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Thursday, April 14, 2011
Lunchtime Links

By Andrea Adelson

We start the links with some good news ...

Northern Illinois linebacker Devon Butler has been upgraded to fair condition as he recovers from a gunshot wound to his back.

Boise State quarterback Joe Southwick is getting plenty of time with the first team.

Nevada coach Chris Ault has high expectations for his defense.

Can Lance Reynolds revitalize the tight ends at BYU?

UCF athletics director Keith Tribble predicts his school will get into an AQ league. "It's not a matter of if, it's a matter of when," Tribble told an Orlando radio station.

Marco Nelson and Brian DeShane are antsy on the sideline of Tulsa spring practice as they rehab shoulder injuries.

Navy works on gaining secondary experience.

Dan McCarney is putting his own twist on the North Texas spring game this weekend.

Allen Sampson is making people notice him at Hawaii.

Kawaun Jakes has bounced back after a lackluster spring scrimmage.