Randy Ellis, Oklahoman: A Nebraska fan who works in the technology department at the University of Texas has apologized and agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to the Oklahoman and sportswriter Jake Trotter over using the newspaper's Internet template to post a fake story about Sooner quarterbacks Sam Bradford and Landry Jones.
Mike McCall, Miami Herald: Florida quarterback Tim Tebow is now playing defense. He took exception to comments made by Miami's Randy Shannon about Urban Meyer's character after the Gators drove and kicked a 29-yard field goal with 25 seconds left in Saturday's 26-3 victory against the Hurricanes. For the record, Florida was a 21.5-point favorite.
Curt McKeever, Lincoln Journal Star: Texas' Mack Brown says the excessive celebration rule, which cost Washington dearly against Brigham Young, was meant to prevent taunting, not celebration.
Don Markus, Baltimore Sun: Was Maryland's loss at Middle Tennessee State the worst in team history? Ralph Friedgen says no, but others say yes.
Desmond Conner, Hartford Courant: Bill Stewart on West Virginia fans. "If we've got fans worried about what motel they're going to get in January, they better be worried about Week 1, 2, 3 first. If they jump off the bandwagon, they jump off."
Jeff Metcalfe, Arizona Republic: Arizona State fans were spotted waving "Bring on Georgia" signs during Saturday's game against Stanford. The signs were provided by Chick-fil-A, whose headquarters are in Atlanta and sponsor of what used to be the Peach Bowl in Atlanta.
Brett Dawson, Louisville Courier-Journal: Rich Brooks, whose Kentucky Wildcats have steamrolled Norfolk State and Louisville, is rankled by rankings. His team remains out of the top 25. Cupcakes Middle Tennessee State and Western Kentucky are up next for his Wildcats.
Bill Koch, Cincinnati Enquirer: The fracture to the right leg of Cincinnati quarterback Dustin Grutza is more severe than the preliminary examination indicated and he will undergo surgery.
Berry Tramel, Oklahoman: Oklahoma booster Clay Bennett, the businessman whose group is moving the Seattle SuperSonics to Oklahoma City, won't be attending the Sooners' game at Seattle.
Brian Christopherson, Lincoln Journal Star: Nebraska offensive lineman Andy Christensen has been reinstated to the team after he was found not guilty of first-degree sexual assault.
Mark Tupper, Decatur Herald & Review: Illinois has lost defensive back Miami Thomas for the season because of a torn ACL in his right knee.
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