Lunchtime Links

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here. Who you got? I am going to wade into the world of NFL picks and take ... the Steelers 24-17.

Now on to some college links:

A new football facility is key for Boise State and its recruits.

LaDainian Tomlinson reflects on his time playing at TCU.

San Diego State coach Rocky Long says he doesn't like the way BYU treated the Mountain West and predicted the school will be back in a conference in five or six years.

San Jose State product James Jones is excited to play for the Packers in the Super Bowl.

UTEP went to the Mount San Antonio College pipeline for its recruiting class.

Rice just lost its cornerbacks coach to Texas State.

The Colorado Springs Gazette takes a closer look at some of the incoming recruits at Air Force.

Hawaii is giving a second chance to Mike Edwards, who was dismissed from Tennessee after his arrest on attempted armed robbery charges. Edwards pleaded down to a lesser charge and has fulfilled all terms of his probation. His record is now clean.

UAB took another step toward an on-campus football stadium when the facility was included on the revised campus master plan at a board of trustees meeting Thursday.

Northern Illinois told its recruits it wanted to be the next Boise State and TCU.