Lunchtime Links

Cam Newton No. 1 to the Panthers? Hmmm ...

Now on to some links:

Colin Kaepernick could be the highest ever draftee from Nevada.

Boise State defensive backs have found NFL success.

Could independent BYU create its own bowl?

The Mountain West has vacated its spot in the Armed Forces Bowl and only has four bowl tie-ins for 2011. That should go back up to five in 2012 when Nevada, Fresno State and Hawaii join the league.

Houston is going throwback for its Homecoming game.

Here is an update on the men accused of shooting Northern Illinois linebacker Devon Butler.

Marshall linebacker Mario Harvey had to get his name out to NFL scouts the hard way.

Cornerback Justin Combs, the son of rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs, is taking a visit to UAB.