Jon Nyatawa, Omaha World-Herald: Former Nebraska linebacker Cody Glenn says he was suspended from the team last fall because he "got caught up selling some tickets and I wasn't supposed to be doing. Coach [Bo] Pelini did what he had to do." But two members of the Nebraska athletic department's compliance office said Glenn was not suspended for anything that would be considered a violation of NCAA rules.
Jon Wilner, College Sports Hotline: The Southeastern Conference had 37 players picked in the NFL draft, more than any other conference. That's the 10th time in the past 12 drafts that the SEC has led all conferences in draft picks.
Donnie Webb, Syracuse Post-Standard: Check that. The Big East is actually the draft winner. Why? The SEC has 12 teams in its conference and the Big East only eight. The Big East, with 27 selections, has a higher average per team.
Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: South Carolina had seven players selected in the draft, more than any other SEC team.
Dick Harmon, Deseret News: Texas Christian had the most players drafted (5) of any Texas team, including Texas (3), Texas A&M (3), Texas Tech (3) and Baylor (3).
Scott Wolf, Los Angeles Daily News: Remember that USC team that lost to Stanford, 24-23, in 2007? That Trojan team had 21 players drafted by NFL teams the past two years. In the same period, Stanford had none.
Mike Huguenin, Rivals: A look at Saturday's first-round draftees and where they were ranked coming out of high school. Six were five-star recruits, 12 were four-star prospects, six were three-star players, seven were two-star prospects and one was unranked.
Rob Miech, Las Vegas Sun: Nevada Las Vegas raised $50,000 on a garage sale of athletic apparel and equipment.
Ian R. Rapoport, Birmingham News: Former Louisiana State cornerback Phelon Jones is transferring to Alabama.
Detroit News: Michigan State will play home-and-home series with West Virginia in 2014-15 and Alabama in 2016-17, The team also extended its series with Notre Dame through 2025, with two-year breaks in 2014-15 and 2020-21.
Steve Buckley, Boston Herald: Massachusetts is in negotiations for to open the 2010 season against Michigan. "It's looking pretty good," athletic director John McCutcheon said.
Kyle Ringo, Boulder Daily Camera: Severe problems in the economy and a raise in some ticket prices have not drastically affected season-ticket renewals at Colorado. But the athletic department is facing a challenge in trying to sell clubs seats and suites which came open for renewal.
Brian Rosenthal, Lincoln Journal Star: Nebraska is ready to launch a $10.5 million project to expand the student-athlete academic center, life skills program and training table.
David Scott, Charlotte Observer: Former North Carolina receiver Brandon Tate, who was drafted by the New England Patriots, acknowledged that he tested positive for marijuana at February's NFL scouting combine.
Philadelphia Inquirer: Penn State defensive end Pete Massaro will miss the 2009 season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in Saturday's spring scrimmage.
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Gene Chizik is clearly in a different place than he was a year ago. Plus a look at attendance for spring scrimmages.
Marc Morehouse, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Iowa tight end Tony Moeaki played the 2008 season with a broken left foot.
Lynn Groll, Defiance Crescent-News: Former West Virginia coach Don Nehlen, defending Rich Rodriguez: "In talking to some of my Michigan people, they tell me the cupboard was really bare. They'd lost almost their entire offensive football team and the kids they had coming back went pro."
Angelique S. Chengelis, Detroit News: Former Michigan quarterback Steven Threet, who started eight games last season, has found what he calls a better "fit" football-wise at Arizona State. Threet described Rich Rod as taken "quite off guard" by his decision to leave when the two met.
Stanford Athletics: Video of Jim Harbaugh drawing up a gameplan to buy tickets for Cardinal games.
John Henderson, Denver Post: If Notre Dame is going to turn it around, the Fighting Irish will need to find a running game. Plus other spring notes.
Kate Hairopoulos, Dallas Morning News: Southern Methodist special teams coach Frank Gansz died. He was 70.
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