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  1. Huskers take aim at turnover problem

    Brian Bennett

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- There was really only one surefire way to stop the Nebraska offense last year: wait for the Huskers to stop themselves. You usually didn't have to wait too long. Only one team in the FBS, Idaho, turned the ball over more than Nebr...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  2. Turnovers not turning into Iowa wins

    Brian Bennett

    Ask any coach what the biggest keys to winning are, and it usually won't take him long to say turnovers. Win the turnover battle, and your chances of winning the game go way up. At least that's the conventional wisdom. Iowa is doing its best to re...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  3. Badgers offense disappears in upset

    Brian Bennett

    Forget everything you thought you knew about Wisconsin. We assumed the Badgers' offense would continue to be strong despite the heavy staff turnover on that side of the ball. We assumed the offensive line would reload again after losing two more A...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  4. Your vote: Big Ten's top receiver in 2012

    Brian Bennett

    Earlier today, Adam and I debated who would lead the league in receiving yards in 2012. It's an intriguing topic, given the amount of turnover at the wideout position this season and the presence of so many young players at that spot. Now it's you...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  5. Coaching turnover and the Big East

    Brian Bennett

    Coaching turnover is commonplace in college football year to year. Just how common? Pete Roussel of coachingsearch.com did some excellent research on the topic and found the answer. Oregon is the only school to have its entire coaching staff intac...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  6. Cincinnati D moves on minus key stars

    Brian Bennett

    One of the biggest reasons Cincinnati was able to win at least a share of its third Big East title last season was a rejuvenated defense that feasted on making tackles behind the line and forcing turnovers. Although seven starters return to the gr...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  7. Third quarter: Wisconsin 38, Oregon 35

    Brian Bennett

    PASADENA, Calif. -- If the fourth quarter is anything like the first three here at Rose Bowl Stadium, we could be headed for a finish for the ages. Wisconsin and Oregon traded punches and turnovers in the third quarter, and it remains anyone's gam...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  8. Did you know? Week 7

    Brian Bennett

    Some notes and nuggets to make you the smartest person at your tailgate this Saturday: The Illinois defense has forced at least one turnover in 21 consecutive games, the longest current streak in the nation. The streak, which started on Nov. 14, ...

    Blog | October 14, 2011
  9. Did you know? Week 5

    Brian Bennett

    Some notes and nuggets for you to consider before conference play gets going: Illinois' defense has not allowed a point following the Illini's six turnovers this season, while forcing nine takeaways that have led to 27 points. The Illini have com...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  10. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Just a few hours away from conference play ... Cincinnati is turning over a new leaf with turnovers. Nick Williams provides a needed spark for the UConn offense. Louisville picks up a commitment from tight end Hunter Bowles. Pitt's offensiv...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  11. Michigan coming up with turnovers

    Brian Bennett

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan's defense came up with timely turnovers last week against Western Michigan, turning two into defensive scores. While the Wolverines haven't been great on defense tonight against Notre Dame, they are once again creating...

    Blog | September 10, 2011
  12. Big East news and notes

    Brian Bennett

    Here are some news and notes from the Big East coaches following their teleconference Monday: Cincinnati Coach Butch Jones said he was pleased with the way his team performed in a 72-10 win over Austin Peay, especially with the five turnovers ...

    Blog | September 05, 2011
  13. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Are you ready for some football? One more day ... Junior tight end Travis Kelce is out for Cincinnati's opener. Strip steaks for turnovers, anyone? Desmond Conner of The Hartford Courant profiles UConn coach Paul Pasqualoni. UConn is still awai...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  14. Keith Tandy now leader of WVU's corners

    Brian Bennett

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- When asked about his defense's goals for the 2011 season, West Virginia cornerback Keith Tandy repeats the company line this spring: Create more turnovers. In reality, though, it would be hard for Tandy to come up with more ch...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  15. Fixing turnovers priority for Butch Jones

    Brian Bennett

    I spent some time Thursday at Cincinnati for a story that will appear soon. While there, I got to chat with Bearcats head coach Butch Jones about his team heading into spring practice, which doesn't begin for them until March 29. Obviously, one of...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  16. Marinatto's State of the Big East, Part II

    Brian Bennett

    Here is Part II of my discussion with Big East commissioner John Marinatto. You can read Part I here. On the coaching turnover: Every school except Rutgers has named a new head coach in the last two years. The last four coaches to earn BCS bids...

    Blog | January 26, 2011