Big East lunchtime links

  • Randy Edsall had to deal with the death of his father in early 2009, which may have prepared him to handle the Jasper Howard tragedy, Desmond Conner writes in the Hartford Courant.

  • The South Florida coaching staff is complete, Greg Auman reports in the St. Petersburg Times.

  • The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's looks at Pitt's all-decade "Could Have Been Something Special" defense, which Elijah Fields just joined.