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  1. B1G players on Maxwell, Bednarik lists

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome to watch list season! Yep, college football's individual awards -- I believe we're up to around 257 of them now -- have begun the annual summer tradition of releasing their preseason watch lists. It's an exercise born from a different era,...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  2. Buckeyes' Elliott seeks to fill Hyde's shoes

    Brian Bennett

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ezekiel Elliott never has to go too far to be reminded of the tradition he's hoping to uphold. Inside the Ohio State running backs meeting room are pictures of legends like Archie Griffin, Eddie George and Chris "Beanie" Wells. ...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  3. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Happy Valentine's Day, Big Ten lovers. Former Penn State assistant Larry Johnson talks about recruiting the Northeast now for Ohio State. ... Which beloved Nittany Lions traditions will James Franklin keep? Iowa players could wear sensors that ...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  4. Badgers chopping their way to BCS bowl

    Brian Bennett

    MINNEAPOLIS -- It's tradition in the Paul Bunyan's Axe series for the winning team to grab the axe and hunt down both goal posts for some pretend chopping. That tradition hit a slight snag on Saturday night. After No. 19 Wisconsin downed No. 25 Mi...

    Blog | November 23, 2013
  5. DaQuan Jones ready to lead PSU D-line

    Brian Bennett

    It's become something of a tradition of late for a Penn State defensive tackle to rise up and turn in a standout senior year. That happened with Devon Still in 2011, when he won Big Ten defensive player of the year honors. Jordan Hill took the bat...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  6. Video: Nebraska tackle Jeremiah Sirles

    Brian Bennett

    Nebraska tackle Jeremiah Sirles talks about the potential of the Huskers' offense and upholding the tradition of the Nebraska O-line....

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  7. Eichorst looks to build on Huskers tradition

    Brian Bennett

    Nebraska introduced new athletic director Shawn Eichorst on Tuesday, and Eichorst sounded like a guy who wants to build on the Huskers' success, not remake everything in his image. "I don't think this is a place where you have to reinvent the whee...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  8. Balloons are back for Big Red home games

    Brian Bennett

    Exhale. The great Nebraska balloon crisis appears to be over. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the nationwide helium shortage that threatened to end the Cornhuskers' tradition of releasing balloons after the home team's first score at Memoria...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  9. Bell toils in huge way for Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- It's a time-honored tradition in the Big Ten that you win with defense, big tight ends and a bell cow at running back. No. 13 Michigan State didn't have much more going for it than those three principles in Friday night's 17...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  10. Pop goes Nebraska's balloon tradition

    Brian Bennett

    If you've been to a Nebraska home game, you know that one of the coolest traditions among many at Memorial Stadium arrives after the Huskers score their first touchdown. That's when thousands of red balloons are released into the sky, creating a memo...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  11. Minnesota looks to rebuild O-line tradition

    Brian Bennett

    Offensive linemen are usually a pretty anonymous bunch by nature, but Minnesota has taken that to another level in recent years. You won't find any names from the Gophers' O-line on the Outland or Rimington trophy watch lists this preseason, or on...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  12. Max Bullough keeps family tradition going

    Brian Bennett

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Max Bullough doesn't need to look far to be reminded of the legacy he's carrying on at Michigan State. In the Spartans' linebacker meeting room hangs a mural depicting great players from the school's past at the position. So...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  13. Video: Wisconsin C Travis Frederick

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin's Travis Frederick talks with Brian Bennett about taking over the starting job at center, the Badgers' O-line tradition and the running game....

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  14. Rose Bowl inclusion in playoff weighed

    Brian Bennett

    One of the key questions in the proposed four-team playoff system that could be implemented as soon as 2014 is how the Rose Bowl will remain relevant and important. As the Big Ten and Pac-12 look to preserve that tradition, it could become a major st...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  15. Q&A: New Iowa defensive boss Phil Parker

    Brian Bennett

    The Parker tradition on the Iowa defense continues. Phil Parker is not related to the retired Norm Parker, but his elevation to Hawkeyes defensive coordinator nonetheless seems pretty seamless. Phil Parker was the defensive backs coach at Iowa for...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  16. Wisconsin O-line tradition keeps on rolling

    Brian Bennett

    LOS ANGELES -- Outside the Wisconsin locker room is a wall full of plaques honoring the school's All-Americans. Guard Kevin Zeitler walked past that every day last offseason dreaming of hanging his picture up there next to John Moffitt, who earned Al...

    Blog | December 30, 2011