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  1. B1G media day preview: Minnesota

    Adam Rittenberg

    The countdown to Big Ten media days, July 28-29 in Chicago, is certainly under way. We're excited, you're excited, the players and coaches are excited. To get you ready, we're running through three questions facing each Big Ten team and the potential...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  2. Preseason position preview: RBs

    Adam Rittenberg

    Running back typically is among the Big Ten's strongest position groups, and it should be once again in 2014. The league returns two preseason Heisman Trophy candidates in Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon and Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah, as well as several ot...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  3. Meyer and B1G's best coaches at 50

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State coach Urban Meyer turns 50 today, and, according to Twitter, he'll be celebrating in Florida before preparing for preseason camp, which kicks off next month. Few college coaches have accomplished more by age 50 than Meyer, who owns two nat...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  4. MSU's Conklin makes everyone take notice

    Adam Rittenberg

    Jack Conklin couldn't believe it, and neither could his dad. As they traveled from camp to camp, trying open the eyes of major college coaches, they were met with blank stares. Jack, an offensive tackle with length, strength and athleticism -- he ...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  5. Q&A: Minnesota QB Mitch Leidner

    Adam Rittenberg

    Quarterback competitions dominated the Big Ten landscape this spring, but one race we expected to continue after the 2013 season never really got started. Philip Nelson's surprising decision to transfer from Minnesota put Mitch Leidner in the spotlig...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  6. Big Ten recruiting scorecard

    Adam Rittenberg

    The calendar now reads May (happy Cinco de Mayo to you, too) and it's a good time to check the recruiting scorecard for the 2015 class. Thirteen of the Big Ten's 14 squads are on the board -- Minnesota is still waiting for its first verbal pledge -- ...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  7. Spring game preview: Purdue

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ten Big Ten teams wrap up their spring sessions this weekend with a game, or something resembling one. Our look at each team's spring finale wraps up with the Purdue Boilermakers. When: 1 p.m. ET Saturday Where: Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayet...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  8. Boilers respond to Hazell's tough talk

    Adam Rittenberg

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- There's no sugarcoating 1-11. When a team performs as poorly as Purdue did in 2013, honesty isn't the best assessment, but the only assessment. As the Boilers closed the book on the season and looked ahead to winter workout...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  9. Big Ten Tuesday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    First of two this week. Send your Big Ten football questions here. And follow us on Twitter. To the inbox ... AIS from Madison, Wis., writes: I seem to remember that Minnesota had a returning 1,000-yard rusher last year in Donnell Kirkwood, bef...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  10. Ex-Iowa player sues over rhabdo effects

    Adam Rittenberg

    Remember rhabdo? About three years ago, 13 Iowa football players had to be hospitalized with a serious muscle disorder called rhabdomyolysis, a stress-induced syndrome they contracted after a grueling series of winter workouts. It became a major s...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  11. B1G spring position breakdown: DB

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're taking snapshots of each position group with every Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the defensive backs. Illinois: The secondary returns mostly intact from 2013, as Illinois returns starters at both cornerback spots (V'Angelo Bentl...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  12. B1G spring position breakdown: LB

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the linebackers. Illinois: The Illini lose an All-Big Ten player in Jonathan Brown but still have decent overall depth at linebacker. Mason Monheim ...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  13. 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
  14. Spring position breakdown: RBs

    Adam Rittenberg

    Spring practice is off and running in the Big Ten, as Michigan took the field Tuesday and Northwestern followed on Wednesday. We're taking snapshots of where each team stands at each position group. We've already discussed the quarterbacks -- and ...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  15. Five B1G groups that need strong springs

    Adam Rittenberg

    Believe it or not, spring football in the Big Ten is just around the corner. Several teams moved up their spring practice dates, and three of them -- Maryland, Michigan and Northwestern -- will take the field next week. Spring ball is all about de...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  16. How did B1G's top 2010 recruits pan out?

    Adam Rittenberg

    National signing day is less than 48 hours away, and Big Ten fan bases are preparing to officially welcome the 2014 class. My interest in recruiting has increased during the years, but I likely will never reach the mania of many fans. The reason: ...

    Blog | February 03, 2014