Few preseason prognosticators create as much excitement around their summer picks as Phil Steele. The college football guru packs a tremendous amount of information and research into his preseason magazines.
about 445 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
So there's this little event called the NFL draft that begins Thursday night in New York. First you've heard of it? Don't fret. There has been virtually no buildup. Like every year, we'll recap the Big Ten's draft performance, but we're admittedly more focused on the players still in the conference.
about 479 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
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 Bentley and Eaton Spence), as well as Zane Petty, who started the final seven games at free safety.
about 539 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
The Michigan offense spent most of this season trying to figure out its identity. It has returning pieces next year, but there are still a lot of question marks out there. Here are the defensive players that the Wolverines will definitely face this upcoming season who could prove to be the biggest threats.
about 577 days ago | Chantel Jennings | Michigan Wolverines
Recognizing the best and the brightest around the Big Ten during rivalry weekend: Iowa LBs James Morris, Christian Kirksey and Anthony Hitchens: The Hawkeyes' starting linebackers have played huge roles in the team's turnaround this season, and they showed why on Black Friday against Nebraska.
about 635 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
The most perfect moment of my week occurred at 1:38 a.m. Thursday, as we welcomed our son into the world. It's the greatest feeling the world, as you parents out there know. Even an 0-4 showing in the Big Ten picks wouldn't have wiped the smile off my face.
about 683 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions