Ron Higgins, Memphis Commercial Appeal: Several Southeastern Conference coaches appear to be in favor of having preseason drills and possibly scrimmages against Division I-AA teams.
Marc Weiszer, Athens Banner-Herald: Georgia's Mark Richt has gone commercial. He is featured prominently in a Ford Trucks advertisement that just started airing in Georgia.
Mark Fagan, Lawrence Journal-World: Kansas is doing its best to tick off fans. Parking at the only on-campus, tailgate-friendly lot this season will cost $20, up from zero a year ago.
Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Are fans losing their sense of humor? That would appear to be the case, given the attention given to recent comments made by Clemson defensive coordinator Vic Koenning about Alabama players and their choice of vehicles.
John Hunt, Oregonian: Oregon quarterback Nate Costa is out for the season after surgery on his left knee, which he hurt while practicing in Autzen Stadium. Is the FieldTurf surface in Autzen to blame?
Matt Ehalt, Daily Orange: Here are the reasons the SEC is the greatest conference in the land and why a two-loss team from the league should always be considered for the Bowl Championship Series title game.
Moisekapenda Bower, Houston Chronicle: Former Alabama quarterback Nick Fanuzzi has transferred to Rice.