We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the defensive lines. Illinois: This is a significant concern for the Illini, especially after the recent departure of Houston Bates, who started last season at the Leo (defensive end/outside linebacker) spot.
about 635 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
Earlier today, we presented our All-Big Ten team. Now it's time to honor the top freshmen from 2013 with our Big Ten all-freshman team. Here it is: OFFENSE QB: Christian Hackenberg, Penn State (captain) RB: Corey Clement, Wisconsin WR: DeAngelo Yancey, Purdue WR: Jordan Westerkamp, Nebraska* TE: Maxx Williams, Minnesota* TE: Jake Butt, Michigan OL: Dan Voltz, Wisconsin* OL: Ben Lauer, Minnesota* OL: Jack Conklin, Michigan State* OL: Jacob Bailey, Indiana* OL: Kyle Kalis, Michigan* DEFENSE DL: Joey Bosa, Ohio State (captain) DL: Austin Johnson, Penn State* DL: Avery Moss, Nebraska* DL: Willie Henry, Michigan* LB: Michael Rose, Nebraska* LB: Nyeem Wartman, Penn State* LB: T.
about 712 days ago | Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
Something about this weekend smells like a rose. After some early success, Illinois is looking to show off on a big stage. Former linebacker Matt Sinclair is proving invaluable to coach Tim Beckman in his new role with the program.
about 807 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida's recruiting board is taking its final shape, as detailed in Tuesday's look at the offense. Here is a position-by-position look at where the Gators currently stand on defense: SAFETY Commits: Marcus Maye and Rhaheim Ledbetter Prospects: none Outlook: Maye showed his athleticism in the Under Armour All-America game when he totaled seven tackles, blocked a punt and recovered a fumble, all while playing out of position.
about 1403 days ago | Derek Tyson | Florida Gators
GatorNation brings you the latest installment of Chomp Confidential, a look inside Florida football recruiting for GatorNation subscribers only. As with anything exclusive, what's reported in the weekly Chomp Confidential must stay here.
about 1409 days ago | Derek Tyson | Florida Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida may not be hosting many prospects this weekend, but it is still an important recruiting weekend. Of the four official visitors expected, outside linebacker Jeremi Powell (Largo, Fla.
about 1415 days ago | Derek Tyson | Florida Gators