Pat Dooley, Gainesville Sun: It's spring break for South Carolina, so Gamecock coach Steve Spurrier traveled to Gainesville for his annual match against Sun columnist Dooley. Spurrier played better than his team of late, shooting a 77 to beat Dooley, who shot 79.
Matt Murschel, College Gridiron 365: Former Tennessee coach Philip Fulmer has been named grand marshal of the Mule Day parade in Columbia, Tenn.
Suzanne Halliburton, Austin American-Statesman: For the second year in a row, Texas quarterback Col McCoy is going to Peru on spring break for a week-long mission trip. "They have so much less than we do. But they are so much more thankful for what they have than we are. Every time I go out there I get so much more in return."
Athens Banner-Herald: Quarterback Jon Richt, son of Georgia coach Mark Richt, will transfer from Clemson to a smaller school, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said.
Ian R. Rapoport, Birmingham News: Alabama receiver Julio Jones has been elected a Student Government Association senator. He didn't campaign for the post, but received enough write-in votes to win one of four senate seats for the College of Human Environmental Sciences.
Ron Kroichick, San Francisco Chronicle: Former UCLA quarterback Drew Olson was eliminated in the semifinals of the San Francisco City Golf Championship by 14-year-old Carlos Briones.
Andrew Carter, Orlando Sentinel: Florida State athletic director Randy Spetman said the university will appeal the NCAA ruling in an academic fraud case that took 14 victories from Bobby Bowden's career total. "We're going to appeal. There's no doubt that we're going to appeal."
Kevin Allen, Chicago Sun-Times: An open letter from the Big Ten Network's Mike Hall on the Bowl Championship Series and NCAA tournament.
Boulder Daily Camera: For the 14th consecutive year, the Colorado-Nebraska game will be played the day after Thanksgiving, and ABC will televise the game to 100% of the country.
Michael DiRocco, Florida Times-Union: The state attorney's office in Gainesville has dismissed a charge of violating a restraining order against Florida offensive lineman Carl Johnson because of insufficient evidence.
Ken Gordon, Columbus Dispatch: Fourth-degree misdemeanor charges were dropped against Ohio State offensive linemen J.B. Shugarts.
Associated Press: Mississippi signee Jamar Hornsby, who played one season at Florida before being dismissed, was charge with felony aggravated assault and misdemeanor petit larceny after he allegedly assaulted a man at a McDonald's drive-through with brass knuckles.
Rich Kaipust, Omaha World-Herald: Former Nebraska and North Carolina quarterback Joe Dailey is now tight ends coach at Buffalo.