Marcus Murphree, Daily Skiff: Texas Christian football recruit Sam Shutt survived a tornado that hit his hometown of Savannah, Tenn., last week.
Jim Reeves, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Is TCU coach Gary Patterson no longer a man in demand? Far from it. He reportedly interviewed for openings at Nebraska and Arkansas and may have finished second to Bobby Petrino for the Razorback gig.
Mitch Albom, Detroit Free Press: It's not just Kevin Hart who should be ashamed of himself.
Brett Vito, Denton Record-Chronicle: North Texas senior defensive lineman Isaac Thomas is recovering from a blood clot in his left leg.
Capital Times: The newspaper death spiral continues. The Madison, Wis., paper, founded in 1917, is going digital. It will publish only a twice-a-week tabloid with the rest of the operation being moved to the Internet. Thanks to the Midwest Correspondent.
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