Big East lunchtime links
August, 15, 2012
By Matt Fortuna | ESPN.com
Much more on the blog later from Mike Aresco. Until then ...
- Our Eamonn Brennan says that the Big East's hiring of Mike Aresco as its next commissioner reveals the league's stakes. CBSSports.com's Dennis Dodd says that the conference hit a home run. Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick approves.
- Coach Butch Jones speaks to Cincinnati's athletic website before the Bearcats' first two-a-day session.
- UConn FB Mike Osiecki has gone home to reassess his future with the team, Chris Elsberry writes in the Connecticut Post.
- Louisville hopes that Adrian Bushell is able to go it alone at corner, C.L. Brown writes in the (Louisville) Courier-Journal.
- Rutgers' Darius Hamilton cracks SI.com's Andy Staples' freshman 15 list. Reserve tight end Malcolm Bush is transferring, Tom Luicci writes in the (Newark) Star-Ledger.
- Cam Saddler is ready to lead Pitt's receivers, Jerry DiPaola writes in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
- Syracuse will be without DT Ryan Sloan for the season and punt returner Steve Rene for 3-5 weeks.
- LG Damien Edwards is hoping to seize his last chance at USF, Greg Auman writes in the Tampa Bay Times.
- Temple says it is reloading, not rebuilding, on defense this year, Keith Pompey writes in the Philadelphia Inquirer.