TheRoundUp 8/26: Geno Auriemma is a grandfather

SAN ANTONIO - APRIL 04: Head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies during the Women's Final Four Semifinals at the Alamodome on April 4, 2010 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

UConn football: Special backup
No one comes to play college football with the hopes of being a special teams star. Every one of the University of Connecticut’s 105 players were the best player at their high schools. They know what it’s like to be the big man on campus and before stepping foot in college, have never been asked to be a role player. Some players struggle with that change, others never actually make it. Then, there are players like UConn backup running back Robbie Frey.

Five from Big East on Doak Walker list - Big East Blog - ESPN
There are three surefire nominees in Pitt's Dion Lewis, the nation's leading returning rusher; West Virginia's Noel Devine, who's gunning for his third straight 1,000-yard season; and Connecticut's Jordan Todman, who had more than 1,100 yards last season and could be featured even more this year.

UConn coach Geno Auriemma becomes a grandfather - ESPN
The 56-year-old Auriemma told reporters at the Pilot Pen tennis tournament that his 26-year-old daughter Jenna gave birth to Christian James Stigliano just before midnight on Tuesday. Congrats Geno.

TopDrawerSoccer.com, South Florida eager to show championship form, College Soccer News
As the Big East jumps back into action, some of the top teams in the country are striving to live up to their name. The usual suspects - like St. John's(m), Notre Dame and Connecticut - are again in the mix, but several underdogs are clamoring to make a title run. Here's a rundown of each Big East teams' chances in 2010.

Vote in the Herbie Awards - Big East Blog - ESPN

Yep, you sure can vote in the (sigh) "Herbie Awards." Randy Edsall is nominated as the most underrated coach and Scott Lutrus got a nod for most instinctual player.

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