Preseason position preview: RBs
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 others who could break through to the national or regional stage.
Poll: B1G's top post-spring position group
Last week, Brian Bennett explained why he believes Ohio State's defensive line is the Big Ten's top position group coming out of spring practice. The Buckeyes return an excellent mix of depth and talent as players like Michael Bennett, Noah Spence, Joey Bosa and Adolphus Washington all are back.
Pelini speaks on Lewis as practice resumes
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska returned to spring practice on Monday after a 10-day break with a workout that pleased coach Bo Pelini. “I thought the tempo was pretty good,” Pelini said after the ninth of 15 spring practices that culminate April 12 with the Red-White game at Memorial Stadium.
Big Ten predictions: Week 6
Adam has a one-game lead in the standings, and we've got five interesting league contests to forecast this week.Without further ado, the crystal ball says PENN STATE at INDIANABrian Bennett: Indiana is 0-16 against Penn State, so you'd have to ignore all historic precedent to pick the Hoosiers.
What to watch: Nebraska-Southern Miss
Southern Miss (0-1) at No. 22 Nebraska (1-0)Kickoff: Saturday, 5 p.m.Where: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Neb.Coaches: Southern Miss, Todd Monken (0-1, first year); Nebraska, Bo Pelini (50-20, sixth year)Series: Nebraska leads 3-1Last meeting: 2012, Nebraska 49, Southern Miss 20When Nebraska has the ball: Expect to see a determined group, especially up front.