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 1172 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 linebackers. Illinois: The Illini lose an All-Big Ten player in Jonathan Brown but still have decent overall depth at linebacker.
about 1239 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 1266 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
Our postseason Top 25 player countdown concluded earlier today with a familiar name -- Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller -- at the top. What did you think of the rundown? Let us know here and here.
about 1272 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
The North team lost 20-10 to the South in the Senior Bowl on Saturday, but it was still a good day for many Big Ten draft hopefuls. Wisconsin seniors in particular grabbed the spotlight in Mobile, Ala.
about 1277 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
Sure, it's cold now. But pitchers and catchers report in just three weeks. Two years after his death, Joe Paterno is a dividing figure in State College. Figuring out how many players Penn State can sign this year by examining the scholarship numbers.
about 1282 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
Officially, we only do a first-team All-Big Ten here at the ol' blog. But there were tough decisions and plenty of players deserving of recognition in the 2013 season. So if we had to do a second team, here's what it would look like: Offense QB: Connor Cook, Michigan State RB: Jeremy Langford, Michigan State RB: James White, Wisconsin WR: Jeremy Gallon, Michigan WR: Cody Latimer, Indiana TE: C.
about 1318 days ago | Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg | Ohio State Buckeyes
Linebacker has been arguably the strongest position in the Big Ten this year, so it's no surprise that the league has two semifinalists for the Dick Butkus Award. In fact, the Big Ten might have deserved even more.
about 1368 days ago | Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes
We've reflected on the first half of the Big Ten season, evaluated each team and looked ahead to what promises to be a more exciting second half. As we put a bow on the first half, we're selecting a midseason All-Big Ten team.
about 1378 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions