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Big East Football To Make A Comeback

SB Nation's Big East Coast Bias blog says that after an awful 2010 football season that saw the struggles of frontrunners Pitt and West Virginia and the annihilation of a weak Connecticut team in the Fiesta Bowl, better teams are ahead for the Big East conference.

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In the future, the Big East will also feature some of the best chess match battles between coaches that fans could ask for. The conference now boasts some of the most imaginative and clever offensive minds from around the country. Dana Holgorsen was the nation’s hottest offensive coordinator at Oklahoma State and Houston and now brings his modified Mike Leach style attack to West Virginia ...

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Defensively, the lineup is just as good. Jeff Casteel is the nation’s expert on the 3-3-5 stack defense and has made a living using his unique version of it at West Virginia. Todd Graham is also a 3-3-5 devotee but his version differs slightly from Casteel.

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The article focuses on the arrivals of guys like Graham and Holgorsen, as well as the addition of TCU to the conference and a new TV deal that's coming after the 2012 season. Check it out.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.