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  1. Big Ten helmet stickers: Week 3

    Brian Bennett

    Recognizing the best and brightest from Week 3 in the Big Ten: Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett: A week after Barrett's tough night against Virginia Tech, the redshirt freshman bounced back in a big way. He completed 23 of 30 passes for 312 yards and a...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  2. Badgers move Hokies game for LSU

    Brian Bennett

    We've heard a lot of rumblings about Wisconsin opening the 2016 season against LSU in Lambeau Field, including LSU's athletic director saying so on Wednesday. But there was always one obstacle to that: the Badgers' planned 2016 game against Virginia ...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  3. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    There are two colors in my head. John Urschel is not just a top-flight offensive lineman for Penn State; he also teaches a math class. Virginia backed out of this year's game against the Nittany Lions, opening up a spot for UCF. Curt Phillips i...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  4. Ficken's kickin' no longer a PSU problem

    Brian Bennett

    After the worst day of his life as a kicker, Sam Ficken found out how many people were in his corner. The Penn State sophomore suffered through a nightmarish performance in Week 2 at Virginia, missing four of his five field goal attempts and an ex...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  5. How we voted in's Top 25

    Brian Bennett

    Adam and I don't vote in the Associated Press poll, but we do have a say in the weekly power rankings. Here's what we said: Adam's ballot 1. Alabama 2. Oregon 3. South Carolina 4. Florida 5. West Virginia 6. Kansas State 7. Notre...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  6. How we voted in's Top 25

    Brian Bennett

    Neither Adam nor I vote in the Associated Press poll, but we do have a say in's weekly national Power Rankings. Here's what we said this week: Adam's ballot 1. Alabama 2. Oregon 3. Florida State 4. Georgia 5. LSU 6. West Virginia ...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  7. Backup kicker leaves Penn State

    Brian Bennett

    Penn State players and coaches have said they're sticking with Sam Ficken as their kicker despite his brutal outing last week at Virginia. The Nittany Lions now don't have many other options. Ficken's backup, freshman Matt Marcincin, has left the ...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  8. Big East mailblog: Hot seat!

    Brian Bennett

    A final look into the mailbag before I pack up my bags and head to Rhode Island. Brian Borowski in Albany, N.Y., writes: If USF implodes yet again in Big East play, will Skip Holtz be on the hot seat? Andrea Adelson: I would have a hard time pu...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  9. First-year coach success rate

    Brian Bennett

    I recently got this question into the mailbag and thought it was a good one to break out into a separate post. Michael in Louisville writes: Andrea, can you please explain to me why people think Rutgers will compete in the Big East. I don't know if ...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  10. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Time for your final mailbag of the week. Hope everybody has a great weekend! Charles in New Jersey writes: Andrea, I see that the Blue Ribbon preseason rankings have WVU at second in the Big 12. Given that the majority of their Big East games last...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  11. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    With the July 4 holiday set for Wednesday, I am moving the Big East mailblog up a day. Please do enjoy ... Parker Binion in Houston writes: Andrea, I had been impressed with your coverage of the Big East. Until I read your sarcastic article about ...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  12. Your take: Best/worst BCS memories

    Brian Bennett

    With the BCS era coming to a close in a few seasons, each blogger came up with their best/worst BCS moments. Then I asked you all to weigh in with your thoughts. Those who responded were not too pleased I had the UConn-Oklahoma game on the list. U...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  13. Preseason picks are about as accurate as ...

    Brian Bennett

    You tell me. Preseason picks are about as accurate as ____. The truth is that people like me are not so great at making Big East preseason picks. I know you guys are just totally shocked to hear it, right? We are sometimes human. But only on ba...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  14. Rutgers leads the way in APR scores

    Brian Bennett

    The NCAA released its yearly academic progress rate figures Wednesday and found a slight increase in the average four-year number for football. The average APR was 948, up two points from a year ago. All but two Big East teams scored higher than t...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  15. How much is spent on recruiting?

    Brian Bennett

    So how do Big East teams stack up when it comes to recruiting spending? Our friends over at ESPN Recruiting Nation did some number crunching and got data for 99 of the 120 FBS schools for the 2010 and 2011 fiscal years. Here are how the six univer...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  16. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Let's end the week with some of your questions. Mark Heath in McLean, Va., writes: I don't see how stability can come, unless some objective standards are applied to whatever you wish to call the "top division", and schools are included (or not in...

    Blog | June 08, 2012