Monday’s daily links

Published: August 30, 2010, 9:27 am, by admin

The first game week of the season is upon us, will be nice to have football that counts back, won’t it?

Not much on the Air Force front, but here’s a quick overview of this week’s lamb being led to slaughter opponent, Northwestern State.

Around the Mountain West/service academies: BYU is still hoping to go independent in football. Really, there was never any concrete indication the Cougars had decided to stay in the Mountain West. … Some teams have interesting matchups this week, like BYU trying to slow down Washington’s Jake Locker. … I’ve made wise cracks about Gary Patterson trying to find holes in his TCU team to keep it motivated, but this is a real one: If Andy Dalton goes down, there’s not much experience behind him at quarterback. … Things seem to be running more smoothly in Mike Locksley’s second year at New Mexico. … Utah has first-team all-MWC pick Eddie Wide at tailback, but Tauni Vakapuna is looking good too. … A look at Navy going into its season opener.