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Thursday, August 26, 2010
Lunchtime Links: BYU in or out of MWC?

By Andrea Adelson

Could we know something today on where BYU stands? The school's governing board of trustees meets today, its final meeting before the Sept. 1 deadline to let the Mountain West know whether it is staying or going for 2011.

Speculation now says BYU is going to stay in the Mountain West. The $5 million exit fee could be nullified if BYU doesn't join the WAC by Sept. 1.

Meanwhile, fall camp is over and the Cougars still don't have a starter at quarterback.

UTEP starting WR Evan Davis was arrested following a domestic disturbance with his girlfriend, and his status for the season opener is up in the air.

TCU fans need to step it up and show their support in the season opener against Oregon State, says Randy Galloway of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Cincinnati transfer Fig James won't play for Nevada this season after the NCAA denied his appeal. He must sit out one year before becoming eligible.

San Jose State has gone with senior Jordan La Secla as the starting quarterback for the opener against Alabama. But Matt Faulkner will play this season.

Bowling Green faces a rebuilding project with 16 starters missing.

Air Force will have a special pre-game ceremony on Sept. 11.

The man who allegedly loaned Middle Tennessee quarterback Dwight Dasher $1,500 says it was for poker and not sports gambling.

Here are lunchtime links for the other conferences:

ACC

Big 12

Big East

Big Ten

SEC