South Florida linebacker Donte Spires has persisted through a multitude of obstacles to be in position to help the Bulls.
Two of Louisville's starting offensive linemen had a year wasted by Steve Kragthorpe. But they're trying not to complain about it. (Throw in Doug Beaumont's wasted freshman year, and Kragthorpe showed some incredibly poor roster management in 2007).
Joe Martinek and Jordan Thomas could form a nice power-speed combo for Rutgers at running back.
Pitt's offensive line will be in for a challenge against Utah, but it gets challenged every day in practice.
Jock Sanders could break West Virginia's receiving record, but he's in a crowded mix at his position. Which is just fine by him.
Birthday boy Randy Edsall says hype won't bother the Huskies.
Syracuse's two kickers are locked in a fierce, but friendly competition.