• It’s interesting that New Mexico State picked up two players — quarterback Andrew Manley and running back Kenny Turner — who were recruited by UH but not offered 2010 scholarships. NMSU coach DeWayne Walker said Manley will have a chance to compete for a starting berth in training camp, which opens next week.
• Louisiana Tech coach Sonny Dykes on his confidence early in his coaching career: “I’m from Texas. We think we invented football.”
• Dykes said it was his school’s decision that quarterback Jeremiah Masoli would not be a good fit in the program.
* Dykes coached with UH head coach Greg McMackin and defensive coordinator Dave Aranda at Texas Tech.
* San Jose State’s athletic department is in the black financially.
• San Jose State was the only school to distribute a full football media guide. Two schools produced CD versions of their media guides; the rest brought reproductions of their online guides.
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C’mon, who had “Kalani” in the Where Will Ron Lee End Up pool?