Sunday Links

Sunday, January 11, 2009

First and foremost, congrats to all the Big East alumni who proudly represented the conference in yesterday's NFL playoff games. Shout-out in particular to the Miami (pre-ACC conference) boys and Haruki Nakamura (Cincinnati) for fine performances in lifting the Baltimore Ravens to the AFC Championship Game, as well as Pitt alum Larry Fitzgerald for putting on a clinic in the Cards' win over the Panthers.

There will be more strong Big East ties to come in today's 1 p.m. match-up between the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. Most notably, you'll see ex-Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb match wits with former Syracuse coaching assistant Tom Coughlin.

Till then, let's take a look at what's been going on in the world of Big East college football since Friday: