We're taking snapshots of each position group with every Big Ten team entering the spring. The series wraps up with the specialists. Illinois:The Illini might not be exceptional in the kicking game, but they're in better shape than they were when coach Tim Beckman arrived.
about 7 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. The wide receivers and tight ends are up next. Illinois: The Illini are looking for more from this group after losing top target Steve Hull, who exploded late in the season to finish just shy of 1,000 receiving yards.
about 15 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
Here's a team-by-team look at what to watch in the new Big Ten East this spring. Indiana Spring start: March 8 Spring game: TBA What to watch Getting defensive: The Hoosiers have had no trouble scoring since Kevin Wilson took over the program, but opponents have made it look even easier.
about 17 days ago | Austin Ward | Penn State Nittany Lions
A record number of underclassmen elected to take the NFL plunge this year, but the Big Ten barely made a splash. Only four Big Ten juniors are entering the draft, continuing a recent downturn after just six left early a year ago.
about 50 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
Five lessons from the final weekend of Big Ten regular-season play: 1. Ohio State is imperfect, but a perfect record might be good enough: There they are, the team America loves to hate, on the doorstep of the national championship game.
about 103 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
Is it rivalry week already? Indeed it is. Where did this season go? There's no drama in the Big Ten division races as Ohio State and Michigan State have secured spots in the league championship game next week.
about 107 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
A full slate of Big Ten games awaits on Saturday. Here's a look at facts and figures to preview the opening week of November football in the league: The short-yardage run game is clicking for Minnesota.
about 133 days ago | Mitch Sherman | Penn State Nittany Lions
Trick or treat, everyone. Ready for the scariest set of Big Ten predictions you've ever seen? What's truly scary is the fact that this marks the first week since Week 3 that all 12 league squads are playing.
about 134 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
After two relatively easy weeks of picking games, the challenge gets much tougher with a delicious slate of Week 3 games. Last week, our picks mirrored one another. There will be some disagreements this time around.
about 183 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions