NCF Nation: Fresno State Buldogs

Lunchtime Links

December, 20, 2010
Two new coaches join the MAC today: Pete Lembo at Ball State and Darrell Hazell at Kent State.

Now on to some links:

Two Southern Miss players injured in a shooting last month joined their teammates in St. Petersburg, Fla., as they continued bowl preparations for the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl against Louisville. Martez Smith, who was paralyzed from the waist down, did not make the trip. He had a bit of a setback and needed additional surgery last week.

BYU is excited about its future after its bowl win.

Keys for Utah to beat Boise State in the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas, courtesy of Utah State coach Gary Andersen.

Fresno State coach Pat Hill is proud of his team even though it lost in a big way to Northern Illinois in the uDrove Humanitarian Bowl.

The loss of an uncle has inspired Boise State cornerback Jeron Johnson.

Boise State has been deficient against the run of late.

San Diego State's receivers are set to face a stingy Navy secondary in the S.D. County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl.

Tulsa officials hope to break even on its trip to Hawaii for the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl.

UTEP coach Mike Price will return next season.
Tulane football is contemplating building a new on-campus stadium that would seat 25,000-35,000 fans.

New offensive coordinator Tim Landis and new quarterbacks' coach John DeFilippo are working on revamping the San Jose State offense.

Pat Hill’s contract at Fresno State is up at the end of this year unless he signs the extension that was agreed to last December.

Hawaii is close to putting together a depth chart now that the Warriors are halfway through spring football.

Colorado State safety Ivory Herd hopes being thrust into a starting role last year will pay dividends this season.