*The Bronco Stadium press box affords a scenic view of the electric blue field (known here as "The Blue") and of Treasure Valley, with snow-covered mountains in the distance.
You know, a bowl game in Boise really is not so bad. It's just that it has to compete with all those warm-weather bowls in places like Orlando. Basically, it has to compete with Splash Mountain. No easy feat.
*Terps are wearing all white for the game -- white jerseys, white pants. Nevada is in blue.
*The final Humanitarian Bowl ticket count for Maryland is about 800 sold. That doesn't sound like much but it's not that bad considering the economy, the distance to Boise, and the fact that Georgia Tech sold about 250 for last season's game.
*Darrius Heyward-Bey is warming up and looks to be moving well despite getting over a calf strain.