Happy Friday ...
Pressure is on Cincinnati's defense to step up this year, Bill Koch writes in the Cincinnati Enquirer.
The Hartford Courant's Desmond Conner catches up with UConn QB recruit Richard Lagow.
Louisville's Deiontrez Mount is a hybrid defender all about getting to the QB, C.L. Brown writes in the (Louisville) Courier-Journal.
Pitt's Jack Lippert is flourishing after returning to defensive end, Sam Werner writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Rutgers' O-line found its focus in Thursday's scrimmage, Ryan Dunleavy writes in the (Parsipanny) Daily Record.
Our KC Joyner says that USF is one of five programs primed to see a spike in win total this season. Bulls DT Luke Sager has redeemed himself after a rough start, Greg Auman writes in the Tampa Bay Times.
Syracuse's defense has more resources and must return to its 2010 level, Dave Rahme writes in the (Syracuse) Post-Standard.
Temple's Steve Addazio and Villanova's Andy Talley would love to see the Mayor's Cup continue after this season, Phil Anastasia writes in the Philadelphia Inquirer.