Big East lunchtime links

  • Cincinnati coach Butch Jones officially named Zach Collaros his starting quarterback, Bill Koch writes in the Cincinnati Enquirer. It would have been a shock if he didn't.

  • West Virginia kicker Corey Smith would rather forget his time at Alabama, Dave Hickman writes in the Charleston Gazette.

  • Former South Florida quarterback Matt Grothe will get a tryout at Tampa Bay Buccaneers camp, Greg Auman reports in the St. Petersburg Times.

  • Could Central Florida be close to joining the Big East? AOL Fanhouse's Brett McMurphy examines.