Pike? Grutza? Brian Kelly doesn't care who's under center, he's not going to relent. The bittersweet part of their success this year is that Kelly might be the hottest coach in the country.
UConn's Randy Edsall has always been rather gruff with the media, in the Tom Coughlin mold. However, things are getting ugly (and I'm not talking about Syracuse's performance on Saturday), with the media openly accusing Edsall of lying about who would start at QB. Really, you needed to keep that a secret?
Louisville lost the Keg of Nails on Thursday, The coolest trophy you've never heard of. There seemed to be a bit of animosity between Steve Kragthorpe and Brian Kelly after the game. The Cards better hope that star RB Victor Anderson is ok after being on the receiving end of a helmet-to-helmet hit and having to leave the Cincy game. Looks like they lost two more starters to injury.
All eyes are on Pittsburgh now, as they travel to Cincinnati for a probable de-facto Big East title game.
Greg Robinson will have all the time to smoke hookah that he wants now. How long did Syracuse.com have that story queued up? Four months? Twelve? Donnie Webb has the latest on SU's coaching search:
The leading candidates to replace Robinson are believed to be Connecticut coach Randy Edsall, East Carolina coach Skip Holtz and former Oakland Raiders head coach Lane Kiffin.
Edsall is considered the front-runner and sources tell The Post-Standard that Edsall is "very interested" in the Syracuse job.
Meanwhile, the local press in CT says that Edsall is staying, so stay tuned.
Saturday's big loss is raising more questions for USF. Matt Grothe rolled his ankle, but he's expected to start their next game.
Why has West Virginia's offense sputtered this year? Bill Connelly of FootballOutsiders.com blames the misuse of Pat White.