Gregg Doyel, CBS Sports.com: Next opponent on Lane Kiffin's schedule? The Oakland Raiders. The Tennessee coach is due in a California court Monday in a challenge over what money the coach could be owed by the NFL team. Link to Raiders' scathing letter to Kiffin's boss at Tennessee, president John Petersen.
Dave Hooker, Knoxville News-Sentinel: Tennessee athletic director Mike Hamilton said there are plans in place to add a protective pad to the wall at Neyland Stadium in which receiver Ahmad Paige crashed into Friday night during practice. Plus: Tailback Bryce Brown was at Tennessee's practice, fueling speculation that he may play for the Volunteers.
Steroid Nation: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson said he "tried" steroids when he played for the Miami Hurricances.
Brett McMurphy, Tampa Tribune: Former Miami quarterback Robert Marve has narrowed his list of prospective teams to six: South Florida, Michigan, Nebraska, Purdue, Texas Tech and UCLA. "That is the final six right now, but there is time for others to still jump in the game," said Robert Weiner, Marve's high school coach.
Iliana Limón, Orlando Sentinel: Lawyers say Central Florida risks fighting a sympathetic family and unflattering national media scrutiny if it chooses to defend itself in a wrongful-death lawsuit brought by the parents of Ereck Plancher.
Jon Nyatawa, Omaha World-Herald: Circumstances indicate that running back prospect David Oku has academic work to do before he can enroll at Tennessee.
Joseph Goodman, Miami Herald: Defensive tackle Torrey Davis has left the Florida team. A reason was not given, but there were rumors of a failed drug test. He had two tackles in the BCS title game.
Christopher Walsh, Tuscaloosa News: Alabama linebacker Prince Hall has been suspended indefinitely, and linebacker Brandon Fanney was suspended for at one practice by Nick Saban.
Brian Dohn, Los Angeles Daily News: UCLA freshman safety E.J. Woods was charged with six misdemeanor counts of battery and sexual battery stemming from three alleged incidents during a four-month span.
Al Jones, Biloxi Sun-Herald: Southern Mississippi running back Damion Fletcher was sentenced to six months probation after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge.