Big East lunchtime links

  • Rutgers stars Anthony Davis and Devin McCourty took different paths to the NFL combine, which starts today, Tara Sullivan writes for the Bergen Record.

  • Mardy Gilyard has been getting ready, as he details in this Q&A with his hometown paper.

  • The Syracuse Post-Standard's Bud Poliquin is no fan of the combine and its silliness.

  • Lots of good South Florida info here in Greg Auman's St. Petersburg Times notebook. He also reports that an NC State receiver is looking to transfer to USF.

  • SI.com's Kris Dyer attended a New Jersey recruiting event and has information about some potential prospects for Rutgers, West Virginia and Pitt.

  • The Times West Virginian's Bob Hertzel wonders what Rich Rodriguez was in a hurry to shred when he left West Virginia for Michigan.