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2010 CFN Midseason Big East Rundown
West Virginia QB Geno Smith
West Virginia QB Geno Smith
CollegeFootballNews.com
Posted Oct 15, 2010


The top players, games, surprises and disappointments of the first half of the Big East season.

2010 Midseason Big East

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Offensive Player of the Midseason
QB Geno Smith, Soph. West Virginia

Defensive Player of the Midseason
LB Lawrence Wilson, Sr. Connecticut

Ten Best Big East Players of the Midseason
1. QB Geno Smith, Soph. West Virginia
2. QB Zach Collaros, Jr. Cincinnati
3. LB Lawrence Wilson, Sr. Connecticut
4. RB Jordan Todman, Jr. Connecticut
5. QB Adam Froman, Sr. Louisville
6. RB Bilal Powell, Sr. Louisville
7. S Joe Lefeged, Sr. Rutgers
8. RB Ray Graham, Soph. Pitt
9. WR D.J. Woods, Jr. Cincinnati
10. LB J.K. Schaffer, Jr. Cincinnati

3 Biggest Surprises
1. Louisville’s offense
2. Syracuse 13, USF 9
3. Geno Smith

3 Biggest Disappointments
1. Pitt
2. Tulane 17, Rutgers 14
3. USF QB B.J. Daniels

The Big East Champion Will Be ... West Virginia

Best Game of the First Half
Sept. 9 – West Virginia 24, Marshall 21 OT

Worst Game of the First Half
Oct. 9 – Louisville, 56, Memphis 0

Coach of the Midseason
Doug Marrone, Syracuse

Best Performance So Far
West Virginia QB Geno Smith completed 32-of-45 passes for 316 yards and a score, and he ran 14 times for 13 yards, in the 24-21 overtime win over Marshall.

Top Freshman
LB Marquis Spruill, Syracuse

3 Big Calls For The Second Half
1. Syracuse will go to a bowl, but it’ll only win two more games.
2. Louisville will win two of its final three home games against Connecticut, South Florida, and West Virginia.
3. Cincinnati QB Zach Collaros will finish the year throwing just two interceptions.

Best Remaining Conference Game
Nov. 13 – Cincinnati at West Virginia