Iliana Limón, Orlando Sentinel: Attorneys representing the family of Central Florida player Ereck Plancher filed a wrongful death suit against the university. The suit did not specify the amount of damages the family is requesting.
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Did Minnesota's Tim Brewster vow to never set foot again inside the Metrodome after the Golden Gophers were embarrassed by Iowa, 55-0, in their final game in the facility?
Dennis Dodd, CBS Sports: Memo to Texas' coach-in-waiting Will Muschamp: Mack Brown is not behaving like a coach who is getting ready to retire.
Mitch Sherman, Omaha World-Herald: Former Nebraska quarterback Joe Ganz questioned the decision of Patrick Witt to leave the team in February. "Stuff is not going to be given to you here.
Things are not going to be handed to people. People are not playing favorites. You have to work for everything you get."
Dave Hooker, Knoxville News-Sentinel: Tennessee's Lane Kiffin denies telling prospect Alshon Jeffrey that he would "end up pumping gas like all the other players from [South Carolina] who had gone to South Carolina" after the receiver chose to sign with the Gamecocks instead of the Volunteers.
Losers With Socks: More on South Carolina's full service gas stations.
Brian Dohn and Jill Painter, Inside UCLA: UCLA linebacker Kyle Bosworth and tight end Logan Paulsen received medical redshirts, meaning both will be eligible as fifth-year seniors in 2009. Bruin coach Slick Rick Neuheisel spent Thursday playing in the Champions Tour pro-am. His partner was Hubert Green.
Kelly Lyell, Coloradoan: Linebacker Ricky Brewer, Colorado State's second-leading tackler last season, has been suspended for an undisclosed violation of team rules and will miss the 2009 season.
Bruce Feldman, ESPN: What has led to Florida State's tumble from the elite? Complacency and possibly bad chemistry on the coaching staff for starters.
Dan Hinxman, Reno Gazette-Journal: A look at Western Athletic Conference teams entering spring drills.
Tom Murphy, Arkansas Democrat Gazette: Two packages of shaving cream, one package of body wash, one package of ginseng supplement and one 30-ounce container of Sleep MD were items Arkansas linebacker Ryan Powers tried to shoplift from a Wal-Mart, according to a police report.
Ray Melick, Birmingham News: As many questions as there have been about Alabama offensive tackle Andre Smith entering the NFL draft, there are just as many questions about his agent, Alvin Keels.
Deep South Sports: How did your pro day go, Andre Smith? A must-see image.
Crimson and Cream Machine: The Southeastern Conference speed myth is debunked.
Columbia State: Clemson will not be raising ticket prices. A season ticket package for seven games will cost $299.
Brett McMurphy, Tampa Tribune: Clemson assistant David Blackwell has accepted an offer to become linebackers coach and co-defensive coordinator at South Florida.
Ashley B. Craig, Charleston Daily Mail: Former West Virginia running back Amos Zereoue is now a restaurateur in midtown Manhattan.
Associated Press: Former Texas Christian running back Lonta Hobbs has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to a drug charge.