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 197 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
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 333 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
Conference play is in full swing, so it's time once again to gauge where players stand in the individual Big Ten awards races. Remember, there's still plenty of time left, and these will fluctuate quite a bit until we get deep into the season: Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year 1.
about 342 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
Second-to-last weekend without real football. Enjoy. Penn State's quarterback battle is drawing near its conclusion, though Bill O'Brien says it's still very even. True freshman tight end Adam Breneman will play this season.
about 396 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
With spring in the books for more than a month, the long march through the offseason and back to football is only beginning. But BuckeyeNation is going to keep doing its part to speed up the journey -- or at least make it more interesting.
about 480 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
The Big Ten won only two bowl games this season, but several players stood out around the league. Let's take a look at ESPN.com's Big Ten All-Bowl squad ... OFFENSE QB: Devin Gardner, Michigan -- There weren't many good choices around the league, but Gardner fired three touchdown passes and racked up 214 pass yards.
about 614 days ago | Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions