Big East lunchtime links


Posted by ESPN.com's Brian Bennett

• Former Cincinnati defensive back DeAngelo Smith helped rescue a reporter when the Dallas Cowboys' training facility collapsed on Saturday, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

• The Charleston Gazette's Dave Hickman says fans shouldn't get too worked up over West Virginia's post-spring depth chart.

• Former South Florida players Jarriett Buie, Marc Dile and Amarri Jackson earned free-agent contracts after tryouts with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Greg Auman says in his St. Petersburg Times blog.

• Former Rutgers defensive lineman Jamaal Westerman has impressed at New York Jets rookie camp after not being drafted, Dave Hutchinson writes in The Star-Ledger.