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 131 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
FULLERTON, Calif. -- With the first-day jitters long gone and players beginning to settle into their game-day roles during the third day of practices for the 2013 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, several players continue to jump out with impressive performances.
about 556 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
FULLERTON, Calif. -- Monday marked the first day of practice for Friday's Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl. While all of the players adjusted to the location and the morning practice time, more than a few hit the ground running at full speed.
about 558 days ago | Erik McKinney and Brandon P. Oliver | NCF On The Trail
A verbal commitment to another school is not going to stop Cal's pursuit of Chikwe Obasih (Brookfield, Wis./Brookfield Central). The 6-foot-3, 231-pound defensive end committed to Wisconsin picked up an offer from Cal on Thursday night, Obasih said.
about 729 days ago | Jared Shanker | NCF On The Trail
Wisconsin does not have many scholarships in the 2013 class, but they filled another one Sunday. Brookfield (Wisc.) Central defensive end Chikwe Obasih (6-foot-3, 230 pounds) committed to the Badgers, becoming Wisconsin's fifth commitment in the 2013 class.
about 803 days ago | Jared Shanker | NCF On The Trail
Defensive end Chikwe Obasih (Brookfield, Wis./Brookfield Central) has already seen offers come in from Wisconsin, Illinois, Purdue, Vanderbilt and Ole Miss among others. The 6-foot-4, 230-pound end has also been hearing from some big-time programs, including Michigan.
about 848 days ago | Tom VanHaaren | Michigan Wolverines
Chikwe Obasih's sister Chidera was running at the Big Ten indoor track championships in Lincoln, Neb., this past weekend, so Chikwe used the opportunity to both cheer on his sister and take a look at the Cornhuskers' football program.
about 865 days ago | Jared Shanker | On The Trail: Midwest Region