1. Pittsburgh Panthers: They have the talent and balance to run the table. Jonathan Baldwin has the skills to win the conference player of the year award. He’d be the first wide receiver to do so since former Panther Larry Fitzgerald in 2003.
Up Next: at Utah A difficult west coast test for a new quarterback, who will be facing an elite pass rush. Dion Lewis puts the team on his back early and settles things down for quarterback Tino Sunseri, who is making his first career start. This is a rematch of the 2005 Fiesta Bowl, but don’t expect the same result.
Prediction: Pittsburgh 29, Utah 21
2. Connecticut Huskies: UConn is a true lunch-pail football team that runs the football and plays intelligent, hard-nosed defense. Expectations are higher than ever in Storrs, and for the first time those