Rutgers had a few unlikely fans on Thursday when the Knights upset then-No. 2 South Florida -- West Virginia's Pat White and Steve Slaton. Rutgers' win set up a Big East showdown on Saturday.
For the past two years, UConn has struggled to a 3-11 record in the Big East. The Huskies' conference hopes rest on the broad shoulders of speedy tailback Donald Brown.
Success breeds expectations. West Virginia has experienced both, but can the Mountaineers deliver a national title in 2007?
With quarterback Pat White and running back Steve Slaton, speed is the name of West Virginia's game.
West Virginia was supposed to have a freshman phenom at running back. It's just surprising that it turned out to be Steve Slaton.