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  1. What really happened with Mike Williams?

    Brian Bennett

    The Mike Williams saga at Syracuse was one of the strangest stories in the Big East last season. Williams, as you'll recall, was having a great comeback season before he got in trouble and quit the team, according to coach Doug Marrone. Well, the ...

    Blog | May 04, 2010
  2. Big East in the NFL draft

    Brian Bennett

    The NFL's fortnight of drafting -- what, it was only three days? Really? -- came to an end this weekend. I already touched on the first-round results on Friday. Here's a look at where Big East players went the rest of the draft, with some quick comme...

    Blog | April 26, 2010
  3. Mike Williams still an enigma

    Brian Bennett

    Former Syracuse receiver Mike Williams has to be one of the more perplexing Big East players to come along in recent memory. While on the field, he was one of the best receivers in the league. And whenever I talked to him, he seemed like a bright,...

    Blog | March 01, 2010
  4. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Jim Leavitt, South Florida and a bunch of lawyers met for nearly six hours for mediation over the weekend without a resolution being reached, Greg Auman reports in the St. Petersburg Times. Former Syracuse receiver Mike Williams needs a big showing...

    Blog | February 23, 2010
  5. Top 30 list: Who missed the cut?

    Brian Bennett

    We're approaching the top five in the Big East postseason player rankings, and you can probably figure out which five players those are without much trouble, if not the exact order. So what about those who just missed the cut? Making a list of j...

    Blog | February 17, 2010
  6. Big East players going to NFL combine

    Brian Bennett

    No lunchtime links today, because there aren't any. It's a slow time, though Rutgers is expected to name two new assistant coaches this afternoon. So instead, I thought I'd give you the full list of Big East players who have been invited to the NFL c...

    Blog | February 15, 2010
  7. Top 10 games of 2009: No. 10

    Brian Bennett

    There is one more game left in the college football season. But other than tonight's BCS title game, it's going to be a long, cold winter. So I thought I'd start taking a look back at the best games of 2009 in the Big East so we can relive the top...

    Blog | January 07, 2010
  8. Best case/Worst case rewind: Syracuse

    Brian Bennett

    Looking back on our preseason Best case/Worst case scenarios for each team. It's Syracuse's turn. Original post is here. Best case in a nutshell: 6-6 and International Bowl Worst case in a nutshell: 2-10. Reality: 4-8. That's just craz...

    Blog | December 18, 2009
  9. Revisiting preseason picks

    Brian Bennett

    I meant to get to this last week but never did because there was so much news going on. But with the regular season over and bowls approaching, it's time to look back at some of the preseason predictions I made for the Big East and laugh at how dumb ...

    Blog | December 17, 2009
  10. An early look at All-Big East team candidates

    Brian Bennett

    We've got two weeks left in the season, though two Big East teams -- Louisville and Syracuse -- wrap up their 2009 this weekend. The end of the season also means it's time to start thinking about who will make the All-Big East team. Here's an earl...

    Blog | November 25, 2009
  11. Big East picks, Week 12

    Brian Bennett

    It's becoming a surprise anymore whenever I miss a pick. I went 4-0 last week. Ho. Hum. That's six of the past seven weeks where I've gone undefeated. Only three games this week? Come on, I need a challenge. Notre Dame 28, Connecticut 24: Both ...

    Blog | November 19, 2009
  12. Big East's biggest disappointments

    Brian Bennett

    Ivan Maisel has an interesting piece up today about how the college football season has thus far been a disappointment. Bruce Feldman chimed in with his 10 biggest disappointments in the game this year. So I thought I'd join the fray with some of my ...

    Blog | November 18, 2009
  13. Big East stock report

    Brian Bennett

    Take it from Gordon Gecko. Don't get emotional about stock. Stock up 1. Devin McCourty: You'll notice Rutgers' McCourty appearing in the defensive player of the year race Top 5 today. He's probably the best cornerback in the league and also m...

    Blog | November 18, 2009
  14. Orange lose two more

    Brian Bennett

    Syracuse has lost its best offensive player (Mike Williams) and best defensive player (Arthur Jones) in the past couple of weeks, among many others. So it seems fitting that the Orange have now lost two valuable special teams contributors. Sophomo...

    Blog | November 17, 2009
  15. Froman likely to start for Louisville

    Brian Bennett

    Louisville is expected to start Adam Froman at quarterback against Syracuse, as long as Froman makes it through warm-ups without a problem. He's been dealing with a strain in his side since the Cincinnati game. Walk-on Will Stein has started the past...

    Blog | November 14, 2009
  16. Tough break for Jones, depleted Orange

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett How much more can go wrong for Syracuse? Marc Squire/Getty Images Nose tackle Arthur Jones has played his last down with the Orange. The Orange lost its best offensive weapon when recei...

    Blog | November 10, 2009