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  1. Hayden to Raiders at 12, Pugh to NYG at 19

    Matt Fortuna

    The Big East had one player taken in the NFL draft's first round Thursday night who never played a down in the Big East, while an ACC player who made his name in the Big East went a few picks later. Houston cornerback D.J. Hayden completed his rem...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  2. Mocks, tiers and boards ... oh my

    Matt Fortuna

    We are now one week away from the NFL draft, and ESPN's draft page is packed with mock drafts, different scenarios, draft boards and other goodies to get you ready for next weekend. Where do Big East players fit in? All over the place, it seems. ...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  3. Q&A with Temple coach Matt Rhule, Part II

    Matt Fortuna

    Here is the second part of our conversation with new Temple coach Matt Rhule. To read Part I, click here. You touched on this a little bit, but Temple's a program that's obviously had to fight for everything it's gotten. You were there from pretty...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  4. Cincinnati hits the road for home game

    Andrea Adelson

    Believe it or not, Cincinnati will be the home team when it plays Virginia Tech at FedEx Field in Landover, Md., on Saturday. Intuitively, that does not make much sense. The game is much closer to the Hokies than Bearcats, and Virginia Tech has mo...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  5. Interim Big East commissioner won't seek permanent job

    The Big East's interim commissioner said Wednesday the conference is working to dispel any perception that it is unraveling following the ouster of John Marinatto.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  6. Statements from Marinatto, Big East

    Andrea Adelson

    The Big East confirmed that commissioner John Marinatto has resigned. Here is his statement: "After a great deal of thought and prayer, I have decided to step down as Commissioner of the Big East conference and formally advised our Board of Dir...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  7. Big East commish John Marinatto quits amid shifting landscape

    Andrea Adelson and Andy Katz

    Big East commissioner John Marinatto resigned Monday through a mutual agreement, leaving the league without a leader as the conference works to find its footing amid a radically shifting landscape.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2012
  8. USF hires Pathon as receivers coach

    Brian Bennett

    USF hired former NFL standout Jerome Pathon as receivers coach, the school announced Tuesday. Pathon spent the past three seasons as receivers coach at the University of San Diego. He played eight seasons in the NFL for three different teams, fini...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  9. USF loses top recruiter McGeoghan

    Andrea Adelson

    USF has taken a big hit to its coaching staff. Top recruiter Phil McGeoghan has left to take a job as assistant receivers coach for the Miami Dolphins. Skip Holtz wished McGeoghan well on his Twitter page. McGeoghan has earned wide praise this ...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  10. Florida Gators have opportunity to thwart Alabama Crimson Tide an...

    Mark Schlabach

    Florida faces Alabama and LSU in consecutive weeks, giving the Gators an opportunity to change the complexion of the SEC title race.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2011
  11. Macky MacPherson living dream for Orange

    Brian Bennett

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- There was never any question where Macky MacPherson wanted to play college football. The last name alone should give it away. He is the grandson of legendary Syracuse coach Dick MacPherson, and he grew up within spitting distance...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  12. Q&A with UConn's George DeLeone, Part I

    Brian Bennett

    Connecticut begins spring practice on Tuesday, and the Huskies will be going through a lot of changes. The biggest ones will likely be seen on offense. I caught up with new offensive coordinator George DeLeone -- who is reunited with former Syracuse ...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  13. Ex-Syracuse aide to run UConn's offense

    Brian Bennett

    It looks like new Connecticut coach Paul Pasqualoni will employ a trusted old friend as his offensive coordinator. Multiple outlets are reporting that Miami Dolphins tight end coach George DeLeone has been tapped as the new UConn playcaller. And i...

    Blog | January 20, 2011
  14. Dave Wannstedt out as coach of Pittsburgh Panthers

    Dave Wannstedt is out as Pitt football coach following a disappointing season in which the Panthers were big favorites to win a weak Big East Conference, only to finish 7-5 and qualify for a minor bowl.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2010
  15. Pitt, Miami share plenty of history

    Brian Bennett

    Pittsburgh and Miami haven't played since 2003. But when the two teams meet on Thursday night (ESPN, 7:30 ET), there will still be a lot of shared history between the two programs. The Panthers and Hurricanes, of course, used to be Big East brothe...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  16. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    The Hartford Courant's Desmond Conner is collecting Big East predictions from writers who cover the league. Some top New York high schoolers will play in an all-star game in Syracuse this weekend, Nolan Weidner writes in the Syracuse Post-Standard....

    Blog | June 02, 2010