Big East lunchtime links

Posted by ESPN.com's Brian Bennett

  • BCS title game talk for Cincinnati isn't crazy, Paul Daugherty says in the Cincinnati Enquirer.

  • Pitt linebacker Max Gruder may see his role change with the emergence of Dan Mason, Paul Zeise writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Within this notebook, there is word that tailback Chris Burns has moved to defensive back.

  • Bill Stewart won't alter West Virginia's attacking style despite its turnover problems, Dave Hickman writes in the Charleston Gazette.

  • UConn is playing it very safe with All-Big East linebacker Scott Lutrus, who hasn't played since incurring a stinger in the opener, Desmond Conner writes in the Hartford Courant.

  • Rutgers' running game is having trouble getting off the ground, Tom Luicci says in The Star-Ledger.

  • A former Syracuse offensive linemen will be coaching for Maine in the Carrier Dome this weekend, Lindsay Kramer writes in the Syracuse Post-Standard.