Big East lunchtime links

  • Syracuse has apparently dipped into the Florida high school ranks for its next running backs coach, Donnie Webb reports in the Syracuse Post-Standard.

  • West Virginia got a commitment from a receiver who went to the same high school as Geno Smith.

  • Jim Leavitt deserves a chance to coach again, Gary Shelton says in the St. Petersburg Times.

  • George Selvie is out to prove his NFL critics wrong, Stephen F. Holder writes in the Times. He might have to do so at linebacker.