Every day this week, NittanyNation will continue taking a closer look at a different game this season and how the matchup stacks up for PSU. Up today: Purdue. Darrell Hazell finished last season with one of the nation's most impressive coaching performances, leading Kent State to an 11-win season and coming within a heartbeat of an Orange Bowl berth.
about 1059 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
ATHENS, Ga. -- When Jon Richt transferred in 2009 from Clemson to play quarterback at tiny Mars Hill (N.C.) College, he figured that eliminated any possibility of someday becoming a professional football player.
about 1178 days ago | David Ching | Georgia Bulldogs
Big Ten bowl season officially arrives tomorrow night when Minnesota kicks off the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas against Texas Tech. Heavens knows I need a new season to begin after a horrible showing in the regular season, when I finished a full five games behind Rittenberg.
about 1275 days ago | Brian Bennett | Michigan Wolverines
The Big Ten bowl season kicks off Dec. 28 in Texas, continues the following day in Arizona and wraps up with five games on New Year's Day. Seven Big Ten teams appear in the postseason, and the number would have been larger had Ohio State and Penn State been eligible.
about 1290 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Michigan Wolverines
Only one Big Ten game took place since the last edition of the power rankings, but the surprising result left quite a conundrum. How should we rank teams 2 through 6 after Wisconsin smashed Nebraska by 39 points in the Big Ten championship game?
about 1297 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Michigan Wolverines
Five lessons from the week that was in Big Ten football. 1. The Ineligibles overachieved under great coaches: We won't see Ohio State or Penn State until next fall, but both teams went out on positive notes to end seasons in which they overachieved.
about 1307 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
After a historic week off the field, the Big Ten steps between the lines Friday and Saturday for the final time in this regular season. All 12 teams are in action, and several rivalry games are on tap, highlighted by The Game between Michigan and Ohio State.
about 1311 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Michigan Wolverines
Ten items to track around the Big Ten entering Week 12: 1. Ballin' for history: Thirteen years after Ron Dayne broke the NCAA career rushing record, another Wisconsin running back is on the doorstep of a major milestone.
about 1317 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
We take a look inside the Big Ten trends, with no insider trading needed. Stock up James White: While Montee Ball understandably is getting all the attention right now, don't forget the job Wisconsin's No.
about 1318 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions