Thirty Big Ten players heard their names called during the 2014 NFL draft, but many others received phone calls immediately after the event. The undrafted free-agent carousel is spinning, and players from around the Big Ten are hopping aboard.
about 1108 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the big uglies. Illinois: This is another group that appears to be in significantly better shape now than at the start of coach Tim Beckman's tenure.
about 1181 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
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.
about 1185 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
The official invite list for the 2014 NFL combine is out, and 36 Big Ten players will try to impress pro scouts during workouts in Indianapolis from Feb. 22-25. In case you were wondering, that's fourth most among conferences behind the SEC (71 invitees), the ACC (48) and the Pac-12 (45).
about 1202 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
If you thought the Hollywood awards season lasted a long time, well, it has nothing on college football. There's now an endless number of individual trophies, many sponsored by city sports commissions or other groups who want to be associated with college football.
about 1252 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
The Big Ten released its all-conference teams as selected by coaches and the media earlier this month. We didn't have a vote for the media teams, and we don't pretend to know as much about football as the league's coaches.
about 1255 days ago | Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
It was a rough weekend all around for the Big Ten, which went 0-3 against ranked teams, 1-3 versus the Pac-12 and only 5-5 against FBS competition. Even some of the winning teams either had major scares (Michigan), looked sluggish (Northwestern) or had the game overshadowed by a different concern (Minnesota).
about 1346 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions