This will be the third straight year that ESPN has sent their top team to the Vegas Bowl. It's also the third straight year that Boise State has been in the Vegas Bow. Coincidence or just fortuitous timing of the Vegas Bowl?
In a relative shocker, Arkansas was able to lure Bielma away from Wisconsin and their third straight trip to the Rose Bowl. Of course those propagating the Chris Petersen to Arkansas rumors are still sticking to their story and that it just fell through. Could that have happened? Sure. Is it likely that happened? No way.
In an interesting move, the Lions placed troubled WR Titus Young on the injured reserve. We all know that the reason he won't be playing for the rest of the year is because of his attitude and not his sore knee. Somehow the NFL approved this action despite that.