Links: VT coach has high praise for Boise State

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer likens 2010 season opener against Boise State to past openers against Alabama and USC.

  • Tony Petersen will once again be in charge of Marshall’s quarterbacks.

  • New Louisiana Tech coach Sonny Dykes is readying for spring recruiting, which begins in May.

  • The Fayetteville Observer breaks down what East Carolina football will look like under new coach Ruffin McNeill.

  • Former Hawaii center John Estes isn’t getting a lot of NFL Draft buzz, but Stephen Tsai of the Honolulu Observer thinks he might be overlooked.

  • The Utah State defense was a focus this spring and it showed up during the scrimmage this past weekend.