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  1. B1G should stick to its no FCS policy

    Brian Bennett

    When the Big Ten decided early last year to institute a policy against playing FCS opponents, fans and common sense were the big winners. Yet there's a long way between the conception of that policy and its actual execution, especially as the leag...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  2. Depth offers latest hope for IU defense

    Brian Bennett

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A recent Indiana practice came down to a winner-take-all snap in the red zone. Redshirt freshman Kris Smith ended things by sacking Nate Sudfeld (at least unofficially, since there's no tackling the quarterback in practice). T...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  3. Big Ten announces major award winners

    Brian Bennett

    On Monday, the Big Ten unveiled its all-conference teams and some individual award winners. The four big prizes were announced Tuesday evening. Here they are: Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year: Braxton Miller, Ohio State Nagurski-Woods...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  4. All-B1G teams, individual honors unveiled

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten has released its official 2013 all-conference teams as selected by the coaches and media, along with some of the major individual award winners. We'll have reaction to the choices in a bit, but first digest these lists: Griese-Brees Qu...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  5. Big Ten award race tracker: Week 12

    Brian Bennett

    In less than a month, the Big Ten will announce its major award winners. We're here to give you an idea of how a few of those races stack up right now: Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year 1. Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah (Last week: 2): It'...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  6. Poll: Midseason defensive MVP

    Brian Bennett

    Earlier this week, we shared our picks for some midseason award winners in the Big Ten. Now we want to know what you think. With half the season in the books, who is the defensive player of the year so far in the league? The choices: Wisconsin...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  7. Poll: Midseason offensive MVP

    Brian Bennett

    Earlier this week, we shared our picks for some midseason award winners in the Big Ten. Now we want to know what you think. With half the season in the books, who is the offensive player of the year so far in the league? The choices: Wisconsin...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  8. Legends Division race looks wide open

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten Leaders Division race could very well be decided next week when Wisconsin goes to Ohio State. With Penn State ineligible for the conference championship game and Illinois, Indiana and Purdue all looking at least a step behind, the winner ...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  9. B1G players on Biletnikoff Award list

    Brian Bennett

    Another day, another preseason watch list. This time, we've got the Biletnikoff Award, which goes to the top receiver in college football. More than 70 players were named to the list, including defending winner Marqise Lee of USC. Eight Big Ten re...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  10. B1G puts 3 on Sporting News top player list

    Brian Bennett

    The Sporting News has come out with its list of the Top 25 players in college football for the 2013 season, and it includes three from the Big Ten. The list is based on both college performance and pro potential. Returning Heisman Trophy winner Jo...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  11. Poll: Biggest loser in new B1G divisions

    Brian Bennett

    Shortly after the Big Ten revealed its new divisions for the 2014 season, I weighed in on the winners and the losers of the league's new setup. Now it's your turn. In the second of our two polls on the topic, we're asking you which team, teams or,...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  12. Winners and losers in Big Ten realignment

    Brian Bennett

    As expected, Big Ten officials on Sunday approved new East-West divisions for 2014 and a nine-game conference schedule beginning in 2016. As with any big decision, some benefit more than others. With that in mind, we take a look at the winners and...

    Blog | April 28, 2013
  13. B1G players among early Heisman favorites

    Brian Bennett

    The sports betting site Bovada released its 2013 Heisman Trophy odds this week, and -- for entertainment purposes only -- it's fun to take a look at where some Big Ten players stand. Reigning Heisman winner Johnny Manziel is not surprisingly the e...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  14. Miller, Simon lead B1G award winners

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten announced the winners of its four major awards on Tuesday night, and Ohio State and Penn State split them. Here you go: Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year: Ohio State QB Braxton Miller Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  15. Big Ten Heisman Watch: Week 14

    Brian Bennett

    I can tell you one group that doesn't think Ohio State's Braxton Miller should be a Heisman Trophy winner: the Big Ten coaches. They voted Miller as the league's second-team All-Big Ten quarterback. Actual Heisman voters may feel differently, of c...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  16. Odd choices litter All-Big Ten teams

    Brian Bennett

    Some of the choices for the All-Big Ten teams and individual award winners are real head scratchers. Let's start with the coaches' team. Braxton Miller is named the quarterback of the year in the league, but he's only the second-team quarterback o...

    Blog | November 26, 2012