1. The Big East Can Get Off Its Knees for Notre Dame in Ten Years

    Paul Zeise kindly took reader questions about the Pitt football program in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The first question focuses Notre Dame's affiliation with the Big East Conference:Q: ...

    Drew Shapiro Written by Drew Shapiro about over 5 years ago 53 reads 0 comments

  2. Oh Maron! It's Doug Marrone As Syracuse's New Coach

    ESPN this evening is confirming that Doug Marrone will be the new head football coach at Syracuse University. Marrone, who as of this writing is skulking the sidelines of Soldier Field as the ...

    Drew Shapiro Written by Drew Shapiro about over 5 years ago 468 reads 0 comments

  3. Skip Holtz Snubs Syracuse: Now What?

    Various North Carolina media outlets and recruiting websites are reporting that East Carolina head coach Skip Holtz has rebuffed an offer to become head football coach at Syracuse...

    Drew Shapiro Written by Drew Shapiro about over 5 years ago 864 reads 2 comments

  4. Love 'Em or Hate 'Em: All BCS Bowl Teams Know How to Stop the Run

    A trend to live by in college football: A proficient run defense will get you into a BCS bowl (unless you’re Boise State*—I can’t help you there)...

    Drew Shapiro Written by Drew Shapiro about over 5 years ago 256 reads 3 comments

  5. Big East Schools Are Snapping Up Bowl Tickets

    A perennial knock on Big East Conference schools is that they don't travel well. I don't think that it's a totally unfounded complaint, but an exaggerated complaint nonetheless...

    Drew Shapiro Written by Drew Shapiro about over 5 years ago 102 reads 0 comments

  6. South Florida Favored By Two Touchdowns Over Memphis: No Bull

    Brett McMurphy of the Bulls Report (linked above) lets us know that Las Vegas oddsmakers are expecting the USF Bulls to hand the Memphis Tigers a sound loss by 14 points in the MagicJack St...

    Drew Shapiro Written by Drew Shapiro about over 5 years ago 111 reads 0 comments