Mercedes Mayer and Jennifer Floyd Engel, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Gary Patterson was peeved after the Rivals site GoPowercat.com reported that the Texas Christian coach was taking the job at Kansas State. The report was removed shortly after it was posted. What Patterson is not going to do is leave TCU lying and scheming and basically Fran-ing.
Jon Solomon, Birmingham News: Louisiana State fans burned an effigy of Nick Saban during a rally Friday night on campus.
Iliana Limon, Orlando Sentinel: A source for ESPN's story about Ereck Plancher's death filed a false report claiming that he was robbed and beaten before he left Central Florida.
Eagle in Atlanta: A look at the Doug Flutie statue that was unveiled at Boston College.
Mick Elliott, Tampa Tribune: Traditions that make football in Florida something special.
Scott D. Pierce, Deseret News: Don't count on the ESPN "GameDay" crew showing up at the Nov. 22 Brigham Young-Utah game.
Bob Asmussen, Champaign News-Gazette: One man's view of the Mid-American Conference's biggest victories during the past three decades.