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Why is nobody talking about Cincinnati?
The Bearcats ran the regular season table back in 2009, took a step back last year, but have rebounded to a 7-1 start with a 3-0 conference mark. The man at the helm, Butch Jones.
Jones took over for Brian Kelly twice. Once at Central Michigan, and now at Cincinnati. After a disappointing 2010, the Bearcats have rebounded by being in the nation's Top 20 in both scoring and in points against.
Offensively, Zach Collaros and Isaiah Pead have led the charge, while the defense has done enough to win ball games.
Granted the Big East is not what it once was, and Cincinnati has yet to play West Virginia, which happens this weekend, but give Jones credit. Cincinnati was projected to finish near the bottom of the conference, but now has a chance to win it, or at worst, still go bowling next month.