Michael Vega, Boston Globe: Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback coach Mark Whipple, Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Jeff Jagodzinski and New York Giants quarterbacks coach Kevin Gilbride are on the list of candidates for the opening at Boston College.
Steve Wyche, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Atlanta Falcon offensive coordinator Greg Knapp has been contacted by Stanford, which is seeking a replacement for Walt Harris.
Susan Miller Degnan, Miami Herald: Mark your calendar for Oct. 6. Florida International and Miami will square off once again at the Orange Bowl.
Diane Hirth, Tallahassee Democrat: Florida State's decision not to send the band to the Emerald Bowl has hit a sour note with many fans.
Dan Zeiger, East Valley Tribune: Dirk Koetter received five job offers not long after it was announced he would be fired by Arizona State.
Dave Nicholson, Tampa Tribune: Plant City commissioners have moved the time of a scheduled Jan. 8 meeting so business can be concluded before kickoff of the BCS title game.
Jim Meehan, Spokesman Review: Former Michigan State coach John L. Smith has withdrawn his name from the list of candidates for the opening at Idaho.