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  1. Big East position rankings: RB

    Brian Bennett

    Time to pick up my final position rankings for the 2011 season. Before you start sending in your notes to the mailbag, please keep in mind that West Virginia will be included in all 2011 postseason rankings and evaluations because the Mountaineers we...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  2. Big East Lunchtime Links

    Brian Bennett

    Is that Dave Wannstedt I hear? What's next for Cincinnati coach Butch Jones? UConn has made it a policy to recite the Pledge of Allegiance before home football and men's and women's basketball games. Louisville players aren't worried about Ch...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  3. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Boise is wonderful this time of year. So are the shakes and burgers at Big Jud's ... The UConn offense has been slow to get going. Was the 2009 game between Cincinnati and Pitt the best Bearcats game ever? Louisville linebacker Preston Brown ...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  4. Big East players of the week

    Brian Bennett

    Here are the Big East players of the week, as selected by the conference. Offense: Tino Sunseri, QB, Pittsburgh. Sunseri went 29-of-42 for a career-high 419 yards and two touchdowns in a 35-20 win against Connecticut. The yardage total ranks fourt...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  5. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Let's stay together ... or not. The running game is setting the pace for Cincinnati. Opponent watch: NC State hit by injuries. UConn is in great shape no matter what happens. Time for UConn's offense to step up. Louisville center Mario Benav...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  6. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Well that was a busy weekend ... Is the Big East dead? How the ACC ate the Big East's lunch. Anybody else leaving? If the Big East crumbles, Cincinnati's future is shaken. Opponent watch: NC State. UConn has to push hard for a spot in the ACC...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  7. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Making the rounds just for you... The Tennessee loss could be a defining moment in the season for Cincinnati. It's time for UConn to give Michael Nebrich a look at quarterback. The Huskies have to correct their offensive woes. What do Louisvi...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  8. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome to your mid-week edition of the mailblog. Game week is right around the corner! Matthew in Plant City, Fla., writes: Andrea, I hope I'm not jumping the gun here, but answer me this: Do you think people are vastly underrating USF's chances ...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  9. West Virginia Mountaineers spring wrap

    Brian Bennett

    2010 overall record: 9-4 2010 conference record: 5-2, tied for first in Big East Returning starters: Offense: 8. Defense: 4. Punter/kicker: 1. Top returners: QB Geno Smith, WR Tavon Austin, DE Bruce Irvin, DE Julian Miller, CB Keith Tand...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  10. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Athlon takes a look at who might finish second in the 2011 Big East race. Dana Holgorsen's offense is explosive but also pretty simplistic. There's a place in that West Virginia offense for running back Shawne Alston. Dominique Brown can do a lot...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  11. The Big East's 1,000-yard backs in 2011

    Brian Bennett

    The number 1,000 is like Mount Everest for a college running back. Forget for a moment that over 12 regular season games plus a bowl, a runner has to average fewer than 77 yards per game to reach the milestone of 1,000 yards in a year. It's still a m...

    Blog | April 13, 2011
  12. West Virginia searching for top tailback

    Brian Bennett

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- It's early, real early, this spring for West Virginia, which began practice later than any Big East team. But one thing seems pretty clear in the initial going: the Mountaineers have a wide-open competition at running back. Th...

    Blog | April 05, 2011
  13. Q&A with West Virginia's Bill Stewart, Part II

    Brian Bennett

    Here's Part II of my conversation with West Virginia coach Bill Stewart. You can read Part I here. This is the first time in a few years you haven't known who your starting tailback will be. How do you see that position this spring? Bill Stew...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  14. Big East mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Once again, circumstances have forced me to move the regular Tuesday mailbag to Wednesday. But better late than never, right? Mike from Somerville, N.J., writes: To add or respond to your comments last week regarding the security of Greg Schiano, ...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  15. Q&A with West Virginia's Bill Stewart, Part I

    Brian Bennett

    West Virginia opens practice on Wednesday, and I had a chance to catch up with head coach Bill Stewart on the eve of spring drills. Here's Part I of our conversation. (Note: Stewart offered a thorough, lengthy overview at the start of my interview, s...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  16. Big East spring preview

    Brian Bennett

    Spring practice is just around the corner -- South Florida will be on its new practice fields next week, while other Big East teams will follow suit shortly after. So here's a look at what to expect from each league team this spring. Cincinnati...

    Blog | February 23, 2011