Lunchtime Links

These pretzels are making me thirsty.

Now on to some links!

Great column from Dave Sittler in the Tulsa World on Bill Hancock rising above the BCS rancor. It has been 10 years since his son, Will, was one of 10 men associated with Oklahoma State basketball to die in a plane crash.

The Norm Chow-Utah marriage is comfortable for both parties, writes Dick Harmon of The Deseret News.

Rocky Long is starting to fill out his staff at San Diego State.

Coming soon: a physical makeover for East Carolina.

M.L. Lagarde was all heart, gentle spokesman for Tulane athletics. He passed away last week at 82.

Chuck Landon of the Herald-Dispatch has some harsh words for UCF, calling the school "arrogant" for believing it belongs in the Big East.

Hawaii has landed Jared Leaf, a running back from California.

UCF has a blockbuster surge in recruiting.