The NFL draft might not have reflected it, but the Big Ten lost several decorated defensive leaders this year. Spring practice marked a torch-passing around the league, particularly at the linebacker position, as players moved from supporting roles to the spotlight.
about 128 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the linebackers. Illinois: The Illini lose an All-Big Ten player in Jonathan Brown but still have decent overall depth at linebacker.
about 198 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
Not only is football back, it's not going anywhere soon. Who can complain? Purdue linebacker Will Lucas has fought his way back into the starting lineup with a little help from the chip on his shoulder.
about 379 days ago | austinward | Penn State Nittany Lions
Every Monday or Tuesday, I'll take a look back at our Big Ten predictions and poke fun at Brian, our guest picker and myself. Unfortunately, Brian is the big winner after Week 1, going a perfect 12-0 in picks to lead me by a game.
about 381 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions