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  1. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett * South Florida signed 29 prospects this spring, but the number of incoming players is now approaching the limit of 25, Greg Auman reports in the St. Petersburg Times. A junior-college cornerback isn't ...

    Blog | June 03, 2009
  2. Big East and the NFL draft: Historic day for three schools

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Twenty-seven Big East products had their name called over the weekend in the NFL draft. Three league schools had their best drafts ever. Cincinnati had six players taken, the most of any Big East team and the ...

    Blog | April 27, 2009
  3. Big East lunchtime links: Paulus to Syracuse a no-brainer?

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett The Syracuse Post-Standard's Bud Poliquin says Greg Paulus going to Syracuse to be the Orange quarterback is a "no-brainer." Paulus is expected to meet with Doug Marrone early next week. There is n...

    Blog | April 23, 2009
  4. UConn hopefuls show off at pro day

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett What kind of odds could you have gotten last summer on the following statement: Connecticut will have more players taken on Day 1 of the 2009 NFL draft than any other Big East school. As it stands now, with guys...

    Blog | March 26, 2009
  5. Edsall previews UConn's spring practice

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Connecticut lost some significant stars in running back Donald Brown, left tackle Will Beatty, defensive end Cody Brown and cornerback Darius Butler, all of whom are expected to be first-day NFL draft picks in A...

    Blog | March 16, 2009
  6. Friday mail: More breakout candidates

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Josh from Orlando writes: Brian, thanks for the blog. In your recent article you mentioned some candidates who had the potential to have a breakout year. Rutgers' Joe Lafeged doesn't make your list? He w...

    Blog | February 27, 2009
  7. Combine opens for Big East hopefuls

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett The NFL combine officially begins Wednesday, as players check in for the event in Indianapolis. They'll do interviews and psychological testing through Friday before workouts start on Saturday. This is the m...

    Blog | February 18, 2009
  8. Big East All-Nobodies Team, Defense

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett It's time to finish up our Big East All-Nobodies team by looking to the defense. To recap the rules: We're looking for guys who couldn't get a sniff from most major colleges but turned into stars any...

    Blog | February 18, 2009
  9. Six Bearcats lead Big East group of NFL Combine invitees

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Want to know why Cincinnati won the Big East? Take a look at the NFL Combine invitation list. Six Bearcats have been invited to the prestigious pre-draft event, most of any league team. In all, 25 Big East playe...

    Blog | February 02, 2009
  10. Recruiting rankings revisited

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett My Pac-10 counterpart Ted Miller did this earlier in the week, and I'm blatantly stealing the idea. Want to know how accurate recruiting rankings are? Let's take a look at this year's All-Big East te...

    Blog | January 30, 2009
  11. Connecticut recruiting needs

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Randy Edsall made it pretty clear what one of his main recruiting needs would be this offseason after his Connecticut Huskies lost at home to West Virginia in November. "We still have to recruit that dynami...

    Blog | January 22, 2009
  12. Injuries sideline some, but Brian Cushing, Darius Butler still sh...

    Todd McShay

    Scouts Inc. has all the buzz from Day 4 of the Senior Bowl practices, including Brian Cushing's continued climb up the draft boards.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2009
  13. Oklahoma's Juaquin Iglesias, UConn's Darius Butler shine at Senio...

    Todd McShay

    Scouts Inc. has all the buzz from Day 3 of the North team's Senior Bowl practices, including an OU wideout stepping up and a UConn DB shutting everyone down.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2009
  14. Senior Bowl to have 16 Big East players

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Think the Big East doesn't have as much talent as the other leagues? Think again. The Senior Bowl has invited 16 players from the league to the Under Armour Senior Bowl. That's more than the Pac-10. Anyw...

    Blog | January 15, 2009
  15. What to watch in the FedEx Orange and International bowls

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Here are seven story lines to keep an eye on during the final two Big East bowls this week, starting with Thursday night's FedEx Orange Bowl: 1. Cincinnati's defense vs. Virginia Tech's running game: It's no real se...

    Blog | December 31, 2008
  16. Big East lunchtime links: UConn still waiting

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett No Big East team has a longer layoff than Connecticut, which won't play the International Bowl until Jan. 3, some four weeks after its regular-season finale. But that layoff can have its advantages, Desmond Conner w...

    Blog | December 23, 2008