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Links: Tulsa's Kinne uses shooting as motivation

8/5/2009

Posted by ESPN.com's Graham Watson
•The Tulsa World wrapped up its fantastic quarterback previews today with a piece on G.J. Kinne and his father, who as a high school football coach was shot by a disgruntled parent.

•UAB is finally starting to build up its scholarships after enduring scholarships losses because of APR.

•Colorado State looks to close the gap between it and the traditional powers in the Mountain West. But it'll have to answer some questions at key positions.

•UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe thinks the Knights can make strides on offense this year.

•Hawaii coach Greg McMackin has a lot of confidence that his team can turn the corner this year.

•Marshall is hoping to anchor its team behind its strong defense.

•Miami (Ohio) is hoping to restore its winning ways after a subpar 2008 season.

•The Fresno Bee throws down 10 storylines to watch for the Bulldogs heading into fall camp.

•The Las Vegas Sun has five predictions for the Rebels.

•Like most teams, Louisiana has several concerns heading into camp this week.

•With a new stadium comes new expectations for Akron and coach J.D. Brookhart.

•Boise State also has some things on its to-do list before opening the season against Oregon on Sept. 3.