Let's face it—out of the six BCS conferences, the Big East is always at the bottom. Besides West Virginia and Pitt, the conference rarely makes national headlines.
But it should.
Besides those two teams, UCONN, Cincinnati, and South Florida have all proven to be on the rise.
Thanks to a slew of running backs, including Heisman candidate Dion Lewis, UCONN's Jordan Todman, and WVU's Noel Devine, the Big East shouldn't be ignored.
Here are five players that should catch your attention with their performance this season. Don't sleep on these guys.