George F. Will, New York Post: Big-time college football, although a peculiar appendage of institutions of higher learning, is at least adding to our knowledge of brains by fueling studies of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the cumulative effect of repeated small "subconcussive" blows to the head.
Blake Ursch, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: Texas Tech is mulling options on how to deal with foxes that may be living in or around Jones AT&T Stadium. The foxes, likely attracted to scraps of food left by stadium visitors on game days, can carry rabies.
Jason Rowan, Yardbarker.com: Louisiana State and the Zeta Zeta chapter of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity have apologized for an insensitive sign about the Kent State massacre.
John Helsley, Oklahoman: T. Boone Pickens is now taking shots at Sports Illustrated. His weapon of choice? Twitter.
Kevin Scarbinsky, AL.com: As long as Nick Saban coaches, his agent's phone will ring.
Audrey Snyder, PennLive.com: Penn State tries to add to the game day experience by pumping music through the Beaver Stadium speaker system between plays, but not everybody likes the artificial noise. "They play a lot of that nonsense. I sit in south end zone and it's so loud they give you earplugs for free," one fan said.
Debbie M. Lord, AL.com: Is it over? A website is reporting that Katherine Webb and Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron have ended their relationship.Ray Brewer, Las Vegas Sun: Nevada Las Vegas has changed its tailgate policy and will once again provide students free transportation between campus and Sam Boyd Stadium.
Hugh Kellenberger, Clarion Ledger: Mississippi sold a record number (50,386) of season tickets.
Steve Harvey, Bottom Ten: We have a new No. 1 in the bottom 10. It's the Texas Shorthorns. The Shorthorns replace Hawaii, which was idle but looked impressive in jumping jack drills.
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