Non-BCS links: Media weigh in on MWC proposal

Posted by ESPN.com's Graham Watson
•The biggest news of the day -- week, even -- is the Mountain West proposal for BCS reform. Berry Tramel of the Oklahoman writes that the Mountain West should get the automatic berth it deserves. Ron Kantowski of the Las Vegas Sun writes that the proposal might need a little more tweaking.

•Florida International opened spring practice on Wednesday and Pete Pelegrin of the Miami Herald writes that the Golden Panthers looked bigger, faster and beaming with optimism.

Three former Notre Dame players were named to the National Football Foundation's College Football Hall of Fame Football Bowl Subdivision ballot, and Blue and Gold Illustrated breaks down which of the three should get in.

•Boise State sophomore running back Doug Martin will try defense this spring in an attempt to replace nickelback Ellis Powers, reports Chadd Cripe of the Idaho Statesman.