Associated Press and Mick McGrane, San Diego Union-Tribune: Misty-eyed and embarrassed, San Diego State coach Chuck Long was asked if he had lost more than a game Saturday night when New Mexico won in a 70-7 rout. Had he lost his team? "I don't know," he said. If Long's job is in jeopardy, athletic director Jeff Schemmel isn't saying. At least not yet.
Eric Hansen, South Bend Tribune: How did Notre Dame's Charlie Weis spend his off-week? He flew to Hawaii to watch Monti Te'o, a top prep linebacker, play. For the record, Weis did not pack a suitcase.
Stephen Tsai, Honolulu Advertiser: Another hint that Boise State wants to leave the Western Athletic Conference. Consider the school spent $30-million-plus on an addition to Bronco Stadium, where every booth is a Ritz-Carlton suite. It's difficult to imagine they spent all of that money on the WAC.
Marc Weiszer, Athens Banner-Herald: More trouble at Georgia: Defensive tackle Brandon Wood was arrested early Sunday on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol. Also, junior offensive tackle Vince Vance was arrested Saturday night for a driving license violation.
Desmond Conner, Hartford Courant: Connecticut is not good enough to be giving games away but that's what it did against Rutgers in a 12-10 loss at Rutgers Stadium.
Josh Flory, Knoxville News-Sentinel: When Tennessee's football team falters, hotels, restaurants and retailers lose, too.
Associated Press: ESPN's Lou Holtz apologized on air Saturday for mentioning Adolf Hitler during a studio show the previous night.
Bob Gillespie, Columbia State: Examining why the Tommy Bowden-Clemson marriage failed.
Fire Bret Bielema: A law student at Wisconsin tries to get the locals fired up about firing the Wisconsin coach. Thanks to Kevin.
Mark Story, Lexington Herald-Leader: Feature on Drew Deener, who co-hosts the "Early Birds Show" with John L. Smith on WKRD 790.