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  1. Early look at Big Ten's free-agent signings

    Adam Rittenberg

    Only 22 Big Ten players heard their names called during the 2013 NFL draft, the league's lowest total in nearly two decades (it had 21 draftees in 1994). But as soon as the draft ended Saturday, the free-agent signings began. And there were plenty...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  2. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Snow around Big Ten country, and two more spring practices (Ohio State and Illinois) kick off. To the links ... More on Michigan State's new offensive playcaller -- Dave Warner. The staff shakeup has Mark Dantonio's fingerprints all over it, G...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  3. B1G postseason position rankings: LB

    Brian Bennett

    It's time for another installment of our postseason position rankings, and today we're looking at one of the strongest groups in the Big Ten in 2012: the linebackers. Just about every team boasted one standout linebacker last season, and many had ...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  4. Huskers' Fisher won't return for sixth year

    Adam Rittenberg

    As a pre-med student at Nebraska who earned academic honors from two separate conferences, Sean Fisher prepared himself well for life after football. Fisher will begin that phase of his life rather than return for a sixth season with the Huskers. ...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  5. Best and worst of Big Ten bowl season

    Brian Bennett

    As we continue to put a bow on the Big Ten's bowl season, here are some superlatives from the league's seven postseason contests: Best game: I picked the Outback Bowl as my favorite matchup before the postseason began, and Michigan and South Carol...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  6. Five B1G defensive players to watch in '13

    Adam Rittenberg

    Earlier this week, Brian Bennett took a look at five Big Ten offensive players to watch during the 2013 season. Now it's time to spotlight five possible breakout defenders. As a reminder, these lists try to identify younger players (ideally non-st...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  7. B1G roster update for all-star games

    Adam Rittenberg

    The college football postseason all-star games kick off in the next few weeks, so I thought it would be a good time to see who from the Big Ten is headed where. These games feature NFL draft hopefuls from around the sport, and we'll have full coverag...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  8. Season report card: Nebraska

    Brian Bennett

    We're back with another report card, as we're doubling down on these in order to finish before the New Year's Day bowls. Nebraska, come and get your grades for the 2012 regular season: Offense: A The Huskers led the Big Ten in total offense and...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  9. B1G bowl primer: Capital One Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    Our snapshots of each bowl featuring a Big Ten team continues. CAPITAL ONE BOWL No. 16 Nebraska (10-3) vs. No. 7 Georgia (11-2) Where: Orlando, Fla.; Florida Citrus Bowl When: Jan. 1, 1 p.m. ET TV: ABC About Nebraska: The Huskers wo...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  10. Big Ten weekend rewind: Week 14

    Brian Bennett

    With just one game during the weekend, we'll dispense with the usual categories and do things a little differently with the rewind. Here's the good, the bad and the ugly from Wisconsin's 70-31 win over Nebraska in the Big Ten championship game. Th...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  11. Blowout loss leaves Huskers shell-shocked

    Brian Bennett

    INDIANAPOLIS -- When the Big Ten championship game ended and both teams went to the middle of the field to shake hands, Nebraska safety P.J. Smith stayed back a few yards. Hands on his hips, Smith simply stared at the Wisconsin players celebrating...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  12. Dantonio, O'Brien scout Huskers-Badgers

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    Rather than the normal Friday Q&A, we decided to reach out to two coaches who faced both Big Ten championship game participants -- No. 12 Nebraska and Wisconsin -- earlier this season. Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio and Penn State head c...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  13. Huskers, UW no strangers to title games

    Adam Rittenberg

    After the different -- but equally painful -- ways in which Nebraska lost Big 12 title games in 2009 and 2010, you wouldn't have blamed the Huskers for clamming up this week. Their league championship memories aren't exactly rosy ones. "We've k...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  14. Huskers' Burkhead back at the perfect time

    Adam Rittenberg

    RexWatch 2012 gripped the state of Nebraska for more than a month, as all who love Big Red focused on one man's tender left knee. TV stations led off their broadcasts with it. Pastors led off their sermons with the latest update. Forget the weathe...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  15. Huskers close to achieving 'win-out' goal

    Brian Bennett

    Bo Pelini's message to his team after an Oct. 6 loss at Ohio State won't conjure up images of Knute Rockne. His speech likely won't be mounted on the stadium wall, as Tim Tebow's 2008 post-defeat promise was at Florida. Yet if Nebraska is able to ...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  16. Four from B1G are Butkus semifinalists

    Brian Bennett

    There's one area where you can't criticize the Big Ten's performance this year: linebacker play. The Butkus Award, which goes to the nation's top linebacker, announced its 12 semifinalists on Monday, and one-third of the list is populated by Big T...

    Blog | October 22, 2012