Today’s Chorus is brought to you by Macalester College (go Scots!) alum and Friday Night Lights co-creator Peter Berg. Here’s to hoping he goes home with some hardware Sunday night.

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• Minnesota coach Jerry Kill is still in the hospital. Here’s to hoping he comes out soon and does so bigger, stronger, faster, etc. KILL!

• Mississippi State hosts LSU tonight. SB Nation’s Bill Connelly seeks to make you wiser about the whole affair.

• SI.com’s Maggie Gray talks to Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher ahead of Saturday night’s Oklahoma game.

• Bob and Mark Stoops meet up again Saturday night. CBS’s Brett McMurphy gets all up in the brotherhood.

• Arizona WR Juron Criner is questionable vs Stanford, due to a complete lack of an appendix.

• CBS’s Dennis Dodd profiles walk-on Oklahoma starting RB Dominique Whaley. Walk-on power! (©Andy Staples)

Big Daddy’s excited for Saturday’s Nebraska game.

• ESPN‘s bloggers will tell you what to watch this weekend AND YOU WILL LIKE IT. Now finish your vegetables.

Predictions are also available, should you choose to accept.

• SI.com’s Stewart Mandel answers your questions in text form.

• Ohio State is down an edge rusher (their really good one).

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Today’s Video of the Day is the best taxidermy commercial you’ll see all morning.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJP1DphOWPs

Enjoy your Thursday.

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