Only 99 days left. The Big Ten is recruiting more nationally to stay in the national picture. Jerry Kill plans to coach from the sidelines in 2014. Penn State receiver Geno Lewis talked about going against Jordan Lucas during the Nittany Lions' caravan.
about 552 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
Filling in for the vacationing Brian Bennett on today's mailblog. Because of Big Ten athletic directors' meetings Tuesday and Wednesday, my next mailblog will come to you at the usual time Friday afternoon.
about 561 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Ohio State Buckeyes
Thirty Big Ten players heard their names called during the 2014 NFL draft, but many others received phone calls immediately after the event. The undrafted free-agent carousel is spinning, and players from around the Big Ten are hopping aboard.
about 562 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
The 2014 NFL scouting combine is all wrapped up, and the countdown to the draft has begun. Monday, we looked at how Big Ten offensive players performed in the key drills. Now it's time to see how the defenders -- linemen, linebackers and defensive backs -- fared in their testing.
about 636 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
The NFL scouting combine -- also known as the world's most dissected job interview session -- began Wednesday in Indianapolis, and workouts begin Saturday. The hopefuls include 36 players from Big Ten schools, 38 if you count Maryland and Rutgers.
about 643 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
The official invite list for the 2014 NFL combine is out, and 36 Big Ten players will try to impress pro scouts during workouts in Indianapolis from Feb. 22-25. In case you were wondering, that's fourth most among conferences behind the SEC (71 invitees), the ACC (48) and the Pac-12 (45).
about 656 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
The Big Ten went 2-5 in bowl games for the second consecutive season, but there were notable performances around the league, even in losing efforts. Here's a look at ESPN.com's Big Ten all-bowl squad: OFFENSE QB: Connor Cook, Michigan State: He followed his first career 300-yard passing performance in the Big Ten championship with his second in the Rose Bowl against Stanford.
about 685 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes
Iowa (8-4) and No. 16 LSU (9-3) will meet Wednesday for the first time since the Hawkeyes shocked LSU with a last-second touchdown to win the 2005 Capital One Bowl in Nick Saban's final game as the Tigers' coach.
Big Ten bowl season is rapidly approaching. With that in mind, today we offer you five players to watch during the league's seven bowl games: Michigan State QB Connor Cook Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO vs.
about 706 days ago | Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes