Lunchtime Links

The upset special did not work out so well for me in the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl last night, after Southern Miss blew two 14-point leads to Louisville and lost. I am going with the favored Broncos tonight in the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas.

Now on to some links:

Titus Young has grown wiser after a rocky start to his Boise State career.

Tim Green and Deddrick Jones, two Southern Miss players shot after a bar fight spilled into the parking lot, are grateful to be alive.

How much has this season taken out of Boise State?

Utah has bite as an underdog.

Lots of similarities between Utah and Boise State.

How Utah and Boise State have keyed their success.Insider

BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall needs to make a decision on his offensive staff, writes Gordon Monson of the Salt Lake Tribune.

Rain in San Diego has wreaked havoc on bowl preparations for San Diego State and Navy.

Notre Dame offensive coordinator Charley Molnar and two Penn State assistants are in the mix for the Temple job.

The Mountain West and Conference USA discuss the possibilities of alliances beyond bowl games.

Tulsa teammates Charles Clay and Genesis Cole are forever friends.

T.Y. Hilton's leadership inspired FIU.