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  1. Big Ten bowl projections: Week 8

    Adam Rittenberg

    The leaves are turning, the mercury is dropping and teams are becoming bowl eligible. Welcome to the heart of the college football season. It's a wonderful place to be, don't you agree? Three Big Ten teams (Michigan State, Minnesota and Nebraska) ...

    Blog | October 19, 2014
  2. Big Ten picks rewind: Week 8

    Adam Rittenberg

    Not much went according to plan in Week 8, a slate of likely blowouts that turned out to be surprisingly captivating, especially in both Ann Arbor and Columbus. Brian Bennett and I had the same set of winners, so there was no opportunity to gain grou...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  3. No guarantees for Gophers' Nelson in 2013

    Adam Rittenberg

    Minnesota's decision to remove the redshirt from quarterback Philip Nelson in Week 8 seemed to be as much about the future as the present. Sure, the team lacked healthy bodies at the quarterback spot, but by throwing Nelson into the fire as a true...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  4. Big Ten picks rewind: Week 9

    Adam Rittenberg

    From the highest of highs to the lowest of lows, this is the story of my picks the last two weeks. After recording the first perfect week of picks in Week 8 (6-0), I didn't just take a step back with the Week 9 predictions. I fell flat on my tuchu...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  5. Big Ten picks rewind: Week 8

    Adam Rittenberg

    Weeks like this allow me to quote the late, great Curt Hennig. You have just witnessed perfection. Nobody beats Mr. Perfect. ... Nobody! That's right. After seven long, blemished weeks, a Big Ten blogger had a perfect week of predictions. And n...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  6. Player of the Week: Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    Taylor Martinez has had his struggles away from Lincoln the past three seasons, but the Nebraska quarterback stepped up in a big way Saturday at Northwestern. Because of his efforts, Martinez is the Big Ten's Player of the Week for Week 8. After c...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  7. It's game day at Kinnick Stadium

    Adam Rittenberg

    IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Week 8 in the Big Ten wraps up under the lights at Kinnick Stadium, where Penn State and Iowa meet in a matchup of two somewhat surprising unbeaten teams in Big Ten play. Despite 2-2 marks in non-league play, both Penn State and...

    Blog | October 20, 2012
  8. What to watch in the Big Ten: Week 8

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ten items to track around the Big Ten in Week 8 ... 1. Clock ticking for Michigan seniors: Quarterback Denard Robinson and his fellow Michigan seniors have been through a lot in their careers -- some historic lows from 2008 to '10, a rebound 2011 ...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  9. Big Ten Monday personnel notes

    Adam Rittenberg

    A few personnel nuggets from around the league as we inch toward Week 8. Iowa running back Mark Weisman (ankle) isn't on the two-deep for Penn State, although coach Kirk Ferentz hasn't totally ruled him out. Wisconsin LT Ricky Wagner (knee) is li...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  10. Big Ten picks rewind: Week 8

    Adam Rittenberg

    All my bluster about Big Ten perfection vanished Saturday. Brian Bennett shouldn't be feeling too chesty, either. The Big Ten bloggers took a beating in Week 8. It can't get much worse. I managed to endure my first losing record of the season (...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  11. Video: One Good Thing

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten saw strong quarterback play around the league in Week 8 even though some of the usual suspects struggled a bit....

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  12. PSU stiff-arms critics, keeps on winning

    Adam Rittenberg

    There might not have been a trendier upset pick in Week 8 than Northwestern over Penn State. Even though the Lions came in at 6-1 and the Wildcats at 2-4, Penn State was doubted. Even though the Lions had one of the nation's best defenses and the ...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  13. How we voted in the ESPN.com Top 25

    Adam Rittenberg

    Week 8 brought some shakeups in the national rankings, and the ESPN.com power rankings also will have a different look. Here are the latest ballots Brian and I cast for the national Top 25: Brian Bennett's ballot 1. LSU 2. Alabama 3. Oklah...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  14. Big Ten weather forecast for Week 8

    Adam Rittenberg

    Here's a check of the weather, which always could change, at the five venues featuring Big Ten games today. Iowa City, Iowa (Indiana at Iowa, noon ET): Sunny, temperatures between 54-63 degrees, winds at 7-10 mph. West Lafayette, Ind. (No. 23 I...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  15. Big Ten TV lineup for Week 8

    Adam Rittenberg

    Remotes ready? Here's where you can find the Big Ten games throughout the day. Indiana (1-6, 0-3 Big Ten) at Iowa (4-2, 1-1), noon ET, Big Ten Network No. 23 Illinois (6-1, 2-1) at Purdue (3-3, 1-1), noon ET, ESPN2 No. 13 Nebraska (5-1, 1-1) ...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  16. What to watch in the Big Ten: Week 8

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ten items to track on Saturday as you watch another set of Big Ten games. 1. Wisconsin offense vs. MSU defense: Two of the nation's elite units clash Saturday night at Spartan Stadium in a game that likely will determine the Big Ten's top team. Th...

    Blog | October 20, 2011