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  1. Big East: D-E-F-E-N-S-E

    Andrea Adelson

    Anybody who has watched the Big East in recent years realizes this a much more defensive league, than offensive league. Last season, seven of the eight teams ranked in the top half of the nation in total defense. The "worst" defense, Syracuse, ran...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  2. Bruce Irvin: NFL draft day surprise

    Andrea Adelson

    You saw him beat up on Big East quarterbacks the last two years, so you know what West Virginia defensive end Bruce Irvin can do when he is playing at his best. And yet, Irvin turned out to be the biggest draft-day surprise Thursday, when Seattle ...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  3. Chandler Jones prepares for big day

    Andrea Adelson

    Chandler Jones made the decision to leave Syracuse after the NFL draft advisory board told him he would be a third-round pick. Four months later, third round seems way too low. Jones has seen his stock rise perhaps more than any other prospect, wi...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  4. Where will Big East players be drafted?

    Andrea Adelson

    We are now just days away from the NFL draft, so the guessing games and mock picks are multiplying at quite a rapid rate. Based on what has been written in the last month, it seems pretty certain the Big East will have at least one player taken in...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  5. Another look at Big East NFL prospects

    Andrea Adelson

    ESPN NFL draft expert Todd McShay has broken down the top 100 prospects for the NFL draft into tiers , based on grades. Breakdowns like these are helpful for teams when they try to figure out when and how to draft a player and when trades come under ...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  6. Big East position rankings: DL

    Andrea Adelson

    As we move along in our final position rankings for the 2011 season, we come to the defense. First up: defensive line. To me, this was the strongest, deepest position in the Big East; thus the toughest to rank. Trust me when I say I would not call an...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  7. How 2011 All-Big East team fared as recruits

    Andrea Adelson

    With one day to go before signing day, it is worth taking a look back at how the players on the Big East first-team fared when they were coming out of high school. You will see, once again, that recruiting rankings generally have nothing to do wit...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  8. Big East recruiting needs

    Andrea Adelson

    National signing day is inching ever closer, so it is time to take a look at the biggest recruiting needs for every team in the Big East. Cincinnati Defensive line. Cincinnati loses a host of seniors from this position, including Co-Defensive P...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  9. Top 10 Big East moments from 2011

    Andrea Adelson

    Now it is time to relive the top moments in the Big East for 2011 -- both the good, and the bad. 1. Eric LeGrand returns. Not only was this the top moment in the Big East, it was one of the top moments in all of sports in 2011. Seeing the injured ...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  10. Early 2012 Big East power rankings

    Andrea Adelson

    Because I love you all so much, I now present to you my early 2012 Big East power rankings. The season is one day old, so I reserve the right to change my mind based on spring practice and then fall practice. To say these are way early is to say West...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  11. Chandler Jones prepares for NFL

    Andrea Adelson

    When former Syracuse defensive end Chandler Jones sat down to weigh his NFL options, two factors helped him make his decision. The first was his brother, Arthur. Back when Arthur was playing defensive line for the Orange, he had a similar opportun...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  12. Big East and early draft entries

    Andrea Adelson

    The Big East is losing two of its best players in Syracuse defensive end Chandler Jones and Rutgers receiver Mohamed Sanu. Their early departures to the NFL make sense. Not so sure yet on USF running back Darrell Scott, who had one decent year in his...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  13. Chandler Jones to enter NFL draft

    Andrea Adelson

    Syracuse defensive end Chandler Jones has decided to leave school early and enter the NFL draft. He made the announcement via Twitter on Friday afternoon, and the school also sent out a news release on the decision. Though Jones played in only sev...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  14. Chandler Jones of Syracuse Orange to enter NFL draft

    Andrea Adelson

    Syracuse defensive end Chandler Jones said Friday he has decided to skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2011
  15. All-Big East team

    Andrea Adelson

    Editor's Note: Tune into the "AT&T ESPN All America Team Show" on Saturday (ABC, 1:30 p.m. ET) to see who ESPN's writers and experts selected. You saw what the coaches had to say when they picked the All-Big East team. Now it is my turn. I onl...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  16. Syracuse, Louisville try to keep momentum

    Andrea Adelson

    Was that the real Syracuse last week? The real Louisville? Both teams were able to do what they do best. The Orange had good balance on offense and attacked on defense against West Virginia. The Cardinals pounded the ball and let their defense lea...

    Blog | October 27, 2011