We're taking snapshots of each position group with every Big Ten team entering the spring. The series wraps up with the specialists. Illinois:The Illini might not be exceptional in the kicking game, but they're in better shape than they were when coach Tim Beckman arrived.
about 174 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
CHICAGO -- Some of the top prospects in Illinois and the Midwest were in Chicago on Monday for the Core 6 Showcase. The event featured some of the top junior, sophomore and even freshman recruits from all over.
about 220 days ago | Tom VanHaaren | NCF On The Trail
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 315 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
Week 2 didn't provide a lot of enticing matchups, but it did get us dreaming a little bit. Michigan's impressive takedown of Notre Dame moved the Wolverines up near the edge of the top 10 in the polls and gave the Big Ten another national title contender alongside Ohio State.
about 354 days ago | Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes