Michael Murphy, Houston Chronicle: Doctors have determined that Houston offensive lineman Jerrod Butler was stricken by sudden cardiac arrest when he passed out Monday during a weightlifting session
J. Brady McCollough, Kansas City Star: Former Arkansas receiver Andrew Norman has notified Kansas that he will not be a Jayhawk after all. It's unclear where Norman might be headed.
Kate Hairopoulos, Dallas Morning News: Southern Methodist, which averaged a Conference USA-low 15,428 fans per game last season, has launched a $750,000 advertising campaign to get fans back in the program.
Dan Hinxman, Reno Gazette-Journal: Nevada coach Chris Ault's three-year contract extension was approved, securing the longtime coach through 2012.
Brett McMurphy, Tampa Tribune: South Florida senior defensive end Woody George was arrested and charged with a felony count of grand theft relating to a missing parking boot.
Michael Rothstein, Fort Wayne Journal Gazette: Notre Dame nose tackle Derrell Hand, charged with soliciting a prostitute, will enter a pretrial diversion program that will avoid a trial.
Howard Fischer and Ryan Finley, Arizona Daily Star: Arizona defensive end Louis Holmes pleaded guilty to criminal damage and must enroll in an anger management course.
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