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Morning Cup O' Mud: Aaron Dennis Named Big East Rookie Of The Week

Quick plug once again for our college football pick'em contest - we've got just 2 entrants so far - and one of them is me! This is worth your while people - not only are bragging rights at stake (most important) but we're givifng away weekly prizes as well! Check out the details of the contest and sign up. I refuse to believe everyone here only follows college basketball. And 'Nova students, I know you can always use credit towards 'Nova gear.

In actual Villanova athletic news, freshman Aaron Dennis was named the men's soccer rookie of the week by the Big East conference! Dennis netted twice against Manhattan to lock up a 2-0 win for Tom Carlin's boys.

Dennis is BIG EAST Rookie of the Week | Villanova Official Athletic Site
Villanova freshman Aaron Dennis got his college career off to an outstanding start, scoring both goals in the Wildcats win last week against Manhattan. The BIG EAST recognized him for that work with its Rookie of the Week honor.

Eagles Fans Aren’t “Real” Football Lovers | The Philly Post
You have to hand it to the Eagles. They haven’t done such a good job putting together an offensive line capable of keeping Michael Vick from taking a beating, but they can sure put out a helluva video. Their “Heart” promotional piece has great historical footage (Brookie and Bergey), fabulous neighborhood shots (love the South Philly montage) and even a bit of whimsy, courtesy of Andy Reid’s celebratory shoulder slam with DeSean Jackson, which looks like a Macy’s Parade float colliding with a lamppost.

College Football Preview: Villanova Ready for Tough CAA | CBS Philly
While the Wildcats are a national power, there are a lot of new faces on this roster, and many of the players who have been integral to their success in recent years have moved on.

Villanova Field Hockey Will Open Season Tomorrow | Villanova Official Athletic Site
The Villanova field hockey team will finally get to open their season tomorrow after having their opening weekend pushed back by Hurricane Irene. Villanova will take on Robert Morris, who they were supposed to play on Sunday, at 2 pm tomorrow at Penn State University.

Troubles on corners doom Georgia soccer in loss to Villanova | The Red and Black
Despite a late rally, the Georgia soccer team fell 3-2 at home against Villanova in the first meeting between the two teams.

Basketball recruit says no to Villanova | Philadelphia Daily News
SAVON GOODMAN, a 6-6 senior forward who starred at Academy of the New Church, has decommitted from his verbal agreement to play for Villanova and also will be changing high schools.