Elizabeth Murphy and Heather Schmelzlen, Daily Collegian: Police responded to a call about loud music at the Nittany Apartments on Tuesday night and found a small amount of marijuana in a unit. According to university housing records, the residents of the unit are cornerback AJ Wallace, tight end Andrew Quarless, defensive end Maurice Evans and defensive tackle Abe Koroma. Police say drug law charges will be filed soon.
Paul Strelow, Columbia State: Clemson defensive end Jamie Cumbie was left in Atlanta after an "altercation" on a team bus — presumably with defensive coordinator Vic Koenning — after the Tigers' loss to Alabama.
Jon Solomon, Birmingham News: Do Southeastern Conference teams need to play more nonconference road games? Since 1998, SEC teams are 40-39 in nonconference road games. That mark drops to 24-31 at teams from BCS conferences. Pacific 10 teams are now 10-6 this decade against the SEC. Whereas the SEC is 2-6 at Pac-10 teams, the Pac-10 has gone 4-4 at SEC stadiums.
Ken Gordon, Columbus Dispatch: Chris Wells' mother, Paulette, says the running back has a toe injury, but it's not turf toe. She said her son expects to play Saturday against Ohio.
Jake Trotter, Oklahoman: A fight that resulted in Oklahoma football player Frank Alexander and basketball player Ray Willis suffering knife wounds was apparently sparked by several people who tried to crash a party early Sunday. Police are still investigating.
Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Here are some reasons voters dropped Georgia to No. 2 in the polls.
Kyle Ringo and Brittany Anas, Boulder Daily Camera: Colorado offensive lineman Ethan Adkins was indefinitely suspended by Dan Hawkins after being cited for driving under the influence early Monday. Starting guard Devin Head was suspended for one game for an undisclosed violation of team rules.
Mike Casazza, Charleston Daily Mail: West Virginia and East Carolina are scheduled to play Saturday afternoon, but officials continue to monitor Hurricane/Tropical Storm Hanna to determine if plans for the game need to be changed.
Loren Tate, Champaign News-Gazette: The Big Ten is on the ropes again after a staggering start.
Lynn Henning, Detroit News: Putting perspective on yet another opening loss by Michigan. This time, scheduling came back to bite the Wolverines.
Robert Cessna, Bryan-College State Eagle: Mike Sherman has only coached one game at Texas A&M, but the heat is on after the Aggies' 18-14 loss to Arkansas State.
Doug Lesmerises, Cleveland Plain Dealer: Introducing the fake SEC-Big Ten challenge.
Jim Kleinpeter, Times Picayune: The Louisiana State-Troy game scheduled for Saturday has been postponed because of damage in Baton Rouge from Hurricane Gustav. Plans call for the game to be played Nov. 15.