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  1. NFL draft recap

    Brian Bennett

    The NFL draft has come and gone. So how did the Big East fare? Not great. The Big East only had 12 players drafted -- the lowest total since 11 were selected in 2006. USF and Pitt did not have a player selected, breaking some pretty long streak...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  2. Revised 2011 Top 25 countdown: No. 13

    Brian Bennett

    We are counting down the top 25 players in the Big East, one player at a time. Up today: Bruce Irvin, DE, West Virginia. Making the case: Irvin emerged as a force in 2010, with an amazing 14 sacks as a pass-rush specialist. Many anticipated big...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  3. Big East players headed to combine

    Brian Bennett

    The NFL officially released its list of players heading to the NFL combine in Indianapolis, and 20 Big East players made the cut. More than 300 prospects are set to gather beginning Feb. 22, to be tested, interviewed, evaluated and graded in the lead...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  4. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Breaking up is hard to do. Pitt is very interested in what happens with the lawsuits between West Virginia and the Big East. Rutgers assistant Jeff Hafley gets props for his recruiting efforts. So do Daron Roberts and Robert Gillespie for West ...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  5. Chandler Jones in latest mock draft

    Brian Bennett

    Early NFL draft buzz has centered around Syracuse defensive end Chandler Jones and Rutgers receiver Mohamed Sanu, two players who left school early to enter the pros. Sanu has been featured in a few mock drafts as a first-round pick. Now you can a...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  6. Season grade: West Virginia

    Brian Bennett

    It is time to take a last look back at how each Big East team fared in 2011 with season-ending report cards. I wrap up the series with a look at West Virginia. Offense: I could list the litany of school records West Virginia set this season, but t...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  7. Big East NFL prospects for 2013

    Brian Bennett

    As it stands today, there are only two players from the Big East listed on Mel Kiper's top 5 player rankings by position for the 2012 draft -- Mohamed Sanu at receiver and Bruce Irvin at outside linebacker. But take heart, my friends. Next season ...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  8. Mohamed Sanu climbing up boards

    Brian Bennett

    Rutgers receiver Mohamed Sanu has seen his stock rise since he declared for the NFL draft. In his first mock draft , ESPN expert Mel Kiper Jr. has Sanu going No. 26 to the Houston Texans. Kiper also has Sanu rated as the No. 4 receiver available i...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  9. Right choice: Mohamed Sanu

    Brian Bennett

    A handful of Big East players have decided to leave school for the NFL draft. Last week, I asked you which team would be hurt the most by a departing underclassman. Rutgers receiver Mohamed Sanu ran away with the vote. No surprise there, consid...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  10. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Time to check in with the other teams in the Big East. ... Style points don't matter in Cincinnati's Liberty Bowl win. Former Clemson receiver Bryce McNeal is headed to UConn. Former Florida receiver Robert Clark has decided to transfer to Lo...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  11. Big East departing seniors

    Brian Bennett

    Last week, we took a look at the up-and-coming freshmen in the Big East. Now it is time to take a look at all of the departing senior talent. There is a ton across every team in this league. Sixteen of the 29 players honored on the All-Big East first...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  12. Will WVU take the next step in 2012?

    Brian Bennett

    One of the biggest questions surrounding West Virginia's move to the Big 12 is whether the Mountaineers can compete immediately in a league that features Oklahoma and Texas. Brian Fremeau of Football Outsiders says yes. Fremeau lists West Virginia...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  13. Jones, Pead, Wolfe get Big East honors

    Brian Bennett

    Cincinnati dominated the Big East individual awards announced Thursday, as running back Isaiah Pead was honored as Offensive Player of the Year, tackle Derek Wolfe was selected as Co-Defensive Player of the Year and Butch Jones won Coach of the Year....

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  14. Pregame: Pittsburgh-West Virginia

    Brian Bennett

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- It is a beautiful night for football, with clear skies and mild temperatures for the 104th edition of the Backyard Brawl between Pittsburgh and West Virginia. Here are a few keys for each team. Pitt 1. Run baby, run. Ple...

    Blog | November 25, 2011
  15. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Munchie Legaux is on the clock. Nick Williams wants to be a bigger part of the offense at UConn. Chris White has come on at tight end for Louisville. The H-back role at Pitt has been done by committee. Jeremy Deering helps Rutgers' run game p...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  16. What has gone wrong for West Virginia

    Brian Bennett

    West Virginia was the preseason pick to win the Big East, the fashionable choice based on expectations for a high-flying offense that would be difficult to stop. Indeed, the Mountaineers do have the top offense in the Big East, and just put up ove...

    Blog | November 07, 2011