Lunchtime Links

The Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman kicks off bowl coverage today. I picked Maryland to beat East Carolina.

Now on to some links:

The East Carolina defense is out to save face.

Speed and position switches define the TCU way.

Some Boise State players are back on Twitter now that coach Chris Petersen's ban is no longer in effect.

Looking ahead to San Diego State in 2011.

Army junior linebacker Steven Erzinger can turn to his identical twin brother for advice.

Time is running out for SMU receiver Aldrick Robinson.

Rudy spoke to TCU after practice Tuesday.

Miami (Ohio) quarterback Zac Dysert has been forced to watch his team's success from the sideline because of a lacerated spleen. Meanwhile, athletic director Brad Bates said nobody has been hired yet to replace Mike Haywood, despite rampant speculation that Michigan State offensive coordinator Don Treadwell had accepted the job.

How do you begin to replace a player like Colin Kaepernick?

Middle Tennessee has returned refreshed and rejuvenated as it began bowl preparations for Miami (Ohio).