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How about a half-decade Big East team?

I've found it unusual this week to be writing about Miami, Virginia Tech and Boston College while putting together all-decade lists for the Big East. It feels like forever ago that those teams were part of the league, and I know a lot of Big East fans would rather never hear those names again.

So I thought it would be fun to come up with a different sort of all-decade team, one that incorporates only the current teams and the current league format. In other words, only players from 2005 on. So call this the All-Half-Decade Team.

Offense

QB: Pat White, West Virginia

RB: Ray Rice, Rutgers

RB: Steve Slaton, West Virginia

WR: Kenny Britt, Rutgers

WR: Mardy Gilyard, Cincinnati

WR: Harry Douglas, Louisville

OT: Ryan Stanchek, West Virginia

OT: Jeremy Zuttah, Rutgers

C: Eric Wood, Louisville

OG: Trevor Canfield, Cincinnati

OG: Donald Thomas, Connecticut

Defense

DE: Elvis Dumervil, Louisville

DL: Eric Foster, Rutgers

DL: Amobi Okoye, Louisville

DE: George Selvie, South Florida

LB: Scott McKillop, Pittsburgh

LB: H.B. Blades, Pittsburgh

LB: Tyrone McKenzie, South Florida

CB: Darrelle Revis, Pittsburgh

CB: Mike Mickens, Cincinnati

S: Eric Wicks, West Virginia

S: Courtney Greene, Rutgers

Specialists

K: Art Carmody, Louisville

P: Kevin Huber, Cincinnati