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Tuesday, August 4, 2009
Links: Fresno State's Travis Brown moves on without his father


Posted by ESPN.com's Graham Watson

• Fresno State freshman Travis Brown begins his first season without his father, Dan Brown, the Fresno State defensive coordinator who died in March.

• Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples has some advice for the non-AQs on how to bust the BCS.

• Troy is looking to notch its fourth consecutive Sun Belt title, which would tie a record set by North Texas in 2001-04.

• TCU's nonconference season is the key to the Horned Frogs' success.

• Fresno State coach Pat Hill could face a furlough in the near future.

• Asher Clark participated at tailback and quarterback on Monday, putting him in the mix to start somewhere in the backfield.

• Northern Illinois is learning the play without all-everything defensive end Larry English.

• Army is hoping this is the year it wipes away 12 losing seasons.