Taking a break from writing the last preview stories of the year to pass along a few afternoon links. …
— There hasn’t been much news of late on former UW signee Chris Young of Auburn High. But Scout;com tracked him down recently and reported that Young says he has visits set up to Washington State and Oregon State and also has visited Indiana, Ohio State and New Mexico State. Young says he hasn’t talked to UW since he was not able to enroll after signing as part of the Class of 2010, so as has been presumed, it appears UW is not in his future.
— The big news in college football today is the announcement of a collaboration between the Pac-12 and Big Ten to assure regular football games between the two conferences, as well as regular games in other sports. ESPN.com’s Ted Miller has this report, and here’s another from Bud Withers.
Now for some Alamo Bowl news. …
— Here’s a preview of the game, as well as some thoughts from yours truly, from CollegeFootballBowlSeason.com.
— Miller also has a video preview.
— Here’s a preview from The Sports Network, which also includes a prediction of a 49-35 Baylor win.
— A crowd of roughly 65,000 is expected, and a San Antonio TV station reports that will mean a lot of money to the local economy.
— The UW Daily is doing lots of good stuff on the game, all of which can be found here.
— Here’s a small preview of the Alamo Bowl from the Associated Press.
— Lee Greenwood will sing the National Anthem.
— NFL.com offers a brief look at some of the top NFL prospects in bowl games, including the Alamo.
— The National Football Post compares Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck.