Best offensive player
TB, Jr., West Virginia
With QB Pat White gone, the 5'8", 175-pound dynamo should build on his breakout 2008 season (1,289 yards, four TDs).
Best defensive player
DE, Sr., South Florida
Due to constant double teams, Selvie (left) saw his sack total dip from 14½ in '07 to 5½ last year, but NFL teams are high on the speed rusher.
True freshman to watch
The 5'8", 190-pound speedster was an early enrollee, and coach Dave Wannstedt says that Lewis could get 30 touches per game.
Coach on the rise
He has won 22 games and a Big East title in two seasons with the Bearcats. No wonder his name gets mentioned when high-profile jobs are open.
Coach on the hot seat
After losing his last five games to drop his two-year record to 11--13, he's taking on offensive coordinator duties as well.