Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: What Texas Christian brings (and doesn't) to the Big 12. The Horned Frogs have averaged only 34,059 fans through three games this year.
Chris Murray, Reno Gazette-Journal: Nevada fans scarfed down almost 13,000 hot dogs, 3,200 plates of nachos and nearly 27,000 sodas and waters last season at Mackay Stadium.
Lenox Rawlings, Winston-Salem Journal: The grumbling increases in College Park. Former coach Ralph Friedgen says he watches Maryland play "for the kids. I could care less about Maryland. I've burned my diploma. I'm flying a Georgia Tech flag right now."
Michael Peters, Tulsa World: Debunking the myth that the Southeastern Conference is best in the land.
Brent Schrotenboer, San Diego Union-Tribune: Does San Diego State finally have the speed to match TCU?
Jeff Rapp, Sports RappUp: Has Penn State reached out to Urban Meyer as a possible replacement for Joe Paterno?
Jake Kaplan, Philadelphia Inquirer: Joe Paterno has back-peddled on his "cheerleader" comment from earlier in the week. He now says he spends more time on football than he did 10 years ago.
Gene Collier, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Iowa always brings out the worst in Penn State.
Sam Khan Jr., Houston Chronicle: Word that TCU got an invite from the Big 12 wasn't the greatest news for Houston.
Chadd Cripe, Idaho Statesman: The number of grass playing surfaces in the Mountain West Conference has dwindled to a precious few.
Ron Higgins, Memphis Commercial Appeal: One month into the Southeastern Conference season and the state of Mississippi is a combined 0-5 in league play.
David Jones, Harrisburg Patriot-News: Why Penn State has a real shot against Iowa, and why the over is a reasonable play for once.
Ken Goe, Oregonian: Oregon has nine days to figure out what it will do against Arizona State without LaMichael James.
Sheila Stogsdill, Tulsa World: Former Oklahoma quarterback Jamelle Holieway is being held in the Muskogee County jail on no bail.
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