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  1. Maryland, Rutgers add little in short term

    Brian Bennett

    Maryland and Rutgers bring a few immediate things to the Big Ten. Big markets and TV eyeballs. New recruiting areas. Some East Coast partners for Penn State. Crab cakes and Under Armour. Grease trucks and trips to New York City (via Newark). One t...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  2. Dan Persa's football career could be over

    Brian Bennett

    Tough news for former Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa. As the Chicago Tribune's Teddy Greenstein reports, Persa needs a second surgery on his right Achilles tendon, a procedure which could end his playing career. Persa, who went undrafted last ...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  3. Rutgers loses three assistants

    Brian Bennett

    A growing trend has surfaced throughout college football this offseason, particularly in the Big East -- newly hired assistant coaches have turned to different jobs in the span of just a few weeks. Rutgers is the latest school to take a hit. A lit...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  4. Heart of the City: South Florida

    Brian Bennett

    We're taking a closer look at city schools in college football. Our definition of a city school is one that competes in the same city/market as an NFL franchise. The Big East has a few of them. Including the South Florida Bulls. School: South Flor...

    Blog | June 20, 2011
  5. Who's who among Big East strength coaches

    Brian Bennett

    Strength coaches have become some of the most valuable men in a college football program, often spending more time with the players than any other coach on staff. So who are the guys who condition the players in the Big East and supervise them in ...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  6. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Cincinnati coach Butch Jones officially named Zach Collaros his starting quarterback, Bill Koch writes in the Cincinnati Enquirer. It would have been a shock if he didn't. West Virginia kicker Corey Smith would rather forget his time at Alabama, Da...

    Blog | April 27, 2010
  7. Marrone to serve as own offensive coordinator

    Brian Bennett

    Doug Marrone has found his new offensive coordinator: himself. It's a move that's not too surprising and one we've speculated about since the second-year Syracuse coach fired Rob Spence at the end of the season. The Orange made it official today b...

    Blog | January 29, 2010
  8. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett The Hartford Courant's Jeff Jacobs reflects on the life and tragic death of UConn's Jasper Howard. Brian Kelly is already taking on critics who might not believe Cincinnati is No. 5 in the country or BCS tit...

    Blog | October 19, 2009
  9. Casullo returns to roots as Orange's second banana

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett The day after Doug Marrone was hired as Syracuse's head coach in December, he called Bob Casullo and offered him a spot on his coaching staff. Casullo told his longtime friend, I'll think about it. Meani...

    Blog | July 13, 2009
  10. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett * Former Cincinnati defensive back DeAngelo Smith helped rescue a reporter when the Dallas Cowboys' training facility collapsed on Saturday, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. * The Charleston G...

    Blog | May 04, 2009
  11. Bulls' Grothe does it his way

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett South Florida tight end Cedric Hill searched for the right words to describe the way his friend and teammate, Matt Grothe, plays football. He stumbled upon the perfect phrase. "What he does on the field ..." Hill sa...

    Blog | September 10, 2008
  12. Louisville suspends Simms four games

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Louisville backup quarterback Matt Simms has been suspended for the first four games of the 2008 season for an unspecified violation of team rules, the school announced tonight. Simms is the son of Phil Simms, the f...

    Blog | August 19, 2008
  13. Louisville suspends QB Simms for violation of team rules

    Brian Bennett

    Louisville backup quarterback Matt Simms has been suspended for four games.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2008