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  1. Big East mailblog: Hot seat!

    Brian Bennett

    A final look into the mailbag before I pack up my bags and head to Rhode Island. Brian Borowski in Albany, N.Y., writes: If USF implodes yet again in Big East play, will Skip Holtz be on the hot seat? Andrea Adelson: I would have a hard time pu...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  2. First-year coach success rate

    Brian Bennett

    I recently got this question into the mailbag and thought it was a good one to break out into a separate post. Michael in Louisville writes: Andrea, can you please explain to me why people think Rutgers will compete in the Big East. I don't know if ...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  3. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Time for your final mailbag of the week. Hope everybody has a great weekend! Charles in New Jersey writes: Andrea, I see that the Blue Ribbon preseason rankings have WVU at second in the Big 12. Given that the majority of their Big East games last...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  4. Your take: Best/worst BCS memories

    Brian Bennett

    With the BCS era coming to a close in a few seasons, each blogger came up with their best/worst BCS moments. Then I asked you all to weigh in with your thoughts. Those who responded were not too pleased I had the UConn-Oklahoma game on the list. U...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  5. Preseason picks are about as accurate as ...

    Brian Bennett

    You tell me. Preseason picks are about as accurate as ____. The truth is that people like me are not so great at making Big East preseason picks. I know you guys are just totally shocked to hear it, right? We are sometimes human. But only on ba...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  6. Rutgers leads the way in APR scores

    Brian Bennett

    The NCAA released its yearly academic progress rate figures Wednesday and found a slight increase in the average four-year number for football. The average APR was 948, up two points from a year ago. All but two Big East teams scored higher than t...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  7. How much is spent on recruiting?

    Brian Bennett

    So how do Big East teams stack up when it comes to recruiting spending? Our friends over at ESPN Recruiting Nation did some number crunching and got data for 99 of the 120 FBS schools for the 2010 and 2011 fiscal years. Here are how the six univer...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  8. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Let's end the week with some of your questions. Mark Heath in McLean, Va., writes: I don't see how stability can come, unless some objective standards are applied to whatever you wish to call the "top division", and schools are included (or not in...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  9. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    I send you out for Memorial Day with these hot dog questions! Graham in Dallas writes: Andrea, us conservative, remain-classy-and-quiet - and-prove-yourself-on-the-field Bearcats have gotten very little love (in fact, unfair negative love ) from v...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  10. Sound off: Biggest Big East villain

    Brian Bennett

    Earlier today, you saw my compilation of recent Big East coaches who have left their respective teams in, well, not the greatest ways. Now it is your time to vote: Which coach do you think is the most hated or vilified in recent Big East history? ...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  11. Stewart's legacy more than wins and losses

    Brian Bennett

    Last spring, I sat in Bill Stewart's office in the West Virginia football complex for a long chat, as I had the previous two Aprils. Of course, this visit carried a distinctly different vibe, as Stewart was preparing to coach what he thought would be...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  12. Former WVU coach Bill Stewart dies

    Brian Bennett

    Former West Virginia coach Bill Stewart has died of an apparent heart attack, the school announced Monday. Though Stewart's departure as head coach was a mess, there is no doubt he loved his Mountaineers. This is a sad day for college football, an...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  13. Big East spending, revenue figures

    Brian Bennett

    USA Today has come out with its thorough annual study into expenses and revenues at every single Division I public school, and the results are not all that surprising. Only 22 schools among all Division I public schools operate in the black, gener...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  14. Big East timeline under John Marinatto

    Brian Bennett

    John Marinatto officially began his job as Big East commissioner on July 1, 2009. Since then, the league has dramatically changed. Here is a brief timeline of events. Sept. 10, 2010: Villanova begins studying a proposal to move up to FBS level and...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  15. Big East players receive academic honors

    Brian Bennett

    Seventeen players on Big East teams during the 2011 season have been selected to the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society, it was announced Wednesday. To qualify, college football players from all divisions have to maintain at leas...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  16. Big East free agent signings

    Brian Bennett

    It was a so-so day for the Big East in the NFL draft, with only 12 players getting selected. But plenty of players from around the league have inked free-agent contracts, so their dreams of playing pro football are still alive. Here is a list of u...

    Blog | April 30, 2012