Iliana Limón, Orlando Sentinel: Friends and family of Ereck Plancher say that the Central Florida player collapsed twice after workouts on campus in the months before he died.
Dave Hooker, Knoxville News-Sentinel: Tennessee's 2005 recruiting class of 26 commitments, which included eight U.S. Army All-Americans, four Parade All-Americans and two USA Today All-USA honorees, has been a bust.
Sports By Brooks: Why you can't help but cheer for Texas Tech's Mike Leach.
Berry Tramel, Oklahoman: Members of the 1971 Oklahoma and Nebraska teams gathered Friday night in Norman for a reunion of the Game of the Century.
Patrick Ridgell, Longmont Times-Call: During coach Dan Hawkins’ tenure at Colorado, the Buffaloes are 2-12 when they leave the state, including 0-3 in 2008.
Jon Wilner, San Jose Mercury News: Attendance is a problem at Stanford. Home games are drawing only 31,402 fans per game, 72nd in the country.
Brett McMurphy, Tampa Tribune: Even with three regular-season games and a bowl remaining, South Florida has started adjusting its sights toward next year.
Tim Woods, Waco Tribune-Herald: A major gift from Jay Allison, president and CEO of energy company Comstock Resources, will allow Baylor to build an indoor practice facility.
Ferd Lewis, Honolulu Advertiser: James Bolte, a long-time Hawaii fan, has pledged a $2.195 million charity remainder trust fund donation to the football team in the largest gift of its kind to the athletic department, officials said.