: Michigan State focused on stopping deep threats Marvin McNutt and Derrell Johnson-Koulianos, so Iowa simply looked elsewhere for production. Tight ends Allen Reisner and Brad Herman combi...

    Blog | November 03, 2010