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  1. No. 1 in the Big East in 2011: Geno Smith

    Brian Bennett

    You waited all weekend for me to confirm what you already figured out: West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith takes the No. 1 spot in my countdown of the top 25 players in the Big East for 2011. He may not have won Big East Offensive Player of the ...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  2. Revised 2011 Top 25 countdown: No. 3

    Brian Bennett

    Down to the top 3 players in the Big East for 2011. The suspense is killing you! Up today: Tavon Austin, WR/KR, West Virginia Making the case: Austin's most impressive stat is this -- going into the Orange Bowl against Clemson, he had racked up...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  3. 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
  4. Season grade: West Virginia

    Brian Bennett

    It is time to take a last look back at how each Big East team fared in 2011 with season-ending report cards. I wrap up the series with a look at West Virginia. Offense: I could list the litany of school records West Virginia set this season, but t...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  5. Big East NFL prospects for 2013

    Brian Bennett

    As it stands today, there are only two players from the Big East listed on Mel Kiper's top 5 player rankings by position for the 2012 draft -- Mohamed Sanu at receiver and Bruce Irvin at outside linebacker. But take heart, my friends. Next season ...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  6. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Come one, come all for your midweek Big East mailblog. Jackson Fiske in Cincinnati writes: Do you believe that the moves the Big East has made toward expansion have been beneficial? Obviously it is important to maintain a certain number of teams, ...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  7. West Virginia award winners

    Brian Bennett

    West Virginia announced its team award winners for the 2011 season, and its permanent team captains: Awards: Offensive Player of the Year: Tavon Austin Defensive Player of the Year: Najee Goode Special Teams Player of the Year: Cody Nutte...

    Blog | January 20, 2012
  8. WVU and way too early Heisman hype

    Brian Bennett

    You know you love it -- way too early Heisman hype is here! Several of you have already asked about the possibility of West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith and receiver/all-purpose player Tavon Austin being candidates for the Heisman. Somebody ...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  9. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Time for your midweek Big East mailblog. Many of you chimed in on my debate with Heather. You know this girl has got the big guns. The ACC went down hard. Robert Gastinger in Louisville, Ky., writes: First, I just wanted to say I think you won the...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  10. Will WVU take the next step in 2012?

    Brian Bennett

    One of the biggest questions surrounding West Virginia's move to the Big 12 is whether the Mountaineers can compete immediately in a league that features Oklahoma and Texas. Brian Fremeau of Football Outsiders says yes. Fremeau lists West Virginia...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  11. Big East awards: Did you know?

    Brian Bennett

    Because I love Did you know? so much, I am giving you a special edition on the conference awards. This is in place of lunchtime links today, as I am attending to a personal matter. Running back Isaiah Pead becomes the first Cincinnati player to b...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  12. Jones, Pead, Wolfe get Big East honors

    Brian Bennett

    Cincinnati dominated the Big East individual awards announced Thursday, as running back Isaiah Pead was honored as Offensive Player of the Year, tackle Derek Wolfe was selected as Co-Defensive Player of the Year and Butch Jones won Coach of the Year....

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  13. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    One scheduling note: The Big East has pushed back the announcement of its all-conference team until Thursday, given the news expected later today about expansion. A 5 p.m. call has been set with commissioner John Marinatto and the presidents of Boise...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  14. Big East players of the week

    Brian Bennett

    Here is your final installment of the Big East players of the week, as selected by the conference: Offense: Anthony McClung, WR, Cincinnati. McClung had eight catches for a career-high 142 yards with two touchdowns to help Cincinnati to a 35-27 wi...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  15. Big East players of the week

    Brian Bennett

    Here are the Big East players of the week, as selected by the conference: Offense: Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville. Bridgewater helped the Cardinals overcome a 17-3 second-quarter deficit to beat USF 34-24, giving Louisville at least a share of ...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  16. Making a case: West Virginia

    Brian Bennett

    For the moment, there are three teams in the Big East that control their own destiny for a conference title and BCS berth. Today, I look at West Virginia and its case for a championship. Why the Mountaineers will win the Big East 1. Offense. No...

    Blog | November 02, 2011