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  1. First-year coach success rate

    Brian Bennett

    I recently got this question into the mailbag and thought it was a good one to break out into a separate post. Michael in Louisville writes: Andrea, can you please explain to me why people think Rutgers will compete in the Big East. I don't know if ...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  2. Sound off: Biggest Big East villain

    Brian Bennett

    Earlier today, you saw my compilation of recent Big East coaches who have left their respective teams in, well, not the greatest ways. Now it is your time to vote: Which coach do you think is the most hated or vilified in recent Big East history? ...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  3. Big East mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Read the mailbag. Then have a great weekend. Steve in Seattle writes: With Bobby Petrino out at Arkansas, I think it'll be three straight years that Rutgers will be playing a team after it fired its head coach. I was able to find out Jim Leavitt i...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  4. Big East eyes turn to Arkansas

    Brian Bennett

    Who knew Bobby Petrino would have such an impact on the Big East! The ousted Arkansas coach was already persona non grata in Louisville, so you know Cardinals fans were watching with amusement as all the sordid details of the last several weeks w...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  5. Bo Pelini shoots down Arkansas talk

    Brian Bennett

    Bo Pelini's name seems to come up often whenever there's a high-profile coaching vacancy. That's in part because of Pelini's success at Nebraska, in part because of the very low buyout clause in his contract and in part because of the assumption b...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  6. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Hope you're having a better week than Bobby Petrino: The rich get richer: Ohio State got a commitment from one of the nation's top tight ends. Not to be outdone, Michigan received a verbal pledge from a blue-chip linebacker. The Wolverines are ...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  7. Purdue hires defensive line coach

    Brian Bennett

    Purdue has hired veteran assistant Kevin Wolthausen as its new defensive line coach, the school announced Wednesday. That completes Danny Hope's staff for the 2012 season. Wolthausen comes to the Boilermakers the Las Vegas Locomotives in the Unite...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  8. Mistakes add up to loss for Razorbacks

    Brian Bennett

    NEW ORLEANS -- Arkansas knew exactly how it was going to start the Allstate Sugar Bowl. Throughout postseason practice, the team had worked on the opening play, in which quarterback Ryan Mallett faked a handoff to running back Knile Davis and then...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  9. Tough finish for Arkansas' Ryan Mallett

    Brian Bennett

    NEW ORLEANS -- If Ryan Mallett's final pass of his college career was the last one he threw in the Superdome, it may haunt him for a long time. The Arkansas quarterback had a brilliant season and was in position to finish a legendary comeback in t...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  10. Instant analysis: Ohio State 31, Arkansas 26

    Brian Bennett

    NEW ORLEANS -- Instant analysis of the Allstate Sugar Bowl, which No. 6 Ohio State won 31-26 over No. 8 Arkansas: How the game was won: Arkansas nearly pulled off a comeback for the ages. Down 28-7 late in the first half and 31-13 in the third qua...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  11. Arkansas getting bullied by Buckeyes' line

    Brian Bennett

    NEW ORLEANS -- Bobby Petrino said Monday that Ohio State was as physical a team as his Arkansas Razorbacks have seen all year long. That's saying something, considering the rugged SEC schedule the Hogs played. But to Petrino's chagrin, he has been...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  12. Question for Louisville fans

    Brian Bennett

    I'm in New Orleans to help cover the Allstate Sugar Bowl between Arkansas and Ohio State. Sitting in on Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino's news conference on Monday brought back memories of covering him at Louisville in my former job. The Razorbacks h...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  13. Arkansas enjoying Sugar Bowl shadows

    Brian Bennett

    NEW ORLEANS -- Arkansas is participating in its first-ever BCS game. But normalcy seems to be the prevailing theme for the Razorbacks. While Allstate Sugar Bowl opponent Ohio State dealt with the swirls of controversy regarding the suspensions of ...

    Blog | January 03, 2011
  14. Losing Edsall a worrisome sign for UConn

    Brian Bennett

    Rich Rodriguez led West Virginia to BCS games and left for mighty Michigan and the Big House. Bobby Petrino took Louisville to the Orange Bowl and bolted for the NFL's Atlanta Falcons, where he thought he'd get to coach Michael Vick. Brian Kelly guid...

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  15. Thoughts from Cincinnati practice

    Brian Bennett

    CINCINNATI -- Some thoughts and observations from today's Cincinnati Bearcats practice: The one word I would use to describe a Butch Jones practice is: Fast. Now, I've seen some up-tempo practices in my time. Bobby Petrino used to run his guys ha...

    Blog | March 30, 2010
  16. Top Big East coaches of the decade

    Brian Bennett

    In college football, the program is usually only as good as the head coach. So as we review the superlatives for the past decade, it's time to look at the top 10 Big East coaches of the aughts (record while competing as league head coach in parenthes...

    Blog | January 21, 2010