Chadd Cripe, Idaho Statesman: Several high-profile programs have turned down a chance to play a home game against Boise State in 2011, Western Athletic Conference commissioner Karl Benson said. "They're running into a situation where nobody will schedule them, nobody will take them."
Patrick M. O'Connell and Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Gary Kaplan, the founder of online gambling company BetOnSports PLC, has been sentenced to more than four years in prison after agreeing to forfeit more than 43 million dollars. Kaplan's brother and sister were each sentenced to 10 months of house arrest. Thanks to Erratic Magic.
Angelique S. Chengelis, Detroit News: Former Michigan standout Charles Woodson, when asked his impressions of the current program: I'm not excited about it ... I'm not excited about losing." Woodson said he is getting ribbed by Green Bay Packer teammates. "I'm getting flak from a guy who went to Cincinnati. I never thought a day in my life I'd be taking flak from somebody from Cincinnati."
Ryan Kartje, The Daig: Michigan, which has lost four of five, is seriously demoralized and might not be able to recover.
Gil Lebreton, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Texas Christian should worry about the Bowl Championship Series money, not the title.
Marty Couvillon, cfbstats.com: Do road teams get more false start or delay-of-game penalties?
Tom Kensler, Denver Post: Darrell Scott, the most highly rated recruit signed in Colorado coach Dan Hawkins' four years, has left the program. He hopes to transfer to UCLA.
Eric Lacy, Detroit News: Michigan State's Mark Dantonio, whose team needs two victories in its last three games to become bowl-eligible, is circling the wagons.
Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times: Oregon and Arizona have shaky perches atop the Pacific 10.
Paul Finebaum, Mobile Press-Register: What's on the line in Saturday's Louisiana State-Alabama game? How about everything?
Gentry Estes, Mobile Press-Register: LSU fans are at it again with the cell-phone hijinks, this time targeting Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy.
Kevin Scarbinsky, Birmingham News: Keep this a secret, but Les Miles has passed Nick Saban at LSU.
David Ching, Athens Banner-Herald: A Q&A with former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville, who wants back into coaching.
Marc Weiszer, Athens Banner-Herald: Georgia's Mark Richt defends his record, and Bulldog running back Washaun Ealey says Florida's Brandon Spikes should not have been suspended for trying to gouge his eyes. "We were just out there playing football."
Jeff Schultz, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: There's too much comfort, too little accountability, at Georgia.
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: The Hlist: It was a good week to be a Duck or a Gopher.
Sports By Brooks: The Tim Tebow Halloween costume contest winner. Also, Minnesota is at it again, displaying a crystal football trophy for its 1960 championship. Crystal trophies weren't awarded until 1986.
Colleen Boyle, Daily Collegian: Terrelle "Cryer" T-shirts are all the rage on the Penn State campus.
Joe Henderson, Tampa Tribune: With defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews set to leave Florida State at the end of the season, can Bobby Bowden be far behind?
Lenox Rawlings, Winston-Salem Journal: Critics of the Atlantic Coast Conference aren't paying quite enough attention.
Scott M. Johnson, Everett Herald: Washington coach Steve Sarkisian and UCLA offensive coordinator Norm Chow used to work together, but there relationship these days is strained.
Loren Tate, Champaign News-Gazette: A bowl bid for Illinois? Get serious, folks.
Donnie Webb, Syracuse Post-Standard: A Sunday morning accident was the prelude to receiver Mike WIlliams leaving the Syracuse team. Cornerback JohnMark Henderson has also left the team. He's the 21st player to depart since Doug Marrone was hired as coach in December.
Josh Katzenstein, Minnesota Daily: Minnesota's Tim Brewster said freshman Michael Carter will play in Saturday’s game against Illinois despite the defensive back's arrest Sunday night.
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Minnesota receiver Eric Decker, whose college career was ended because of a foot injury, has a $1 million disability insurance policy through the NCAA.
Tom D'Angelo, Palm Beach Post: The college career of Florida Atlantic quarterback Rusty Smith is over because of a shoulder injury.
Jeff Lockridge, Tennessean: Vanderbilt quarterback Larry Smith is out for the season after suffering a torn hamstring.
Louisville Courier-Journal: Several Kentucky players are battling flu.
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