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  1. One-on-one coverage: Syracuse LB Derrell Smith

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Derrell Smith has been a pleasant surprise for Syracuse this year on defense. The redshirt sophomore linebacker has 43 tackles, five of them for loss, an interception and a forced fumble as a first-year starter. Smi...

    Blog | October 31, 2008
  2. Big East in the Super Bowl

    Brian Bennett

    One of the biggest plays in the NFL playoffs this past weekend was from a rookie out of USF. Giants linebacker Jacquian Williams forced the decisive fumble in overtime against San Francisco, allowing his team to kick the game-winning field goal an...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  3. Whitney Mercilus wins Hendricks Award

    Brian Bennett

    Congratulations to Illinois junior Whitney Mercilus, who won the Hendricks Defensive End of the Year Award on Wednesday. You can't argue with Mercilus's stats. He leads the nation in sacks (14.5) and forced fumbles (nine) while ranking sixth natio...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  4. Big East helmet stickers: Week 9

    Brian Bennett

    Sio Moore, LB, Connecticut: Moore had 17 tackles, three of them for loss, and two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in the Huskies' 16-13 overtime victory over West Virginia. Derrell Smith, LB, Syracuse: Smith had a 60-yard interception ret...

    Blog | October 30, 2010
  5. Rutgers' Joe Lefeged pulls off rare feat

    Brian Bennett

    Joe Lefeged had an outstanding game for Rutgers on Saturday. Turns out it was historically good. The senior was named both the Big East's defensive and special teams player of the week on Monday. Lefeged had two forced fumbles and an interception ...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  6. Rutgers' Joe Lefeged relishes big hits

    Brian Bennett

    It happened three years ago, but Joe Lefeged still remembers it vividly. The Rutgers safety flew into the backfield and leveled Syracuse quarterback Andrew Robinson in a 2007 win. The hit forced a fumble, and Robinson didn't get up right away. ...

    Blog | August 10, 2010
  7. Big East helmet stickers, Week 11

    Brian Bennett

    Devin McCourty, CB, Rutgers: McCourty forced a fumble on a punt return, blocked a punt and tied for the team lead with nine tackles in the Scarlet Knights' 31-0 win over South Florida. Isaiah Pead, RB, Cincinnati: The sophomore set career highs...

    Blog | November 15, 2009