Pittsburgh is back; Miami has QB questions

Pittsburgh's loaded offense has raised expectations for the Panthers, while Miami is trying to fill a huge gap at quarterback.

Updated: July 28, 2003, 2:17 PM ET
By Mel Kiper Jr. |
Editor's Note:'s Mel Kiper Jr. is taking a team-by-team look at the six major college football conferences. Following is the Part I of the Big East.

Boston College
The loss of quarterback Brian St. Pierre and center Dan Koppen is huge for the Eagles, while they are also replacing both starting offensive tackles. The staff feels the line solidified itself in the spring, though, and is very high on guard Chris Snee. Sophomore tackle Jeremy Trueblood goes 6-9, 300 pounds and also warrants watching.

Mel Kiper Jr.

Football analyst
Mel Kiper has served as an NFL draft analyst for ESPN since 1984. He is a regular contributor on SportsCenter and ESPN Radio and writes weekly for ESPN Insider.