It is time for the 11th annual Herbie Awards, given to the best coaches, players and teams by ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit. A few Big East players made the list:
Bruce Irvin made it twice -- No. 2 in the Dress for Success: Looks the Part Category, and No. 2 in the Best Pass Rusher Category. Geno Smith is No. 3 in the Ready to Take it to the Next Level Category. Rutgers offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti makes the list for impactful coordinator hires.
As for his picks in the Big East, his sleeper team is Rutgers and his league champ is USF.
You can watch the Herbie Awards Tuesday night at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.