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Brian Nicholson, Deseret News
Bran Kariya (33) of Brigham Young University runs past the arms of Marcus Andrews of San Diego State University during the first half of play in Provo Saturday, October 9, 2010.

Before we share the Jimmer Fredette links of the day, let's start with a little BYU football. Rocky Long, who was recently promoted to head coach at San Diego State, has some strong opinions about the future of Cougar football.

As for Jimmer, he will be featured on a segment of ESPN's College Game Day and CBS's pregame show on Saturday. Sports Illustrated's Luke Winn puts BYU No. 6 in his power rankings and wonders if Cougar coaches are protecting Fredette on the defensive end. SB Nation calls Fredette "one of the most fascinating players ever." And Hoopsworld.com looks at Jimmer's rise to stardom.