- San Diego State head coach Rocky Long received a five-year deal worth $4 million. The Aztecs went 9-4 last season.
- The iconic trees in Toomer’s Corner Auburn University will be removed due to the inability to revive them after they were poisoned in 2011.
- Texas offensive coordinator Major Applewhite allegedly had an inappropriate relationship with a student in 2009. University officials say he has already been disciplined.
- In other Longhorn news: Texas backup quarterback Connor Brewer was arrested Friday night for public intoxication and possession of a fake I.D.
- One of the top recruits in the nation – who is deciding between in-state rivals Mississippi State and Ole Miss – claims that he has been receiving death threats and “insane messages.”
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