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  1. Best individual seasons in Big East history

    Andrea Adelson

    "College Football Live" is looking at the top individual seasons of the past 50 years this week. So we thought it would be fun to take a look at the top individual seasons in each conference. The Big East gets its share of grief these days, but bo...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  2. Weekend Rewind: Big East

    Andrea Adelson

    Time to take a look back at the Big East in Week 11 before moving on to Week 12. The good: If you like parity, you love the Big East. Six teams have a shot for either an outright or shared conference title with three weeks left. That might be good...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  3. What to watch in the Big East: Week 11

    Andrea Adelson

    Here are the top story lines in the Big East headed into Week 11. 1. Offense vs. Offense. The top two scoring offenses in the Big East meet Saturday at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. The Bearcats average 39.1 points a game; West Virginia averag...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  4. If there were a football playoff ...

    Brian Bennett

    This afternoon brings one of the great sporting events in America, as the NCAA tournament kicks off in earnest with what is now called the second round. And, of course, this time of year always makes college football fans a little wistful, wonderi...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  5. Big East fearless predictions for 2010

    Brian Bennett

    Fortune favors the bold. Or at least that's what I tell myself when my preseason predictions invariably turn out wrong. I'm still waiting for my fortune. Still, if you're going to try to divine (not Devine) the future, you might as well go big ...

    Blog | August 30, 2010
  6. More fun with Big East over/unders

    Brian Bennett

    Earlier, I gave the over/under for win totals for each Big East team. But why stop there? Here are some more fun totals to consider: Dion Lewis: over/under 1,700 yards rushing and 15 rushing touchdowns The Pitt back had 1,799 yards and 17 scor...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  7. House of Pain: Your thoughts

    Brian Bennett

    Sometimes the best way to get over a painful memory is to talk about it. So consider this forum your therapy this morning. Here is a compilation of your best thoughts and comments in regard to our House of Pain series about soul-crushing defeats: ...

    Blog | August 06, 2010
  8. Big East mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    My friend Daniel offered a good idea for the light summer months: a "where are they now" series. I'll try to catch up with some former Big East stars and see what they're doing these days. So I need some suggestions from you on players you'd like me ...

    Blog | May 18, 2010
  9. Big East football madness

    Brian Bennett

    Today and tomorrow are my two favorite days on the sports calendar: the first two days of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. You're reading this because you love college football, probably more so than basketball. But we can only dream of the d...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  10. Big East games of the decade

    Brian Bennett

    There are some college football games that stick with you until Monday and some that you talk about for years. Here are the best Big East games of the past decade: 1. Ohio State 31, Miami 24, 2003 Fiesta Bowl: This was high drama on the biggest st...

    Blog | January 20, 2010
  11. Big East players of the decade

    Brian Bennett

    It's not easy coming up with a list of the 10 best players of the past decade in the Big East. You could almost make the list solely from Miami players between 2000 and 2003; the Hurricanes were that dominant with that many unbelievable athletes o...

    Blog | January 19, 2010
  12. Week 8 review/Week 9 preview

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett I didn't come here to talk about the past. Wait, scratch that. Let's review Week 8 in the Big East. Team of the week: Connecticut. I never give this award to a losing team, but here is a special exemption f...

    Blog | October 26, 2009
  13. Big East coaches keep on the sunny side

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett NEWPORT, R.I. -- At the Big East football coaches meetings on Sunday, league officials handed out Maui Jim sunglasses as gifts to the participants. The gesture was supposed to signify sunny optimism for the conf...

    Blog | August 05, 2009
  14. Big East media day lineup

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Here's a look at what players will be attending the Big East's media days on Aug. 3-4 in Newport, R.I.: * Cincinnati: Tony Pike and Aaron Webster * Connecticut: Desi Cullen, Scott Lutrus, Rober...

    Blog | July 17, 2009
  15. Five memorable Big East recruiting moments of the past five years...

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett National signing day is just a week away now. As teams scramble to fill out their needs and hold on to their commitments, it's a good time to look back at some of the most memorable moments in Big East recru...

    Blog | January 29, 2009
  16. Where Big East recruits come from, Part I

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples recently compiled a study of where the recruits of BCS schools come from, broken down by school, conference and even position. He analyzed the classes between 2004 and 2008....

    Blog | January 26, 2009