John Rohde, Oklahoman: No surprise here. The favorite drink of Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy is Red Bull.
Ray Melick, Birmingham News: Jacksonville State's Ryan Perrilloux: "When I leave, I want to be remembered not for getting into trouble but for leading this football team to a championship, getting a degree and for doing positive things in the community."
Mark Snyder, Detroit Free Press: Michigan running back Kevin Grady, who was said to be suspended after a July 2 arrest on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, practiced on Monday. "He's still suspended as far as actual games," Rich Rod clarified.
Jeff Potrykus, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Reserve running back Lance Smith, who is facing up to a year in jail, has likely played his last game for Wisconsin.
Chip Cosby, Lexington Herald-Leader: Kentucky starting cornerback Paul Warford has been ruled academically ineligible.
Iliana Limon, Orlando Sentinel: Central Florida cornerback Johnell Neal, who was shot in the left arm in May, was practicing Monday.
Bob Condotta, Seattle Times: Linebacker E.J. Savannah, Washington's leading tackler last season, is academically ineligible.
Chadd Cripe, Idaho Statesman: Boise State receiver Jeremy Childs, who set a team record last season with 82 receptions, will be suspended for the opener against Idaho State. And Bronco games will be available to Spanish radio listeners.