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College Football BlogPoll, Week 5: In Which Texas Is Messed With, And Big East Gets The Boot -
In news of the less powerful, the last vestige of the Big East fell by the wayside on Saturday night as West Virginia lost to LSU. The Big East has been booted from the poll entirely, marking the first time a BCS conference is totally absent from the poll.

Big East stock report, Week 5 - Big East Blog - ESPN
Mike Holmes: The Syracuse defensive back is averaging 18.67 yards per punt return, which ranks eighth in the FBS.

Syracuse University Athletics - Park's Place
Monday, nobody was required to report. Tuesday and Wednesday were lighter "run and lift" days. The first three days of the work week provided an opportunity to make sure the players’ academics are in order and minor bruises are healed. (A scan of Twitter might reveal that some players may have gotten their football fix through a little bit of Madden.)

"Protect Your Unit" Game - Week 4 Results - Voodoo Five
How much worse can it get for the Big East? The best teams are coached by stumblebums. No one is ranked in the AP Top 25 for the first time since 1995. The entire league is failing miserably against its peers. And now, someone who doesn't even represent a football school has jumped out to a healthy lead in the "Protect Your Unit" Game standings.

Syracuse University quarterback Ryan Nassib's efficiency rating tops Big East |
"I know that for myself, when I look at quarterbacks, the first thing I look at is efficiency," he told a reporter. "I don’t look at, necessarily; this guy can throw the ball 70 yards, or 100 yards, or whatever it may be. The thing I want to look at is his accuracy."

Three new Big East coaches struggle to live up to high expectations - The Daily Orange - Sports
I still think this is a good football conference and a good league," Holtz said in the Big East coaches' teleconference Monday. "We'll learn a little bit more about it as I get into the middle of it, because I haven't played Cincinnati. I haven't played Pittsburgh in a long time. I haven't played against Connecticut, just from what I've seen on TV.

Who Gets Cut? 2010 - Final Results - SLC Dunk
If Demetris Nichols and Ryan Thompson would have been on the list from the beginning, and Thompson probably should have been because I think he tweeted about it before we started this, I would have put Nichols at the bottom simply because he doesn't have as much PT with the Jazz. Thompson probably would have gone right after Evans.

The Associated Press: Bowl qualifications may be adjusted to add losers
When asked on a recent conference call about a team with a losing record receiving a bowl invitation, Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone said he was unaware of such a situation — his focus was entirely on getting the Orange bowl-eligible.

Teen ready to play in televised football event - News - By Katie Stewart Ottawa South Local Community News
He hopes to go to Ohio State and play college football on a scholarship, even though his mom, who he says has been his biggest fan, would like him to go to Syracuse, because it's closer to home.

TCU might get last laugh by moving to Big East | Texas Christian University | Sports News and...
School officials have added up the air miles. It's close to the same between the MWC and the Big East, but the Big East easily wins out because the travel is the "right way."

The Cuse Connection: Syracuse Orangemen Basketball Preview Issue!! Part 3! (continued)
if Fab Melo isn't ready to start, who would take his place in the starting line-up?

Go see Gerry McNamara at "Herb" Philipson's. Two questions, why is "Herb" in quotes? And what happened to Gomez & Dave?

CitrusTV's Scott Grodsky takes a look at some of the highlights in Syracuse's 3-1 start to the 2010 season.