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  1. Patience pays off for transfers Prater, Arnett

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wide receivers Kyle Prater and DeAnthony Arnett never expected to run routes like these. Both players emerged from high school as top-60 recruits. Prater was the No. 9 wideout in the 2010 class according to ESPN Recruiting Nation; Arnett was the N...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  2. Rutgers' Carroo hones in on end zone

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 28 receptions don't jump out. Dozens of FBS wide receivers reach that mark in a season. It's the ratio -- nine touchdown catches, nearly one-third of the total production -- that suggests something is special about Rutgers wide receiver Leonte C...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  3. Wildcats offense aims to make waves again

    Adam Rittenberg

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Two years ago, the Big Ten blog ranked Northwestern's wide receivers and tight ends as the league's best. The Wildcats proceeded to finish 106th and 69th in passing the next two seasons. Whoops. Our prediction clearly missed t...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  4. Boilers WR Yancey can be difference-maker

    Adam Rittenberg

    Darrell Hazell's job requires him to evaluate all of Purdue's players, but he knows some position groups better than others. Before taking his first head-coaching position at Kent State after the 2010 season, Hazell coached wide receivers at five ...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  5. B1G spring position breakdown: WR/TE

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. The wide receivers and tight ends are up next. Illinois: The Illini are looking for more from this group after losing top target Steve Hull, who exploded lat...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  6. Big Ten's top combine performers, Part I

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2014 NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis is more than halfway over, and testing results have been recorded for quarterbacks, running backs, tight ends, wide receivers, offensive linemen and specialists. As we do every year around this time, let'...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  7. Purdue receivers Knauf, Woods arrested

    Adam Rittenberg

    As if Purdue's 1-4 start isn't bad enough, the Boilers' problems are extending beyond the field. Boilers wide receivers B.J. Knauf and Jordan Woods were arrested Monday on suspicion of theft, according to multiple reports. The two players were det...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  8. Sherman, Withers to attend NCAA forum

    Adam Rittenberg

    Two Big Ten assistants will attend this year's NCAA Champion Forum, a networking and leadership development seminar for minority assistants identified as potential head coaches. Purdue wide receivers coach Kevin Sherman and Ohio State co-defensive...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  9. Spartans' Maxwell stresses accountability

    Adam Rittenberg

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- As the starting quarterback for the nation's 95th ranked offense, Michigan State's Andrew Maxwell understands why he's in the crosshairs. More arrows fly in his direction than, say, the wide receivers who drop passes or the ...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  10. Illini promote Bellamy, reportedly lose aide

    Adam Rittenberg

    Illinois' new wide receivers coach knows a lot about catching passes for the Orange and Blue. Mike Bellamy earned first-team All-Big Ten honors as an Illini receiver in 1989 (he also earned second-team All-America honors as a kick returner that se...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  11. B1G postseason position rankings: WR/TE

    Adam Rittenberg

    After a brief break for signing day, the postseason position rankings return with the wide receivers and tight ends. The Big Ten had only one team (Indiana) rank in the top 30 nationally in pass offense, and the league's overall depth at receiver and...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  12. Video: Winter spotlight -- Illinois

    Adam Rittenberg

    Illinois needs a very strong winter after a lousy 2012 season, and will look for its wide receivers and linemen (offense and defense) to take steps....

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  13. Reports: Iowa assistant Campbell leaving

    Adam Rittenberg

    Iowa wide receivers coach Erik Campbell has left the program to pursue other opportunities, according to several reports out of Iowa City. Scout.com and Rivals.com are reporting Campbell's departure, and wide receiver recruit Damon Powell told Sco...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  14. Spartans' Bell to broaden role this season

    Adam Rittenberg

    Le'Veon Bell's surroundings have changed at Michigan State. The quarterback who handed him the ball the past two seasons, Kirk Cousins, is gone. The wide receivers who sparked the passing attack -- B.J. Cunningham, Keshawn Martin and Keith Nichol ...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  15. Wisconsin hires Azzanni as WRs coach

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema has filled the first of five staff vacancies with Zach Azzanni, who will work with the Badgers' wide receivers. Azzanni comes to Madison from Western Kentucky, where he spent the 2011 season as offensive coordinator/w...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  16. LSU Tigers' Billy Gonzales new Illinois Fighting Illini offensive...

    Adam Rittenberg

    LSU assistant Billy Gonzales will be named Illinois' new offensive coordinator, sources have told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012