Much more on the blog later from Mike Aresco. Until then ...
Our Eamonn Brennan says that the Big East's hiring of Mike Aresco as its next commissioner reveals the league's stakes. CBSSports.com's Dennis Dodd says that the conference hit a home run. Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick approves.
UConn FB Mike Osiecki has gone home to reassess his future with the team, Chris Elsberry writes in the Connecticut Post.
Louisville hopes that Adrian Bushell is able to go it alone at corner, C.L. Brown writes in the (Louisville) Courier-Journal.
Cam Saddler is ready to lead Pitt's receivers, Jerry DiPaola writes in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
LG Damien Edwards is hoping to seize his last chance at USF, Greg Auman writes in the Tampa Bay Times.
Temple says it is reloading, not rebuilding, on defense this year, Keith Pompey writes in the Philadelphia Inquirer.