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  1. MSU's Conklin makes everyone take notice

    Adam Rittenberg

    Jack Conklin couldn't believe it, and neither could his dad. As they traveled from camp to camp, trying open the eyes of major college coaches, they were met with blank stares. Jack, an offensive tackle with length, strength and athleticism -- he ...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  2. B1G should be bigger factor early in draft

    Adam Rittenberg

    Remember the angst felt around the Big Ten on the night of April 25, 2013? OK, maybe you weren't nervous. But they were a bit skittish at Big Ten headquarters as the first round of the NFL draft unfolded at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. ...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  3. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Big Friday night plans. I'm going to go see E. Gordon Gee at The Improv ... Reactions to Gee's latest blunders can be found here, here, here and here. Michigan condemned its football radio announcers' comments in a column but did not discipline...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  4. B1G country producing fewer top NFL picks

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten endured arguably the worst NFL draft in its history last month, and its struggles to produce high first-round talent are well documented. The league hasn't had a top-10 pick since Michigan's Jake Long and Ohio State's Vernon Gholston w...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Wisconsin Badgers spring wrap

    Adam Rittenberg

    2012 record: 8-6 2012 conference record: 4-4 (third in Leaders Division, Big Ten champions) Returning starters Offense: 8; defense: 7; kicker/punter: 2 Top returners LB Chris Borland, S Dezmen Southward, LB Ethan Armstrong, RB James Wh...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  7. Big Ten's worst NFL draft? It's possible

    Adam Rittenberg

    The gap between the Big Ten and the SEC not only is widening on the field, but on the NFL draft boards. While the SEC produced a record 63 picks in the 2013 NFL draft -- eight more than any conference in any draft in the modern era and 32 more tha...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  8. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    One month until these guys are back. I can't wait. Purdue president Mitch Daniels supports the Big Ten alignment plan and says he thinks all other Big Ten presidents will, too. Illinois' caravan will be invading Northwestern country. And Northw...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  9. UW's Frederick saves B1G from historic low

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin offensive lineman Travis Frederick shouldn't be surprised if he receives a Christmas card this year from the Delany family. Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany breathed a sigh of relief late Thursday night as the Dallas Cowboys selected Fred...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  10. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    The links are on the clock ... More on quarterback Steven Bench's departure from Penn State here and here and here and here. Bob Flounders looks at Penn State's all-time draft team on defense. The draft is here for Penn State's NFL hopefuls. A ...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  11. Experts predict quiet draft for Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    The spectacle known as the NFL draft kicks off tonight in New York with the first round. As Brian pointed out late last week, the Big Ten is in danger of going without a first-round selection for the first time since the NFL-AFL merger. Mel Kiper ...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  12. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    In honor of "College Football Playoff," I'm calling this intro line "Lunchtime Links Intro Line." Two Iowa defensive backs left the team. Kirk Ferentz says the proposed Big Ten realignment "makes perfect sense." Iowa approved a conflict-of-intere...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  13. Blog debate: Big Ten's NFL draft outlook

    Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg

    Unless you've been living in a world without ESPN, the Internet or sports talk radio, you're well aware that the NFL draft begins Thursday night. What will the weekend hold for Big Ten products? Who will be the top pick from the league? Which play...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  14. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Tomorrow is Husband Appreciation Day. I'm expecting some nice gifts. Minnesota tight end Lincoln Pisek is from West, Texas -- the site of a deadly fertilizer plant explosion -- and wants to return home to help. Minnesota president Eric Kaler talk...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  15. Will any Big Ten player crack first round?

    Brian Bennett

    The NFL draft begins a week from today, with the first round taking center stage next Thursday night. But will the Big Ten have any players celebrating before Friday's second round? Prospects for that are starting to look slim, at least according ...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  16. UW's Andersen upset with Boulware's exit

    Adam Rittenberg

    Like any new coach, Wisconsin's Gary Andersen wanted a full staff of assistants in place for the start of spring practice. Andersen still has that goal five days before the Badgers hit the practice field, but Jay Boulware has made things a bit tou...

    Blog | March 04, 2013