Jack Bogaczyk, Charleston Daily Mail: West Virginia is willing to continue its series with Marshall, but only if two games are played in Morgantown for each game in Huntington. Marshall wants to keep playing the Mountaineers after the current contract expires in 2012, but only if the Herd gets a home game every other year.
Tommy Deas, Tuscaloosa News: Kenny Stabler will not return as color analyst for Alabama radio broadcasts. Stabler, an All-American quarterback at Alabama in 1967, lost his position after being arrested for driving under the influence last June and took a leave of absence from the network for the 2008 season.
Get The Picture: Tennessee has reported another secondary violation involving Lane Kiffin.
Ron Morris, Columbia State: For the first time in a decade, South Carolina is not likely to sell all of its season tickets. Officials say a new seat-license fee combined with the recession are to blame.
Joseph Schiefelbein, Baton Rouge Advocate: In a time when there are plenty of faculty and workers at Louisiana State worrying about their jobs, salaries for assistant football coaches continue to skyrocket. But winning brings in money from alums, fills seats and lands TV deals. Losing doesn’t.
Jeff Metcalfe, Arizona Republic: Former Miami quarterback Robert Marve, who is visiting Nebraska this weekend, will visit Arizona State on Monday.
Vince Grippi, Spokesman-Review: Washington State fans erupted like Mount St. Helens after hearing that the Apple Cup is likely to be moved to Seattle's Qwest Field for a six-year run.
Aaron Dickens, Red Raider Sports: Texas Tech's Mike Leach has a few ideas on how to take care of Somali pirates. "They need somebody to go clean that deal out."
Jeff McLane, Philadelphia Inquirer: Penn State has announced a two-game home-and-home series with Rutgers beginning in 2014.
Eleven Warriors: Ohio State is auctioning off what it is calling the "ultimate spring football game experience," which entails hanging out on the sideline with a headset on and other perks.
Bill Koch, Cincinnati Enquirer: Cincinnati's opener at Rutgers has been moved from Saturday, Sept. 5 to Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7. It will be telecast by ESPN.
Joseph Goodman, Miami Herald: Scot Loeffler, who was the quarterbacks coach for the winless Detroit Lions in 2008, is working overtime as a Florida assistant in charge of getting Tim Tebow ready for the 2010 draft. Plus, Mel Kiper is still hating on Tebow.
Eric Lacy, Detroit News: Michigan State running back Glenn Winston will remain on scholarship while he serves a six-month jail sentence for two misdemeanor assault convictions.
David Ching, Athens Banner-Herald: Quarterback Jon Richt, the son of Georgia coach Mark Richt, is transferring from Clemson to Mars Hill College.
Ken Tysiac, Charlotte Observer: North Carolina State running back Toney Baker plans to petition the NCAA for an extra year of eligibility after missing virtually all of the last two seasons because of an injury to his right knee. Baker is scheduled to be a fifth-year senior in 2009
Mike Sager, Esquire: A lengthy piece on former USC quarterback Todd Marinovich and his long-term struggle with drugs.