Welcome, By-Godders, to the Shotgun/Throwdown, brought to you today by Stella Artois. That's five, is six possible?
South Florida preparation officially begins now. The guys have a lot of work to do and we'll try to keep up. Send in your tips and requests and see you after the jump....
What You May Have Missed:
Stew's Views: Bullish Defense - BlueGoldNews.com
Devine, Austin Honored by Big East - MSNsportsNET.Com
Stewart Named to Bryant Watch List - MSNsportsNET.Com
Connecticut Game Award Winners - MSNsportsNET.Com
Coaches announce their weekly awards.
Stewart praises fans, coaches and team in victory - Inter-Mountain
NCAA College Football Power Rankings Week 8 - ESPN
Big East power rankings, Week 9 - ESPN
WVU fans show their true colors - Daily Campus
Hoppy's Commentary - WVMetroNews
Last one, I swear.
Louisville Game Time Announced - MSNsportsNET.Com
On The Mark: Week 8 - ESPN
Look who's #1 on the Playmakers list.
News of Note:
Gold and Blue Report for Tuesday - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Initial Thoughts: USF - WVIllustrated.com
Will WVU switch gears again? - Charleston Gazette
The ability to adapt is CRITICAL.
At times, you stop passes by a nose - Charleston Gazette
Devine for Heisman? You'll never hear those words out of WVU officials - Charleston Daily Mail
Big Things in Small Packages - WVIllustrated.com
Devine piling up yards, honors - Register-Herald
Is WVU lucky or just plain good? - Charleston Daily Mail
Jeff Braun and John Bassler are a rare breed - Carroll County Times
Nothing settled for teams in Big East race - Times West Virginian
Tony's Take - MSNsportsNET.Com
2009 Big East Fearless Picks - Week 9 - Scout.com
Head Shaking Experience - MSNsportsNET.Com
New shooting guard Casey Mitchell is profiled.
College football fan survey - NCAA Football - SI.com
Take a few minutes and fill out this survey. I'll link to the results when they're posted.
Finau to Enroll Next Semester - EerSports.com
There is a linked longer article. It's free, but you have to register.
Christian Finds a "Real Family Feel" at WVU - EerSports.com
"WVU's family environment and defensive backs coach David Lockwood impress Pittsburgh CB Cullen Christian." - Come on home, Cullen.
2011 Prospect Giorgio Newberry garnering strong interest from the Mountaineers - WVIllustrated.com
Around the League (and Beyond):
Selvie has been silent during Bulls' slide - Tampa Tribune
Friends, family pack Howard funeral service - ESPN
Another Emotional Week Begins for UConn Football Team - WVMetroNews.com
Tim Brown says freshman wide receiver Mark Harrison could be Rutgers' 'next Kenny Britt' - Star Ledger
Not THE Tim Brown, THIS Tim Brown.
Cincinnati QB Tony Pike gets cast modified - SI.com (AP)
Syracuse University football team must prepare for two quarterbacks - syracuse.com
Pitt's Fields showing versatility - PPG
Babies recap the weekend in Louisville sports - Card Chronicle
Big East football weekly roundup - Star Ledger
Big East comes up big on national landscape - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Notre Dame likely to take a Big East bowl - Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Athletic directors recommending NCAA cost cuts - USATODAY.com
Georgia Tech prez identifies scofflaws behind goalpost caper - FanNation
They took the goalpost and dumped it on the university President's lawn. That's awesome! Video included.
Kiffin's fear of penalty fueled late call - The Tennessean
I don't like the guy, but I can't say I blame him.
Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen warned by SEC over replay-official comments - ESPN
They reprimanded Kiffin as well.
Video of Interest:
Katz's full interview of Huggs, courtesy of ESPN. I was lucky enough to see practice and listen to him Friday night and I could sit and listen for hours.
Video of (Dis)Interest:
This Week in Bodypainting:
Today's Miss Throwdown is another Californian beauty. Give it up for Josie Maran.