Brent Schrotenboer, San Diego Union-Tribune: San Diego State ranks first among the seven public schools in the Mountain West in salaries for assistant coaches.
Dave Reardon, Honolulu Star-Bulletin: Hawaii and Oregon State have agreed on a home-and-home series. The first game will be Dec. 2 at Aloha Stadium.
Jeff Potrykus, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin is tossing around the idea of playing a game at Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers.
Tom Kubat Lafayette Journal and Courier: Purdue has lost its third assistant since the end of the season and this is a biggie. Offensive coordinator Jim Chaney is off to the St. Louis Rams.
Andy Staples, Tampa Tribune: A bizarre incident involving the shooting of a gun at a Gainesville apartment complex has police questioning former Florida cornerback Dee Webb.
Carter Strickland, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia raided Virginia Tech's staff to find a replacement for assistant Kirby Smart, who left last week for a job with the Miami Dolphins (registration).