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  1. Checking the odds on Big Ten teams

    Brian Bennett

    If you want accurate predictions on the 2014 college football season, you could comb the various preseason magazines. You could read expert takes on the Internet (ahem). Or you could go with the Vegas sharps who get paid to know these sorts of things...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  2. Ranking B1G nonconference games: Part IV

    Brian Bennett

    Football will be here before you know it (we hope). So we've been ranking every Big Ten nonconference game this season, from worst to first. Now we're down to our final 14. These are the best of the best, the games we simply can't wait to see. Let...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  3. B1G players on Maxwell, Bednarik lists

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome to watch list season! Yep, college football's individual awards -- I believe we're up to around 257 of them now -- have begun the annual summer tradition of releasing their preseason watch lists. It's an exercise born from a different era,...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  4. Ranking B1G nonconference games: Part III

    Brian Bennett

    Hope everyone enjoyed the Fourth of July weekend. The next holiday weekend is Labor Day, which will be filled by college football. Yay. Of course, that means nonconference action for the Big Ten. And we've been ranking the 2014 Big Ten nonconferen...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  5. Big Ten's lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    Pre-fireworks links: Additional filings are due today in the Northwestern labor dispute. Braxton Miller is not yet 100 percent, but Urban Meyer says he's close. Wisconsin's Chris Borland is ready to prove NFL naysayers wrong. An All-America...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  6. Ranking B1G nonconference games: Part I

    Brian Bennett

    It's the dog days of summer, so we're desperate to see some football. Of course, not all football games are created equally. As we've done in the past around here, we're ranking the 2014 Big Ten nonconference games from worst to first. We're takin...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  7. Big Ten Friday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    I'm taking your questions for a third time this week, filling in the Friday time slot for the vacationing Rittenberg. I'll be gone myself next week, so this will be the last time I talk to you for a bit. What do you got? Doc from Scottsdale, Ar...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  8. Big Ten recruiting scorecard: June edition

    Brian Bennett

    This is the time of year when recruiting starts to heat up, especially as prospects show off their stuff at various camps. With commitments pouring in, it's time to take another look at the recruiting scorecard for the 2015 class in the Big Ten. P...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  9. Big Ten lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    So, how was your Father's Day, Tywin Lannister? Illinois teammates pitched in to help Alex Hill visit his daughter on her birthday. Tim Beckman wants another Chicago game. Penn State is showing interest in Northwestern athletic director Jim Phi...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  10. Key stretch: Northwestern

    Brian Bennett

    We'll be under 75 days to kickoff this weekend. As we continue to count down toward the season, we're taking a look at the key three- or four-game stretch in the schedule for each Big Ten team. Coming up second in our series is Northwestern, which...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  11. Returning OL starters in the Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    You can look at a lot of different factors when trying to predict the forthcoming season. Most people start with last year's results, weigh in the number of returning starters, consider schedule strength and voila. One potential predictor of succe...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  12. Big Ten's lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    I can be normal. I can be so folksy. Doing the folksy thing ... with folks. Get your summer Hawkeyes fix with the "On Iowa" podcast. Ross Reynolds won't gray-shirt after all. Taylor Lewan says Michigan got "too comfortable" after beating Notre ...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  13. Phil Steele picks his All-Big Ten teams

    Brian Bennett

    Few preseason prognosticators create as much excitement around their summer picks as Phil Steele. The college football guru packs a tremendous amount of information and research into his preseason magazines. And Steele has released his choices for...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  14. Athlon makes its Big Ten predictions

    Brian Bennett

    It's early June, and the only really football happenings are in the pages of preseason magazines. Newsstands will soon be full of glossy publications offering their predictions for the 2014 season. How much value they provide is up for debate, but...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  15. Most indispensable players: Northwestern

    Brian Bennett

    Summer is a time in college football where the only news is usually bad news. With that in mind, we're looking at the most indispensable players on each Big Ten team. By indispensable, we don't necessarily mean best. We mean the players who would ...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  16. Does early signing make sense for B1G?

    Brian Bennett

    Momentum seems to be building for creating an early signing period in college football. The Conference Commissioners Association will discuss the idea as part of its agenda at a meeting later this month. As with many things in life, the devil is i...

    Blog | June 04, 2014