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  1. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    That was a pretty nice Sunday, Kirk Cousins. Tim Beckman hears the grumbling at Illinois and is hoping to shape up the roster with as many as eight juco plug-ins. Tragedy struck two former Illini teammates and friends. Adam Replogle was named I...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  2. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Randy Edsall had to deal with the death of his father in early 2009, which may have prepared him to handle the Jasper Howard tragedy, Desmond Conner writes in the Hartford Courant. The South Florida coaching staff is complete, Greg Auman reports in...

    Blog | February 22, 2010
  3. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Doug Marrone isn't surprised one bit by what Drew Brees has accomplished, Bud Poliquin writes in the Syracuse Post-Standard. One Huskies fan's thoughts on how the Jasper Howard tragedy may have changed Randy Edsall. South Florida now has a jet fo...

    Blog | February 08, 2010
  4. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    South Florida has several players with Haitian heritage who are bonding together during the tragedy in their homeland, Greg Auman writes in the St. Petersburg Times.'s Stewart Mandel gives all three Big East coaching hires an A- or better. ...

    Blog | January 20, 2010
  5. Kion Wilson's strength

    Brian Bennett

    This story didn't go in the blog because of length, but make sure to check it out. I wrote about South Florida linebacker Kion Wilson overcoming personal tragedy (the deaths of two of his brothers this offseason) and some early-life troubles to becom...

    Blog | November 25, 2009
  6. South Florida Bulls linebacker Kion Wilson overcomes personal tra...

    Brian Bennett

    After two of his brothers were murdered this spring, Kion Wilson could have thrown in the towel. Instead, he has used their deaths as inspiration.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2009
  7. Terrible tragedy at UConn

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Devastating news from Connecticut, where the Hartford Courant is reporting that Huskies cornerback Jasper Howard has been stabbed to death. Details are sketchy at this point, but the Courant reports it happene...

    Blog | October 18, 2009
  8. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett If you haven't yet, check out Amy K. Nelson's piece about teams examining the safety of their practice bubbles after the Dallas Cowboys tragedy. In the Big East, Rutgers practices in a bubble facility, a...

    Blog | May 06, 2009