There isn’t a single Big East football team ranked in the top 25 of The Associated Press or USA Today Coaches’ poll.But don’t try telling West Virginia coach Bill Stewart that his conference’s teams don’t belong among the elite. “Our league is the black and blue league,” Stewart said on Monday’s Big East conference call. “We’re tough and physical. “We’ve won over 75 percent of our games outside of [league] competition. We’re 12-4 in the last 16 bowls. We’ve won three of the last four in BCS games. I’m proud to be in the Big East, honored to coach in the Big East. We carry the Big East banner with pride.” Read the full story here. Follow Adam Zagoria on Twitter.