Big East lunchtime links

  • Lou Holtz made his first appearance at South Florida practice Wednesday. I believe he has some connection to the coaching staff. Greg Auman has the story in the St. Petersburg Times.

  • Charlie Strong started putting his mark on the Louisville football team with an intense first practice, C.L. Brown writes in The Courier-Journal.

  • Syracuse continues to deal with the loss of players and low numbers, Nolan Weidner writes in the Syracuse Post-Standard.

  • Antwan Lowery has embraced the move to offensive line at Rutgers, Keith Sargeant says in the Home News Tribune.

  • Marcus Easley didn't let an early drop faze him at UConn's pro day, Neill Ostrout writes in the Connecticut Post.