Kyle Veazey, Clarion Ledger: Mississippi State has tapped a new way to raise funds for the athletic department. It auctioned off head coaching duties for the maroon and white teams in Saturday's spring scrimmage. The winning bids were not announced. It's said to be allowed under NCAA rules because the "coaches" will not be providing instruction to players.
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Paul Finebaum, Mobile Press-Register: He forecasts an 11-1 record for Alabama, with the only loss coming at Mississippi.
Ryan Greene, Las Vegas Sun: The Las Vegas Bowl has a new sponsor. Maaco has reached a three-year agreement with the postseason game, which will now be called Maaco Bowl Las Vegas.
Brian Dohn, Los Angeles Daily News: The adidas footwear worn by UCLA is coming under scrutiny after tight end Logan Paulsen became the third Bruin player to break the fifth metatarsal in a foot in less than a year.
Jim Moore, Seattle Post-Intelligencer: The Washington State fan takes a look at Washington coach Steve Sarkisian and sees a purple pinata.
Ryan Finley, Arizona Daily Star: The Arizona Board of Regents is expected to approve an extension and raise for Wildcat coach Mike Stoops when it meets later this month.
Ian R. Rapoport, Birmingham News: Tyrone Prothro, whose playing career ended in 2005 when he suffered a gruesome injury to his left leg, will participate in an alumni game before Alabama's spring scrimmage on Saturday.
Brian Christopherson, Lincoln Journal Star: Nebraska quarterback Kody Spano suffered a knee injury Monday and will have surgery. The Cornhuskers are down to three quarterbacks for Saturday's spring scrimmage.
Doug Lesmerises, Cleveland Plain Dealer: Jim Tressell said all is well with Terrelle Pryor's throwing arm.
Evan Woodbery, Mobile Press-Register: Auburn safety Mike McNeil will miss eight to 10 weeks after suffering a fracture of a leg during a scrimmage last Saturday.
Joe Person, Columbia State: Receiver Dion LeCorn will be sidelined for six to eight weeks after suffering a fracture of his left fibula on the final play of South Carolina's spring scrimmage.
Vince Grippi, Spokesman Review-Journal: Cornerback Romeo Pellum and receiver Michael Willis were suspended by Washington State coach Paul Wulff after they were both arrested on separate driving violations last weekend.